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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.

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The Universal Call to Holiness


On today’s Rome edition of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Fr. John Paul Mary Zeller, MFVA, to the show. Our hosts discuss the universal call to holiness vis-à-vis Pope Francis’ recent apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate.

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Divine Mercy Sunday


On this special Rome edition of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Fr. Jordan Turano, O.P., to the show. The two discuss the Feast of Divine Mercy Sunday, the Missionaries of Mercy (which include several friars of the Province of St. Joseph), and the importance of going to confession.

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Holy Week


Fr.’s John Maria Devaney, O.P., Augustine Dada conclude their Mercy of God mini-series on this special Holy Week edition of Word to Life.

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The Mercy of God: Palm Sunday


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., & Fr. Augustine Dada reflect on the importance of hoping in the mercy of Jesus Christ and discuss the readings for Palm Sunday.

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The Feast of Saint Patrick


On today’s episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Fr. Charles Connor to the show. Fr. Charles is the author of, “Pioneer Priests and Makeshift Altars: A History of Catholicism in the Thirteen Colonies.” Our hosts discuss this Sundays lectionary readings and the Feast of Saint Patrick.

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The Mercy of God: Part II


On Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Augustine Dada continue their mini-series on the mercy of God by discussing the Sacrament of Reconciliation & the Decalogue.

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The Ten Commandments


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. welcomes Catholic priest & musician, Fr. Kevin McGoldrick to the show to discuss the 10 Commandments.

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The Mercy of God: A Mini-Series


On this special edition of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Augustine Dada inaugurate a mini-series centered on the mercy of God. Fr. John and Fr. Augustine are both Missionaries of Mercy, which corresponded to the Jubilee Year of Mercy from 2015 — 2016. During the broadcast, our hosts discuss Pope Francis’ Lenten Letter and the mercy we receive in the Sacrament of Confession.

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Into The Desert


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. highlights the liturgical changes that have occurred now that we’ve entered the season of Lent.