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The Baptism of the Lord


On this episode of the Word to Life Podcast, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., is joined by Fr. Jose Diaz, a priest of the Archdiocese of Brooklyn. Our hosts discuss the importance of baptism and how it deepens our union with God.

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The Christmas Season


On this Christmas episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., plays selections from the album, “Christ Was Born to Save: Christmas with the Dominican Friars,” and shares Christmas meditations by Ven. Fulton J. Sheen.

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The Holy Family


As we look forward to the New Year, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites, Fr. Stan Fortuna, CFR, to Word to Life. Drawing on the readings for this Sunday’s Feast of the Holy Family, our hosts explain the importance of the family, the domestic church, and how the family can draw its members closer to God.

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Christmas


On this special episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites, Fr. Luke Hoyt, O.P., to the show. Our hosts discuss the many liturgies and readings for Christmas.

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Gaudete Sunday


This Sunday, the Church celebrates Gaudete Sunday, whereby the faithful rejoice in hopeful anticipation of the coming of the Lord. To help explain this unique Sunday in Advent, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Fr. Joseph Scordo, O.P., to Word to Life.

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International Dominican Foundation


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Fr. Allen Moran, O.P., President of the International Dominican Foundation, to the show. Our hosts discuss the work of the IDF, which is responsible for raising funds for institutions directly under the jurisdiction of the Master of the Order: the Angelicum, L’École Biblique in Jerusalem, and IDEO in Cairo, Egypt.

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Advent


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Fr. Walter Wagner, O.P., Pastor of the Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena, to the show. Our guests discuss the theological virtue of hope and reflect of the meaning of the Advent season.

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Christ the King of the Universe


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Fr. Luke Hoyt, O.P., back to the show. Our hosts talk about the kingship of Christ the Lord, King of the Universe.

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The Second Coming of the Lord


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Fr. Jerome Zeiler, O.P., to the show. In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus speaks about the end times—our hosts unpack this Gospel and reflect on why it’s important for Catholics to be prepared for the coming of the Lord.

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Generous In All Things


Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., sits down with Fr. Benedict Croell, O.P., Director of Development & Mission Advancement for the Angelicum, on this episode of Word to Life. In light of Sunday’s readings, our hosts discuss the importance of being generous with God in all that we do.