Father Landry on Hope, and Len Oswald of Guadalupe Radio Network (June 3)
This week on Register Radio we interview Len Oswald, who is retiring from EWTN’s largest radio affiliate, Guadalupe Radio Network, after 27 years. Then Register columnist Father Roger Landry talks about hope and how it helps those who are sinking into suicide and depression.
Four Years After Burial, Missouri Nun’s Body Found Surprisingly Well-Preserved (May 27)
Hundreds of pilgrims have flocked to a Missouri monastery this week to see the remains of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster, a Benedictine sister who died four years ago and whose recently exhumed body shows very little signs of decay. EWTN News’ Kelsey Wicks went to Gower, Missouri, last weekend to cover this remarkable story.
Dealing With Infertility (May 20)
The month of May, with its celebration of mothers, can leave some women feeling desolate. Today we talk with two women, writers and advocates Leigh Snead and Mary Bruno, who have experienced the pain of infertility and who have leaned into their suffering, through God’s help, to yield beautiful witness to adoption and spiritual motherhood.
Mother’s Day Special (May 13)
We celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday with warm appreciation for all the women who are mothers — physically or spiritually bearing, nurturing and loving children. On Register Radio, managing editor of NCRegister.com Alyssa Murphy talks to Lisa Wheeler about entering motherhood through fostering and adopting children. And then we talk with feature writer Lindsey Weishar about the special role of women in bringing children to Christ.
Pope in Hungary, German Tax on Catholicism (May 6)
One of the top stories at NCRegister.com last month was about a web platform that seeks to combat porn addictions. The project took its inspiration from an unlikely source: Blessed Carlo Acutis. Register writer Solène Tadié wrote that story. She joins us now from Rome just days after she followed Pope Francis’ travels to Hungary last weekend. Solène gives us highlights about the unique ways of evangelizing in our culture and the impact of the Holy Father on young and old alike in Hungary. Then we turn to happenings in the Church in another European country, Germany. Jonathan Liedl has more on the situation there, and we examine the question: How does the German tax influence German Catholicism?
SCOTUS Cases and Pro-Life Colleges (April 29)
Heightened attention is on the Supreme Court again these days over issues of abortion and religious liberty. Today Register columnist Andrea Picciotti-Bayer provides insights into the Supreme Court’s latest cases, including the ruling on the abortion pill and the oral arguments the justices heard related to a former postal worker who refused to work on Sunday. Then we turn to hearing about a Catholic university that’s stepping up its commitment to life and dignity by offering young, single moms childcare, housing and a compassionate community. Register’s national correspondent Lauretta Brown has the story.
Celebrating Mother Angelica’s 100th Birthday (April 22 Episode)
Happy Birthday to Mother Angelica! On April 20, Mother Mary Angelica, the nun who created the world’s largest Catholic media network, would have turned 100 years old. EWTN Global Catholic Television Network’s founder, who died in 2016, has had a profound impact on Catholics in the United States and around the world. Today on Register Radio, Father Joseph Mary shares stories of Mother Angelica’s great trust and how that continues to impact EWTN’s work. Then the Register’s Digital Managing Editor, Alyssa Murphy, brings us stories from listeners and readers who have been touched by Mother.
Divine Mercy Sunday 2023 (April 15)
This weekend the Universal Church celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday. Pope John Paul II dedicated the Second Sunday of Easter to ‘The Feast of Mercy’ in 2000 at the canonization of the Polish religious sister St. Faustina Kowalska and since then devotion has grown tremendously. Today on Register Radio, Register writers Matt McDonald and Lauretta Brown talk about the growth of the Divine Mercy devotion as well as some ways to partake in this feast day’s greatest offerings.