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Show Notes for Thursday, 10/22/2020

Happy feast of Pope St. John Paul II! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra to discuss the tremendous impact of the Pope who led the Church into the 21st century. Other guests include Joseph Pearce on why Catholics should read the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, Kris McGregor on the cardinal virtue of justice, and pastoral counselor Kevin Prendergast to separate truth from fiction in regard to ADHD. Plus news, weather, World Series updates, and a whole lot more…

Kris McGregor is online at discerninghearts.com.

Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra, author of Holiness and Living the Sacramental Life

Kevin Prendergast is online at athenaeum.edu.

Joseph Pearce is online at jpearce.co.

Dr. John Bergsma, author of A Catholic Introduction to the Bible: The Old Testament

Rita Heikenfeld is online at abouteating.com.

Marlon de la Torre is online at catholicbrain.com.

Bishop-Elect Bill Byrne, author of 5 Things with Father Bill: Hope, Humor and Help for the Soul

Fr. Sebastian Walshe, author of Secrets From Heaven

Kristina Jolly is online at covingtoncharities.org.

Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle is online at donnacooperoboyle.com.

Elizabeth Scalia is online at theanchoress.com.


Prayer of Pope St. John Paul II

O God, You are our Creator . You are good and Your mercy knows no bounds . To You arises the praise of every creatur .
O God, You have given us an inner law by which we must live. To do Your will is our task . To follow Your ways is to know peace of heart. To You we offer our homage .
Guide us on all the paths we travel upon this earth. Free us from all the evil tendencies which lead our hearts away from Your will . Never allow us to stray from You.
O God, judge of all humanity, help us to be included among Your chosen ones on the last day.
O God, Author of peace and justice, give us true joy and authentic love, and a lasting solidarity among peoples. Give us Your everlasting gifts. Amen.