The Daily Refill for Monday, December 27, 2021 (airing throughout the day) features conversations on the total number of Catholic Saints; the crisis in Venezuela that has brought many people closer to the Church; and the formally homeless man whom the Vatican hired to paint two of its Christmas stamps.
Catholic Games (airing 7:06-7:19am EST) features Jenna and Kelsey from Blessed Is She playing a game involving quotes from women.
On Pints with Aquinas (airing 7:25-8:25am EST), Father Pine is back with another Q&A, this week focusing on the surprisingly deep question: “Why does God love Mary so much?”.
The Popecast (airing 8:30-9:20am EST) features a conversation with Father Harrison from Clerically Speaking, who is writing his doctoral thesis on Pope Benedict XVI. Matt and he discuss why Pope Benedict XVI is just as important to the average person in the pews as he is to the great Catholic intellectual tradition as a whole.
Renovo (airing 9:26-9:51am EST) features a conversation on the Old Testament prophet Elijah: how doe he effect us today?
Follow to Lead (airing 9:54-10:45am EST) features a conversation with Jeff Cavins, well known author, speaker and Bible teacher; a MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and is best known as the creator and founder of the popular Great Adventure Bible Study series published by Ascension Press. He shares about his coming back to the Catholic faith, his ministry as well as the current landscape of the Church and Catholic Education in the United States.
On Saint Dymphna’s Playbook (airing 10:51-11:11am EST), Tommy talks about the power of forgiveness and what to consider when searching for a new therapist, introduces listeners to Saint Angela of Foligno, and answers listener questions about how to cope with a fear of death and loss, how to come back to the Church after an abusive relationship and a loss of one’s Catholic community, and how to see God as a loving father when our own fathers here on earth have hurt us.
Godsplaining (airing 11:14-11:51am EST) features a conversation with Father Gregory Pine and Father Patrick Briscoe, as they unpack forgiveness for Christian living. On the cross, Jesus prays for his persecutors saying, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do.” Forgiveness is a Gospel imperative, it’s part and parcel of Christian life.
Church Life Today (airing 11:54am-12:21pm EST) features a conversation with Isaac Sullivan, a recent high school graduate from Lafayette, Indiana. He has been paying attention to what we have all seen elsewhere when a group of people get together in public: they’re technically together, but not really. They are all separately engaged with their phones.
The Sandwich Generation (airing 12:24-1:00pm EST) features a discussion on play with William Schmitt. What do we do – when everything that needs to get done – is done? Celebrate the season by being more playful with your loved ones! There are few things more important in life. Play can be an effective way to bring the generations closer together.