Click on the items below to hear selected interviews or other features from Catholic Forum radio programs:
Father Paul Williams and Ms. Barbara Willis discuss the history of St. Joseph Church on French Street in Wilmington as they prepare to celebrate the parish’s 125th anniversary. Aired September 28, 2014.
Father John Bartunek, L.C., talks about his book, “Answers: Catholic Advice for your Spiritual Questions.” August 31, 2014 airdate.
Women of Grace founder, Johnnette Benkovic, discusses her work and the Diocesan Women’s Conference. Aired on Catholic Forum on August 17, 2014.
Christa Scalise, founder of “Giggle On” talks about the healing power of laughter. Aired on July 27, 2014
Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Military Archdiocese of the US, discussed the cause for sainthood of Fr. Vincent Capodanno, who was killed in action in Vietnam. Aired on Catholic Forum on July 13, 2014.
Archbishop William Lori, Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, discusses threats to our religious freedom and the annual Fortnight for Freedom. Aired on June 15, 2014.
Baltimore Oriole Baseball Broadcaster, Jim Hunter, talks about his life, career and how his faith and Catholic school education has influenced his life. Originally aired on Catholic Forum on June 8, 2014.
Dorothy Arthur, one of the founders of Catholic Forum, talks about the early days of the radio program that started in April of 1939. Aired April 6, 2014.
The author of “John XXIII (a short biography” and “John Paul II (a short biography”, Kerry Walters, talks about the two modern saints. Aired March 30, 2014.
Author, Patricia Treece, discusses the lives of Saints John XXIII and John Paul II. Originally aired on the March 2, 2014 edition of Catholic Forum.
Delaware’s own contemporary Christian singer/songwriter, Caitlin Jane discusses her music and her popular pro-life song, “Unborn.” Aired January 19, 2014.
Amy Welborn discusses her book, “Bambinelli Sunday: A Christmas Blessing”. First aired on Catholic Forum on November 24, 2013.
Patrizia De Liberto Brown, from Kairos Pilgrimages, distributor of Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi (ORP), the Vatican’s Pilgrimage office, talks about pilgrimages to Rome, the Holy Land and Marian sites. Aired on Catholic Forum on Nov. 17, 2013.
Donna Marie Cooper O’Boyle discusses her book, “The Miraculous Medal: Stories, Prayers & Devotions.” Aired on Catholic Forum on September 29, 2013.
Papal historian, Matthew Bunson, discusses the resignation of Pope Benedict and the election of Pope Francis. Aired on May 12, 2013.
Mary Carol Kendzia helps us make the most of Lent with her book, “Fast, Pray, Give”. Aired on Catholic Forum February 10, 2013
Sister Shirley Peace and Sister Kateri Mitchell discuss the live of Saints Marianna Cope & Kateri Tekakwitha who became saints on October 21, 2012. Aired October 21, 2012.
Frank Rega, author of “The Truth About Padre Pio’s Stigmata and Other Wonders of the Saints”. Originally aired on November 18, 2012.
Author Deacon Henry Libersat discusses his book “Catholic and Confident: Sinple Steps to Share Your Faith.” Aired December 16, 2012.
Hear an interview with internationally renown chastity expert, Jason Evert. Originally aired on the February 3, 2013 edition of Catholic Forum.
Author and television host, Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle talks about her book “Embracing Motherhood”. Originally aired on Mothers’ Day, May 13, 2012.
Maria Cahill discusses her life, faith and time as Miss Delaware 2011. Aired March 18, 2012.
Deacon Hal Jopp, Director of the Office of Deacons for the Diocese of Wilmington discussed the power of the “Jesus Prayer.” Originally aired on March 4, 2012.
Author Thomas Craughwell talks about his book, “Patron Saints.” Aired January 8, 2012.
Jane Knuth, author of “Thrift Store Saints: Meeting Jesus 25 Cents at a Time” is the guest. Originally aired December 11, 2011.
Dr. Christian Smith discusses his book, “How to Go From Being a Good Evangelical to a Committed Catholic in 95 Difficult Steps.” Aired August 14, 2011.
Baltimore Ravens’ Center, Matt Birk talks about his life as a committed Catholic in the NFL. Aired September 4, 2011.
The Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly talks about the life and legacy of Blessed Pope John Paul II. Aired May 1, 2011.
Thomas Awiapo talks about his life in Africa and his work with Catholic Relief Services. Originally aired on March 20, 2011.
Dr. Diane Moczar, professor of history at Northern Virginia Community College, discusses her book, “Seven Lies About Catholic History.” Broadcast on January 23, 2011.
Leisa Anslinger talks about new ideas for family catechesis. Aired January 2, 2011.
