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1st Catholic Chicago 8-9 AM
2nd Catholic Schools Today 8-9 AM
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  Black Catholic Initiative 8-8:30 AM
  Voice of Charity 8:30-9 AM
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1st Fully Alive 8-9 AM
2nd Lifelong Journey 8-9 AM
3rd On The Way 8-9 AM
4th Focus On the Liturgy 8-9 AM
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1st Dare to Love 8-8:30 AM
1st Diakonia: A Call to Service 8:30-9 AM
2nd Catholic Chicago 8-9 AM
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4th Catholic Chicago 8-9 AM
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  Chicago Católico Radio 8-9 AM
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  Catholic Chicago Week in Review 9-10 AM
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Focus On The Liturgy

4th Wednesday Monthly 8-9 a.m.
WNDZ 750-AM
Todd Williamson Timothy Johnston

Focus on the Liturgy brings the mission of developing and deepening the liturgical life of the parishes and institutions of the Archdiocese to the airwaves. The program is co-hosted by Todd Williamson,  Director of the Office for Divine Worship, and Timothy Johnston, Liturgy Training Publications Editor.

MARIAN FEAST DAYS AND THE LITURGY

In this broadcast of Focus on the Liturgy, cohosts Timothy Johnston and Todd Williamson talk about Mary and the Liturgy. Throughout the year there are a number of days on which the Liturgy of the Church commemorates some aspect of the Blessed Virgin Mary – events in her life (e.g., the Annunciation on March 25), or some aspect of Marian Theology (e.g., Mary, Mother of God on January 1) or an apparition of Mary (e.g., Our Lady of Lourdes on February 11). They discuss the liturgical celebration of Mary, a tradition which the Church has held from the earlies years of Christianity.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 | Stream | Download

THE FOUR-FOLD PRESENCE OF CHRIST IN THE LITURGY

The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, the very first document of the Second Vatican Council, in which the Church first called for the renewal of the Liturgical Life of the Church, notes in the Liturgy, Christ is present in 4 main ways. In this broadcast of Focus on the Liturgy, Hosts Timothy Johnston (LTP) and Todd Williamson (ODW) discuss those four ways that Christ is present: in the Liturgical Assembly, in the Word of God, in the Minister and especially in the Eucharist and Sacraments.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | Stream | Download

EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY TIME

In this broadcast of Focus on the Liturgy, co-hosts Timothy Johnston and Todd Williamson discuss the theology and the spirituality that is at the heart of Ordinary Time. They discuss the season as one that directs us to and helps focus us on the role of Discipleship into which we, as Catholics, have been baptized. In addition, they discuss the “Theological Feasts” of our liturgical calendar. That is, the feasts that don’t celebrate a Saint, but rather that celebrates a theological tenant of our faith (e.g, Trinity Sunday, Corpus Christi, Christ the King, etc.).
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Stream | Download

THE FULL SEASON OF EASTER

In this broadcast of Focus on the Liturgy, co-hosts Timothy Johnston and Todd Williamson discuss the full season of Easter. Exploring the theology of the season, looking at it's structure, and breaking open the great Feasts of Ascension and Pentecost, they reflect on the power and profundity the 50 Day Feast!
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | Stream | Download

BREAKING OPEN THE TRIDUUM

It’s Easter Week! Just days ago, the Church has celebrated the most holiest of all our Liturgies – the liturgies of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. In this broadcast of Focus on the Liturgy, co-hosts Timothy Johnston and Todd Williamson break open these sacred rites and explore the theology and spirituality of them. From the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, through the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and culminating with the Easter Vigil, Timothy and Todd help the listeners to reflect back on what They’ve experience in their parishes.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | Stream | Download

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