Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with seminarian William Goldin regarding his conversion to Catholicism, subsequent call to the priesthood, and how the Holy Spirit guided him each step of the way. Part of William’s academic training took place as a lay graduate student at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC. On the Church’s liturgical feast of St. Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church, William offers insights into the Dominican tradition and the spirituality of Saint Catherine, a third order lay Dominican. They discuss “contemplatives in action”.
Archive for April, 2013
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Mount Saint Mary’s College Adjunct Professor & Author, Teri Thompson regarding the new evangelization and social media for Catholics. They discuss points made by the USCCB regarding increasing effectiveness of our work in sanctifying, teaching and governing by using the tools of 21st century communications to spread the faith.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with best selling author, Patricia Treece on her latest book, “God Will Provide”, “How God’s Bounty Opened to Saints and 9 Ways It Can Open for You, Too” (Paraclete Press). Looking at God’s providence through the lens of saints such as Father Solanus Casey, Chiara Lubich (d. 2008), Blessed John Paul II, St. Padre Pio, Dorothy Day, and Blessed Mother Teresa, they discuss the life long process of letting go and letting God provide. Patricia has written extensively about the lives of the saints and how surrendering to God, fully and without reservation, is the path to a life without worries.
Host Kathleen Beckman interviews Anne S. Forsyth, Director of College Relations and Assistant to the President of Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, CA. They discuss the spiritual, human and intellectual formation that makes this fully Roman Catholic undergraduate college a thriving environment for young men and women. They share about the Catholic nature of the College’s academic program, how students embrace the liturgical life and hunger for truth, and the many vocations among the college’s graduates. Anne’s role on campus puts her in close contact with youth from all over the world. She shares their stories of God’s blessing.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Dr. Sony Sakhrani who was born into Hinduism in India and converted to the Catholic faith at 15 years of age while living in the Philippines. Her parents were both Hindus but her father had a devotion to the Mother of Perpetual Help and St. Jude Thaddeus. Sony’s conversion comes by the way of the cross. She serves Christ in her pediatric psychiatric practice, and Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women, Archdiocese of St. Louis Chapter.