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1 A 12/11/2003 GIFT OF FAITH Life-long Catholic tells of her lapse in faith, re-conversion, and growing intimacy with Christ in the Catholic Church.
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2 A 12/11/2003 UNIVERSALITY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Convert relates how her mother's conversion to Catholicism and subsequent example of deep piety led her to faith in the Catholic Church.
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3 A SURPRISED BY TRUTH Evangelical "church planters" - he a re-vert to Catholicism and she a convert from the Moody Bible Institute - describe how the Church's consistency against contraception convinced them of the truth of Catholicism.
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4 A LOVE OF SCRIPTURE AND ART Former seminary student in the Reformed tradition discusses the inconsistencies of Protestant hermeneutics and the attraction of the Catholic Faith in art and Scripture.
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5 A AUTHORITY OF TRUTH Former Protestant pastor describes disenchantment with the anarchy among Protestant sects and his desire for a supra-biblical teaching authority to resolve interpretive debates about crucial biblical passages.
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6 A SACRAMENTAL LIFE Former Protestant minister describes the inadequacy of "sola scriptura" and his pursuit of a more sacramental approach to Christianity that brought him into the Catholic Church.
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7 A THE JOURNEY HOME Friends discuss how an intellectual search for the truth, as well as peer pressure and support, lead them from Protestantism to Catholicism.
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8 A CATHOLICISM AND POLITICS Convert to Catholicism discusses how Catholic social ethics, especially its appreciation for the public dimensions of its ethical teaching, linked up with his life-long interest in politics to draw him to the Catholic Church.
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9 A DO YOU LOVE ME? A revert to her Catholic faith describes how her dissatisfaction with another non-Christian religious tradition led her back to the faith of her childhood.
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10 A NEVER SAY NEVER The unlikely conversion to Catholicism of a woman raised on prejudicial stereotypes about the Catholic Faith.
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11 A FRIENDS IN FAITH Young men still on the journey towards full incorporation into the Catholic Church tell of their passion and reasons for wanting to join the  Catholic Church.
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12 A SCIENCE DOUBTS & MIRACLES A lawyer and historian looks at Catholicism from the objective standpoint of agnostic objectivity and concludes that the Catholic faith is the most logical thing a person can believe in.  
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13 A NOT BY SCRIPTURE ALONE A former Protestant minister reviews the history and inadequacy of the Protestant doctrine of "sola scriptura."  
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14 A SCRIPTURE ON SCRIPTURE A former Protestant pastor argues that the Bible itself disproves the Protestant belief in the sufficiency of scripture as the sole rule of authority in Christian living.
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15 A GIVE ME A SIGN Former Baptist tells of her resistance to becoming Catholic but the overwhelming impetus for her conversion to the Church.
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16 A CO-HOST OF EWTN'S WEB OF FAITH Expert in Catholic catechetics discusses the catechetical vacuum that has affected the Catholic church in America and elsewhere for the past 35 years.
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17 A THE RICHNESS OF FAITH Mother of 7 tells of her re-conversion to the Catholic faith after a college crisis.
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18 A THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST Former Protestant ministry student discusses iconography of the recent film by Mel Gibson and how the Catholic vision uses imagery to communicate the truths of the Faith.
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19 A CO-HOST OF EWTN'S WEB OF FAITH Well-known Catholic authority on catechetics discusses current trends in the Church and needs for effective future re-evangelization of lukewarm Catholics.
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20 A FROM JOHN 3:16 TO MATTHEW 16:18 - FROM TAIWAN TO ROME Daughter of missionary non-Catholic parents talks of conversion to Catholicism and the joys of her vocation as mother and wife.
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21 A CO-HOST OF EWTN'S WEB OF FAITH Catechetical expert discusses contemplative prayer in the Carmelite tradition within the Catholic Church.
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22 A GOD'S SENSE OF HUMOR Former Baptist Navy Petty Officer Second Class becomes Catholic.  Discusses God's sense of humor in his journey of surrender and faith.
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23 A MARY, MOTHER OF ALL CHRISTIANS Convert discusses how the Mother of God is model of faith for Catholics; Mother and model of the Church; and the Mother of all Christians by virtue of her commission to care for the beloved disciple at the foot of the Cross.
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24 A MARY, MOTHER OF ALL NATIONS Universal motherhood of Mary discussed in light of Jesus' universally salvific will and mission.
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25 A MARY, THE QUEEN OF THE FULL GOSPEL A convert and his wife challenge Bible-believing Christians to embrace the full gospel and hearken to its prophecy of and by Mary, "All generations shall call me blessed."
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26 A A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE A young woman entering the convent discusses her nuptial relationship with the Lord.
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27 A COMING HOME TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Motorcycle buff tells how St. Francis of Assisi helped draw him into the Catholic church.
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28 A THE UNIVERSAL PRIESTHOOD Son of an African ancestral priest, Father Peter Chukwu relates his exciting adventures as a youth trying to become Catholic in his African country, and of his subsequent journey into the priesthood. 
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29 A CATHOLIC CHURCH IN RUSSIA Convert-become priest discusses challenges for Catholicism in Russia he faces as missionary there.
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30 A CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER Converts discuss contemplative prayer in the Carmelite tradition.
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31 A CATHOLIC FORUM SPECIAL EDITION - CATHOLICS AND THE BIBLE Special Scripture Edition:  Catholics and the Bible.
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32 A WEB OF FAITH Baptist internet buff meets his match on the web with Catholic apologists.
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33 A VOCATION TO FRUITFULNESS Converts celebrate the Church's teaching about love and fruitfulness in their vocations as spouses and mothers
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34 A GOD'S GIFTS Former secularist shares her sense of God's gifts as He brings her into new life in the Catholic Church.
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35 A THE GRACE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Convert from Lutheranism renews her husband's Catholic faith through the Holy Spirit
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36 A Former Presbyterian discovers joy in letting go of control.
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37 A CATHOLIC VERSES:  INSPIRATION, CANONIZATION & TRANSMISSION OF SACRED SCRIPTURE Phil Krill and Gary Coates co-host special scripture edition of CATHOLIC FORUM.
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38 A WHERE HE LEADETH ME Mother with special needs child is led into the Catholic Church.
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39 A MARY LEADS ME Former Baptist relates how the Blessed Virgin Mary led her into the Catholic Church and continues to lead her into an ever closer union with Jesus.
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40 A FIDES   ET  RATIO Attorney, devotee of St. Thomas Moore, and revert to the Faith, shares about his Catholic upbringing, his love of the Church, and his unwavering faith in Transubstantiation.
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41 A CATHOLIC VERSES - JOHN 6 Phil Krill and Gary Coates co-host special scripture edition of CATHOLIC FORUM.  Discussion about the true meaning of the Eucharist as the actual Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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42 A THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE          Evangelical couple convicted by truth of their early childhood Catholicism.
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43 A THE HERITAGE CONTINUES Evangelicalism not enough for this literary-minded convert.
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44 A CATHOLIC VERSES Phil Krill and Gary Coates co-host special scripture edition of CATHOLIC FORUM.  Discussion about the "Real Presence" of Jesus in the Eucharist.
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45 A DO WHATEVER HE TELLS YOU Former Methodist identifies consistency of doctrine and deep reverence as reasons for becoming Catholic.
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46 A APOSTOLIC SUCCESSION Convert quotes the early church Fathers who helped him see the unbroken line of apostolic authority in the Catholic Church.
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47 A CATHOLIC VERSES -                                                   THE SAVING WATERS OF BAPTISM Phil Krill and Gary Coates co-host special scripture edition of CATHOLIC FORUM.  Discussion about the history and living sacramentality of Baptism.
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48 A INTO THE DEEP Love of the depths of Catholic teaching and spirituality  leads this young woman into the Catholic Church.
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49 A THE GLORY OF CATHOLICISM Baptist convert shares his love of the majesty and splendor of the rites and vision of the Catholic Faith.
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50 A THE AUTHORITY OF THE CHURCH Former Methodist minister discusses the difficulties presented by Matthew 16:18 for Protestant preachers concerning the authority of the Keys given to Peter and his successors.
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51 A THE RESTFUL HEART Convert from the Christian Reformed tradition reveals the peace he experienced in being drawn into the Catholic Church.
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52 A COME AND SEE Convert from the Christian Reformed Church tells how his curiosity about the Catholic Church led to an intellectual and emotional conversion for to the Faith.
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53 A 2/3/2005  CATHOLIC VERSES - TRUE WORSHIP                                                     Co-hosts contrast Bible-based Christian worship with the Eucharistic liturgy of the Catholic Church.
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54 A 2/3/2005 CATHOLIC VERSES -                                                   WORSHIP IN SPIRIT & TRUTH Co-hosts compare Catholic and Protestant interpretations of Jesus’ mandate to worship the Father “in spirit and in truth.”  Protestant Gnosticism discussed.
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55 A 2/10/2005 A LITURGICAL PEOPLE Co-hosts discuss the meaning of Catholic Liturgy as the re-presentation of the Paschal Mystery.
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56 A 2/10/2005 THE ETERNAL WORD Co-hosts relate Jesus as the Eternal Word to the two parts of the Mass:  the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy of the Eucharist.
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57 A 2/17/2005 CATHOLIC FORUM ROUNDTABLE                            LOVING THE CHURCH      Converts describe attraction to Catholicism.
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58 A 3/10/2005 LOSS AND GAIN Lutheran Pastor describes journey of faith.
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59 A 3/17/2005 BE NOT AFRAID Convert & re-vert describe barriers to becoming/returning to Catholicism.
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60 A 3/17/2005 THE CATHOLIC JESUS Convert & re-vert on panel clarify the Catholic image of Christ.
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61 A 3/31/2005 GOD'S SENSE OF HUMOR Baptist convert describes unlikely conversion.
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62 A 3/31/2005 CATHOLIC CHRISTIANITY Convert panel counters anti-Catholic sterotypes.
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63 A 4/7/2005 PURGATORY:  THE FIRE OF HOLINESS Co-Hosts explain the Catholic Doctrine of Purgatory.
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64 A 4/7/2005 LOVING  THE  CHURCH Former Protestant Minister and individual who returned to Catholicism describe reasons for loving the Church.
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65 A 4/14/2005 THE CATHOLIC MYSTERY Fiancee leads future spouse into the mystery of the Catholic Church.
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66 A 4/21/2005 A JOURNEY TO THE LIGHT Convert describes upward path from misspent youth.
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67 A 4/21/2005 EASTERN CATHOLICISM Eastern Rite Catholic discusses distinctive marks of Byzantine Catholicism.
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68 A 4/28/2005 GOODE TO BE CATHOLIC DECISION TO NOT USE THIS PROGRAM.
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69 A 4-28-05 HABEMUS PAPEM Converts discuss the glories of the Papacy.
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70 A 4-28-05 DEFENDING THE FAITH Converts answer common objections to Catholicism.
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71 A 05-05-05 THE HEART OF THE MATTER Co-Hosts explore sexual agenda underlying anti-Catholicism.
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72 A 05-05-05 ANTI-CONCEPTIONISM Panel discusses contraception as the key to understanding secularism.
