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April 15, 2014

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Our Blessed King spoke seven “words” from the altar of the Holy Cross. Since His every breath was an agony, these words must have been of great importance. On this episode of Shield of Faith Matthew reveals why they have been the source of fruitful meditation for generations of Catholic Saints.

April 08, 2014

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Matthew unpacks the deep meaning of Christ’s example of how to stand up for teh honor of God found in the traditional readings for Passion Sunday (aka Judiac Sunday).

April 01, 2014

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Matthew shares of the gospel readings of both the Ordinary and Extraordinay forms for this Latare Sunday – the Healing of the Man Born Blind and the Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes – and how they relate to our lives today.

March 25, 2014

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In light of the release of the epic Hollywood movie “Noah,” special guest host dom. Noah Moerbeek, CPMO, examines the importance of the Biblical story of Noah in the lives of Christians today, and for the new Evangelization.

March 11, 2014

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Continuing the year’s Lenten series of broadcasts, Matthew unpacks the Scriptural account of the Temptation of Our Lord and reveals its significance for our meaningful and fruitful experience of Lent today.

February 18, 2014

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On the anniversary of Benedict XVI’s abdication of the papal throne, Matthew reflects on the Pope Emeritus’ “medieval” Pontificate and its impact on understanding the lay vocation as a call to sanctify the secular order through the virtues of chivalry.

February 04, 2014

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Matthew belatedly celebrates the Feast of the Purification with the story of the little-known but fully Church-approved devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary under her title Our Lady of Good Success and the importance of this devotion for the Church and the world.

January 14, 2014

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Matthew leads another a “Scripture Quest” to seek answers to the critical spirit that affects so many today. On this Biblical journey, you’ll discover practical examples of Faithfulness from the Old Testament accounts of the tabernacle in the desert, the conquest of Canaan, David sparing Saul and more.