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Restoring Dignity
12
/10/2014
With this program, Fr. Mike begins a new series on the life and teaching of Paul of Tarsus, a man on fire with the love of Jesus.
 
   
Stuck by God: Thanksgiving
11
/26/2014
With this program, Fr. Mike begins a new series on the life and teaching of Paul of Tarsus, a man on fire with the love of Jesus.
Childhelp
12
/03/2014
With this program, Fr. Mike begins a new series on the life and teaching of Paul of Tarsus, a man on fire with the love of Jesus.
   
Prodigal Daughters
11
/12/2014
Jesus “hung out” with prostitutes! Does that shock you? What about a ministry to prostitutes today ?
Stuck by God: Paul's Life
11
/19/2014
With this program, Fr. Mike begins a new series on the life and teaching of Paul of Tarsus, a man on fire with the love of Jesus.
   
God's Women: God
10
/29/2014
We all think of God as a man. Well, maybe some women would like to think of God as a woman. What does the Bible say about this?
Ronald McDonald House
11
/05/2014
What happens when a child in your family gets sick and has to be in a hospital far from your home? In this interview, Fr. Mike and Mike Kovack talk about the beginnings of Ronald McDonald House.
   
Take Charge
10
/15/2014
What would you do if God called you to live and work in a ghetto with all that danger? That is what happened to Theresa Gartland.
God's Women: The Widow of Zarephath
10
/22/2014
Sometimes God asks big things of us. Suppose God asked you to give the little that you have and you do give it.
That is what the widow of Zarephath did
   
God's Women: Susanna
10
/01/2014
About 700 BC a beautiful woman, Susanna, the wife of Joakim, was subjected to two old men, voyeurs, who tried to catch her with their lust.
What Seniors Need
10
/08/2014
You’re old. You think your life is over. What can the Church say to give you hope and new vision to break out into things you’ve never done before?
   
Life's Choices
09
/17/2014
If you were born into a situation filled with pain, anger, hatred and struggles, where would you find God?
God's Women: Tamar
09
/24/2014
Did you know that in the Bible there is a story of a beautiful young woman who was raped? She happened to belong to the royal family of David.
   
God's Women: Jezebal
09
/03/2014
One of the most unpopular women in the Bible is Jezebel. She was an evil person. How can we relate her story to our lives? In this program, Fr. Mike sets out the historical context.
Dancing with God
09
/10/2014
Wouldn’t it be great if you were so in love with God that you had to sing – and even dance? This program talks about doing just that! 
   
Habitat Homes
08
/20/2014

We live in a world where there are too many people who have no place to live. Habitat for Humanity is doing their part in helping to solve that problem around the globe.

God's Women: Judith
08
/27/2014

All of us want to look attractive and

do things to help that happen. Where does this all fit in God’s plan.

 

   
God's Women: Bathsheba
08
/06/2014

In this next of the series of God’s Women, Fr. Mike recounts the famous story of David and Bathsheba. David follows Saul as king of the Jews. He had nine wives when he had relations with Bathsheba.

Love-Based Faith
08
/13/2014

Is there hope for us today and where is God when we need him ? Father Mike and his guest Fr. Ron Rolheiser, OMI take on this topic and throw a light on where God is in this quest.  More importantly, where are WE?

   
Remain in Me
07
/23/2014

In this interview Fr. Mike and Suzanne Stephens discuss about her conversion, how she was able to change her ways and to be a source of inspiration for her family.

Re-Think
07
/30/2014

Jesus chose young people to be his apostles and disciples. Today how do we get young people to Jesus? In this interview by Fr. Mike, Chris Estrella tells of his journey as a young person and the influence of his mother on his faith.

   
God's Women: Esther
07
/09/2014

Continuing with the serious of the women of the Old Testament, Fr. Mike talks about the character Esther.

Good Shepherd
07
/16/2014

We all want to know who Jesus is. Well, in the 10th Chapter of John, he say this is who I am.

   
Word: the Way
06
/27/2014

Many, many years ago for Catholics there was a fear of private interpretation of the Bible. For that reason Catholics were late in reading the Bible. Fortunately, that is no longer true.

News Good
07
/02/2014

Fr. Mike and John Allen talks about the changes taking place in the Catholic Church under the leadership of Pope Francis - the Francis Effect.

   
God's Women: Delilah
06
/11/2014

Continuing with the stories of the women in the Old Testament, Fr. Mike relates the familiar story of Samson and Delilah. Their bible story has been portrayed in books and movies.

God's Women: Jephthah's Daughter
06
/18/2014

Continuing with the stories of the women in the Old Testament, Fr. Mike relates the tragic story of Jephthah's daughter who had to sacrifice her life to fulfill the oath of her father Jephthah.