Dr. David Downing, professor at Elizabethtown College, talks about his book, “Looking for the King: An Inklings Novel.” Aired December 12, 2010.
Father Tom Flowers talks about his favorite saints and why saints are important to Catholics and all Christians. Originally aired on October 31, 2010. T
ae Kang, graduate of the University of Notre Dame discusses the ECHO program and his work at St. Elizabeth High School. Aired October 17, 2010.
Mark Record, principal of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Ocean Pines, Maryland talks about the school and Catholic education. Aired July 25, 2010.
Author and psychotherapist Kathleen O’Hara discusses coping with a traumatic death. Originally aired July 18, 2010.
Author Scott McDermott talks about Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the only Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence. Aired July 4, 2010.
Popular Catholic recording artist John Angotti talks about his music and shares samples of his Christmas CD “Welcome Home for Christmas”. Aired December 13, 2009.
Mother Chantal Mary Payton talks about the life and canonization of St. Jeanne Jugan, Foundress of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Aired October 4, 2009.
Coverage of the farewell Mass for Bishop John O. Barres held on July 19, 2010 including Bishop Barres’ homily. Aired July 26, 2010.
Ms. Dorothy Arthur discussed the history of the Catholic Forum radio program that began in April of 1939. Aired on April 19, 2009.
Fr. Leo Patalinghug talks about his Grace Before Meals ministry and popular television cooking show. Aired on February 1, 2009.
Fr. Kevin Nadolski, OSFS, discussed vocations and the Oblates of St. Francis DeSales. Aired on November 30, 2008
Fr. Stanley Deptula talks about the life and cause for sainthood of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. Aired November 16, 2008.
Fr. Anthony Russo reflects on his work with deaf Catholics in the Diocese of Wilmington and Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Aired October 12, 2008.
Bishop Michael Saltarelli looks back at his twelve years as Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington. Aired September 7, 2008.
Tom Vresics, Theology Department Chair at Salesianum School talks about St. Paul. Aired August 10, 2008.
Tom Peterson, founder of CatholicsComeHome.org talks about his media apostolate. Aired June 1, 2008.
Fr. Jack Lombardi from Mt. St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland talks about the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes on the campus of the university. Aired February 3, 2008.
Local author, Frank Rega, discusses his new book, St. Francis of Assisi and the Conversion of the Muslims. Aired January 6, 2008.
Fr. Peter Mitchell discusses his new book John Paul II We Love You; Young People Encounter the Pope. Aired November 25, 2007.
Jose Garcia discusses the work of the Catholic War Veterans of America. Aired on Veterans Day, November 11, 2007.
Bishop Kevin Rhoades talks about catechesis. Aired October 21, 2007.
Gene Stecca talks about getting the most out of retirement. Aired August 19, 2007.
Fr. Michael Murray, OSFS, talks about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness from a Salesian perspective. Aired July 8, 2007.
Maurice Blumberg talks about the National Fellowship of Catholic Men. Aired June 17, 2007.
Bishop Saltarelli’s Homily recorded at the dedication Mass or the Our Lady Queen of Peace statue at Holy Spirit Church. Aired June 10, 2007.
Fr. Tom Flowers discusses the 33′ tall Charles Parks Our Lady Queen of Peace statue at Holy Spirit Church. Aired May 20, 2007
Sr. Keteri Mitchell talks about her work with the Teckawitha Conference for Native American Catholics. Aired April 22, 2007
Fr. Michael Murray discusses Salesian themes in motion pictures. Aired February 11, 2007
Sr Mary Lou Daoust and Sr. Bernarda Rojas discuss their work in San Marcos. Aired November 26, 2006
Fr. Roberto Balducelli, OSFS, talks about his life and 70-year ministry as an Oblate Priest. Recorded September 7, 2006
Fr. Stanislao Esposito discusses his Web site and podcasting efforts. Aired February 5, 2006
Bishop Saltarelli reflects on his 10 years of service to the Diocese of Wilmington. Aired January 22, 2006
Author Anne Rice discusses her bestselling novel “Christ The Lord: Out Of Egypt.” Aired January 15, 2006
Monsignor Mike Szupper discusses his many years of service in Catholic Campus Ministry. Originally aired September 4, 2005
Catholic singer, songwriter and musician, Nancy Krebs talks about her work and shares her music. Originally aired July 31, 2005.
Father David Cote discusses his ministry as an Air Force Chaplain. Originally aired July 17, 2005.
Mathew Bunson discusses his book “We Have a Pope: Benedict XVI.” Originally aired July 3, 2005.
Catholic singer, songwriter and musician, Paul Tate talks about his work and shares his music. Originally aired February 27, 2005.