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73 A 05-05-05 ABSOLUTE TRUTH Catholic Round Table:  Panel affirms the concept of Truth under the "dictatorship of relativism."
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74 A 05-19-05 THE EUCHARISTIC CENTER OF OUR FAITH Convert explains how the Eucharistic Liturgy defines the Christian Faith.
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75 A 5-26-05 SEARCH FOR TRUTH Ex-Baptist shares surprise about discovering Catholic Truth.
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76 A 06-02-05 AUTHORITY & SALVATION Co-Hosts explore hot wire issues for non-Catholics.
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77 A 06-09-05 THE BETTER PART Panel discusses contemplative prayer as the root of Catholic action.
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78 A 06-16-05 UNION OF HEAVEN & EARTH Co-hosts discuss communion as the key to Catholic thinking.
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79 A 06-23-05 TOO MUCH LOVE Convert finds beauty and love in the Catholic Church.
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80 A 06-30-05 INTIMACY WITH THE LORD Former Baptist tells how union with God is discovered in the Catholic Church.
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81 A 06-30-05 ART & THE ART OF PRAYER Co-Hosts discuss the relationship of beauty and the Catholic Church.
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82 A 07-21-05 PEDALING TO ROME Convert relates how traveling in Europe in the 1950's led her to Rome.
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83 A 07-28-05 AN ACCIDENTAL CONVERSION A conversion to Catholicism is won by placement in a Catholic School.
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84 A 08-04-05 CALL TO HOLINESS Co-Hosts give catechesis  on santification.
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85 A 08-04-05 TRUE WORSHIP Co-Hosts discuss the difference between freedom and licentiousness.
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86 A 08-11-05 FROM THE VALLEYS TO THE MOUNTAINS Former Baptist relates rocky journey to the Catholic faith.
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87 A 08-11-05 GROWING IN FAITH Convert discusses growth in Catholic faith one year later.
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88 A 08-18-05 COMMUNION OF LOVE & TRUTH Co-Hosts confront the "Culture of Death" with the "Gospel of Life."
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89 A 08-18-05 UPON THIS ROCK Co-Hosts discuss true ecumenism and Christian unity.
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90 A 08-25-05 COMING HOME Convert describes slow but sure journey into the Catholic faith.
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91 A 09-09-05 THE TRANSFIGURED LIFE Catholic living as a participation of Heaven on earth.
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92 A 09-08-05 THE HOLY THEOTOKOS Discussion of Mary as "God Bearer" in the Catholic and Orthodox traditions.
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93 A 09-22-05 CATHOLIC CONVERSATIONS Coffee Klatch about all things Catholic.
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94 A 09-29-05 ON THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS Biblical scholar recounts journey in the Catholic Church.
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95 A 09-29-05 REVERENCE, RESPECT & RESPONSIBILITY Convert shares heartfelt love of the Catholic Church.
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96 A 10-06-05 IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Biblical analysis of this important doctrine.
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97 A 10-06-05 MARY, THE NEW EVE Co-Host and biblical scholar describes history of this Marian title.
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98 A 11-03-05 LOVING THE CHURCH Eucharistic devotion leads former Congregationalist to the Catholic Church.
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99 A 11-03-05 ST. PAUL: THE GREAT MYSTERY Former Protestant Pastor discusses faith and good works in Saint Paul.
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100 A 01-05-06 JOHN 3:16 HE WHO BELIEVES IN ME Former Protestants reflect on this classic Evangelical text in light of their conversion to the Church
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101 A 01-05-06 CLOUD OF WITNESSES Friends and former Protestants discuss the Catholic understanding of the Communion of Saints.
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102 A 01-12-06 A GENTLE CONVERSION Mother of 7 follows the gentle lead of the Holy Spirit into the Catholic Church.
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103 A 01-12-06 CREATED TO BE CATHOLIC Former Methodist discusses life-long draw to the Catholic Church.
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104 A 01-19-06 CATHOLIC WOMANHOOD Baptist convert discusses being a Catholic woman and reflects on women's ordination.
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105 A 01-19-06 THEOLOGY OF THE BODY Co-Hosts explore John Paul II 's  "Theology of the Body"
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106 A 01-26-06 FINDING THE TRUE FAITH Former Methodist seeking doctrinal clarity discovers the Catholic Faith.
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107 A A DIFFERENT KIND OF LIFE Catholic returns to the Faith of his fathers through Protestant friends in the Navy.
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108 A 02-02-06 FROM MARINER TO MONK Former Naval Officer hears a call to become a Carthusian Monk.
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109 A 02-09-06 THE HOLY SPIRIT Co-Hosts reflect on the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit.
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110 A 02-16-06 THE EUCHARISTIC SACRIFICE Co-Hosts reflect on the Heavenly Mystery.
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111 A 02-23-06 COMING THROUGH THE DOOR Convert from the Christian Reformed Church talks of how the simple faith of a Catholic in the US Navy attracted him to the Catholic Church.
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112 A 02-23-06 HIS SUFFERING AND OURS Catholic author and poet discusses Redemptive Suffering in the context of Trinitarian theology and Colossians 1:24
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113 A 02-23-06 DRAWING THE LIVING WATER Catholic friends share their enthusiasm for the gifts of the Holy Spirit as encountered in Catholic spirituality and liturgical worship.
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114 A 03-02-06 DEUS CARITAS EST Co-Hosts discuss Pope Benedict XVI's first encyclical  (God is Love).
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115 A 03-30-06 THE BEAUTY OF HOLINESS Mother of five responds to the call to holiness by entering the Catholic Church.
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116 A 04-06-06 THE DAVINCI CODE - THE HIJACKING OF LEONARO Co-hosts debunk the DaVinci Code by identifying inaccuracies in author Dan Brown's depiction of Jewish and Catholic organizations, as well as in DaVinci's tableau of the Last Supper.
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117 A 04-06-06 THE DAVINCI CODE - A FALSE CHRISTIANITY Co-hosts challenge Dan Brown's gnostic approach to Christianity and his allegation that the Council of Nicea invented the Catholic belief in Jesus' Divinity.
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118 A 04-20-06 TREMENDOUS FRIENDS OF GOD Son of a Presbyterian Pastor tells how the love of his father and friends of God led him into the Catholic Church.
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119 A 04-27-06 I CONFESS Cradle Catholic tells how his real conversion happened through the Sacrament of Confession.
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120 A 05-04-06 GNOSTICISM - THE UNDYING HERESY Co-Hosts discuss the ancient, yet ever new, heresy of Gnosticism.
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121 A 05-11-06 SEA OF LOVE: MIRACLE CONVERSION TO CATHOLIC FAITH  Near death experience for this former Methodist led him to the truth of Catholicism.
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122 A 05-18-06 DA VINCI CODE & ANTI-CATHOLICISM Host and guest discuss anti-Catholicism present in Da Vinci Code phenomenon.
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123 A 06/08/06 THE ROSARY - THE KEY TO PEACE Convert explains how to pray the Rosary which is a scriptural meditation on the life of Jesus Christ. It is for everyone who desires a deeper relationship with Jesus.
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124 A 06/08/06 BEING LED TO DIVINE MERCY Convert discusses the importance of immersing ourselves in God's Divine Mercy and the beautiful sacrament of Reconciliation in which God forgives sins through His priests.
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125 A 06-15-06 SACREDNESS & SEXUALITY: THE CATHOLIC GOSPEL OF FERTILITY Converts discuss marital intimacy as the sacrament of God's love.
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126 A 06-15-06 MARY, VIRGIN & MOTHER: THE VOCATION OF CELIBACY & MARRIAGE Co-Hosts revere Mary as the Spouse of the Triune God.
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127 A 06-29-06 VIRGIN BRIDE: THE CATHOLIC SISTERHOOD Mother and daughter discuss vocation to the Catholic Sisterhood.
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128 A 06-22-06 THE JOYS & TRIALS OF CHRISTIAN MOTHERHOOD Catholic mothers discuss vocation of Christian motherhood.
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129 A 07-06-06 THE LIVING WORD: CATHOLIC SCRIPTURE INTERPRETATION Co-Hosts describe differences between Catholic and Protestant approaches to Scripture.
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130 A 07-06-06 PROTESTANT AMERICA: THE CATHOLIC ANTIDOTE Co-Hosts discuss Protestant roots of American secularism.
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131 A 07-13-06 CATHOLIC ARCHITECTURE - GOD'S GRAND DESIGN Catholic architects, seasoned and aspiring, discuss Catholic architecture as image of God's beauty and love.
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132 A 07-13-06 YOUTH FOR CHRIST - A UNIQUE CONVERSION 13-year old Catholic convert shares his love of architecture, Jesus in the Eucharist, and his aspirations for priesthood.
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133 A 07-20-06 MOVEMENTS TO DEEPER CONVERSION Convert from Methodist faith finds plenty to do in the Catholic Church.
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134 A 07-27-06 VOCATION FROM THE VILLAGE Priest from Nigeria describes vocational journey.
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135 A 07-27-06 FROM HATE TO LOVE Catholic convert discussed role of Mary in changing her hatred of the Catholic Church into love.
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136 A 08-03-06 THE FEMINIZATION OF THE CHURCH Co-Hosts discuss role confusion within the American church.
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137 A 08-03-06 NOONDAY DEVIL: LUKEWARM CATHOLICS Co-Hosts advocate renewed passion for the Catholic Faith.
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138 A 08-10-06 DEEP PRAYER - DEEP CONVERSION Catholic priest discusses need for on-going conversion in the Christian life.
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139 A 08-10-06 A EUCHARISTIC LIFE Catholic priest discusses "attitude of gratitude" necessary for proper worship of Jesus Christ.
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140 A 08-17-06 THE PRODIGAL SON Young man's quest and thirst for a deep personal relationship with God re-kindled his love for and return to the Catholic Faith.
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141 A 08-31-06 A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE Football star returns to the faith of the Catholic Church.
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142 A 08-31-06 TRANSFORMATION IN CHRIST Cradle Catholics discuss the need for deeper conversion.
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143 A 09-07-06 FAITH OF OUR FATHERS: A CONVERSION STORY Co-Host relates his conversion to the Early Church Fathers.
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144 A 09-07-06 EARLY CHURCH FATHERS: OUR CATHOLIC ROOTS Co-Hosts explain Newman's phrase "To be deep in history is to cease to be Protestant."
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145 A 09-14-06 HOLINESS IN THE WORKPLACE Catholic attorney discusses the universal call to holiness in the marketplace, following the model of St. Francis and Bl. Josemaria Escriva.
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146 A 09-14-06 THE MYSTERY OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD Co-hosts converse about the on-going conversion needed to live continually in the Presence of God as a faithful Catholic Christian.
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147 A 09-28-06 BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN SPIRIT Catholic women describe joys of living poverty of spirit.
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148 A 10-05-06 SEPARATED SIBLINGS: WHY WE LOVE PROTESTANTS Co-Hosts praise elements of Protestantism compatible with the Catholic Faith.
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149 A 10-12-06 2nd SPRING: A RE-CONVERSION STORY Baptized Catholic woman tells of how prayers and example of her long-suffering mother re-ignited her love of the Catholic Faith.