   
Everything Borrowed
05
/28/2014

When Jesus comes into your life, radical things can happen. A radical call might come – perhaps to go around the world and share your love!

Null & Void
06
/04/2014

Many people struggle with broken marriages. Where is Jesus in all this and how can we find healing?
Fr. Mike explores this question with Fr. David.

   
God's Women: Deborah
05
/14/2014

In this program, Fr. Mike tells the history of Deborah , the first female leader of the Jewish people. She was a counselor, judge and commander-in-chief. Quite a woman!

God's Women: Jael
05
/21/2014
Can you believe that there is a story in the Bible about a simple housewife who ends up killing the general of an enemy army. This is the story of Jael.
   
Eyes in the Skies
04
/30/2014

Fr. Mike interviews Sgt. Daniel Futscher from the San Bernardino Sheriff Department. Sgt. Futscher has had experience working in jails, operating as the dispatcher, and being the rescuer on the helicopter. He encounters people in various panic situations and has to stabilize the situation with understanding and compassion.

Global SHCJ
05
/07/2014

In the interview, Fr. Mike talks with Sr. Veronica Openibo who entered religious life in Nigeria. She talks about her relationships with people of other cultures and the importance of being kind, loving and generous in community. Sr. Veronica shares her joy and freedom in living this kind of life

   
Easter Victory
04
/16/2014

Consciously or unconsciously we push away the reality of death. We don’t want to face it. Fr. Mike looks at the life of Jesus and how he dealt with death. He was threatened six times and then finally accepts death. Because of this, we have assurance of victory over death. That is the joy of Easter.

Easter Joy
04
/23/2014

Fr. Mike wishes and prays for the very best Easter ever for you in this program for Easter Sunday, as well as for life in all its fullness.

   
Care for Creation
03
/26/2014

In this program, Fr. Mike discusses the issue of taking care of the creation.

Circle V
04
/09/2014

In this interview, Ray Lopez, Camp Director of the St. Vincent de Paul Camp near Santa Barbara, explains how young people who have never had a camping experience learn so much in this summer program.

   
God's Woman: Rahab
03
/12/2014

In this program, Fr. Mike tells the story of Rahab who is living in the beautiful city of Jericho, the one with the famous wall. The Jews are planning to come on their way to the Holy Land and send out two spies.

God's Woman: Ruth
03
/19/2014

In this program, Fr. Mike tells the story of Ruth another character from the Bible.

   
SEGway to Girl Power
02
/26/2014

Lindsay Brown is a dedicated soccer player. She made the team at Notre Dame but her dream is even higher. She wants to change the world for girls in countries like Nepal, Cambodia, and Kenya.

Never Lost
03
/05/2014

Damien tells Fr. Mike the long hard struggle he had coming back after four months in the hospital. He shared all the emotions that he experienced, but more importantly the resolve he had. He explains how he had a “backwards” dream.

   
God's Women: Miriam
02
/12/2014

Imagine if you were pregnant and the government wanted to kill your son when he was born! That is the beginning of this story of Miriam whose mother gave birth to Moses.

God's Women: Tamar
02
/19/2014

Fr. Mike, as he has done in this series on God’s Women, sets forth the history of Tamar, giving the background and highlighting the marriage laws that pertain to her.

   
The BIG Way
01
/29/2014

Augusto shares with Fr. Mike Manning about his encounter with Jesus and how he was transformed from a life of sin to a life of dedication and holyness.

To See Again
02
/05/2014

Sometimes we go blissfully along and then something happens that changes our lives. In this interview, Fr. Mike questions Deborah Ouelette about her life..

   
God's Women: Rebecca
01
/15/2014

Today we hear a lot about dysfunctional families. Are there dysfunctional families in the Bible? In this program, Fr. Mike looks at the story of Isaac and Rebecca. You remember that Isaac is the son of Abraham whom he tried to sacrifice to God.

God's Women: Rachel
01
/22/2014

We all know about falling in love. Are there stories about falling in love in the Bible? In this program, Fr. Mike talks about Jacob falling in love with Rachel. It was love at first sight.

   
Sing to the Lord
12
/30/2013

Music has great power. In this interview Fr. Mike and Lorraine Hess talk about what music can do for prayer. Lorraine is a Catholic musician who writes and sings her own music. She talks about her experience of Katrina in her home town of New Orleans

Rare Joy
01
/08/2014

What do you say to your 18 year old daughter when the doctor tells her that she has cancer? How do you deal with that? In this interview, Fr. Mike talks to the parents of Rebecca Stepusin about their journey with her for nineteen months as she dealt with this devastating disease.

   
Birthing Jesus Today
12
/16/2013

There is a very special guest on this show today. Lupe visits with Fr. Mike to hear about how Jesus is born in us at Christmas time.

