My Writings. My Thoughts.
Host Kathleen Beckman and Father Gary Thomas dialogue about his priestly journey; Rome experiences in formation to exercise priestly ministry as the appointed exorcist for his diocese.
Kathleen and Fr. Gary have participated in the Healing and Deliverance Conferences at Mundelein Seminary where hundreds of priests are trained in the Church’s healing ministry of deliverance. Father Gary responds to the most common questions regarding spiritual warfare: the tactics of the Enemy and the power of the Church’s arsenal against evil.
Host Kathleen and Fr. George Zeck dialogue about how people are seeking liberation from spiritual oppression; and how the faithful can use the Church’s spiritual arsenal for protection against evil. They discuss several cases of spiritual warfare dealing with individuals, families, places and how the priest works to help set people free. Father offers prayers and other suggestions for the spiritual warfare that affects many believers and their families.
November 04, 2013 – Dr. Christine Mugridge, Author, Broadcast Journalist, Media Director Archdiocese of San Francisco
Host Kathleen Beckman and Dr. Christine Mugridge dialogue about her doctoral studies in Rome at the time of Pope John Paul II’s pontificate and her role as Vatican Press Corp (permanent status). Christine offers keen insight about living “Marian Consecration” and Pope John Paul II’s “Spirituality of Solidarity” that stresses an “encounter” with God and others. They dialogue about the JPII message of “Ecclesia in America”.
October 28, 2013 – Sister Timothy Marie, OCD, Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Sr. Timothy Marie of the Communications Office of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles. Sister discusses the history of the Carmelite Foundation in Los Angeles and the cause of canonization for their Foundress Mother Luisita. Sister Timothy edited the two volume “In Love’s Safekeeping: The Letters of Mother Luisita.” Sister shares her wisdom about Carmelite spirituality, deepening one’s prayer life, and her personal experiences as a nun in full habit amidst today’s culture.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Leo Celano, a Norbertine Father of St.Michael’s Abbey. Father did his graduate studies in medical ethics at Kennedy Institute of bio-ethics at Georgetown University, Washington DC. They discuss Father’s role as founding member of Mary’s Shelter, a home for pregnant teen age girls. Father Leo shares his gift of fatherly wisdom and exhortation to encourage us to live the pro-life Gospel of truth always reaching out to the men, women and children in great need of our love and support.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Father Phillip Scott regarding healing the family, specifically the “mother” and “father” wound that is prevalent among the faithful today.
Father shares his personal testimony including some of the suffering in his family and how the Lord brought about his healing.
He also shares the work of his Order dedicated to healing the family and offers sage advice on how to receive the healing grace that God wants to offer us.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Marilyn regarding the genesis of Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women that has grown to 78 international chapters. Marilyn shares her personal devotion to the Holy Rosary and why the Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary was chosen for the launch of Magnificat in 1981. They discuss the evolving “theology of Catholic womanhood” that Pope Francis mentions in recent interviews. Marilyn and Kathleen lead a decade of the rosary for the intentions of the Immaculate Heart and share personal stories from their many years of serving Magnificat.
Host Kathleen Beckman will dialogue with Dr. Nicole Shirilla about her medical work at Saint Padre Pio’s Hospital for the Relief of Suffering in San Giovanni, Italy.
They discuss the many special graces of St. Pio that abound for the sick and suffering. Nicole shares also about the hospital in Kentucky that is affiliated with Padre Pio’s Hospital
and how her Catholic faith impacts her medical career.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Jere Palazzolo, President of Catholic Healthcare International Foundation founded to model the Saint (Padre) Pio of Pietrelcina Hospital. Jere. inspired by the “Work” and charism of St. Padre Pio, founded the non profit apostolate of Catholic Healthcare International Foundation with a formal collaboration agreement with the Vatican owned hospital in San Giovanni, “The Home for the Relief of Suffering” as a model of truly Catholic healthcare delivery in the USA. The impact of Padre Pio’s life will be discussed.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. James Kubicki, National Director of the Apostleship of Prayer regarding the apostolate’s mission of intercessory prayer for the Pope’s intentions, their history and connection to St. Therese of Lisieux. Father Kubicki also shares about the importance of developing a discipline of prayer,and comments about the St. Ignatius way of morning offering, evening examen, and discernment.