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.
2022-01-23 - LOVE NEVER FAILS: LIVING THE CATHOLIC FAITH IN OUR DAILY LIVES
Love Never Fails, Bishop Hying’s Episcopal motto and way of life, has invaluable reflections on Catholicism for us all. “Love never fails,” the Bishop concludes, “because Christ has won the victory for us as we journey to the Father's house."
2022-01-16 - THE ABOLITION OF WOMEN: HOW RADICAL FEMINISM IS BETRAYING WOMEN
Doug Keck welcomes mystery author Fiorella Nash to discuss her new book challenging the feminist obsession with abortion. She wants both sides to share what they have in common, rather than what divides them.
2022-01-02 - JESUS AND THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS, AND JESUS AND THE OLD TESTAMENT ROOTS OF THE PRIESTHOOD
Dr. John Bergsma discusses his new book on the Dead Sea Scrolls. These “pen on paper” documents during the ministry of Our Lord fill in gaps in the culture and theology of the Old Testament, only implied in the Gospels.
2021-12-26 - ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL
Doug Keck welcomes James Day to discuss his book on Saint Michael. Fascinated with the angel since childhood, it “builds the foundation for devotion to this great archangel, who truly does defend us against Satan when we ask."
2021-12-26 - Fr. Chris Alar, MIC: Understanding Divine Mercy
Fr. Chris Alar, priest with the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception and Director of the Association of Marian Helpers in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, joins Doug on EWTN Bookmark to discuss Understanding Divine Mercy. Pope St. John Paul II brought St. Faustina’s apparitions of Our Lord to the attention of the Catholic world in the mid-1990s, and often said that “There is nothing that man needs more than Divine Mercy.” Fr. Chris explains what Divine Mercy is, what Our Lord’s appearances to a little Polish nun in the 1930s were all about, and what the extraordinary promise that Jesus offers us on every Divine Mercy Sunday means.
2021-12-19 - Cardinal Fernando Filoni, The House Was Filled with the Fragrance of the Perfume: A Spirituality of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre
Cardinal Fernando Filoni discusses the spirituality of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, observing that its mission is “… to nourish zeal toward the Land of Christ for the support of the Catholic Church and the Christian presence there.”
2021-12-12 - ADOPTION: SHOULD YOU, COULD YOU, AND THEN WHAT: STRAIGHT ANSWERS FROM A PSYCHOLOGIST AND ADOPTIVE FATHER OF TEN
In his new book, psychologist Dr. Ray Guarendi gives straight answers to the most-asked adoption questions. This adoptive father of 10 joins Doug Keck to demystify adoption’s misperceptions and encourage others to consider it.
2021-12-05 - ESCAPE FROM EVIL'S DARKNESS: THE LIGHT OF CHRIST IN THE CHURCH, SPIRITUAL CONVERSION, AND MORAL CONVERSION
"Christ has victory over Satan," Fr. Spitzer says in discussing his new book, part of a trilogy on recognizing and confronting evil. He shows how to access Christ’s help to tip the balance in heaven and hell’s cosmic struggle.
2021-12-05 - ABIDE IN THE HEART OF CHRIST: A 10-DAY PERSONAL RETREAT WITH ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA
Fr. Joe Laramie shows us the way to deepen our relationship with Jesus based on the teachings of St. Ignatius Loyola. His guide to a personal retreat can be absorbed over a long weekend or 10 Sundays in a row.
2021-11-28 - LIBERTY'S LIONS: THE CATHOLIC REVOLUTIONARIES WHO ESTABLISHED AMERICA
Twelve chapters gather together in one place, for the first time, the significant contributions of Catholics to the American Revolution. More than simply support the colonials in their cause of freedom from England, the Catholics helped lead it.
2021-11-14 - THEY MIGHT BE SAINTS: STORIES OF EXCEPTIONAL CATHOLICS
Host of EWTN’s "They Might Be Saints" covers the inspiring lives of 24 Venerables and Blesseds on the path to sainthood. Included is a demystification of the entire canonization process, with everything you've always wanted to know about sainthood.
2021-11-07 - ST. JOSEPH'S DONKEY, AND THE BEGGAR AND THE BLUEBIRD
Two children’s books are on tap today. St. Joseph’s Donkey introduces kids to Joseph through his hardworking donkey. And a bluebird’s plans to fly south are derailed by a beggar’s pleas in The Beggar and the Bluebird.
2021-10-31 - ABC: GET TO KNOW THE SAINTS WITH ME!
A look at Caroline Perkins' new book for children of all ages. In ABC - Get to Know the Saints with Me, she teaches us important facts about those saintly individuals who handled the same challenges we face today.
2021-10-24 - DEATH: THE FINAL SURRENDER
Fr. Cedric’s two near-death experiences in 1977 led him to turn his carpe diem lifestyle around and enter the seminary. He joins Doug to discuss his new book that details his powerful and life-changing testimony.
2021-10-17 - REMEMBER YOUR DEATH: MEMENTO MORI LENTEN DEVOTIONAL
Sr. Theresa Aletheia was inspired to start meditating on her death, a practice begun by her order’s founder. She found it helpful, and to provide a resource for others to begin this practice in their own prayer lives, Remember Your Death was born.