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Morning Glory 032119 – Fasting and Feasting

Morning Glory discusses the challenges with feasting and fasting. Do we really know how to do either? We also look at Scriptures’ account of Cain getting a wife. How could that be? What is the spiritual meaning of the text? The team talks about the different kinds of relationships the faithful have with their priests. We have a frank discussion on keeping appropriate boundaries. We discuss St. Francis De Sales’ meditation on hell and how meditation on this helps purge one of affection for sin. Of course we touch on the Gospel and listener emails.

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Morning Glory 032019 -Heeding Christ’s Teaching

Catholicism is rooted in the directives given by Christ and today the hosts hit on several topics which can be hard for Catholics and Protestants alike to understand.  Just what would happen in an assisted suicide of a Catholic – and what are the long-term effects on the loved ones of that person? Exorcism prayers used to be part of the baptismal sacrament.  Monsignor Pope offers the meaning behind them, and why they could be making a comeback.  The team also takes a look at the sacrament of confession to address the frequently asked question, “Why do we confess to a priest, and not directly to God?”.  A meditation on judgement is part of the on-going Lenten series, so grab your cup of coffee and join us for all this and more on Morning Glory!


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Morning Glory 031919 – Celebrating St. Joseph

On the Feast of St. Joseph, the team shared that St. Joseph always responded to God’s will, even though he never spoke a word in the Bible.  He lived his life as a true man of God, and at his death, was surrounded by our Holy Mother and her Son, Jesus, making St. Joseph the patron of a happy death.  Fittingly, Gloria continued the Lenten season by examining a meditation on death, taken from St. Francis de Sales’ Introduction to the Devout Life, and how it is not an end but rather a beginning of our eternal life.  True feminists were highlighted by taking a look at the four female doctors of the church and their contributions to the faith.  Come find out more by listening to Morning Glory – It’s Catholic from Coast to Coast!


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Headed to Heaven …. And Texas!

A great start to the week begins with Morning Glory, and this morning the Monsignor Charles Pope headed a discussion on heaven and what so many people’s perceptions are.  Yet, where is God in these ideas of what heaven will be like?  How can we acquire the love of heaven, and prepare for eternity with God? The team has some answers, and so do our listeners via email!  And on their way to heaven via Texas – the Dominican Sisters! With space running out in their Ann Arbor, Michigan, convent, the Dominican sisters are headed west to Texas!  Deacon Harold shares the wonderful news of BOOMING numbers of young women choosing the religious life.  Finally, Gloria continues her Lenten series from Introduction to the Devout Life with a meditation on sin.


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Morning Glory 031419 – Life Matters

While news of late term abortion has been in the headlines, the team relays some “wins” for life, including California’s moratorium on the death penalty and the successful surgery of a child removed from the womb and then returned to it.   Faith in art is explored, and the Lenten series on Introduction to the Devout Life continues.    All this, and more on Morning Glory!


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Morning Glory 031319 – Spring Cleaning

Morning Glory talks about the common thread between the massive cheating scandal in elite college admissions and the DOJ ordering the FBI not to consider charging Clinton in her poor handling of classified info. We also discuss if Lent really is 40 days long, a lost Caravaggio worth $171 million, and the means for purging oneself of affection for sin by meditating on our creation. Of course we discuss the Gospel and respond to listener feedback.


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Morning Glory 031219 – Eastern Catholic Rites

Morning Glory clarifies what it means to restrict a retired Bishop’s ministry, examines the heartbeat bills in Georgia and Tennessee, and weighs in on praying the rosary during Mass. The team also grappled with public scandal and sins that are not readily seen. We also examine the beauty of the Eastern Catholic rites, Eucharistic healing, and a father suing an abortion clinic on behalf his child. Of course we discuss listener emails and the Gospel.