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February 16, 2015 – Margarett Schlientz, Ph.D., Director and Founder of the Pope Leo XIII Institute

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with guest, Dr. Margarett Schlientz about the 4 ordinary demonic tactics that most people experience: deception, division, diversion, and discouragement. Margarett shares how the sacraments are necessary as the armor of God. She emphasizes the power of the sacrament of confession and the importance of discernment of spirits.

February 09, 2015 – Lisa Hendey, Author, Founder & Editor: CatholicMom.com

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with bestselling author Lisa Hendey, Founder and Editor of www.CatholicMom.com, an award winning website that hosts conversations about the faith, family and Christian womanhood and more. Lisa shares about her new book, “The Grace of Yes: 8 Virtues for Generous Living” in which she writes about belief, generativity, creativity, humility, vulnerability, no, and rebirth.

February 02, 2015 – Fr. Thomas Morrow, Author, “Overcoming Sinful Anger”

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Thomas Morrow regarding his new Sophia Press book entitled, “Overcoming Sinful Anger: How to Master Your Emotions & Bring Peace to Your Life”. Father shares the genesis of the work, explains how to understand the causes of anger behavior, how to process anger rationally, how to learn to forgive and heal from painful memories. He will also discuss how to calm marital anger, how to turn your anger at God to praise, and how to help your children overcome their anger. 
 

January 26, 2015 – Diane Dudenhoefer, Magnificat, Reporting on the DC March for Life

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Diane Dudenhoefer who will be reporting on the 2015 Washington DC March for Life where approximately 600, 000 pro-lifers gathered on Jan. 22, 2015. Diane experienced the DC March for Life together with her Bishop and 7 busloads of Catholics from her diocese in Ohio. She shares the many graces they received and conveys great hope in the courageous young generation of Catholic pro-lifers.

January 12, 2015 – Fr. Raymond Skonezny, Diocese of Orange, CA

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Raymond Skonezny, STL, SSL, of the Orange Diocese regrading his 17 years in a Trappist Monastery and his remarkable journey in the Priesthood. Father shares about his experiences in Rome during the Second Vatican Council, and his transition from a Trappist Monk to diocesan priesthood. Father also talks about his 26 years as the appointed leader of Cursillo, a powerful retreat ministry. They discuss prayer and sacraments, service and sanctity.

December 29, 2014 – John Nahrgang, Seminarian of the Diocese of Phoenix, AZ

Host Kathleen Beckman discusses the New Evangelization with seminarian John Nahrgang. John is a seminarian of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix and is currently studying at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. John is also a convert to the faith thanks to the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and his conversion story has been featured on EWTN. Prior to joining the Diocese of Phoenix, John was a member of the Marians of the Immaculate Conception. Their discussion on the New Evangelization includes the need for intercessory prayer for priests and seminarians.

December 15, 2014 – Healing Through the Gift of Jesus in the Incarnation

Host Kathleen Beckman speaks about God’s intentional healing of humanity through the Gift of Jesus in the Incarnation. She leads a rosary of intercessory prayer for all listeners and includes prayers for healing of families, spouses and children. In the rosary she prays for people who may be feeling spiritual vexation or oppression asking the Eternal Father to set free them free as preparation for the imminent coming of the Christ Child at Christmas. She gives a teaching on how the storms in our lives can bring us closer to God if we persevere in faith, hope and love.

December 08, 2014 – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Jim Mattaliano, S.J., about his journey to the priesthood and his full time ministry of leading retreats based on the St. Ignatius Spiritual Exercises. Father shares about the spirituality of St. Ignatius, discernment of spirits, spiritual warfare and gives suggestions on how to deepen one’s prayer life for greater union with Christ.

December 01, 2014 – Fr. Dan Leary, Archdiocese of Washington DC

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Dan Leary, Pastor of St. Andrew Apostle Church, Silver Springs, MD about his priesthood and ministry that includes leading the Anima Christi Retreats. They discuss the healing power of the sacraments, the importance of prayer and the vocation of spiritual motherhood. They dialogue about Our Lady of Guadalupe and his ministry in Mexico City. They share about the spiritual maternity of Venerable Conchita Cabrera, mystic, wife, and mother; and how all women can participate in the vocation of spiritual motherhood of souls and appropriate the first fruit of their prayers and sacrifices to priests and seminarians.

