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Show Notes for Thursday, 2/3/2022


Happy feast of St. Blaise! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Mike Aquilina to discuss why St. Blaise is the patron saint against throat ailments. Other guests include Rita Heikenfeld to discuss water on Bible Foods, Gary Michuta on how the Church helped develop modern science, and Kyle Pietrantonio to talk about the Duc in Altum schools collaborative. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more…

Dina Dwyer-Owens is online at dinadwyerowens.com.

Mike Aquilina is online at fathersofthechurch.com.

Kim Pozniak is online at crs.org.

Kevin Prendergast is online at athenaeum.edu.

Dr. John Bergsma is online at johnbergsma.com.

Rita Heikenfeld is online at abouteating.com.

Gary Michuta is online at handsonapologetics.com.

Kyle Pietrantonio is online at diaschools.org.

Donna Murphy is online at heavensgain.org.

Brendan Hodge is online at pillarcatholic.com.

Rod Bennett, author of Four More Witnesses


St. Blase Prayer

O glorious St. Blaise, who by your martyrdom left to the Church a precious witness to the Faith, obtain for us the grace to preserve within ourselves this divine gift, and to defend — without concern for human respect — both by word and example, the truth of that same Faith, which is so wickedly attacked and slandered in these our times. You miraculously restored a little child who was at the point of death because of an affliction of the throat.

Grant us your mighty protection in similar misfortunes. And, above all, obtain for us the grace of Christian mortification, together with faithful observance of the precepts of the Church, which keep us from offending almighty God. Amen.