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Show Notes for Thursday, 9/17/2020


Happy feast of St. Robert Bellarmine! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Dr. Matthew Bunson to talk more about this influential Italian Doctor of the Church. Other guests include Joseph Pearce on why Catholics should read John Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” Derek Rotty on Lectio Divina as a tool for ongoing conversion, and pastoral counselor Kevin Prendergast on how the pandemic is affecting marriages. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more…

Dr. Matthew Bunson, author of The 35 Doctors of the Church

Joseph Pearce, author of Literature: What Every Catholic Should Know

Kevin Prendergast is online at athenaeum.edu.

Derek Rotty, author of A Life of Conversion

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

Rita Heikenfeld is online at abouteating.com.

Fr. Boniface Hicks, author of Personal Prayer: A Guide to Receiving the Father’s Love

Vivian Koob is online at elizabethnewlife.org.

Marlon de la Torre is online at knowingisdoing.org.

Fr. Sebastian Walshe, author of Secrets from Heaven

Elizabeth Scalia is online at theanchoress.com.

Novena Prayer to St. Robert Bellarmine

O God, who did adorn Saint Robert, Your Bishop and Doctor,
with marvelous learning and virtue
to expose the deceptions of error
and to defend the rights of the Apostolic See,
grant by his merits and intercession,
that love for the truth may increase in us,
and the souls that do wander
may return to the unity of thy Church.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son,
who lives and reigns with You
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.