 

November 24, 2014 – Fr. Richard Gabuzda, S.T.D., Executive Director, Institute for Priestly Formation

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Richard Gabuzda, a priest of the Diocese of Scranton, PA, regarding his journey to the priesthood and the path that led him to the vital work of the Institute for Priestly Formation. Fr. Gabuzda shares some powerful testimonies about how an increasing number of seminarians and priests are spiritually formed at IPF. They dialogue about the genesis of the program and plans for future expansion for the needs of the New Evangelization. Father Gabuzda discusses the identity of the priest and the need for ongoing spiritual formation of priests and seminarians.

November 17, 2014 – Fr. Ambrose Little, OP, Confraternity of the Angelic Warfare

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Ambrose Little regarding the genesis of the Dominican apostolate, The Confraternity of the Angelic Warfare. Father shares about the need for catechesis and spiritual support to aid men and women to grow in the virtue of chastity. They discuss the angelic warfare that is part of discipleship and how God provides the grace necessary to live a chaste life. Father also shares how the Lord led him on the path to priesthood.

November 10, 2014 – Fr. Robert Cruz, International Association of Exorcists

Broadcasting live from the Pope Leo XIII Institute hosted at Mundelein seminary, host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr Robert Cruz regarding the recent Vatican approval granted to the International Association of Exorcists at their meeting in Rome. They discuss the current increase in occult fascination, demonic activity, and the Church’s training of priests for the ministry of exorcism, deliverance, and healing ministry.

November 03, 2014 – Paulette Renaudin, Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Paulette Renaudin, a member of the Central Service Team of Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women. They discuss the mission of Magnificat to minister to Catholic women on the dignity and vocation of women who take Mary as the model of holiness and authentic femininity. Paulette shares about her journey from the glamour of high fashion and entertainment field to being a humble servant at a Missionaries of Charity soup kitchen. She shares how the spiritual life of the Missionaries of Charity and their loving concern for the poorest of the poor has impacted her life and family.

October 27, 2014 – God’s Persistent Call: Mary, Divine Mercy, and Surrender with Guest Fr. James McCormack, MIC

Host Kathleen Beckman will dialogue with Fr. Jim McCormack, MIC who now serves as novice master, prefect of formation and local superior at the Marian Scholasticate in Washington, D.C. He regularly teaches classes on spirituality to the Marian novices. Father Jim professed his Perpetual Vows in the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. on Aug. 16, 2009 and was ordained to the priesthood on July 10, 2010. Father received his Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Yale University and his Master’s at Stanford University. It was during graduate school when Fr. Jim had his first sense of a calling to the priesthood, “but I did my best to ignore it,” he says with a smile. After he broke up with his fiancée, he decided to take God’s call more seriously. Father Jim was given the grace to follow the Lord’s call during a pilgrimage to Italy in 2002. “Due to Mary’s help, I came away from that pilgrimage with a deep sense of peace about becoming a priest,” he says. He joined the Marians in 2005 because of their devotion to Our Blessed Mother, Mary Immaculate, their active apostolic spirit, and their desire to spread devotion to Jesus, The Divine Mercy. The Radio Maria program will give special emphasis to the topic of hearing God’s call, Mary, Divine Mercy, and spiritual fatherhood of souls. 

Father Jim’s testimony is published in Kathleen’s new book by Sophia Press: Praying for Priests: A Mission for the New Evangelization. www.sophiainstitute.com/landing/praying-priests/

October 20, 2014 – Fr. Raymond Skonezny, STL, SSL

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Raymond Skonezny on the subject of encountering Jesus Christ during Eucharistic Holy Hours. They discuss how the interior life grows through the Eucharistic life and the healing power of praying before the Blessed Sacrament. Father shares about the history and tradition in the Church regarding Eucharistic Adoration and holy hour. Simple suggestions are given to get started with the practice of making a holy hour and how to develop the virtue of doing so through a desire to spend time at the feet of Jesus, the Divine Teacher and Healer. They each share their testimonies of how a daily holy hour changed their lives!

