Host Doug Keck and his guests reveal the lives and works of renowned Catholic authors, unveiling the Christian themes and philosophy that inspired their writing.
2021-09-12 - CONTAGIOUS FAITH: WHY THE CHURCH MUST SPREAD HOPE, NOT FEAR, IN A PANDEMIC
Philip Lawler reflects on the past year of our life with Covid, and sets forth how we're to live our lives as Catholics, going forward with faith, not fear, and with consistently full access to the sacraments and freedoms as Americans.
2021-09-05 - THE POLITICS OF ENVY
Dr. Anne Hendershott explains why envy is the worst of the Seven Deadly Sins. The Bible specifically warns us that this disordered thinking is the root cause of mobs, violence, and leanings toward socialism and Marxism.
2021-08-29 - GRACE EXPLAINED: HOW TO RECEIVE AND RETAIN GOD'S MOST POTENT GIFT
In his new book, Father Brian Mullady provides a very powerful explanation of Grace. As he tells host Doug Keck, we prepare for heaven by means of sanctifying grace, and thus enter into a loving relationship with God."
2021-08-22 - REAL RELIGION: HOW TO AVOID FALSE FAITH AND WORSHIP GOD IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH
Fr. Jeffrey Kirby discusses his new book designed to unmask God so that we can praise and adore Him in truth. He says Real Religion is the actual worship of God, while false religion takes the focus off God and puts it on ourselves.
2021-08-15 - THE ROSARY, AND OUR LADY'S PICTURE BOOK
Tom Nash has geared his new book toward those who have questions about various aspects of the rosary. He joins Doug Keck to explain how this powerful tool for prayer and meditation is really an encounter with Jesus Christ.
2021-08-08 - TEACHING WITH AUTHORITY, AND A DAILY DEFENSE
Jimmy Akin discusses his two latest books. “Teaching with Authority” empowers people to understand Church documents and concepts. “A Daily Defense” devotes 365 pages to helping Catholics become better apologists.
2021-08-01 - IT IS RIGHT AND JUST: WHY THE FUTURE OF CIVILIZATION DEPENDS UPON TRUE RELIGION
Dr. Scott Hahn joins Doug Keck to offer a wake-up call to Catholics. His new book explains why the very future of civilization depends on true religion, and it begins with ourselves, our marriages, our families and our communities.
2021-07-25 - LIVING THE SCRIPTURES BY MOTHER ANGELICA
Fr. Joseph Wolfe was an MFVA Brother in 1988, and worked on Mother’s series, Living the Scriptures, as an engineer. Those on-air presentations became this book, Fr. Joseph says, and when we read Scripture, Jesus is speaking directly to us.
2021-07-18 - THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE FOR SOLVING BIBLICAL QUESTIONS ABOUT MARY: MARY AMONG THE EVANGELISTS
William Albrecht’s richly researched new book helps Catholics understand the wonderful truth about the Blessed Virgin Mary. Today, he joins Doug to discuss the definitive guide for solving Biblical questions about Mary.
2021-07-11 - CUSTOS: TOTAL CONSECRATION TO SAINT JOSEPH, AND GOD'S PLAN TO SUPPORT HIS CHURCH
Author Devin Schadt talks about his new book on fatherhood, and how the ageless example of St. Joseph as husband, father and guardian can be a blueprint for us to imitate his path of lifelong sanctity and spirituality.
2021-06-27 - JESUS, THE MASTER PSYCHOLOGIST: LISTEN TO HIM
Dr. Ray Guarendi joins Doug Keck to discuss his new book, Jesus, the Master Psychologist, which explores Our Lord’s wisdom and the hidden truths of his teaching in the context of modern psychology and human behavior.
2021-06-20 - HOW ISLAM LED ME BACK TO CHRIST
The son of devout Catholics, Charbel Raish fell away from the Church, and was ready to give his life over to Allah when he decided to ask God what His wish was for him. Hear his amazing conversion story on today’s program.
2021-06-13 - THE DEAL
In his new book, The Deal, Chuck Neff explains the part God plays in every marriage, whether the couple recognizes Him or not, and the great fulfillment that the sacrament of marriage has for those who say, “I do.”
2021-06-13 - Teresa Tomeo, Listening for God: Discovering the Incredible Ways God Speaks to Us
Teresa Tomeo’s Listening for God: Discovering the Incredible Ways God Speaks to Us relates the author’s experiences in God’s reaching out to her. Teresa also queried friends and Catholic media associates for their recollections of times when God touched them through circumstances, holy encounters, and what Teresa calls “Godincidents.’ God is always talking to us, Tomeo says, trying to get our attention away from our technology devices and our overscheduled lives. “When we get silent, get on our knees, and humble ourselves before God, He answers us.” Listening for God: Discovering the Incredible Ways God Speaks to Us is the author’s latest, and possibly one of her most important, books.