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Parable of the Ten Virgins


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Sebastian White, O.P., chaplain at NYU’s Catholic Center, discuss the readings for the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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Common Priesthood of All Believers


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. welcomes Fr. Augustine Dada from Ondo, Nigeria who is currently serving in the Archdiocese of New York. Our hosts discuss the “common priesthood of all believers” and the readings for the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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Saint Jude: Patron of the Impossible Causes


On today’s podcast, the friars discuss the readings for tomorrow’s Feast of Sts. Simon & Jude and elaborate on the history of devotion to Saint Jude, the Patron of Impossible Causes.

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Render unto Caesar


This edition of the Word to Life Podcast welcomes back from Nashville, TN special guests Fr. Charlie Strobel founder of Room In The Inn and the Campus for Human Development homeless and poor outreach apostolate as well as playwrite and producer Jim Reyland and actor Barry Scott. We will be discussing the play Stand, now in its third tour since 2012. Written by Jim Reyland to portray the befriending of the homeless and addicted man “Johnny” played by Barry Scott. Our conversation is in light of the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time’s Gospel, how we can take a Stand against the plague of homelessness in our modern day and age.

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The Centenary of the Miracle of the Sun


Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Thomas More Garrett, O.P. host today’s episode of Word to Life. Topics include: the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s Miracle of the Sun, the Parable of the Great Banquet, and the St. John Paul II Society.

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Our Lady of the Rosary


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Stan Fortuna, CFR discuss the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary and the readings for the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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The Feast of Holy Father Francis


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Stan Fortuna, CFR discuss the traditions surrounding the Feast of Holy Father St. Francis. Additionally, we hear a snippet of Fr. Stan’s song for Saint Thérèse of Lisieux.

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Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P. reflect on the timeless message of Our Lady of Fatima, and the readings for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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Our Lady of Sorrows


Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., & special guests Frs. Declan Joseph Gibson & Sean Davidson of the Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist, discuss the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows on Word to Life.

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Examination of Conscience


On this week’s episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Luke Hoyt, O.P. use the second reading from this Sunday’s lectionary, to see how the Ten Commandments help us examine our consciences.