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  Black Catholic Initiative 8-8:30 AM
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1st Fully Alive 8-9 AM
2nd Lifelong Journey 8-9 AM
3rd Mission of Love 8-9 AM
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1st Dare to Love 8-8:30 AM
1st The Good Word 8:30-9 AM
2nd Catholic Chicago 8-9 AM
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3rd Mission Matters Live 8:30-9 AM
4th Catholic Chicago 8-9 AM
  Chicago Católico Radio 8-9 AM
  Catholic Chicago Week in Review 9-10 AM
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Mission of Love

3rd Wednesday Monthly 8 - 9 a.m.

"Mission of Love" is sponsored by the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship (OEMD). Each month, the show will focus on spreading the "Good News" through the lens of evangelization and discipleship. Topics will include ways people and communities are evangelizing, discipleship happenings in the Archdiocese of Chicago, and how we encounter Christ in our world.

Hosts: Elizabeth Jennings White, Director of the OEMD

Summer Evangelizing and New Learnings

Each summer, parish communities throughout the Archdiocese host Theology on Tap talks and discussions for young adults at local bars, restaurants and other gathering spaces. Eric Wandry, Senior Coordinator for Young Adult Engagement, joined co-hosts Beth White and Jenn Delvaux from the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship to discuss the upcoming season of Theology on Tap and the kickoff event on Monday, June 25th at The Fremont in Chicago. The event will feature Father Tom Rosica and Father Rob Galea, a priest who auditioned for Australia’s X-Factor and became an internet sensation. In addition to hearing about Father Rob’s journey, he will also perform live. To register for the kickoff or to learn more about Theology on Tap, visit The second half of the show featured Ryan Lents, Director of the Office of Human Dignity and Solidarity and Susan Amann, Associate Director of the Office of Lifelong Formation. Ryan, Susan, Jenn and Beth discussed the Divine Renovation 2018 Conference they attended in Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 11-13 and the ways in which their learnings will help the Renew My Church process in the Archdiocese.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | Stream | Download

Encounter and Accompaniment

Sr. Dominga Zapata, SH, and Ms. Elisabeth Roman joined co-hosts Beth White and Jenn Delvaux from the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship to discuss V Encuentro. Sr. Dominga and Ms. Roman shared information about the Quinto Encuentro process that has taken place in parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago over the last few years. As part of a national effort to reach out to Hispanic Catholics with a priority on evangelizing, delegates will be going to a national gathering in the fall to share their grass-roots learnings. The second half of the show was dedicated to spiritual accompaniment/direction and prayer opportunities. Dr. Mary Amore, Executive Director of Mayslake Ministries, shared information on how to find a spiritual director and some exciting workshops in fall of 2018, including a one-day gathering in October with spiritual writer, Fr. Ron Rolheiser. For more information, visit
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Stream | Download

Evangelizing through Holiness

Pope Francis released his latest Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad), focused on the call to holiness in today’s world. Co-hosts Beth White, Director of the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship, and Jenn Delvaux, Evangelization Coordinator, discussed with guests the role of holiness in evangelization. Fr. Robin Ryan, CP, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Catholic Theological Union (CTU), shared the ways in which this latest teaching is vintage Pope Francis. His focus in the document on “middle class holiness,” importance of community, and evangelization through attraction, are all themes intended for all of us. Fr. Steve Katsouros, SJ, Dean and Executive Director at Arrupe College, Loyola University Chicago, joined the conversation. He shared how the document reflects the Ignatian influences in the Pope and explored the themes of discernment, prayer, and Spiritual Direction.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Stream | Download

Beauty, Music, and Film

Host Beth White, Director of Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship, and co-host Jennifer Delvaux, Evangelization Coordinator, discussed the role of beauty in our faith. Beth spoke with Wendy Silhavy, Senior Coordinator for Liturgy and Music, about the power and importance of music in our liturgy and faith lives. Wendy shared how music is chosen for liturgies and the ability of music to convey beliefs and theological ideas in a way that people can understand. Jenn Delvaux spoke with Eric Groth, an executive producer of Paul: Apostle of Christ, opening the weekend of March 23-25. Eric shared his belief in the need for high quality, impactful media to support ministry and convey our faith to the broader culture. In addition, Eric shared about the themes and goals of his film making in general, along with the specific messages found in the Paul film. Details on the film can be found at
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | Stream | Download

Lent with CRS and Fr. James Martin

Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowls are a common part of parish life during Lent. This month’s show focused on CRS, Rice Bowls, and the special events with Fr. James Martin. Host Beth White and co-host Jenn Delvaux spoke with Beth Knobbe from the Midwest office of CRS. Beth Knobbe shared the history and mission of CRS along with the impact the Rice Bowls have on the world and our Archdiocese. All the many resources CRS offers for Lent were highlighted – from prayers to recipes to reflections to videos. Fr. James Martin, S.J., joined the show for the last half hour and shared about his writings and talks on Jesus and The Seven Last Words. He gave an excellent teaser for his two talks on March 22 and 23 at Holy Name Cathedral on Encountering Jesus: Meeting the Christ of Faith and the Jesus of History and Seven Last Words: An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | Stream | Download

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