In Ave Explores (airing 7:06-7:26am ET), Fr. John Burns wraps up our look at the Advent themes in Adore by explaining that his goal in writing the book was to help readers more deeply appreciate Christmas by getting to know the ways Emmanuel comes into our hearts and changes our lives.

In Catholic Sprouts (airing 7:31-7:7:40am ET),

 

In The Simple Reminder (airing 7:40-7:51am ET), Pat and Beau discuss what they believe it means to be poor in spirit.

In St. Dymphna’s Playbook (airing 10:05-10:45am ET), Tommy talks about the importance of supporting the mental health of kids and young adults, introduces listeners to Saint James of the Marches, and answers listener questions about how to find healing after an affair, what to do when sitting in silence makes us feel anxious, and how to walk with a child who has questions about gender identity.

In Protagonists of Change (airing 10:05-10:45am ET), they discuss  internal dialogue, limiting beliefs, and how Christ’s love can set us free!

In Poco a Poco (airing 10:05-10:45am ET), the Brothers talk about how God wants to come into the “mess” of our lives and how we don’t need to hide it from Him. This episode is the third part of the series on Emmanuel: An Advent Devotional that talks about how we can ask the Lord to take our panic and give His us peace.

In Abiding Together (airing 10:05-10:45am ET), Heather, Michelle, and Sr. Miriam talk about the powerful model Mary is for us in how she trusted the character of God when she surrendered control of her own life to say yes to the Holy Spirit.

In Restore the Glory (airing 10:48-11:38am ET), Jake and Bob continue their series on working through hopelessness to find hope through an Encounter with the God who loves us.

In The Cordial Catholic (airing 11:44-12:50pm ET), Dr. Michael Foley talks about the dating of Christmas, the roots of Santa Claus, the incredibly weird world of “Mutant Christmas Saints,” and much, much more as we sit down for a glass of egg nog and stir up some Christmas cheer.

In Saint Stories for Kids (airing 12:53-1:00pm ET), we hear the story of St. Nicholas, who wanted to share what he had with others and finally came up with a great idea – even if it was a little out of the ordinary.