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150 A 10-12-06 TRUE LOVE: THE WAY OF THE CROSS Mother of 5 says surrendering our agenda to the grace and summons of the present moment is the key to union with God in Jesus.
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151 A 10-26-06 THE PRESENCE OF HOLINESS The experience of God's glory at Christmas Mass converts this former Baptist to the Catholic Faith.
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152 A 10-26-06 THE GOSPEL OF LIFE Convert mother of seven children tells how openness to life is the Marian call of all believers; especially women.
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153 A 11-09-06 A LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM Baptism of his daughter leads this formerly unchurched father and husband to the Catholic Church, and his newfound faith sustains him through subsequent difficulties.
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154 A 11-30-06 MERCY: RIVER OF GOD'S LOVE Catholic mother says key to patience and understanding is being caught up in the river of God's mercy.
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155 A 12-07-06 INCARNATION: THE REAL MEANING OF CHRISTMAS Co-hosts discuss the concept of mediation as key to understanding Catholic vs. Protestant and Islamic ideas of God and His relationship to the world.
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156 A 12-14-06 A GOD-INTENDED CONVERSION: THE BEAUTY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE African-American Catholic describes her instantaneous conversion as a 12-year old upon walking into a Catholic chapel at boarding school and her charismatic life in Christ since that time in the Catholic Church.
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157 A 01-04-07 TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: THE FULLNESS OF REDEMPTION Missionary priest shares his vocation as retreat preacher of the Good News worldwide.
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158 A 01-11-07 THE NUPTIAL MYSTERY: CATHOLIC SPOUSAL LOVE Catholic couple share understanding of marriage as a participation in the Triune love of God.
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159 A 01-11-07 THE MIRACLE OF MARITAL LOVE Catholic couple espouse divine virture of faithfulness and fruitfulness as key to a marriage reflective of God's love.
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160 A 01-18-07 A MOTHER'S HEART - PERSEVERANCE IN PRAYER Catholic mother and wife discusses Jesus as the "silent partner" in marriage and motherhood and the importance of adversity as invitation to deeper unity with Him.
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161 A 01-25-07 THE TRUTH ABOUT STEM CELL RESEARCH Catholic biologist explains the truth about embryonic stem cell research in light of Catholic teaching and scientific research.
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162 A 02-15-07 GOD'S HEART FOR THE CHURCH: TRUE CHRISTIAN UNITY Catholic apologist discusses Christ's desire "that all may be made one" in light of his experiences with Catholic and Evangelical Christian youth.
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163 A 02-22-07 THE SIMPLICITY OF TRUTH: A EUCHARISTIC CONVERSION Convert from the Christian Reformed tradition extols the simplicity of depth of the mysteries of the Catholic Faith.
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164 A 03-01-07 THE LEAST OF THESE MY BRETHREN Non-Catholic Christian ministers discuss their appreciation of the Catholic love of "the least of these, Christ's brethren" in their ministry to persons with cognitive impairments.
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165 A 03-01-07 CHRIST & CULTURE: A TIME FOR PROPHETIC WITNESS Evangelical Protestant couple make common cause with Catholic friends in opposing the culture of death with prophetic witness.
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166 A 03-15-07 ROAD TO EMMAUS: MEANT TO BE CATHOLIC Catholic mother of six relates her conversion to Catholicism as something "that was always meant to be."  Special mention is made of Mary's role in her conversion.
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167 A 03-22-07 LATE HAVE I LOVED YOU: AN ONGOING CONVERSION Young married Catholic couple discuss the ups and downs of the discernment process leading to marriage and their mutual passion for youth ministry.
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168 A 03-29-07 PRAYER: ENTRANCE INTO THE KINGDOM Retreat Master and Spiritual Director discusses prayer as integral to our vocations as instruments of the Holy Spirit in the Church.
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169 A 04-19-07 HE LEADETH ME: A CONVERSION STORY Artist and business woman discusses journey from quasi-New Age spirituality to solidly Catholic conversion through assistance of the Catholic husband.
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170 A 04-26-07 A LIFE-LONG CALL: A MINISTRY OF JOY Dominican sister describes the unfolding of her joyous vocation that includes 4 bouts with cancer and her continuing call to share with others the importance of prayer in her ministry of writing and public speaking.
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171 A 05-03-07 THAT HIDEOUS STRENGTH: CATHOLICISM IN THE CULTURE OF DEATH Co-Hosts discuss tyrannical elements in political correctness and its opposition to the Gospel of Life and the Catholic religion.
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172 A 05-10-07 A HOLY SPIRIT HOMECOMING Catholic couple describe the deepening of their Catholic faith following family trauma.
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173 A 05-17-07 THE UNCHANGING PROMISE: NEVER REVOKED BY GOD Author and convert reflects on the role of the Jewish people in salvation history and the Catholic Church.
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174 A 05-24-07 A LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM Priest of the Congregation of St. John discusses his apostolate of leading young children and infancts in Eucharistic adoration.
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175 A 05-24-07 TO THE HEIGHTS: YOUTH MINISTRY AT ITS FINEST Priest and Oblate of the Congregation of St. John discuss their youth ministry apostolate of mountaineering and outdoor adventures.
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176 A 5-31-07 I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS: THE POWER OF EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Catholic mother describes the tremendous power of God's action on the soul when we develop a deep personal relationship with Jesus through Eucharistic Adoration.
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177 A 06-14-07 THE ABOLITION OF MAN: THE END & AIM OF ATHEISM Co-hosts discuss the dehumanization of the human person resulting from the loss of belief in God.  Logical fallacies of atheism are also discussed.  
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178 A 06-21-07 MAJESTY & MOTHERHOOD: ONE WOMAN'S JOURNEY African-American convert discusses issues related to diversity and unity in the Church from a unique perspective.
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179 A 06-28-07 FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE: A PROVIDENTIAL JOURNEY Russian immigrant describes her journey from atheist to Catholic, in conjunction with her husband's renewal of his own Catholic faith.
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180 A 07-27-07 LIFE IN THE SPIRIT: A CATHOLIC STORY Convert to the Ukranian Catholic Church describes the role of Mary in her conversion and discusses her love of the Eastern Catholic Church and its Divine Liturgy.
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181 A 08-02-07 IN PRAISE OF BENEDICT XVI: THEOLOGIAN RATZINGER BECOMES POPE Co-hosts adulate and expound upon the ecumenism and clarity of the thought of Pope Benedict XVI.
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182 A 08-09-01 COME FOLLOW ME: TWO UNIQUE VOCATIONS Future priest and contemplative nun relate their vocational journeys.
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183 A 08-30-07 A JOURNEY SO FAR: FROM PAKISTAN TO AMERICA Pakistani-native-become-American priest describes journey of faith and vocation and shares his love of hospital ministry.
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184 A 09-06-07 THE PRIORITY OF GOD THE FATHER Co-hosts discuss implications of God's Fatherhood for liturgy, personal devotion, and social and cultural developments.
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185 A 09-06-07 THE RIGHTLY ORDERED CHRISTIAN LIFE Co-hosts explore topics of conversion and responsibility in light of the encyclical of Pope Leo XIII regarding the right order of the Christian life.
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186 A 09-13-07 THE JOY OF CONVERSION Presbyterian convert shares how Catholicism, especially the Eucharist, is the fulfillment of his life-long Christian faith.
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187 A 09-20-07 WITNESS TO TRUTH Cradle Catholic journeys into the Jehovah Witnesses and then returns to the Catholic faith of his youth.
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188 A 09-27-07 COME FOLLOW ME: CONVERT FOLLOWS FIANCEE Recent convert tells of the surprising welcome he experienced in the Catholic Church, as well as its astounding and vibrant diversity.
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189 A 10-04-07 RECOVERING THE CATHOLIC FAITH Recovering alcoholic describes his St. Augustine-like journey back to the Faith of his Fathers.
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190 A 10-04-07 THE LEGACY OF BLESSED MATT TALBOT Recovering alcoholic shares inspiration from Blessed Matt Talbot and from his own journey back to the Catholic Faith.
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191 A 10-18-07 FROM PROTESTANT TO PRIEST Former Lutheran youth becomes a Catholic priest, as he describes his steps along the journey.
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192 A 10-25-07 ISLAM: A RELIGION OF PEACE ?? Co-hosts discuss arguments for and against calling Islam a religion of peace.
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193 A 10-25-07 QUESTIONING ISLAM Co-hosts raise critical questions about the nature of Islam.
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194 A 11-01-07 FOR ALL THE SAINTS: HEAD & MEMBERS Co-hosts discuss the Trinitarian context for appreciating the Mystical Body of Christ as a key Catholic doctrine.
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195 A 11-29-07 VOCATIONS: A FAMILY AFFAIR Father of seminarian discusses family spirituality making for vocations to priesthood and marriage.
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196 A 12-06-07 THE BRILLIANT FACE OF EVIL Co-Hosts discuss evil as disguising itself beneath the appearances of goodness, compassion, toleration, and insight.
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197 A 12-13-07 DEEPER & DEEPER: AN ONGOING CONVERSION College romance deepens into continual conversion of love, fidelity, fruitfulness.
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198 A 12-20-07 MASS APPEAL: AN ONGOING CONVERSION Catholic couple reflects on deepening love of the Eucharist within Marriage.
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199 A 01-03-08 PROJECT INTERFAITH: CROSS-CULTURAL CONNECTIONS Fighting terrorists through a mission of love and outreach in Pakistan.
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200 A 01-10-08 NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING: PATHWAY TO GOD Convert and mother of eleven discusses how Natural Family Planning increases loving spousal communication, strengthens marriage and is the pathway to God.
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201 A 01-17-08 SECOND SPRING: DEEPENING OUR FAITH Father of four tells how his wife's conversion and the birth of their children renewed his Catholic faith.
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202 A 01-31-08 THE HOLY SPIRIT CALLS A CHILD Experiencing the Holy Spirit's call of love as a young child, convert to Catholicism discusses his spiritual journey into the Deaconate.
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203 A 01-31-08 THERE IS HOPE FOR MARRIAGE Catholic Deacon and convert discusses the Vocaris and Retrouvaille programs which help married couples find fulfillment in their marital vocation.
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204 A 02-07-08 SLOUCHING TOWARDS GOMORRAH Co-hosts discuss the culture of death as resulting from the death of Trinitarian theology.
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205 A 02-07-08 NOTHING IS NOT SOMETHING Atheism replaces belief in the public square.  A Catholic critique by Co-hosts.
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206 A 02-14-08 A CATHOLIC CATHOLICISM Catholic high school teacher and devotee of the Theology of the Body speaks of an Evangelism of Beauty that includes mind, body, heart, soul, and spirit:  a truly 'catholic' Catholicism.
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207 A 02-28-08 A DEEPENING CONVERSION Home schooling mom describes her journey into the Catholic Faith and apostolates with the help of Mary's intercession.
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208 A 03-06-08 IF AMERICA WERE CATHOLIC Co-hosts discuss Catholic social principles as the last, best hope for moral unity in America.
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209 A 03-13-08 WHAT RETURN CAN I MAKE? Catholic wife and mother discusses her sorrows and sources of strength related to her daughter marrying outside the Church.
