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Stand


This week on Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. welcomes back guests Jim Reyland, playwright and founder of the Writer’s Stage, as well as actors Barry Scott and Henry “Chip” Arnold. Writer’s Stage is celebrating an upcoming national tour of the play “Stand,” which is based on Jim’s real life encounter that began on the way to daily mass and the subsequent friendship with Mr. Johnny Allen, a homeless man in Nashville. In “Stand,” Barry plays the role of Johnny (named JJ) and Henry plays the role of Jim (named Mark.)

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross


Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Fr. Luke Mary Fletcher, CFR, to this episode of Word to Life. Our hosts discuss the Holy Cross of Jesus Christ, and share insights on how we can carry our own crosses each day.

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Hospital Chaplaincy


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Mr. John Schultz, coordinator of priest chaplains for ArchCare & Fr. Thomas Chellen, chaplain at White Plains Hospital to the show. Our hosts discuss their work as hospital chaplains and the importance of this unique ministry.

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That I May See


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Fr. Barry Braum, MSE to the show. Our hosts discuss Fr. Barry’s recent book, “That I May See: Journeying from Spiritual Confusion and Blindness To the Radiance of the Eucharist.”

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Cleansing the Church


On this somber episode of the Word to Life podcast, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., and Officer Charlie Carroll of the NYPD, discuss the current sex abuse crisis in the Roman Catholic Church.

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The Life of Grace


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P. & Fr. Sebastian White, O.P., discuss the life of grace working in the soul and our transformation through the sacraments in the Church.

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Miracles


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., welcomes Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P., to the show. Our hosts discuss how God accomplishes miracles through the intercession of His saints & the devotional Shrines in our Province: the Rosary Shrine of Saint Jude & the Saint John Paul II Society & Shrine.

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Eucharistic Meditations


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., meditates the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, citing Sacred Scripture and literature from Saint Peter Julian Eymard.

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Humanae Vitae


On this episode of Word to Life, Fr. John Maria Devaney, O.P., invites Kathryn Jean Lopez of the National Review & Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie of The Catholic Association to the show. Our hosts discuss the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae & it’s affect on society in the 21st Century.

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You are a Priest Forever


This week’s episode of Word to Life was recorded at St. Louis University during the Dominican Leadership Development Seminar: a program for recently ordained priests solemnly professed cooperator brothers of the Order of Preachers. Fr. John is joined by Fr. Raymond-Marie Bryce, O.P. (Central Province of St. Albert the Great), Fr. Francis Orozco, O.P. (Southern Province of St. Martin de Porres), and Fr. Corwin Low, O.P. (Western Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus).