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New Host For Thursday’s Catechism Hour

Fr. Richard BretoneWe’d like to announce a new priest who has joined the Radio Maria family. On Thursday, March 12, 2015, Fr. Richard Bretone will come onboard, hosting Thursday’s Catechism program. Fr. Bretone has been a Roman Catholic priest of the Brooklyn Diocese for 25 years. He is the Founder and Spiritual Director of Eternal Flame of Hope Ministries; part-time associate pastor of St. Patrick’s Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn; part-time Chaplain at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York; and, Director of Heaven’s Embrace (a 46 acre retreat property of the Eternal Flame of Hope Ministries). Fr. Bretone has diverse interests, including teaching courses for The Diocesan Pastoral Institute on Vatican II, and the New Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church. An artist, his art work has been featured in articles in The Tablet, and he participated in the inaugural art show of A.S.A.P. in Soho, New York. He has given Days of Recollection and Retreats for Religious, Deacons and the Laity throughout his local and surrounding dioceses, and has also conducted Healing Masses. Please tune in on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Central/10:00 a.m. Eastern, and meet Fr. Bretone, as he instructs us on the faith.

The Abundant Life with Fr. Mark Goring To Begin Thursday February 5

fr. mark goringWe are introducing a new host to Radio Maria – Fr. Mark Goring, CC. Father Goring joined the Companions of the Cross when he was 18, and was ordained to the priesthood in 2002 at age 26. He has served as Associate Pastor for St. Mary’s Parish in Ottawa, as Director of Admissions for the Companions, as Chaplain of the Catholic Chaplaincy at York University, and is currently Director of the Catholic Charismatic Center in Houston, Texas. Fr. Mark is a wonderful and inspiring preacher. His ability to make profound truths of the faith easily accessible to his listeners lies at the heart of his ministry. Please tune in at 8:30 a.m. Central/9:30 a.m. Eastern on Thursdays, starting February 5, 2015, for The Abundant Life program, and let Fr. Goring show us how we are all called to be filled with the Holy Spirit.
You will also be able to find the archives of the program at: radiomaria.us/theabundantlife/

Fr. Mark Goring To Start A New Program On Radio Maria

fr.mark_goringWe are introducing a new host to Radio Maria – Fr. Mark Goring, CC. Father Goring joined the Companions of the Cross when he was 18, and was ordained to the priesthood in 2002 at age 26. He has served as Associate Pastor for St. Mary’s Parish in Ottawa, as Director of Admissions for the Companions, as Chaplain of the Catholic Chaplaincy at York University, and is currently Director of the Catholic Charismatic Center in Houston, Texas. Fr. Mark is a wonderful and inspiring preacher. His ability to make profound truths of the faith easily accessible to his listeners lies at the heart of his ministry. Please tune in at 8:30 a.m. Central/9:30 a.m. Eastern on Thursdays, starting February 5, 2015, for The Abundant Life program, and let Fr. Goring show us how we are all called to be filled with the Holy Spirit.

August 27, 2012 – Anne McGlone & Fr. Michael Duesterhaus

Anne McGlone is a TV and radio producer and host, script writer, marketing and advertising strategist, motivational speaker and author. Anne shares about her work in building the Church and media, especially through her Marian devotion.

Fr. Michael Duesterhaus, Military Chaplain, talks about his career in helping serve soldiers overseas and the rewards and challenges of serving the Church.

May 21, 2012 – Fr. Walter Tonelotto and Fr. John Hotze

Fr. Tonelotto, North America Supervisor for Radio Maria discusses his work in establishing Radio Maria in the US.

Working with the Cause of canonization, Fr. Hotze prepares us for Memorial Day with the story of Servant of God, Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun who died in a Chinese Communist prison after heroically ministering to fellow prisoners.

April 25, 2011 – Fr. Daniel McCaffrey

Steve Koob talks with Fr. Daniel McCaffrey, former military chaplain and founder of NFP Outreach, about his role and experience in educating Catholics about Natural Family Planning and Church Teaching.

Mary Advent and Christmas HolyDays – November 30, 2010

Francesca Franchina  speaks with Fr. Clifton E. Bishop of Bethlehem, PA ,  popular retreat director, chaplain  and health educator, about Advent 2010 and planning  a “Mary Advent and Christmas HolyDays .  The holidays promise healing, hope and renewal, but some encounter depression, desolateness and separation . How do we find solace, comfort and Joy in the midst of hustle and bustle, encountering The Mother of Joy and  her Son  Jesus activating  and living The  Word in  everyday life?  Fr. Clifton, a priest in the Diocese of Allentown, PA, grew up  a Baptist and converted to Catholicism through a correspondence course on Catholicism while in high school. He became a Franciscan Friar and later became a diocesan parish priest. He is an adjunct professor and serves as Chaplain of The Holy Family Senior Living and Assisted Living Center in the Archdiocese of Allentown, PA.

T5H Featured Recipes For Today:  Francesca shares her tasty, easy to make Sicilian Spicy Olives; Baked Mostaciolli with Ricotta and  Meatballs;  Zingy Garlic Bread with Olive Oil/ Parmesan Cheese; and  Italian Green Bean/Artichoke Salad with Pepperoni Pieces  and Mozzarella Cubes  from her favorite family recipes hailing from Termini-Imerese, Sicilia.