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210 A 04-03-08 THE ABSURDITY OF ATHEISM Co-hosts discuss the recent rise in atheism as a loveless phenomemon based on a false notion of truth as deconstruction.
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211 A 04-10-08 CONVERT FINDS HOME IN THE LITURGY Catholic Liturgy, Eucharist, Mary and the Bible convert woman searching for the fullness of Jesus Christ to the Catholic faith.
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212 A 04-10-08 THE POWER OF PRAYER BRINGS CATHOLIC HOME A successful business man's longing for a deep personal relationship with God leads him and his extended family into the Catholic Church.
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213 A 04-17-08 DEEP IN HISTORY History professor discussed Newman's phrase, "To be deep in history is to cease to be Protestant."
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214 A 04-17-08 THE NEW ANTI-CATHOLICISM Catholic historian discusses anti-Catholicism in American history.
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215 A 04-24-08 A PRIEST FOREVER Redemptorist priest discusses vocation and ministry over 60 years
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216 A 05-08-08 NOT BY SCRIPTURE ALONE College student from fundamentalist background describes serendipitous route into the Catholic Faith. 
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217 A 06-05-08 ONE FAITH, ONE LORD, ONE BAPTISM: UNITY OF THE CHURCH Co-hosts describe Trinitarian Source of the Unity and Unicity of the Church.
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218 A 05-22-08 JUST BECAUSE . . . A CONVERSION OF LOVE Single father describes prevenience of God's love in his conversion and parenting experiences. 
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219 A 05-29-08 LITURGY: THE SOURCE & SUMMIT OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE Catholic priest reminds us that the liturgy is a divine gift and divine action of the Trinity, not something we can use or manipulate.
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220 A 06-12-08 THE JOY OF THE JOURNEY HOME Convert wife and mother describes "at home" feeling encountering the Catholic Faith.
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221 A 06-26-08 HERE I STAND, AGAIN: RETURN FROM LUTHERANISM Baptized Catholic, turned Lutheran, returns to the Faith of his Fathers.
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222 A 08-07-08 A CATHOLIC WAY OF SEEING Co-hosts discuss Protestant vs. Catholic mind-sets on key issues of faith.
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223 A 08-21-08 A SHEPHERD'S CARE: POPE BENEDICT XVI AND HIS BISHOPS Host and guest discuss true leadership in the Church.
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224 A 08-21-08 TRUTH & TOLERANCE: A CATHOLIC UNDERSTANDING Host and guest reflect on Pope Benedict's antidote to the dictatorship of relativism.
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225 A 08-28-08 THE ROCK OF AGES: JESUS & PETER Secular Franciscan reflects on the importance of Peter's courage and weakness for his spiritual journey.
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226 A 08-28-08 THE LAST ACT Phil Krill departs Catholic Forum as host after 4 1/2 years and shares future plans for serving the Church.
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227 A 09-04-08 THE JOYS & RISKS OF MYSTICAL PRAYER An examination of mystical prayer, with special emphasis on the mystical prayer of St. John of the Cross. 
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228 A 09-04-08 WHY LITURGY? A discussion of the role of liturgy in helping us worship "in spirit and in truth."
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229 A 11-20-08 RESTORING THE GIFT A conversion story and the ministry of marriage.
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230 A 09-18-08 A LIFE OF FAITH Living your Faith in the world.
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231 A 10-02-08 JOURNEY TO SPIRITUAL FULFILLMENT Woman's search for spiritual stability found fulfilment in the Rock of Faith, the Catholic Church.
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232 A 10-02-08 FILLING UP THE EMPTINESS Pronounced dead twice,accident survivor's spiritual restlessness and emptiness satisfied in conversion to Catholicism.
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233 A 10-23-08 UP FROM THE VALLEY A conversion story from faith, through uncertainty and new age exploration to rediscovering Christ in His Church.
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234 A 10-23-08 THE WELL FORMED CONSCIENCE Understanding our conscience and consciousness of God through discernment and the sacramental life.
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235 A 11-06-08 JESUS - BEARER OF PEACE Jesus calls us to intimate union with Him through the sacraments, prayer and His Mother Mary.
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236 A 11-06-08 RETURN FROM A FAR COUNTRY Deep love of the Holy Liturgy draws estranged Catholic back to Catholicism and he explains how to live the Gospel in everyday life.
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237 A 11-20-08 A BROTHER ON THE JOURNEY A Protestant's view of the sacramental and liturgical life.
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238 A 12-04-08 FINDING JOY IN THE FACE OF DEATH Young wife & mother facing terminal cancer gives hope to others as she shares the joys of living each moment in Christ.
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239 A 12-18-08 THE SOURCE & THE SUMMIT A convert's story of being brought into the Catholic Church through the Eucharist.
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240 A 12-18-08 THE RIVER OF LIVING WATER Former Franciscan Brother discusses contemplation and action in serving God.
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241 A 01-08-09 RECOMMITTMENT IN HUMILITY & OBEDIENCE The Holy Spirit guides young man through humility and obedience back to the Catholic Faith.
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242 A 01-22-09 IN GOD'S TIME: A CONVERSION OF PATIENCE A conversion story where God's milestones lead us to conversion.
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243 A 03-19-09 FROM COVENANT TO COVENANT Jewish conversion to the new covenant through the Holy Spirit.
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244 A 02-05-09 STUBBORN AWAKENING Independent, scholarly, Christian Reformed woman, when faced with a friend's tragedy, is led into Catholic Faith  and continues to deepen her intimate relationship with God through the Third Order Franciscans.
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245 A 02-19-09 A FATHER'S JOURNEY Special Episode with Dr. Wincel's father, Ralph, reflecting on his conversion and life.
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246 A 02-19-09 MAKING OUR JOURNEY TOGETHER Guests Matthew and Mary Stump talk about their journey hand-in-hand together and with the Holy Spirit.
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247 A 03-05-09 CONVERSION: AN ONGOING PROCESS Professed Agnostic comes home to the truth of the Catholic Faith.
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248 A 03-05-09 FAMILY UNITY: JOURNEY TO THE FAITH Early childhood thirst for Jesus, friends and family leads protestant woman to the Catholic Faith and Third Order Franciscans.
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249 A 03-19-09 A LIFE IN FIDELITY From the backwoods hills of Arkansas to Rome and back: a priest's journey in faith and vocation.  Living life as a faithful Catholic.
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250 A 04-02-09 CONVERSION OF A CRADLE CATHOLIC Retired attorney finds deeper conversion in God by helping the needs of those in war-torn Bosnia and the lepers in the Amazon. Visit www.amazonrelief.org
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251 A 04-23-09 THE CALL TO CARMEL Sisters of the Order of Carmel talk on vocations and calling.
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252 A 04-23-09 THE IMITATION OF CHRIST Conversion story to the Faith and the desire for the imitation of Christ.
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253 A 05-07-09 EVANGELIZATION: THE CHRISTIAN'S MARCHING ORDERS Diocesan priest discusses the Catholic obligation to evangelize.
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254 A 05-07-09 JOURNEY OF A PAKISTANI PRIEST Discussion of Catholicism in Pakistan; journey to America and mission in hospital chaplaincy.
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255 A 05-28-09 THE VIRTUE OF JUSTICE & WORSHIP Diocesan priest discusses worship and justice in the Catholic Tradition.
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256 A 05-28-09 IN JOY & UNITY Life-long Catholic finds joy and peace in unity with the Catholic Church.
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257 A 06-04-09 CATHOLIC HOME SCHOOLING Parents of 8 discuss home schooling and their primary mission of forming saints first & scholars second.
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258 A 06-04-09 WHY NOT HOME SCHOOL? Parents of 8 state the values of home schooling far outweigh any secular objections & it strengthens the marital and family bonds.
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259 A 6-18-09 YOU ARE CHOSEN Conversion story to the Church and Ministry
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260 A 06-18-09 GOD HAS A PLAN Clint Griffin, MD, talks of his conversion and missionary work.
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261 A 7-30-09 SING TO THE LORD Catholic Liturgical composer discusses the importance of sacred music and the Liturgy.
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262 A 7-30-09 IN OUR MUSIC, GOD IS GLORIFIED Examining Liturgical music and its effects on Catholic spirituality.
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263 A 8-03-09 STILL ON PILGRIMAGE
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264 A 8-03-09 TOUCHING JESUS
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265 A 08-20-09 ENTERING INTO VOCATION Engaged couple talke about their ministry in the Church and the vocation of marriage.
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266 A 8-20-09 SURVIVING THE FALL Story of returning to the Church and a life of faith.
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267 A 09-03-09 RETURNING FROM THE DESERT: SPIRITUAL JOURNEY FROM NOTHING INTO THE CATHOLIC FAITH Holy Spirit leads 30-year Agnostic to the Holy Liturgy of the Mass where he experiences total conversion during the Eucharistic celebration.
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268 A 09-03-09 COMING HOME THROUGH JOHN 6 Former Presbyterian & Methodist widower marries Catholic and is converted by the Gospel of John, Chpt. 6 - the reality of the Eucharist as the real body and blood of Jesus Christ.
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269 A 09-17-09 GO REBUILD MY CHURCH The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist share their story of faith and vocation in the model of St. Francis.
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270 A 09-17-09 A VIEW FROM THE PEW Return guest talks about her impressions of the modern church following her conversion.
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271 A 10-01-09 DRAWN FROM AMONG US Parish priests discuss the way forward to a fuller priesthood through the treasure of Eucharist and Liturgy.
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272 A 10-01-09 WHAT IS A PRIEST ANYWAY? Diocesan priests discuss the rolls and calling of the Priesthood in service to the Mystical Body of Christ.
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273 A 10-15-09 BEING FORMED IN THE FAITH Parish RCIA Director reflects on his calling to faith formation ministry and RCIA and bringing others into the Church.
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274 A 10-15-09 THE HOLY DAY OF OPPORTUNITY The story of an anti-Catholic's return to the Faith through the blessings and gifts of the Holy Spirit.
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275 A 11-05-09 BE STILL & LISTEN Revert experiences deep reconversion through intimate prayer relationship with God that completely transforms his life.
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276 A 11-05-09 THE MIRACLE Diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, faith inspires Catholic to establish a retreat center for inner-city kids and he witnesses the miracle of God's love.
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277 A 11-19-09 PLAN FOR THE PRODIGAL SON A life-long Catholic discusses his life of being called: falling away and returning to God and the Church.
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278 A 11-19-09 INFLUENCED BY FAITH Recent convert to Catholic Church, prison guard reflects on his journey of faith and the loving influence of family and friends.
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279 A 12-03-09 WHERE YOUR TREASURE LIES Guest talks about facing economic challenges & allowing God to become more present in the face of financial hardship.
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280 A 12-03-09 THE LEAST AMONG THE FAITHFUL A story of reversion (return) to the Church and the journey of the faithful.
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281 A 1/7/2010 A PLACE TO CALL HOME Journey from the Church to the Jehovah Witnesses and back to Mother Church.
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282 A 01-21-10 FAITH BEYOND EVENT Conversion story: Seeking a home in Crist and discovering the on-going history of revelation in the Catholic Church.
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283 A 02-04-10 FAITH BEYOND MYSTAGOGY Convert recounts his discipleship after his conversion at the Catholic Easter Vigil.
