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 2:06-2:19am EST) features Jenna and Kelsey from Blessed Is She playing a game involving quotes from women.
On Pints with Aquinas (airing 2:25-3:25am 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 3:30-4:20am 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 4:26-4:51am EST) features a conversation on the Old Testament prophet Elijah: how doe he effect us today?
Follow to Lead (airing 4:54-5:45am 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 5:51-6:11am 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 6:14-6:51am 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 6:54-7:21am 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 7:24-8:00am 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.
The Daily Refill for Wednesday, December 29, 2021 (airing throughout the day) features conversations on Saint John the Apostle; Saint Anthony of Padua; and the first date of Christmas.
On At the Table with Patrick Lencioni (airing 10:06-10:27am EST), Pat, Cody and Tracy talk about why having a meaningful purpose for your work matters, and how to reshape it.
Let Love: A Podcast with the Sisters of Life (airing 10:33-11:09am EST) features a discussion on Jesus’ Heart, that reveals to us our identity, and is the answer to every question of our hearts, with Sister Mariae Agnus Dei, SV and Sister Marie Veritas, SV, who talk about how we can let Love open His Heart to us, and how we can bring all of our needs, desires, and struggles to Him.
Short Catholic (airing 11:14-11:19am EST) features Nathaniel Binversie from Exodus 90, who shares some tips on how to hack the screen addiction.
On The Gathering Place (airing 11:25am-12:05pm EST), Jenna and Beth discuss all things Jesus with special guest Michael Miller from Upperroom in Dallas. If you’ve been looking for Someone or Something worth dying for, you’ve come to the right place. The Gospel is worth it. Jesus gave everything for you to be with you forever and our response should look the same. Total surrender, complete gift of self, laying down our lives for Love.He is so worthy, friend.
On Ave Explores (airing 12:08-12:49pm EST), Chris Padgett, internationally known Catholic speaker and author, discusses how evangelization begins and ends with an authentic witness to the ways Jesus has changed your life. He says stories and humor are especially important when trying to help people encounter the Lord.
The Feminine Genius Podcast (airing 12:55-1:33pm EST) features a conversation with Ava Lalor, who has always been attracted to listening to and sharing stories. As she worked through her time in college, Ava found her voice not only in her writing, but also in helping to edit and work with other writers. She took this passion into her job at Our Sunday Visitor, where by chance, she found herself working behind the scenes at Radiant Magazine. Now, Ava is the editor of this online publication, working with women all over the United States to share their stories and perspectives on topics such as God’s love, femininity, and beyond. Ava speaks about her love of stories, how she became the editor of Radiant Magazine, and her conviction in the fact that everyone has a story to tell.
Our Lady of Podcast (airing 1:36-2:07pm EST) explores the places we need refuge in our lives, and how we can be a refuge to others, by reflecting on these questions: In your daily life where are the places that you need refuge? What is experiences that causes you to need refuge the most? When struggling with your own sinfulness, where do you look for healing and support? Where are the places that you could be a better refuge to others? What is getting in your way of being a more open refuge to others?
Pints with Jack (airing 2:12-3:09pm EST) features a discussion with Doctor Marcellino D’Ambrosio, the author of When the Church Was Young, who discusses his book at the request of listeners.
Truth in Charity (airing 3:12-4:00pm EST) with Bishop Kevin Rhoades of the the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese features a discussion on Purgatory, as Part 1 of a 2-Part series on the afterlife. It’s called a temporary purification, or a cleansing fire, or a grace-filled transformation. Bishop talks about what purgatory is, where the concept is found in the Bible, and specific ways we can pray for the dead,including indulgences.
Doctor, Doctor (airing 4:00-5:00pm EST) features anesthesiologist Dr. Bill Perez, who gives an inside look at what it’s like to put people to sleep, including why he chose the field, the most rewarding and most difficult aspects of his work, the biggest misconceptions, and how his faith has been his guide.
The Daily Refill for Tuesday, December 28, 2021 (airing throughout the day) features conversations on Saint Peter Ou; meditating on humility this Christmas season; and Tolkien’s lost Christmas poem.
Being Human (airing 5:06-5:32pm EST) discusses three ways the imagination can help us understand God, via these topics: imagination as a gift from God; how imagination enables us to encounter what’s beyond space and time; imagination allowing us to pray; the power of the imagination in healing wounds of the past; and how the imagination reveals our unconscious to ourselves.
Saint Stories for Kids (airing 5:38-5:45pm EST) features St Thomas Aquinas, who knew what God was calling him to do, but it wasn’t what his mother wanted!
On The Counsel of Trent (airing 5:50-6:09pm EST), Trent sits down with Father Matt Lowry of the Northern Arizona University Newman Center to find out the best ways to help Catholic college students grow in their faith, including the most important thing parents can do with their children.
On The Pilgrim Soul (airing 6:15-6:59pm EST), Giuliana and Adrianna talk about discerning the will of God. What are the essential steps in the journey of becoming more aware of God’s voice? Which fears can impede our progress? How can we lay the foundation for saying “yes” to our calling in life? And how do we discover what that calling is?
The Simple Reminder with Pat Lencioni (airing 7:02-7:13pm EST) reminds that today is always greater than tomorrow: too often we are so focused on the future that we miss what God has for us today.
On Ave Spotlight (airing 7:19-7:37pm EST), Emily Jaminet discusses how devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus influenced her life and that of her family. She also talks about her book Secrets of the Sacred Heart.
Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World (airing 7:40-9:06pm EST) answers listener questions on Neanderthals; Jesus’ “hidden years”; terminal lucidity; Owlman; yoga; astral projection; and more.
The Word on Fire Show (airing 9:11-9:56pm EST) features a talk Bishop Barron offered in early 2021 to the Catholic educators of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. He exhorted teachers to boldly proclaim the resurrection and lordship of Jesus, affirming that all Catholic teachers are, fundamentally, evangelizers.
Cannonball – Explosive Talk on the Saints (airing 9:59-10:27pm EST) features Brad Farmer and Brother Jude Emmanuel, OFM, Cap., who discuss how their lives have been impacted by Saints, and how we can move from admiration to collaboration in building the Kingdom of God.
On Morning Jolt (airing 10:30-11:00pm EST), Sister Ignatia sits down with Sister Fiat to discuss how we can worship with music.