Derek Ritzel, a Knight of Malta, brought his three sons, Drew, Ben and Jack, to Lourdes with him to teach them by example what it means to serve those less fortunate. Listen in to find out what he, and his boys, learned by the experience.
Join Deacon Jeff as he welcomes Michelle Bowe, a Dame of Malta and Ambassador for the Order of Malta to Palestine, and Nihad Nustas, a nurse working at Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem, as they discuss the hope being brought to Bethlehem through the hospital.
Doug Sandvig, a Knight of Malta who is active in prison ministry with the Order of Malta, shares many stories of hope and healing in a very difficult and challenging life experience in prison.
Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they welcome Becky Watson, Music Therapist and founder of Music For Wellness, to the Luxurious Corner Booth to discuss how music reflects the harmony of creation by God and can be used as therapy for those living with dementia.
There have been many conversations recently regarding the papal encyclical Humanae Vitae and its relevance in our world today. Join Deacon Jeff, Tom and their guest, Sister Francine, a Dominican Sister of Saint Cecilia, in an encore presentation, as they discuss the topic of Contraception.
How important is the high school that you choose for your child, or that your child chooses? Catholic or non Catholic? Public or Home School? Lots of important questions!
Has your child left the Church? Your brother or sister? Has anyone you care about stopped going to Mass? We all have folks we love (especially kids) who have wandered away. Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they present a Top Ten list of things to do (and NOT to do) when trying to get them back in Church.
Join Deacon Jeff and Tom in the Luxurious Corner Booth of The Catholic Cafe as they welcome as their guest, Father Nathan Cromly. Father Nathan is a priest of the Congregation of St. John and the President and Founder of Saint John Institute in Denver, Colorado. Together they discuss how the organizations Eagle Eye Ministries and Saint John Institute are helping young folks today live out the New Evangelization and evangelize the Culture.
So, what does the Order of Malta actually DO to alleviate the suffering of the poor and disenfranchised? Join Deacon Jeff in the Luxurious Corner Booth of the FRENCH Catholic Cafe in Lourdes, France as he welcomes his guest, Barbara Laughlin, a Dame of the Order of Malta. Together, they discuss the many corporal works that the Order does to assist the ministries and agencies that bring hope to those in physical need.
It’s sometimes so easy to forget about those who are incarcerated…especially those who are serving life sentences or sitting on Death Row. We say, “Justice has been served” or “They got what they asked for” or “TWe can’t help them anymore.” But, what did Jesus say? It is quite challenging and very counter-cultural. Join Deacon Jeff and Fra Tom in the Luxurious Corner Booth of the FRENCH Catholic Cafe in Lourdes, France as they welcome their guests, Collins Whitfield and Mike McGarry, Knights of Malta who are involved with prison ministry, to the show.