October 06, 2014 – Allan Smith, Executive Director, Archbishop Fulton Sheen Mission Society of Canada 

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Mr. Allan Smith, board of directors for the Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation in Peoria, Illinois, a group handling the Cause for Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s Canonization. Allan shares recent updates on the Sheen Cause, and how the spirituality of Archbishop Sheen has impacted his life, family and ministry. Allan, host and producer of two Catholic radio programs: The Holy Rosary Program  & Reflections from the Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen, speaks about the New Evangelization. They discuss the work of Serra International and importance of engaging in prayer and service for vocations.

September 29, 2014 – Fr. William Nicholas, Author, “I Saw the World End”

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Father William Nicholas, priest of the Archdiocese of San Francisco on his journey to the priesthood, family life, and his book entitled, “I Saw The World End.”  Fr. Bill shares his reflections on biblical apocalyptical literature and how end-times prophecies are to be understood. They also discuss Father’s hope and understanding for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on marriage and family and the role that a diocesan priest plays in the lives of his parishioners, and how priests can impact the family for good.

September 22, 2014 – The Miraculous Lady of Guadalupe

Host Kathleen Beckman speaks about the renowned apparitions of The Virgin Mary to Saint Juan Diego. Having visited the miraculous shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City recently, she tells of the transformative grace that the Virgin Mary gives to the culture, and how thousands of people converted to Catholicism and ceased to offer pagan human sacrifice. Prayers for healing and hope are offered also.

September 08, 2014 – Sr. Aurora Lopez-Ornelas, Director, Office for Vocations, Diocese of San Diego

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Sr. Aurora Lopez-Ornelas, director of vocations, and religious of the Sister Servants of the Blessed Sacrament. They discuss how to listen and hear God’s voice for discerning your vocation, spiritual motherhood, praying for priests and vocations, family prayer and the healing power of Eucharistic adoration. Sr. shares her vocation story and encourages young people to consider vocations to the priesthood or consecrated religious life.

September 01, 2014 – Monsignor John Esseff, exorcist, spiritual son of Padre Pio, Sp. Dir. for Mother Teresa

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Monsignor John Esseff, priest of the diocese of Scranton, PA on the subjects of prayer, priesthood, spiritual warfare, spiritual motherhood and fatherhood. Father speaks about healing the “father wound” and being set free for love and service.

August 25, 2014 – David Scott, Author, The Love That Made Mother Teresa

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with best-selling author, David Scott on his book, The Love That Made Mother Teresa. They discuss her secret visions, dark nights, service and sanctity. David shares about the example Mother Teresa gave to the world to remind us of the universal call to holiness. Mother Teresa who conquered death’s stronghold on the poor of Calcutta shows us how to conquer the sin and darkness in what she called the “slums of the hearts of modern men.”

August 18, 2014 – Guest: Fr. Charles Cortinovis, S.T.L., J.D., Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.

Host Kathleen Beckman will dialogue with Fr. Charles Cortinovis, Founding Team member of the Foundation of Prayer for Priests, on the power of intercessory prayer and the call to spiritual motherhood and fatherhood. They discuss the mission of intercession for the internal renewal of the priesthood in relationship to what Saint John Paul II said, “for the future evangelization of humanity.” They share how The Virgin Mary and the Eucharistic life help form us into pray-ers according to the Heart of the Eternal High Priest. Father speaks about the urgency of the call to intercession for priests who are on the front lines of a great spiritual battle.

August 11, 2014 – Fr. Nick Schneider on Sacred Liturgy, Eucharist & Mass

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Nick Schneider, S.L.D. on the subject of God’s truth and beauty revealed in the sacred liturgy of the Church. Father unpacks the mystical events of the holy sacrifice of the Mass and helps us to develop a deeper awareness of the True Presence of Jesus. They dialogue about the healing power of the Eucharist through worship and encounter, the Trinitarian presence in the liturgy, the espousal love of the Divine Bridegroom for His Bride (the Church). Emphasis is on the Eucharist as source and summit of faith and how to experience the Mass more deeply.

August 4, 2014 – Bishop Herman, Monsignor Esseff, Fr. George Zeck

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Bishop Herman, Monsignor John Esseff, and Fr. George Zeck about the Church’s ministry of healing, deliverance and exorcism.
This broadcast will be live from Mundelein Seminary where the guests are gathered with 200 priests and their teams for prayer and teaching.
They discuss putting on the Armor of God, the role of the priests and the role of the laity.

