February 24, 2020 — (Wilmington, Delaware) — In upcoming weeks, Catholic Forum, the radio program/podcast of the Diocese of Wilmington, will present a lineup to help listeners make Lent more meaningful. Catholic Forum is heard each Saturday morning at 11:00 on Relevant Radio 640 that reaches all of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore. After it airs, programs are available online at cdow.org/CatholicForum and on the Apple, Spotify and iHeartRadio podcast platforms.
The April 29th program will include a discussion of the upcoming Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Delmarva conference. Al Wyllie, one of the conference planners, will tell listeners about this Lenten event for men that will be held on March 21, 2020 at the Church of the Holy Cross in Dover. On the March 7th episode, Lenten reflections from four local priests will be presented from the Catholic Forum archives. Excerpts from past interviews with Father Joseph Cocucci, Father Joseph McQuaide, Father Michael Murray, and Monsignor J. Thomas Cini will be featured. On March 21st, Mr. Chris West, Community Engagement Manager with Catholic Relief Services (CRS), will tell listeners how to make Lent more meaningful with their Rice Bowl program. On the March 21st show, Father William Saunders from the Diocese of Arlington, will discuss his book, “Celebrating a Holy Catholic Easter: A Guide to the Customs and Devotions of Lent and the Season of Christ’s Resurrection.” Renowned Marian theologian, Father Edward Looney, will discuss his book, “A Lenten Journey with Mother Mary,” on the March 28, 2020 program. Additionally, the program that aired on February 22nd featured author and speaker, Gary Zimak, discussing his book, “Give Up Worry for Lent.” That program is available at cdow.org/CatholicForum and via podcast.
Catholic Forum is one of longest running Catholic radio programs in the United States having debuted in April 1939. It is a production of the Diocese of Wilmington’s Office of Communication.
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