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January 13, 2014 – Diane Allen, Author of “True Stories of Padre Pio”

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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

December 30, 2013 – Mary Johnstone, Oakland Diocese Magnificat Coordinator

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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.

December 23, 2013 – John Nahrgang, Seminarian, Phoenix, AZ Diocese

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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.

December 16, 2013 – Most Reverend Kevin W. Vann, JCD, DD, Bishop of Orange, CA

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Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Bishop Vann regarding the gift of Advent and Christmas seasons; how to spiritually mine the graces available. Bishop Vann shares his Advent and Christmas family memories to encourage all families to bring the light of Christ into their gatherings. He speaks about the blessing of the liturgical seasons, how they help us to pray and draw closer to Jesus. They dialogue on the important role of Marian devotion, the relevancy of his formation in canon law, and the vision for the 10th largest diocese in America at their new home Christ Cathedral. Bishop prays and imparts his blessing upon the global Radio Maria network and all families.

December 09, 2013 – Msgr. John Esseff

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Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Monsignor John Esseff, who met Mother Teresa and Padre Pio, about the enthronement of the Sacred Heart in the family. Monsignor shares about the power of divine love healing the domestic church. Father shares his inspiring family testimony of how his 18 year old sister laid down her life so that he could live. Through the agonizing death of this young girl, his family came to know the love of Jesus who laid down His life for them. He speaks to the power of suffering love, and encourages all the baptized to build a kingdom of love. His website is

December 02, 2013 – Fr. Ambrose Criste, O. Praem., St. Michael’s Abbey

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Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Ambrose Criste, a Rhodes Scholar who attended Oxford University in England before receiving the call to religious life as Norbertine priest of St. Michael’s Abbey. Father shares his journey to the priesthood, the spirituality of St. Norbert, the founding of St. Michael’s Abbey, the life of prayer at the Monastery and gives recommendations on spiritually mining the liturgical season of Advent.

November 25, 2013 – Dr. Robert Moynihan, Editor, Founder, “Inside the Vatican”

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Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Dr. Robert Moynihan upon his return from several months in Rome regarding recent events at the Vatican and with the Holy Father. Dr. Robert shares his inspiration and commitment to publishing the monthly magazine “Inside the Vatican” to bring the pulse of the heart of the Church to the world. Dr. Moynihan also updates his vision for the apostolate and how his book, “Pray for Me”, about Pope Francis helps the lay faithful to become acquainted with the spirituality of our new Holy Father.

November 18, 2013 – Fr. Gary Thomas, The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist

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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.

November 11, 2013 – Fr. George Zeck, The Church’s Ministry of Healing and Deliverance

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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

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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”.