July 21, 2014 – Dr. Theresa Burke

Guest host, for Kathleen Beckman , Annie Karto will discuss with Dr. Theresa Burke, founder of Rachel’s Vineyard, how this largest post-abortion ministry came about, and her new program, Grief to Grace.

July 14, 2014 – Patricia Treece, Author “Nothing Short of A Miracle”

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with best-selling, prolific author Patrica Treece about her new book entitled, “Nothing Short of A Miracle: God’s Healing Power In Modern Saints” (Sophia Press). They discuss the many accounts of miraculous cures through the intercession of modern saints and the strengthening of our hope and trust in God’s infinite mercy that heals.

July 7, 2014 – Leila Lawler, Author “The Little Oratory”

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Leila Lawler about her new book by Sophia Press, “The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying In The Home.” They discuss the primacy of prayer within the context of the domestic church, how to foster family prayer and sharing of the faith, the role of sacred art to strengthen our prayer life and the importance of creating a little oratory in every home where God can honored and the family can gather. Leila shares practical ways to engage children in the prayer life of the family and what to do when only one parent takes the spiritual life seriously?

June 30, 2014 – Monsignor Richard R. Soseman, Official, Congregation for the Clergy

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Monsignor Richard Soseman regarding his vocation story, the joy of priesthood, advice for seminarians, his work for the cause of beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen, his book, Reflections from Rome: Practical Thoughts on Faith & Family (endorsed by Raymond Cardinal Burke), his work at the Congregation for the Clergy in Vatican City where he lives. Monsignor also dialogues about the Congregation for the Clergy’s initiative and booklet, Eucharistic Adoration for the Sanctification for Priests and Spiritual Maternity. They discuss Kathleen’s new book endorsed by Monsignor Soseman: Praying for Priests: A Mission for the New Evangelization and the launch of a new apostolate, “Foundation of Prayer for Priests” wherein they collaborate to magnify the initiative of the Congregation for the Clergy. They also present the history and mission of intercessory prayer for the interior renewal of priests for the New Evangelization.

June 23, 2014 – Renee Bondi, Award Winning Singer, Author, Speaker

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Renee Bondi, Founder of Bondi Ministries, about her amazing personal testimony that includes a bizarre accident that shattered her spine and left her quadriplegic. Renee’s story is one of a woman of graced love, courage, and joy! Her story amazes audiences and speaks to the meaning and value of suffering united to Christ’s. Renee shares her anointed music on the program also–music that soothes the hearts of many.

June 16, 2014 – Fr. George Zeck & Mothers of Priests, Duluth Diocese

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. George Zeck, Theresa Garry and Kathleen Braun, mothers of priest sons, on the importance of praying for priests for the New Evangelization. Theresa has gathered mothers of priests in Duluth Diocese, MN to advance spiritual motherhood. They share about their son’s call to the priesthood. Fr. George discusses how priests are supported by prayers and sacrifices. They dialogue about the Congregation for Clergy initiative for the interior renewal of priests, spiritual motherhood, and the launch of the new apostolate “Foundation of Prayer for Priests.”

June 09, 2014 – John Sacco, Magnificat Monthly Magazine

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with John Sacco, Manager of Communications for Magnificat Monthly Magazine regarding the impact of Magnificat for the formation of a deep liturgical prayer life. John shares how Magnificat began in France through the inspiration of Mr. Pierre Marie Dumont. They discuss how we long to experience Jesus Christ in prayer and that Magnificat aims to help readers encounter the Lord through the Church’s liturgical life, reflections and beauty. They also share about the impact of Magnificat on young people. John invites everyone to email for one free copy at: complimentary@magnificat.com

June 02, 2014 – Kate Sweeney, Endow

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Kate Sweeney, Director of Programs for Endow (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women). Kate, a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, shares her journey as a missionary worker with teen girls to her work with Endow, a Catholic study program for women. They discuss how Endow programs have enriched the lives of countless women by educating on the dignity and vocation of women.
Kate also shares how the Lord has called her to enter The Sisters of Life, a religious community of women founded for the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of every human life.