The NFL’s Danny Abramowicz talks about his book “Spiritual Workout of a Former Saint. Originally aired November 7, 2004
Ocean City, Maryland Police Chief Bernadette DiPino is interviewed. Originally aired on July 18, 2004
Monsignor John Barres reports from The Vatican. Originally aired on May 2, 2004
Milwaukee Brewers’ third base coach Rich Donnelly is interviewed. Originally aired December 28, 2003
Artist, Brother Michael O’Neill McGrath, OSFS, talks about his work. Originally aired November 16, 2003
Bishop Saltarelli reflects on the first 25 years of the pontificate of John Paul II. Originally aired October 12, 2003
Author Susan Conroy dicusses her book “Mother Teresa’s Lessons of Love and Secrets of Sanctity.” Originally aired July 13, 2003
Dr. Stephen Barr from the University of Delaware’s Bartol Research Institute discusses his book “Modern Physics and Ancient Faith.” Originally aired June 29, 2003
Mary Quinn & Regina Giannone-Tyler of St. Elizabeth’s Parish in Wilmington discuss their years in music ministry. Originally aired November 10, 2002
Fr. George Brubaker discusses his experiences as a military chaplain in the Middle East. Originally aired October 13, 2002
Msgr. John Barres and Joe & Jackie Corsini discuss Padre Pio. Originally aired June 23, 2002
Click on items below to hear homilies given at Masses honoring Bishop Michael Saltarelli:
Click here to hear the homily given by the Most Rev. John O. Barres, Bishop of Allentown, at the Mass of Christian Burial for Bishop Saltarelli on October 14, 2009.
Click here to hear the Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly’s expression of gratitude and final commendation at the conclusion of the Mass of Christian Burial for Bishop Saltarelli on October 14, 2009.
Click here to hear Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick’s Committal Service recorded at All Saints Cemetery on October 14, 2009.
Click here to hear the homily given by the Rev. Msgr. J. Thomas Cini, VG, at the October 12, 2009 evening Mass in honor of Bishop Saltarelli.
Click here to hear the homily given by the Rev. Msgr. Clement P. Lemon, VP, at the October 13, 2009 Catholic Schools Mass in honor of Bishop Saltarelli.
Click here to hear the homily given by the Rev. Msgr. Joseph F. Rebman VG, at the October 13, 2009 evening Mass in honor of Bishop Saltarelli.
Click on items below to hear coverage of Bishop John O. Barres’ appointment, ordination and installation as the Bishop of Allentown:
Click here to hear Bishop-elect John O. Barres’ homily given at a special Mass of thanksgiving on May 28, 2009, the day after the Holy Father appointed him the Fourth Bishop of Allentown, and highlights from the news conference that followed the Mass.
Click here to hear an exclusive interview with Bishop Barres that aired on Catholic Forum on July 19, 2009.
Click here to hear Bishop Barres’ homily and remarks made by Fr. John Hopkins and Bishop Francis Malooly at a special farewell Mass at St. Margaret of Scotland Church in Glasgow, Delaware on July 19, 2009.
Click here to hear Bishop Barres’ ordination/installation comments recorded on July 30, 2009 at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Click on items below to hear coverage of Bishop W. Francis Malooly’s appointment and installation as the Bishop of Wilmington:
Click here to listen to the press conference introducing Bishop Malooly as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington
Click here to listen to Bishop Malooly’s homily recorded at the Solemn Vespers for priests, religious and deacons and their wives, at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Wilmington on September 7, 2008.
Click here to listen to parts of Archbishop Edwin O’Brien’s welcoming comments and Bishop W. Francis Malooly’s homily recorded at Bishop Malooly’s Mass of Installation at St. Elizabeth Church in Wilmington on September 8, 2008.
Click on items below to hear important comments, statements, messages or homilies from Bishop Malooly:
Click here to hear Bishop Francis Malooly’s homily given at the Chrism Mass on April 6, 2009
Click here to hear Bishop Malooly’s ordination homily recorded May 16, 2009 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Wilmington
Pray the Rosary with Bishop Saltarelli:
Click here to pray the Joyful Mysteries with Bishop Saltarelli (Pray these Mysteries every Monday; also Sundays during Advent)
Click here to pray the Sorrowful Mysteries with Bishop Saltarelli (Pray these Mysteries every Tuesday and Friday; also Sundays during Lent) C
lick here to pray the Glorious Mysteries with Bishop Saltarelli (Pray these Mysteries every Wednesday and Saturday; also Sundays when it is neither Advent nor Lent)
Click here to pray the Luminous Mysteries with Bishop Saltarelli (Pray these Mysteries every Thursday)
Click here to hear Bishop Saltarelli’s Statement “Through Mary to Jesus: the Spiritual Value of the Rosary”