Register Radio shines the truth of the Gospel on the events of the day…to equip Catholics with the insight and encouragement necessary to engage the culture for Christ.
Register Radio - 05/29/2020 - Churches Closed- Abortion Open
Even in a pandemic, the battle over abortion in the United States is vivid. First abortion businesses pushed to be recognized as essential services and next Planned Parenthood applied for federal relief funds. The Trump Administration has pushed back. Register Reporter Lauretta Brown brings us the story. And as states all across America are re-opening, controversy continues to swirl around the question of why in some places churches are not considered essential. We talk to Montse Alvarado, executive director of Becket.
Register Radio - 05/22/2020 - Catching Up with COVID-19 developments
Churches are re-opening across the country, but some of them are in defiance of their own state governors. And the U.S. Justice Department office of Civil Rights is weighing in. Meanwhile, in Europe, similar battles are under way over when and how the faithful can return safely to Mass and the Sacraments. This week on Register Radio we catch up on all of the COVID-19 developments. Plus, we look at other news that may have been missed in the midst of the pandemic.
Register Radio - 05/15/2020 - Music and Sacraments during Covid Crisis
The power of music to comfort, to teach, and to help us lift our eyes and hearts to the divine is needed now more than ever. This week on Register Radio, we talk to two members of the Gloriæ Dei Cantores (Latin for "Singers to the Glory of God") is a 40-voice choir based in the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans, Massachusetts. And, the Thomistic Institute is helping churches to resume the public celebration of the sacraments safely and reverently. We are joined by Dr. Thomas McGovern, co-host of EWTN Radio’s weekly program, “Doctor, Doctor.”
Register Radio - 05/09/2020 - Dr. Scott Hahn- Hope To Die
n these difficult days for people across the globe, there is something powerfully helpful for Catholics to remember the authentic Christian meaning of death and the resurrection of the body. It is, as our guests this week like to stress, important to explore the significance of death and burial from a Catholic perspective, precisely because of the hope it brings to us. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Dr. Scott Hahn about his new book, Hope to Die.
Register Radio - 05/08/2020 - Dr Scoot Hahn- Hope to Die
In these difficult days for people across the globe, there is something powerfully helpful for Catholics to remember the authentic Christian meaning of death and the resurrection of the body. It is, as our guests this week like to stress, important to explore the significance of death and burial from a Catholic perspective, precisely because of the hope it brings to us. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Dr. Scott Hahn about his new book, Hope to Die.
Register Radio - 05/01/2020 - Homeschooling & Miss America
Even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, the culture wars in the country continue. The late, great Phyllis Schlafly is being portrayed as an enemy of women and social progress in a new series on Hulu. And even as parents are homeschooling their children, Harvard University is calling for an end to all teaching at home. This week on Register Radio we look at the latest controversies with Register correspondent Lauretta Brown and Register editor Alyssa Murphy
Register Radio - 04/25/2020 - Priests on the COVID 19 Frontline
Across the United States, as governors are weighing how to safely lift shelter in place orders, Church leaders are exploring how to continue to care for their flock’s spiritual needs. We are joined by Register contributors Kate Scanlan, Peter Jesserer Smith and Alyssa Murphy, who have covered stories about priests on the front lines, Confession sheds, and how dioceses are weighing reopening public sacraments.
Register Radio - 04/17/2020 - Archbishop Gregory Aymond Interview
This week’s show features Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans, who on March 23 became the first bishop to announce that he tested positive for Coronavirus. He spoke to Jeanette De Melo by phone on April 9 just hours before celebrating Holy Thursday liturgy. But first Matthew Bunson and Jeanette catch up on the latest news—at least one U.S. diocese is resuming public masses, and the pro-life community reaches out to serve women in crisis pregnancies.
Register Radio - 04/03/2020 - Holy Week in a COVID-19 World
As we enter Holy Week, Catholics everywhere will mark the holiest days of the liturgical year at home and unable to go to our churches and cathedrals. While the Coronavirus pandemic has likely increased our prayer life, it has crippled many Catholics’ sacramental life. Fr. Raymond De Souza, Register columnist joins us to talk about the impact the limiting of sacraments has on bishops, priests, and the faithful. Then we turn to how to best celebrate a prayerful and solemn Holy Week and Easter from home? We talk to Chris Carstens about his new book, Devotional Journey into the Easter Mystery.
Register Radio - 03/31/2020 - In Coronavirus- How Christ is Present
How Christ Makes Himself Present to the City and to the World Host Jeanette De Melo in an interview with Chris Carstens
Register Radio - 03/27/2020 - School and work at home -Covid19-
In the face of the Coronavirus pandemic, most people are at home – working, schooling and trying to stay busy and well. How can Catholic families who find themselves “homeschooling” during this time make the time truly productive? What are faithful Catholic colleges doing during the coronavirus pandemic? The Register has been covering this new education scene. This week we talk to Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Society. Plus, Matthew Bunson and Jeanette De Melo catch up on the latest Catholic angles on Coronavirus news.
Register Radio - 03/20/2020 - Covid19- Italy and Sacred music
With the Coronaviris pandemic now reaching every corner of the globe, how are Catholics able to respond? This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register correspondent Solene Tadie about the Coronavirus situation in Europe, especially Italy and France. And then, we talk to Dr. Jackie Leary-Warsaw dean of the school of Music, Drama, and Art at The Catholic University of America about the role of sacred music in this moment of crisis.
Register Radio - 03/13/2020 - Coronavirus and socialism in the U.S
With the world now facing a Coronavirus pandemic, Catholic Churches, schools and organizations are taking action. We take a pulse on how Catholics are responding when, we talk to Edward Pentin, the Register Rome correspondent and Lauretta Brown, the Register’s Washington correspondent about the impact of the Coronavirus on the Church and the world. And then, we talk to Register contributor Paul Kengor about the recent allure of socialism in the U.S. especially among young people. What does Church teaching have to offer on this political and economic philosophy?
Register Radio - 03/06/2020 - Coronavirus, Lent and Supreme Court Vote
The Coronavirus spreads across the globe and is impacting how Catholics live and worship. The Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that could bring us closer to ending the scourge of abortion. This week on Register Radio, we catch up on the major stories of the week being covered by the National Catholic Register. And, we hear from Emily Stimpson Chapman on her latest article on how our Lenten fasts are about so much more than loosing weight.
Register Radio - 02/28/2020 - Dan Burke: An Interview
Dan Burke came to the National Catholic Register in 2008. He’s seen the newspaper through hills and valleys. Now he’s heading to another pasture. This is his last week as head of EWTN News. And here on Register Radio, a show he started, 9 years ago, we are saying good bye for now. Jeanette DeMelo is joined by the original Register Radio host Dan Burke in his home studio.