May 26, 2014 – The Holy Rosary: A Spiritual Weapon and Intercessory Prayer

Kathleen Beckman gives testimony to the healing power of the Most Holy Rosary. Explaining the origin of the Rosary and it’s scriptural basis, Kathleen shares stories of how the Rosary is a spiritual weapon and a powerful means of intercessory prayer. Walking with Mary through the life of Jesus Christ, the Holy Rosary can lead us to encounter the Lord in a deep way that heals our hearts.

May 19, 2014 – David Calvillo, J.D., Founder and Author: Real Men Pray the Rosary

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with David Calvillo, father of seven, attorney at law, author: Real Men Pray the Rosary, and Founder: Real Men Pray the Rosary Apostolate. They discuss how praying the holy rosary with conviction is life-giving and life-changing to all Christians but especially for Catholic men and their families. Kathleen & David met on set of EWTN’s Women of Grace and now they continue the conversation about the transforming power of the rosary.

May 12, 2014 – Fr. Glenn Sudano, C.S.R.

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Glenn Sudano, C.S.R. regarding his journey to the priesthood, the founding of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, their work with the poor as a means of encountering Jesus Christ. Father addresses Mary’s spiritual regimen of monthly confession as a sacrament of inner healing and deliverance.They discuss sacramental protection from the tactics of the evil one. Father Glenn suggests ways of protecting families in a culture opposed to the values of the Gospel. For information: www.franciscanfriars.com.

May 05, 2014 – Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles CA

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with 3 Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles CA (Sr. Timothy Marie, Sr. Mary Scholastica, Sr. Marie Estelle) regarding the mission of the Carmelite Sisters, bringing spiritual things into everyday life, defining “union with God”, the exercise of daily prayer, and putting their Carmelite mission to music in their new musical album release, “Lean into the Wind”.

April 28, 2014 – Guest host: Charlie McKinney

April 21, 2014 – Fr. Kevin Barrett, Apostolate for Family Consecration Chaplain

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Kevin Barrett regarding his journey to the priesthood and the Apostolate for Family Consecration. Father discusses the joyful, Eucharistic, Marian and family-centered spirituality of Saint John Paul II especially applied to the domestic Church, the family. They dialogue on Family Consecration as a means of spiritual armor for all members of the family.

April 14, 2014 – Fr. John Farao, Diocese of Monterey, CA

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. John Farao regarding his ministry as chaplain to prison inmates. Fr. Farao shares about his journey to the priesthood and his role as an officially appointed exorcist. He witnesses to God’s greatest attribute of divine mercy. He inspires us to pray for the souls of the incarcerated and oppressed.

April 07, 2014 – Guest host Charlie McKinney

March 31, 2014 – Fr. Ben Tran, Diocese of Orange

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Ben Tran on the subject of inner healing and holiness especially through the sacramental life of the Church. Father Ben also shares about his journey to priesthood, his family experiences of escaping from Vietnam War, his personal experience of inner healing and his priestly ministry of healing. He’s facilitated many Eucharistic healing services and shares the power of Eucharistic healing and miracles!

March 24, 2014 – Kitty Cleveland Testimony to Divine Mercy

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Kitty Cleveland, singer, songwriter, international speaker, regarding her family’s trial, the imprisonment of her deacon & attorney father, his vindication after years in prison, and his death to cancer. Kitty shares how she was upheld by daily Eucharistic Holy Hours, how the family chose to forgive their persecutors, and how God brought great good out of the suffering. Through Marian Consecration, her wounds were healed when she opened herself up to communion of life with Mary.

March 17, 2014 – Clayton C. Barbeau, Author: The Father of the Family

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Clayton Barbeau on the topic of his book: The Father of the Family: A Christian Perspective. Clayton is a father of eight children and a licensed marriage and family therapist who seeks to convey the secret of happy homes: good fathers! They discuss practical ways to transform your vision of a happy family into daily reality. They discuss the Father as creator, lover, another Christ, priest, teacher, breadwinner and saint.

March 10, 2014 – Kelly Wahlquist, Evangelist

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Kelly Walhquist about the New Evangelization. They discuss Pope Francis’ Encyclical “Evangelii Gaudium” as well as the role of Christian women for the New Evangelization.
Kelly shares her personal testimony and the work she is doing as program manager of the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute at Saint Paul Seminary. Kelly writes her own blog and also contributes articles to the popular CatholicMom blog.