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284 A 01-07-10 AN ACCIDENTAL MINISTRY Bringing a contemplative way of life in prayer to a new home and those seeking the Lord.
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285 A 02-18-10 WHAT DOES LENT MEAN? A discussion with two Catholic priests on the meaning and purpose of Lent and the season of renewal.
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286 A 02-18-10 PAN De VIDE Reflection on the importance and fullness of the Eucharist in the lives of the Catholic faithful.
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287 A 03-18-10 A CHILD OF THE SPIRIT Guest reflects on her life of an early baptism in the Holy Spirit through battles and recovery from cancer into contemplative spirituality.
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288 A 03-18-10 SEVEN DEADLY SINS - SEVEN LIVELY VIRTUES Fr. Hack discusses with our audience a deeper understanding of the meaning, effects and realities of the 7 deadly sins & seven lively virtues.
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289 A 03-18-10 STEWARDS OF SIN Guest & author, Alan Dunst, reflects on the effects, repentance and consequences of sin and our role in forgiveness.
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290 A 04-15-10 STANDING IN THE WAY Dutch Reform convert shares her story of spiritual conversion and getting "out of the way" of God's intimacy and love.
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291 A 04-15-10 HIS PASSIONATE LOVE A journey of deepening conversion and living in the passionate love of Christ through the challenges of life.
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292 A 05-06-10 WHAT WAS OLD IS NEW AGAIN Guest and Host discuss changes to the Liturgy of the Mass and the importance of how it reflects on our lives of faith.
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293 A 05-06-10 FAMILY TRANSFORMS FAITH Conversion story and entry into the fullness of the Catholic Church driven by family love and unity.
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294 A 06-03-10 DISCOVERING THE NEW TRANSLATION Fr. Mark Bauer discusses the status, meaning and scripture behind the new translation of the Liturgy.
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295 A 12-09-10 THE DECEPTION OF SEX, MONEY & DRUGS Co-Hosts Jeff Wincel and Dean Matthew Vernon discuss Dean's new book on deceptions that draw us away from God's will.
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296 A 06-17-10 SPIRITUALITY & RELIGION Fr. Edward Hankiewicz discusses the marriage of spirituality and religion in the fullness of our expression of faith as Catholics.
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297 A 06-17-10 SPIRITUAL INTIMACY University professor discusses her continual conversion, love and intimacy back to the Catholic Church.
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298 A 07-01-10 IN PURSUIT OF GOD Young man leads us through his life of worldly pursuits into a life of faith.
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299 A 07-15-10 ONE IN THE SPIRIT Father Godfrey Onyekwere speakes of unity and worship of our Catholic faith throughout the country and throughout the world.
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300 A 08-05-10 EMBRACING OUR PAST Catholic Forum celebrates its 300th episode with the return of former host, Phil Krill.
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301 A 08-05-10 DOORWAYS TO HEAVEN Former host , Phil Krill, and returning co-host, Michelle Den Hartigh, discuss the Eucharist as the doorway to Heaven.
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302 A 07-15-10 THE MARKS OF OUR FAITH Returning guest and co-host talks about what it means to be One, Holy, Catholic & Apostolic as a Catholic.
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303 A 08-19-10 CHURCH HISTORY Diocesan priest & archivist discusses the importance of Catholic Church history and the role of the Holy Spirit in preserving the Catholic Faith from error.
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304 A 08-19-10 PASTORAL CARE Pakistani Catholic priest discusses the challenges, joys and sorrows of being a hospital chaplain.
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305 A 08-31-10 CHURCH ART & THE SPIRIT OF ST. FRANCIS Priests discuss with artist the relevance, trascendant beauty and spirituality of art in the Catholic Church.
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306 A 09-02-10 THE HUNGERING SOUL Cliff Bajema, former Calvin Reformed minister of 43 years, describes how hungering for the Eucharist and the Book of Romans led him and his wife into the Catholic Church.
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307 A 09-02-10 THE NOURISHED SOUL Cliff Bajema, former CRC minister of 43 years, finds nourishment and fullness of Truth in the Catholic Church (Eucharist, Church authority, Oral Tradition, Bible, Mary and the Communion of Saints).
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308 A 09-16-10 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH GOD Conversion story in the Holy Spirit and call to ministry in Europe and America.
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309 A 09-16-10 THE WATERSHED OF HEALING Guest speaks of his conversion to the Catholic Church; his healing in the Holy Spirit and his walk with Christ.
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310 A 10-07-10 FROM CONVERSION TO VOCATION Redemptorist priest discusses childhood conversion, call to the priesthood and life of missionary service.
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311 A 10-07-10 RESURRECTED IN THE LORD Today's guest shares his journey of redemption and resurrection in his marriage and life of ministry.
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312 A 10-21-10 A POWERFUL JOURNEY INTO THE CATHOLIC FAITH Guest shares his spiritual journey into the Catholic Faith.
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313 A 11-04-10 ANGER & FORGIVENESS Catholic priest discusses the burdens involved in being unwilling to extend forgiveness to those who have wounded us.
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314 A 11-04-10 POWER OF PRAYER Young woman miraculously survives near fatal attack because of the power of prayer within the mystical body of Christ.
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315 A 12-09-10 MY YOKE IS EASY Jim Albright shares his conversion inspired by his son, his experiences of faith and the spiritual companioning of fellow Christians.
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316 A 12-16-10 THE PRIESTLY MINISTRY Paulist priest discusses his 40 years in Catholic evangelization broadcasting as a missionary in America.
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317 A 02-17-11 ADORING THE LORD WITH HIS MOTHER Convert from protestantism explains how the Blessed Virgin Mary led him to the Catholic Faith and strengthed his faith in and love of Jesus.  
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318 A 02-17-11 MY RECONCILIATION WITH MOTHER CHURCH From Christian Reformed to Methodist to missionary in Honduras to spiritual direction, young man meets and senses a great spirituality in Pope John Paul II and in the Catholic Church as no where else; influencing him to become Catholic and embrace Mary through the Rosary.
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319 A 03-03-11 A WOODWORKER'S JOURNEY Distant Catholic sees the majesty of God in his specialty woodworking trade and comes back to the Catholic Faith to become a catechist and RCIA leader.
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320 A 03-17-11 CALLED FORTH TO PROCLAIM CHRIST TO THE WORLD Deacon discusses being called to deeper discipleship in Christ and the roles of a Deacon in the Church.
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321 A 03-17-11 A JOURNEY HOME Former Protestant pastor discusses his conversion to the Catholic faith by the Eucharist, the early Church Fathers, the Communion of Saints, the fullness of the Catholic faith and the importance of priestly celibacy.
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322 A 04-28-11 WALK WITH THE LORD Convert drawn to Catholicism during courtship; describes the tremendous joy and fulfillment of daily Mass, Eucharistic Adoration and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
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323 A 04-28-11 IMMERSED IN THE WORD Convert felt called to the Catholic faith at age 4 when a neighbor brought her to Mass.  Explains her deep devotion to Our Lord and Mary and  attends Mass and Eucharistic Adoration every day. 
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324 A 05-19-11 THE ROAD TO SPIRITUAL HEALTH Fallen away Catholic with addictions, in despair calls out to God and finds tremendous love, forgiveness and spiritual intimacy in the Catholic Church.
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325 A 05-19-11 JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND STEPS Irish-German Protestant drawn to Catholicism through the Holy Liturgy.  Found it easy to accept Mary, the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
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326 A 06-23-11 OPENING THE TREASURE CHEST Desperate family situation leads Protestant mother to the Catholic faith through the Mass, studying Scripture, reading aboutn the faith.
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327 A 06-23-11 GOD'S UNEXPECTED MINISTRY Taking care of elderly mother leads Catholic woman to embrace the ministry of bringing the Holy Eucharist to the homebound.
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328 A 07-07-11 NETTERS FOR THE LORD Teenager with disabilities turns to the Lord for help and is led to be a member (NET); Catholic youths evangelizing throughout the United States.
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329 A 07-07-11 UPEXPECTED JOURNEY TO THE TRUTH Protestant with strong religious background drawn into the Catholic Church through the Mass and sacraments; supported by his degree in history.
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330 A 07-14-11 FREE TO LOVE
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331 A 08-04-11 FAITH IN THE FACE OF ILLNESS & LOSS Young med student finds courage in God's love & in her Catholic faith when diagnosed with severe rheumatoid arthritis and myasthenia gravis.
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332 A 08-04-11 HONORING GOD'S PLAN FOR THE END OF LIFE Woman suffering with rheumatoid arthritis & myasthenia gravis becomes lawyer advocating for those with illnesses & working in the US Senate on pro-life and end-of-life issues.
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333 A 08-18-11 LORD, IS THAT YOU CALLING? Third & first year seminarians share their spiritual journey which is leading them to pursue the priesthood.
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334 A 08-18-11 PRIESTLY VOCATION - WHAT WILL GOD ASK OF ME? Seminarians explain the beauty, fulfillment and spiritual challenges of being called to pursue priesthood as a vocation of love and service for God and His people.
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335 A 09-01-11 BUILDING A LEGACY
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336 A 09-01-11 LIVING IN TWO WORLDS
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337 A 09-15-11 JOURNEY OF A YOUNG CATHOLIC LEADER Love of the Catholic faith and natural leadership leads 26 year old into Catholic education as Principal.
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338 A 09-15-11 A VISION FOR CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Young school principal becomes diocesan leader for Grand Rapids Catholic Schools and shares his exciting  vision for Catholic education. 
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339 A 10-20-11 LANDING ON HIS FEET Gary Clark discusses his personal faith journey and how the diocesan "Landings Program" works with inactive Catholics on their return to the faith.
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340 A 10-20-11 CRUSHING VICTORY Former Christian Reformed man searching for greater spiritual depth & thirsting for absolute truths shares how Mary, the Mother of God, and a neighbor played a key role in his conversion to Catholicism. 
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341 A 11-17-11 HEALING THE BROKEN HEARTED
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342 A 12-01-11 CATHOLIC RADIO Former television news anchor relates how his love for the Catholic Faith led him  to co-found Holy Family Radio to catechise and evangelize God's people.
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343 A 12-01-11 GOD, GUITARS & GRACE Young non-denominational woman seeking truth relates her journey into the Catholic Faith through grace, love and guitars.
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344 A 12-15-11 WHAT THE CHURCH WILL DO TO YOU Former Baptist explains how religious reading, scripture, prayer & Eucharistic Adoration led her into the Catholic Faith.
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345 A 12-15-11 VOTING WITH AN INFORMED CATHOLIC CONSCIENCE Co-Hosts discuss the individual responsibility of each Catholic to have an "informed Catholic" conscience before voting; especially regarding the non-negotiable right to life issues.
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346 A 01-05-12 I HAD NO IDEA Fervent Protestant drawn into the Catholic Faith while assisting dying Catholic uncle now drawn to a mission of sharing the Catholic Faith with those of other faiths.
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347 A 01-05-12 GOD, GUITARS & GRACE - PART II Fairly new convert explains her personal ministry of daily surrender to being God's instrument each day - sharing her ever-deepening Catholic Faith with everyone around her.
