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Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Dr. Kevin Vost regarding his newest book by Sophia Press, “The One Minute Aquinas”. Dr. Vost discusses the practical teachings of Aquinas such as: how can we be happy on earth and in heaven, the various of types of grace and hope: the courage to see the truth; and the life of one of the greatest Doctors of the Church.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with “Billie” Mobley, Foundress of the Te Deum Foundation, a benevolent organization aimed at providing for the material and spiritual needs of those men in formation for the Roman Catholic Priesthood. Wilhelmina shares her personal journey home to the Catholic Church, and her calling to be at the service of seminarians, priests, and religious women who live the vocation of spiritual maternity of priests. She also discusses the Te Deum Foundation’s past and present work for the ministerial priesthood.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Rosario Rodriguez regarding her powerful story of miraculously surviving two violent crimes and her journey of discovering healing when running to the sacraments of the Catholic Church. Rosario shares about her personal brokenness, how she found joy in suffering united to Christ’s passion, and how peace was restored through forgiving her assailants. They dialogue about her ministry in Hollywood for Act One, The Hollywood Project, 40 Days for Life, volunteering at a Pregnancy Center and the ministry of Catholic Underground LA.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Dr. Brian Kelly regarding his vantage point of educating Catholic university students; the difference they are making in transforming the culture by exemplifying Catholic values in the public square. Dr. Kelly also shares his personal journey that led to his involvement with one of the foremost, growing Catholic colleges in America. They discuss the great life and influence of the college’s patron, Saint Thomas Aquinas, doctor of the Church, whose feast day the Church celebrates January 28.
Host Kathleen Beckman will dialogue with Fr. Greg, priest of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, who received the Blessed Gianna Molla Award for his leadership in Pro-Life Ministry. He inaugurated the first Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel in Southeast Indiana and then began incorporating full time healing-deliverance ministry into his parish. He founded the “Word of God Prayer Ministry” and the “Missionaries of the New Evangelization”. He shares the many miracles of healing that he has witnessed in his ministry to God’s people.
Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Diane Allen about her conversation to the Catholic faith through the powerful intercession of Saint Padre Pio. Diane shares about her subsequent apostolate “Padre Pio Devotions” and her first book entitled, “Pray, Hope, and Don’t Worry: True Stories of Padre Pio” wherein miraculous stories of Padre Pio’s intervention are told. She is also the founder of padrepiodevotions.org.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Mary Johnstone regarding her journey of faith, devotion to Eucharistic Adoration and leadership in Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women. Mary, a wife and mother of three children, shares how the God of miracles has worked within their family; most recently through the death of her brothers. Mary’s testimony encourages obedience to the inspirations of the Holy Spirit and a Marian “yes” to God’s will.
Host Kathleen dialogues with Phoenix, AZ diocese seminarian John Nahrgang regarding his conversion to the Catholic faith. John, a former agnostic and graduate of Notre Dame University, was converted through special graces of Our Lady of Guadalupe. His story aired on EWTN’s Marcus Grodi’s “Coming Home” program. After spending 3 years with the Marian’s of the Immaculate Conception he discerned his vocation to diocesan priesthood and is studying at the Pontifical Josephinum College Seminary.