March 03, 2014 – Dr. Kevin Vost, Author: The One Minute Aquinas

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.

February 24, 2014 – Mrs. Wilhelmina Mobley, “Te Deum Foundation”

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.

February 17, 2014 – Rosario Rodriguez, Divine Mercy Evangelist

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.

February 10, 2014 – Guest Host Annie Karto interviews Michael John Poirer

February 03, 2014 – Guest host Annie Karto interviews Dr. Brian Thatcher

January 27, 2014 – Dr. Brian Kelly, Thomas Aquinas College Dean

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.

January 20, 2013 – Fr. Greg Bramlage, Founder, Missionaries of the New Evangelization

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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 www.msgrjohnesseff.net.

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

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”

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

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

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.

October 21, 2013 – Fr. Leo Celano, O. Praem., His Pro-life Work

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.

October 14, 2013 – Fr. Phillip Scott, Founder of Healing the Family Apostolate

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.

October 7, 2013 – Marilyn Quirk, Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women, Foundress

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.

September 30, 2013 – Nicole Shirilla, M.D., Her Work at Padre Pio’s Hospital

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.

September 23, 2013 – Jere Palazzolo, Catholic Healthcare International

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.

September 16, 2013 – Fr. James Kubicki, SJ, Apostleship of Prayer

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.

September 9, 2013 – Angela Rizzo, Magnificat Eastern USA Representative

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Angela Rizzo on the subject of perseverance in faith, hope and love for the family. They discuss the power of intercessory prayer, especially how the prayers of a mother really work! Angela shares her personal testimony on how suffering can be endured for love of God. They share their experiences in Magnificat, A Ministry to Catholic Women.

September 2, 2013 – Marge Fenelon, Author of “Ten Marian Virtues for the Modern Mom”

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with acclaimed author, speaker, Marge Fenelon on her new book, Imitating Mary: Ten Marian Virtues for the Modern Mom (Ave Maria Press). They discuss how to deepen Marian spirituality and how a virtuous life blesses the family, Church and world. They also suggest ways honor the Church’s celebration of Mary’s Nativity on September 8th.

August 26, 2013 – Catholics for the Sanctification of Priests

Kathleen presents the Congregation for the Clergy’s initiative on “Eucharistic Adoration for Priests and Spiritual Maternity”. She announces that in accord with the wishes and encouragement of the Holy See, she is on the founding team of a new apostolate, “Catholics for the Sanctification of Priests”. This is a global Eucharistic Movement of intercessory prayer and catechesis to serve the personal holiness of priests for the “future of the evangelization of humanity” (PDV).

August 19, 2013 – William May, President, Catholics for the Common Good

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with William May on the topic of “Getting the Marriage Conversation Right”. They discuss the present attacks against marriage between a man and a woman, and how the movement to “redefine marriage” is a movement against marriage. William gives helpful talking points to be used in defense of marriage and he responds to common questions regarding the Church’s teaching on marriage.

August 12, 2013 – Christopher O. Blum, Ph.D, Augustine Institute

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Professor Christopher Blum regarding the wisdom of Blessed John Henry Newman published in a new book, Everyday Meditations and the spirituality of St. Francis de Sales published in a new book, The Sign of the Cross. They discuss how the spirituality of the saints help us to live rich interior lives of prayer.

August 5, 2013 – Priests at the Conference on Healing and Deliverance

Host Kathleen Beckman will broadcast live from Mundelein Seminary, Chicago, Ill. with priest guests from the Conference on Healing and Deliverance. They will discuss the prudent engagement of the “good fight” and how to “put on the armor of God” for spiritual protection against the fiery darts of the Enemy and prayers will be offered for liberation.

July 29, 2013 – Fr. Al Baca, Director of Ecumenical & Inter Religious Affairs

Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Al Baca, Director of Ecumenical & Inter Religious Affairs for the diocese of Orange and Pastor of St. Cecilia’s Parish regarding the true meaning and value of ecumenical dialogue. Fr. Al Baca discusses the joy and privilege of being able to share the Catholic Faith with other faith leaders and how the leaders respond to Catholic teaching. Fr. Al also shares how Pope Francis is impacting ecumenism.