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348 A 01-19-12 A MATTER OF LAW & ORDER Pursued by Jesus, young man becomes Catholic by studying scripture and finding the new testament doesn't make sense outside of the Catholic Faith.
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349 A 01-19-12 GOD CHOSE MY ROOMATES Raised Christian Reformed, college student's scripture study with Catholic roommates and attending a retreat with Eucharistic Adoration was so profound, he became Catholic.
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350 A 02/02/12 A LIFE OF DISCOVERY From a weak religious background, young man searching for truth and authority finds his spiritual fulfilment in the Catholic Faith.
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351 A 02-16-12 LIVE, LOVE, HOPE: Sally Lake Story Young husband discusses how his wife, Sally's, terminal cancer battle was transformative for their entire family in growing in intimacy & love of God and each other.
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352 A 02-16-12 FROM THE WORD TO THE FULLNESS OF FAITH Former Protestant drawn into the Catholic faith through truth and apostolic authority; especially regarding life & sexual issues.
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353 A 03-01-12 AN EXPERIENCE OF THE SPIRIT Protestant expresses how the love & driving force of the Holy Spirit led him into the Catholic Church.
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354 A 03-01-12 RCIA AIN'T JUST FOR CONVERTS Catholic married couple's love of the Catholic faith dramatically increases when they facilitate RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults).
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355 A 04-19-12 CALL TO THE PRIESTHOOD Influence of a father's daily prayerful example & God's love leads youngest of seven children into the priesthood.
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356 A 05-03-12 DADDY, I'M HOME Difficult childhood, family turmoil & spiritual thirst for Catholicism led young child to seek solace in relationship with God the Father and a long journey  back into the Catholic Faith.
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357 A 05-03-12 GOD'S PLAN - NOT MINE Former Methodist describes the call to marital faithfulness in caring for his wife throughout her lengthy illness during their 57-year marriage.  After her death, he married a childhood friend from 60 years ago.  God's plans are great!
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358 A 06-21-12 WHEN TO SAY NO Discussion about the need to establish priorities in church ministries and family life.
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359 A 06-21-12 LIVING IN THE FATHERHOOD OF GOD Importance of a man's growth in the Fatherhood of God as role model for children.
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360 A 07-05-12 GROWING UP IN RURAL CATHOLICISM Field worker; no close church; difficult marriage; drinking; encounters God's grace, love and redemption.
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361 A 07-05-12 THE CHALLENGES OF HISPANIC DIACONATE Deacon discusses the challenges in helping Hispanics develop a personal relationship with Christ & the need for more faith education.
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362 A 10-18-12 REFRESHING CATHOLICS Father O'Malley discusses St. Lazare's Retreat House in Spring Lake, MI and the tremendous value of making a silent retreat.
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363 A 10-18-12 THE HOPE OF THE CHURCH Father O'Malley discusses the faith and life cycles within the Church and how they provide Catholics with hope for the future.
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364 A 11-29-12 THE NEW EVANGELIZATION Re-evangelizing lost and lukewarm Catholics.
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365 A 4/18/2013 POWER OF THE WORD ON CATHOLIC RADIO Newly named station manager Robert Mulderink reviews the ongoing developments and mission of local Catholic radio station Holy Family Radio (WVHF 1140 AM).
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366 A 4/48/13 STEWARDSHIP: A DISCIPLE'S RESPONSE Discussion regarding the different ways stewardship is a part of the Catholic faith life.
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367 A 05/02/13 SACRAMENTAL MARRIAGE IN A NO-FAULT DIVORCE WORLD Discussion of how the process of annulment reflects the Catholic sacramental view of marriage
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368 A 05/02/13 A SPOONFUL OF CATHOLICISM Entertainer Jim Cruise discusses how he is able to integrate his Catholic faith with his performing career.
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369 A 5/30/2013 SOLDIERS FOR LIFE Guests discuss the importance of Catholic participation in life issues, citing 40 Days For Life as ano opportunity and model of peaceful, prayerful intervention.
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370 A 5/30/2013 A LIFE WORTH LIVING Workers from Help Crisis Preganancy Aid  discuss how the Catholic world view translates into prenatal and infant support to families in difficult cirumstances.
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371 A 6/6/2013 FINDING DIRECTION IN YOUR SPIRITUAL JOURNEY Guests from the Franciscan Life Process Center discuss the benefits of personal spiritual direction
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372 A 6/6/2013 NURTURING CATHOLICSM IN CINEMA The panel of guests discuss the recent Baraga Film Festval, a video competition for young people focusing on Catholic themes.
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373 A 5/28/2013 CATHOLICISM AND CAPITALISM Fr. Robert Sirico, co-founder and president of the Acton Institute, discusses how capitalism, informed by Christian values such as morality and humility, can be a powerful force for good in society.
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374 A 6/20/2013 GETTING INTO THE CATHOLIC HABIT Young women in various stages of vocational formation with the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist discuss the mission and lifestyle of their order.
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375 A 6/20/2013 A TRIDENTINE ROUNDTABLE A panel of a priest and four lay people discuss the history and current resurgence of the Tridentine (Latin) rite Mass.
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376 A 6/20/2013 CHARISMATIC CATHOLICISM A longtime "charismatic" Catholic discusses the "charismatic renewal" experience both in the the context of the Catholic Church and in his personal life.
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377 A 7/9/2013 THE IMPORTANCE OF RELIGIOUS LIBERTY Representatives of the Michigan Catholic Conference  discuss their work being a voice for Catholics in the political process.
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378 A 7/9/2013 RETREATS: ENCOUNTERS WITH CHRIST Guests from the Franciscan Life Process Center discuss the spiritual benefits of setting aside time to be quiet with the Lord.
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379 A 7/18/2013 CATHOLIC SCHOOLS: A TOOL FOR THE NEW EVANGELISM The superindendent of schools for the Grand Rapids diocese shares insights on the performance and faith value inherent in a Catholic education, as well as sharing current strategies being employed to keep a Catholic education as financially viable for as many people as possible.
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380 A 8/15/2013 NATURAL LAW: PARTICIPATING WITH GOD A lawyer joins us to discuss the concepts and practical applications of natural law.
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381 A 8/16/2013 THE BORDERS OF HUMAN DIGNITY Our guest, a former employee of the Holy See, discusses the phenonenon of the erosion of the natural family on an international basis.
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382 A 8/18/2013 THEATER YOU CAN BELIEVE IN: AN EPIPHANY THROUGH THE ARTS Husband-and-wife acting team discuss how their Catholic faith informs their writing and performances in religious and secular venues.
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383 A 8/30/2013 PRISON MINISTRY: BRINGING LIGHT INTO DARKNESS The diocesan coordinator for prison and jail ministries discusses the impact that the act of extending compassion and love to those who may be shunned or forgotten because of their deeds can have. 
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384 A 8/30/2013 MUSIC AND THE SPIRIT OF HEALING  Franciscan sister shares about how the work in music therapy has grown into a valued resource in the community and in the educational arena..
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385 A 9/5/2013 COMFORTING THE RACHELS AMONG US Our guest discusses two particular apostolates that minister to those who have had a child aborted, Project Rachel and Rachel's Vineyard.
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386 A 9/19/2013 RE-ENTERING A SACRAMENTAL MARRIAGE The panel of guests discuss the Church's care and efforts in ensuring that divorced Catholics seeking remarriage do so embracing the commitment and responsibility that the union's sacramental nature requires.
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387 A 9/19/2013 THEOLOGY OF THE BODY - SCRATCHING THE SURFACE Our guests, who have taught extensively on the Theolgy of the Body, discuss the origins and implications of Pope John Paul II's work.
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388 A 10/3/2013 ARTPRIZE: SEEKING TRUE BEAUTY Our guests discuss the participation of the Dioces of Grand Rapids, MI in the city's unique art exhibition/competition event, ArtPrize, and discuss the history of the Church's patronage of the arts.
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389 A 10/3/2013 THE POWER OF THE PRESENCE: EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Our guests  reflect on their association with the Pepetual Adoration Chapel at St. Isidore Church in Grand Rapids, MI as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.
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390 A 10/20/2013 BRINGING THE FAMILY TOGETHER IN CHRIST Husband and wife discuss how Catholic spirituality, particularly Echaristic adoration, has helped their family grow closer to each other and to God.
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391 A 10/20/2013 COMMUNICATING THE GOOD NEWS Communications director for the Diocese of Grand Rapids discusses his role for the diocese and the role of communications within the Church.
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392 A 12/21/2013 THEOLOGY OF THE BODY: FOOD FOR THE JOURNEY Our guests, who have taught extensively on the Theology of the Body, discuss the typology and spiritual implications of food, feasting and fasting.
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393 A 12/27/2013 THE ROSARY - GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS Our guest joins us to discuss the history of the Rosary and its importance in the Catholic repertoire of spiritual tools.
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394 A 1/22/2014 RESTORATION OF LIFE, RENEAL OF FAITH A young man shares the story of his physical and spiritual renewal following a suicide attempt.
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395 A 1/29/2014 ROCKIN' FOR MAMA Singer/songwriter and leader of The Thirsting, a uniquely Catholic rock band, Daniel Oberreuter describes his ministry and life on the road as he honors the Blessed Mother, Holy Mother Church, his wife and his mother, while trying to serve the Church and make a living as a musician.
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396 A 2/8/2014 MARY:WHO DO YOU SAY THAT SHE IS? Director of Religious Education discusses the devotion known as Marian Consecration and, in doing so, shares the Catholic perspective of the Blessed Mother's role in salvation history and in the Church.
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397 A 2/13/2014 KEPHA:IGNITING THE HEARTS OF MEN Members of the planning committee of a local Catholic men's conference discuss the need for and the power of such conferences, reflecting on the benefits they've received both in attending and in organizing these events.
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398 A 2/21/2014 BARAGA FILM FESTIVAL: FANNING THE FERVOR FOR FAITH IN FILM This week we highlight the upcoming Baraga Film Festival, a competition held in West Michigan that encourages young people to dig deeper into their faith then seek creative and innovative ways to express their new understanding, particularly through the process of filmmaking.
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399 A 3/12/2014 THE HAUNTING LEGACY OF ST.HILDEGARD Singer/actress Linn Maxwell-Keller discusses how her career took an unusual turn as she wrote and began performing a one-woman play about St. Hildegard of Bingen.
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400 A 3/28/2014 FROM JEHOVAH TO JESUS: A NEW WITNESS Our guest this week describes his journey from being raised as a Jehovah's Witness to finding his spiritual home in the Catholic Church.
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401 A 4/3/2014 THE YOUNG CHURCH TAKES A STAND (MARCH) FOR LIFE The leader and members of the youth group from St. Michael's Parish in Muskegon, MI describe their experiences participating in the March For Life in Washington, D.C.
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402 A 4/10/2014 THE CORE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the diocese of Grand Rapids, MI discusses the myths and realities of Common Core and the degree to which the new standards impact Catholic education.
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403 A 4/24/2014 EMBRACING THE WORLDWIDE FAMILY OF GOD Our guests this week discuss how their parish's entering into a "sister" relationship with other churches in Haiti have enhanced their passion for being of service to brothers and sisters in Christ who practice their faith in extreme poverty.
