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The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., & Fr. Mannes Matous, O.P., talk about the life & grace of Saint John the Baptist.

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The Universal Church


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., & Br. Justin Bolger, O.P., explore the breadth of the word “Catholic” & discuss the Four Marks of the Church (its One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic aspects.)

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The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus


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Corpus Christi


On this episode of the Word to Life podcast, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Br. Justin Bolger, O.P. to the show. Our hosts discuss the Feast of Corpus Christi and the Eucharist, the source and summit of our lives as Catholics.

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The Blessed Trinity


On this episode of the Word to Life Podcast, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Fr. Kenneth Brighenti to the show. Fr. Kenneth is the pastor of St. Magdalen de Pazzi Church in Flemington, NJ & the co-author of “Catholicism For Dummies”.

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Pentecost Sunday


Veni Sancte Spiritus! The Holy Spirit is the subject of today’s Word to Life podcast. Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. welcomes Br. Simon Dankoski, CFR to the show; our guests discuss the Feast of Pentecost & remember the late Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR.

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Mothers Day


On this Mothers Day edition of the Word to Life podcast, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., and Los Angeles based film composer, Stephen Edwards discuss his composition entitled, “Requiem for my Mother.” Stephen used the text of the Mass for the Dead and in the tradition of Mozart, DuruflĂ©, and Brahms who composed their own musical settings for the Requiem Mass. This project is also featured in the documentary of the same name airing on public television throughout the United States this Mothers Day weekend.

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Blackfriars Repertory Theatre


Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P., to the Word to Life. Our hosts discuss the 20 year anniversary of Blackfriars Repertory Theatre & its current production, “The Rainmaker”, which is now running at the Sheen Center in NYC.

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A Catholic Family


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes author and host of the Jennifer Fulwiler Show to the program. Our hosts discuss Jennifer’s new book, “One Beautiful Dream” and the ups and downs of family life.

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I Am the Good Shepherd


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes a fellow friar, Fr. Luke Mary Fletcher, CFR, to the show. Our hosts reflect on the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter (also known as Good Shepherd Sunday), and discuss the annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations.