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We're happy to be starting a new video podcast and (eventually) weekly hangout for our community at! Tune in weekly on Tuesdays for conversation and fun. In today's quick "test run", founder Lisa Hendey and CM writer Erika Marie talk about our goals for the show. Subscribe at iTunes by searching for CM Hangout Podcast, catch us on YouTube, and help us spread the word by using #CMHangout on your favorite social media platform.

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I’m happy to share the recording of this week’s episode of the all new “Catholic Moments”, which is now airing as a bi-weekly radio program on Radio Maria USA. In our very first show, we were honored to feature the work of two special friends of mine, Fr. Robert Reed and Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle.

Fr. Robert Reed

Renewed by Fr. Robert Reed

Fr. Robert Reed is president and CEO of CatholicTV and a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston. He is the cohost of CatholicTV’s popular show, This is the Day, and often celebrates Mass and prays the Rosary on the network. Reed was educated at St. John’s Preparatory School and prepared for the priesthood at St. John Seminary College in Boston and the Pontifical North American College in Rome. Reed also studied broadcast administration at Boston University’s School of Communication. Fr. Reed is the author of Renewed: Ten Ways to Rediscover the Saints, Embrace Your Gifts, and Revive Your Catholic Faith.


Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle

Bringing Lent Home with St. John Paul II by Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle

Bringing Lent Home with St. John Paul II by Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle

Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is a wife and mother, an award-winning and best-selling author and journalist, speaker, catechist, pilgrimage host, and the EWTN television host of Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms and Catholic Mom’s Cafe, which she created. She knew Blessed Mother Teresa for ten years and is a frequent guest on national Catholic radio and television. Donna-Marie joined us to share her newest book Bringing Lent Home with St. John Paul II: Prayers, Reflections, and Activities for Families.


To share feedback for our program, call 866-333-6279 (MARY) during show hours, send a message through the Radio Maria website (click “send a message” in the upper right hand corner) or leave a comment here on the blog. Your feedback will help in planning future episodes.

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Fulton Poppe

Whole30 update

Spanish Coloring

Oregon Trip


Pat Gohn: Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious: Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood

Fr. Michael Gaitley: The One Thing Is Three: How the Most Holy Trinity Explains Everything


* Meg Matenaer -We named him Ignatius

* Marc Cardaronella - Gadgets, Books and Cuddles: Tips for Taking Your Kids to Adoration

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Welcome back to the Catholic Moments Podcast! Site updates, book picks, Lisa’s life and more.

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Sorry for the long delay between shows -- here's a brief but fun conversation with Sarah Vabulas of - enjoy!

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Dorothy Pilarski and Emilio Estevez

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Randy Hain and Brother Francis' Friend Robert Fernandez

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Welcome back and The Mighty Macs

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Joe Condit is from a big Catholic family and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio where he attended an all boys Catholic high school then went on to graduate from Miami University.  A pure entrepreneur, he has founded and been involved in 8 companies, currently owning 5.  His most valued pride and joy is his apostolate and brainchild, CMG Booking which is a company dedicated to helping people from all over the world find and book great Catholic Speakers.

Please join me in thanking our Catholic Moments contributors by visiting their sites:  Deacon Tom FoxLisa MladnichAverySarah Reinhard.

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