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404 A 5/1/2014 PILGRIMAGES: JOURNEYS OF FAITH Our guests share about their experiences partaking in the ancient practice of going on pilgrimage, both as pilgrims and as organizers of pilgrimages to various locations around the world.
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405 A 5/8/2014 THE MAN OF THE WORLD EMBRACES THE MANNA OF HEAVEN Our guest describes his life's journey and its shift in focus from the pleasures of the material world to the pleasures contained and promised in the simple materials of Eucharistic bread and wine.
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406 A 5/15/2014 RELICS: KEEPSAKES OF FAITH (PART 1) In the first part of an hour-long conversation, our guests discuss the definition, history and purpose of relics as a part of the Catholic devotional life.
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407 A 5/22/2014 RELICS: KEEPSAKES OF FAITH (PART 2) This second part of our hour-long conversation features a powerful testimony to the miraculous graces that reside with holy relics, and a brief tour of an extensive collection of relics.
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408 A 5/29/2014 A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE ON SCOUTING Our guest this week details the interesting relationship that has existed between Catholic parishes and scouting organizations through the years and how young people can integrate their Catholic faith into the values promoted by scouting.
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409 A 6/5/14 POVERTYCURE: CHARITY, JUSTICE AND HUMAN FLOURISHING Our guest discusses a broader, more empowering approach to charitable giving in which recipients are able to move from dependence to financial self-sufficiency.
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410 A 6/12/2014 GOING BACK FOR THE FUTURE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION Three administrators of th Sacred Heart of Jesus Academy in Grand Rapids, MI discuss their schools conversion from a traditional teaching approach to a "classical" model.
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411 A 6/26/2014 WITNESSING THE BIRTH OF TWO SAINTS Guests and host share about their experiences attending the recent canonization of Popes John XXIII andJohn Paul II in Rome.
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412 A 7/3/2014 KEEPING CATHOLIC IN COLLEGE Our guest discusses some of his insights both as a college student at a Catholic college with a less-than-consistent educational fidelity to Church teachings and as an educator of high school students preparing to enter college environments that may or may not respect or reflect Catholic values
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413 A 7/8/2014 IT'S ALL RELATIVE, OR IS IT? Deacon Jim and our guest tackle the pervasive philosophy of relativism, particularly considering how to address younger people about its limitations and the intellectual and moral laziness it nurtures.
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414 A 7/25/2014 CELEBRATING CATHOLIC FAITH IN FILM Deacon Jim is joined by Dominic Ford, director of the Baraga Film Festival, and the 1st and 2nd place winners of this year's competition, which invites youth to produce videos that focus on aspects of the Catholic faith.
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415 A 8/14/2014 SING AN OLD SONG UNTO THE LORD: REDISSCOVERING THE BEAUTY IN THE CHURCH'S ANCIENT LITURGY The members of the Schola Sancta Caecilia ensemble discuss how their upbringing and participation in the Latin Mass has blossomed into a CD of songs based on early Church musical styles.
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416 A 8/21/2014 THE THREE "E"S OF THE CIC The Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Catholic Information Center discusses the ministry's history and unique mission in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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417 A 9/10/2014 BRINGING TOGETHER WOMEN IN FAITH The secretary of the National Council of Catholic Women discusses the organization's upcoming conference.
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418 A 9/18/2014 A YOUTH MINISTRY ROUNDTABLE Three youth ministers from the diocese of Grand Rapids, MI discuss their journeys to ministry and their roles in assisting young people in their spiritual journeys.
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419 A 9/25/2014 THE SKY GROWS DARKER YET In this special "Catholic Forum Presents..." episode, we present excerpts from an address given by Leonard Grotenrath as part of the Fortnight For Freedom evenings of prayer that took place at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Grand Rapids in June and July of 2014.
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420 A 10/2/2014 RETROUVAILLE: REDISCOVERING LOVE Former participants of Retrouvaille describe how the process saved their marriage and how they have continued to try to pass along the the benefits they experienced through their ongoing participation with the program as a mentor couple.
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421 A 10/9/2014 COMING TOGETHER TO CELEBRAATE FAMILY The Diocese of Grand Rapids Coordinator of Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministries discusses the local and national preparations for the upcoming World Meeting of Families, which will be hosted in Philadelphia in September of 2015.
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422 A 11/13/2014 EVANGELIZATION: TAKING OUR FAITH TO THE STREETS (PART 1) Adam Janke of the St. Paul Street Evangelization ministry talks about  his journey into his current work and discusses how Catholics can embrace this essential part of Christ's call wherever they are.
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423 A 11/20/2014 EVANGELIZATION: TAKING OUR FAITH TO THE STREETS (PART 2) Adam Janke shares more about his experiences with the St. Paul Street evangelization ministry. 
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424 A 12/4/2014 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: CATHOLIC GENTLEMEN DEFENDING THE FAITH State Deputy Bob Fox discusses the role of the Knights of Columbus fraternal organization in the Church
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425 A 12/18/2014 CATECHESIS: BEING FORMED IN THE IMAGE OF CHRIST The diocesan director clarifies what catechesis is and describes its role throughout the life of a Catholic.
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426 A 12/11/2014 CONSCIENCE In this special "Catholic Forum Presents..." episode, we present excerpts from an address given by Dr. Dennis Marshall as part of the Fortnight For Freedom evenings of prayer that took place at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Grand Rapids in June and July of 2014.   In this exceptional talk, Dr. Marshall outlines the vital role of the conscience in  understanding, determining and following "the good" and finding true freedom.
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427 A 1/8/2015 SAINTS: OUR HEROES AND ROLE MODELS Our guests discuss the valuable role saints play in inspiring later generations toward a holy life, regardless of the wounds or failures of one's personal history.
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428 A 1/15/2015 BEING SECULAR AND RELIGIOUS IN THE MODERN WORLD While the term "lay religious" may seem like an oxymoron, it is one of several means of referencing men and women who, while not being consecrated religious, seek greater holiness through the  spiritual tradition of communities founded by great saints. Our guests introduce us to the benefits and practices of incorporating the Franciscan, Domincan and Carmelite traditions into their secular lives.
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429 A 1/22/2015 WHAT IS THE NEW EVANGELIZATION? In a special Catholic Forum Presents edition..., we present well-known author, teacher and speaker Dr. Ralph Martin, who delivered a keynote speech at the national conference of the National Council of Catholic Women in Grand Rapids in September of 2014.  In this excerpt (the first of two), Dr. Martin clarifies what is meant by the term "New Evangelization".
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430 A 1/29/2015 THE NEW EVANGELIZTION - WHY BOTHER? In a special Catholic Forum Presents edition..., we present well-known author, teacher and speaker Dr. Ralph Martin, who delivered a keynote speech at the national conference of the National Council of Catholic Women in Grand Rapids in September of 2014.  In this excerpt (the second of two), Dr. Martin reflects on why the "new Evangelization is so critical to the Church and to the world.
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431 A 2/5/2015 LIVING WITH THE DIGNITY OF GOD'S CHILDREN IN A SECULAR CULTURE In a special Catholic Forum Presents edition..., we present well-known author, media personality and speakerTeresa Tomeo, who delivered a keynote speech at the national conference of the National Council of Catholic Women in Grand Rapids in September of 2014.  In this excerpt, Teresa outlines the challenges families face in the environment of the secular media, and what steps can be taken to protect one's faith and one's dignity.
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432 A 2/12/2015 MARY - OUR MODEL OF HOPE Deacon Jim and guest Kathryn Mulderink discuss the evidence of intentionality of purpose in the parallels between Mary's role as new Ark of the Covenant and Old Testament understanding of that term, and reflect on the implications for our own understanding of mission and submission as disciples.
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433 A 2/26/2015 GRACE AT YOUR CONVENIENCE It has never been more necessary, more vital or more convenient to take one's faith formation in one's own hands. Our guest Tom Carpenter tells us about the mission of Lighthouse Catholic Media and the resources they make available to Catholics who wish to go deeper in their understanding of the faith.
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434 A 3/11/2015 BUILDING A PRAYERFUL PATH Mic Carlson and Mark Siegrist of Instruments of Hope discuss the new meditative garden they are building in Grand Rapids, Michigan, leveraging Mic's skills as a sculptor and the profound influence that St. Francis has had upon him. 
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435 A 3/18/2015 FINDING PHILOSOPHY, LIVING IN TRUTH Guest Dr. Dennis Marshall discusses the fundamental role that philosophy plays in each person's life - though they are sometimes unaware of it - and its purpose of calling each person to Truth, and so to God.
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436 A 3/25/2015 CONNECTING WITH ONE'S CATHOLIC FAITH Members of CatholicConnect - a group focused on building community and spirtuality within its young adult membership within the west Michigan area - discuss the origins, mission and fruits of the ministry.
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437 A 4/2/2015 FROM EGYPT TO HEAVEN: THE DEVELOPMENT OF LITURGY On this week's episode, we discuss the origins and development of the liturgy of the Church, known as the Mass.
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438 A 4/23/2015 EXPLORING SERVANT LEADERSHIP WITH LEGATUS Local Catholic business leaders discuss the mission and ministry of Legatus with individuals striving to live in accordance with Gospel values in their unique life circumstances.
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439 A 4/9/2015 CHALLENGED INTO THE CHURCH Our guest recounts his journey into the Catholic Church, describing how his assumptions were challenged by his wife and mother-in-law and his faith and understanding were deepened through his participation in the RCIA process both before and after he joined the Church.
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440 A 4/16/2015 THE MEANING OF THE MASS Our guest joins us to consider the various aspects of the liturgy known as the Mass, reflecting on its roots in both Scripture and Heaven.
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441 A 4/30/2015 ENHANCING THE HOME SCHOOLING EXPERIENCE Our guests discuss how their decision to home school their seven children blossomed into their helping to create a local teaching resource for other home-schoolers.
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442 A 5/7/2015 WHAT CATHOLICS DO ON THEIR SUMMER VACATION Our guests describe their participation in presenting annual Vacation Bible School sessions with a Catholic twist at their local parish.
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443 A 5/14/2015 DRESSING FOR THE BANQUET The topic of true reverence for, and worthy reception of, the Eucharist is discussed.
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444 A 5/21/2015 MINISTERING ON THE CATHOLIC CAMPUS The campus ministry team of Aquinas College (Grand Rapids, MI) describes their mission in sharing the faith with a diverse student population. 
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445 A 5/28/2015 SHARING REASONS FOR FAITH Guest Dr. John Pinheiro discusses various ways in which he has found opportunities, both professionally and personally, to share the love of his faith with others.
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446 A 6/4/2015 CONFRATERNITIES, SODALITIES AND GUILDS - OH MY! While it is common to think of "church" as a community, one may forget the role that smaller collectives can have in deepening one's spirituality.  As early as the 12th century, the laity have gathered in associations focused on particular devotions or service activities in order to nurture habits of piety, humility and service. Our guests this week describe their involvement in three such organizations.
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447 A 6/11/2015 THE HARDEST DECISION, BUT THE BEST DECISION Guest Janet Gedris shares how her impending marriage led to a difficult decision to adopt the Catholic faith, and how this decision has led to an ever-deepening relationship with God through Christ and His Church.
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448 A 6/18/2015 MY TALENTS, GOD'S WORK Our guest Morgan Anding helps us discuss the stewardship we are entrusted with regarding our skills and abilities - the "talents" we are given to use on behalf of the Master. 
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449 A 7/2/2015 PLAYING FAUSTINA - THE ROLE OF A LIFETIME In her powerful and moving personal story, actress Maria Vargo describes how she came to know God's abundant mercy, which in turn made her uniquely qualified to portray St. Sr. Faustina Kowalska in St. Luke Productions' latest touring production, Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy. 
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450 A 7/9/2015 FROM LUKEWARM CATHOLIC TO DIGITAL MISSIONARY Catholic blogger TJ Burdick describes how circumstances changed his dreams from playing professional basketball to sharing his faith through his family, his profession (teaching) and his writing.
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451 A 7/16/2015 THE MESSAGE OF DIVINE MERCY Our guests join us for a discussion of the history, scope and application of the message of Divine Mercy, as revealed to St. Faustina Kowalska.
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452 A 7/30/2015 A FAITHFUL EVANGELICAL RETURNS HOME TO CATHOLIC TRUTH Our guest describes his journey from cradle Catholicism to Evangelical Protestantism and  back again.
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453 A 8/6/2015 THE ECONOMY OF HUMILTY: TO SERVE AND BE SERVED Our guests share about their experiences while on a missionary trip to be of service to a community in Nicaruagua.
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454 A 8/13/2015 NURTURING THE MIND AND SPIRIT THROUGH CLASSICAL EDUCATION Administrators from Sacred Heart of Jesus Academy return to discuss with us their first year after having converted from a "traditional" educational curriculum to an even more traditional model, the so-called "Classical" educational model.
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455 A 8/20/2015 A LOOK INTO THE HISTORY AND HEART OF THE DOMINICANS A Dominican priest shares with us about the history, structure and charism of the Dominican order.
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456 A 8/27/2015 TYING THE KNOW WITH THE UNTIER OF NOTS A "cradle Catholic" describes his experienced of being estranged from the Church, only to find himself wooed back by the sacraments, the Blessed Mother and the witness of strong Catholics in his life.
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457 A 9/3/2015 REINFORCING THE FAITH OF CATHOLIC TEENS Amongst the responsibilities the Fr. Scott Nolan juggles is that of Chaplain at West Catholic High School. Fr. Nolan discusses that role with us this week. 
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458 A 9/10/2015 LIVING IN THE SHADOW OF THE ENLIGHTENMENT Dr. Dennis Marshall discusses the history of the Enlightenment and its influence on our contemporary culture.
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459 A 10/1/2015 LEARN TO DISCERN - IS IT CHRISTIAN OR NEW AGE? In this special Catholic Forum Presents... edition, we offer excerpts from a recent presentation by Susan Brinkmann, best known for her contributions to EWTN's Women of Grace program and blog, as she addresses the influences of New Age spirituality in American culture. In this segment, Susan describes the defining characteristics of New Age Spirituality and the nuances that separate it from Christian practice in the area of prayer.
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460 A 10/15//2015 PURSUING ONE'S CALLING IN THE DIGNITY OF OTHERS This week's guest shares her story of finding her way to an exciting job and comfortable lifestyle, only to realize that there remained an emptiness that has led her to pursue a mission to expose and combat human trafficking.
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461 A 10/28/2015 REVISITING THE GARDEN The last time we visited the St. Francis Sculpture Garden for Prayer and Meditation, it was early November of last year; it was cold, foggy and headed for the dormancy of winter. We got the chance to take our cameras back out to the site to enjoy the new growth - full foliage and new sculpture sites - and we had Mic Carlson in the climate-controlled studio to tell us about the latest developments at the Garden.
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462 A 11/5/2015 HUMAN TRAFFICKING: AN AFFRONT TO OUR DIGNITY We were fortunate to have the opportunity to continue our conversation with Gaby Schoepflin and dig deeper into a consideration of the woundedness of humanity that is evidenced by the myriad forms of human trafficking that are taking place all around the world.
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463 A 11/12/2015 GROWING AS BROTHERS, GROWING IN HOLINESS Gentlemen from a number of men's prayer groups in the Grand Rapids, MI area share their experiences regarding the faith formation and spiritual support that these fellowships have provided them.
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464 A 11/19/2015 DOING BUSINESS IN GOOD CONSCIENCE Independent pharmacist Mike Koelzer describes the ethical and professional journey he undertook after learning about the abortifacient properties of some contraceptives.
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465 A 12/3/2015 MOVING BEYOND STEREO TYPES AND MISCONCEPTIONS TO CATHOLIC TRUTH Musician, author and speaker Chris Padgett describes how his contact with Catholics animated by their faith, as well as thought-provoking Catholic authors, led him beyond negative preconceptions he harbored as a Protestant to an appreciation of Catholic teachings on sacraments, authority, etc.
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466 A 12/10/2015 NURTURING SACRAMENTAL MARRIAGE: A CONSIDERATION OF CANON 1063 (PART 1) Mentoring couples discuss Church Canon 1063, which outlines the obligation and responsibility of the local pastor to nuture a sacramental marriage through thorough preparation, liturgical teaching and post-nuptial support. This segment focuses on the preparations for marriage.
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467 A 12/17/2015 EMBRACING THE CATHOLIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITION: TAKING ON THE BIG QUESTIONS WITH FAITH AND REASON Members of a local  informal collective of gentlemen, known as The Inquisitors, share about how their meetings challenge and nurture each other with thoughtful presentations regarding various historic, economic, ethical and political propositions,  usually in the light of Catholic tradition.
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468 A 1/14/2016 LORD, I BELIEVE; HELP MY UNBELIEF: EMBRACING THE REAL PRESENCE Our guest, Fr. Peter Damian, joins us to discuss concerns regarding the relatively poor understanding and belief of Catholics in the fundamental doctrine of the Church - the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.
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469 A 1/7/2016 COMBATING SECULAR CULTURE: THE TROOPS OF ST. GEORGE Our guest shares information about a relatively new apostolate similar to scouting, called the Troops of St. George, and its mission to nurture faith in young men and to raise fathers as spiritual mentors to their sons.
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470 A 1/21/2016 THE SCRUPULOUS MIND Our guest shares about his struggles through  scrupulosity to finding peace through trust in the Father's mercy.
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471 A 1/28/2016 ART AS REFECTION AND EVIDENCE OF GOD Social media and the Internet have introduced us to several talented artists who demonstrate that creating beauty is no mean feat. In the light of this, we invited the Cathedral Square curator for last year's Art Prize exhibit to discuss with us how the beauty of Creation may be speaking to us about its Creator.
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472 A 2/4/2016 WHY DO YOU CALL ME GOOD?: LIVING WITH MORALITY This week we talk with Dr. Dennis Marshall about the concept of morality as understood from religious and philosophical perspectives. 
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473 A 2/11/2016 REASON TO BE: LIVING WITH PURPOSE Dr. Dennis Marshall joins us to to consider the lesson of so many created objects - that they reflect the purpose of their creator.  We consider how this reality can lead us toward humility and service.
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474 A 2/18/2016 FAMILIES COMING TOGETHER AS FAMILY Our guests share their experiences at the recent World Meeting of Families, which included workshops fellowship and Mass with the Holy Father.
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475 A 2/25/2016 GETTING BETTER, DRAWING CLOSER: THE SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION We welcome back Fr. Peter Damian to discuss the importance of the much misunderstood and much underutilized sacrament of Reconciliation, or Confession - call it what you will.  If it's been a while, we hope that our conversation will be an invitation for you to seek out the graces of this sacrament in this season of Lent.
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476 A 3/2/2016 THE TREASURE THAT IS FORMED Our guests join us to discuss FORMED, a phenomenal web site assembled by a collective of Catholic media companies and being made available to parishes and individuals as a resource for Catholic education, evangelization, encouragement and entertainment. 
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477 A 3/9/2016 MR. LAPRISE'S OPUS - LABORING AS UNTO THE LORD Celebrating 20 years as the band director at West Catholic High School, Darren LaPrise reflects on some of the highlights of his teaching career.
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478 A 3/16/2016 THE CONCEPT OF CONSCIENCE Dr. Dennis Marshall reprises his earlier presentation on the conscience (episode #426), this time focusing on the fundamental concepts and understanding of the conscience.
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479 A 3/23/2016 THE LIMITS OF OMNIPOTENCE With our guest, theology professor Dr. Dennis Marshall, we explore the characteristic of God known as omnipotence and consider the role of human free will within its context.
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480 A 4/7/2016 EX CORDE ECCLESIAE: RENEWING CATHOLIC HIGHER EDUCATION While some Catholic universities continue to create scandal and controversy by extending honors and speaking invitations to pro-abortion politicians and such, we visited Aquinas College and spoke with President Dr. Juan Olivarez and professors Dr. John Pinheiro and Dr. Robert Marko about the quiet majority of Catholic colleges finding renewal in their Catholic identity through Pope John Paul II's exhortation, Ex Corde Ecclessiae.
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481 A 4/21/2016 REBUILDING THE FOUNDATIONS OF CATECHESIS The founders of Catechetical Foundations discuss their desire to minister to the Church and, through it, to the world, by strengthening the skills and understanding of catechists and the general laity.
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482 A 4/28/2016 ABSENT NO MORE As he was growing up, our guest came to think of God as an "absentee landlord". He describes how after 20 years of addiction, he became aware of God's presence and personal care and forgiveness.
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483 A 5/25/2016 A BRIEF HISTORY OF LITURGICAL MUSIC We're joined by Dr. Daniel Page, who helps us consider the use of song in the Mass throughout the history of the Church.
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484 A 6/3/2016 PURSUING LEGALITY IN MORALITY: CATHOLIC LAWYERS Representatives of the Catholic Lawyers Association of West Michigan discuss the mission of their organization and discuss the unique challenges of navigating current legal trends when holding a Catholic world view.
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485 A 6/10/2016 EMBRACING THE "N" IN NFP A young couple explains how they came to embrace the principles which the Church applies to birth control and procreation, becoming practitioners and then instructors of the methods of Natural Family Planning and facing reproductive challenges of their own.
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486 A 6/17/2016 HEEDING A FATHER'S CALL: AN ECUMENICAL RETURN TO THE CHURCH Our guest discusses how he drifted away from the Catholicism of his youth and how his father's concern for him eventually called him back.
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487 A 6/23/2016 WORKING OUT FAITH THROUGH WORKS: A SERIES OF CLAOSE CALLS LEAD TO A CLOSER CALLING Our guest describes how close encounters with injury and death early in his life gave him a desire to live his life with faith and purpose.
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488 A 6/30/2016 READING CATHOLICISM BETWEEN THE LINES Our guest describes his reversion to the faith of his childhood, and shares about  the enrichment he enjoys through the influence of Catholicicm and Catholic authors  in literature.
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489 A 7/7/2016 PRACTICING CATHOLICISM IN AMERICA: A FRAGILE FREEDOM We return to Aquinas College to review with Dr. John Pinheiro some of the difficulties Catholics have faced in practicing their faith throughout the history of the colonization and development of the United States. 
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