Christmas Giving
12
/23/2013

Lupe and Fr. Mike talk about making Christmas better than ever. Family, friends, angels, carols are all part of this wonderful feast. But these days can be lonely for some people. What can be done to help them?

   
Voice from Jesus Land
12
/02/2013

Our news is filled with much information about the West Bank and Gaza. Do we ever think about Palestinians being Christians, being Catholics?

Return to Family
12
/09/2013

Norma shares about her life and how Get on the Bus helped her get back on track with life.

   
God's Women: Eve
11
/18/2013

Fr. Mike begins a series on the women in the Hebrew Bible. He finds that not all have lofty images. Some have stories that would make a racy novel with the women as the prime victim or the prime suspect!

God's Women: Sarah
11
/25/2013

In this program, Fr. Mike tells the story of Sarah, the wife of Abram, who lived in Ur, southern Iraq today. They were well off but were asked by God to leave and go about 900 miles to a new land, today’s Holy Land.

   
God's Troubadour Part 2
11
/04/2013

Interview with John Michael Talbot. Fr. Mike and John discuss about the importance of personal prayer and daily meditation. John also shares about the conversion and transformation in his personal life.

God Within
11
/11/2013

In this interview with Fr. Mike, Gloria tells her story. Her life was filled with music from the very beginning. Her father was a musician and her mom a singer.

   
The Dinner Hour
10
/21/2013
In this program Eloy Sanchez discusses with Fr. Mike about the food distribution to the homeless and the needy in and around Colton and San Bernardino, California.
God's Troubadour Part 1
10
/28/2013

Interview with John Michael Talbot. Fr. Mike and John discuss about the importance of personal prayer and daily meditation. John also shares about the conversion and transformation in his personal life.

   
Vincent de Paul
10
/07/2013

In this program, we hear the story of Vincent de Paul who is the inspiration for David Fields, Executive Director of Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles and how they care for the poor as Jesus did.

Wounds of Sin
10
/14/2013
It is apparent today that there is so
much pain among us. Some are struggling with depression, homelessness, mental or physical difficulties. Fr. Mike talks about all this in this program.
   
Life Assured
09
/23/2013

If you love Jesus, you have to love life. As followers of Jesus, we have to make sure life in the womb and life outside the womb is protected.

Jesus the Person
09
/30/2013

Who is Jesus? This is a question that we spend our whole lifetime trying to answer. There are many ways to understand who Jesus really is.

   
Amazing Peace
09
/09/2013
Imagine being in jail for twenty years for a crime you didn't commit! That is the story of Franky Carrillo. He tells Fr. Mike how this happened in 1991 as he was accused of killing a 43 year old husband and father in a drive-by murder.
Faith to Follow: Thomas
09
/16/2013

Thomas was a great apostle as well as a doubter! That’s why many of us can relate so well to this man of faith.
In this session, Fr. Mike looks at the circumstances surrounding Thomas, especially in the gospel of John.

   
Faith to Follow: Mary Magdalene
08
/26/2013

One of the most significant people in the life of Jesus was a woman - Mary of Magdala. Fr. Mike combines the gospel stories to construct what we know about this Mary.

Sing Your Name
09
/02/2013
In this interview, Fr. Mike asks Elizabeth Campisi how she began to live her dream. She wanted to sing for God. Sometimes there were challenges, but she has learned how to balance all.
   
Pilgrim People
08
/12/2013

How do we as Christians relate to people who are guests in our own country? Right now immigration is a big topic. Fr. Mike discusses this important issue with Hilda Cruz, an immigrant herself

Faith to Follow: Judas Iscariot
08
/19/2013

Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve Apostles, betrayed Jesus. What went wrong? Why did Judas betray Jesus?
Fr. Mike looks closely at Judas, the chosen one who had shown great promise.

   
Close to You
07
/29/2013

A beautiful woman comes, approaches Jesus, lets her hair down, and washes his feet with her tears. Imagine what the others at the table were thinking!

Life a Treasure
08
/05/2013

What do you do when you have a child who is physically challenged? How do you care for them, love them? How do you experience God in their lives?

   
Come Home
07
/15/2013

Many people have left the Catholic Church – and other churches, as well. What can we do to invite them to return? To come home?

Faith to Follow: Bethany Friends
07
/22/2013

When someone we know and love dies, we are naturally sad. Did that happen to Jesus? The gospel of John tells us the story.

   
Blind Faith
07
/01/2013

Suppose you were born blind. You never saw color, the sky, birds or people. Then one day someone touched your eyes and you could see.

Contemplative Dialogue
07
/08/2013

In this program Jean Holsten, Director of Dialogue and Outreach of Bread of Life Center, Sacramento, CA, discusses with Fr. Mike how she helps people achieve real listening and true dialogue with others.

   
Neither Do I
06
/17/2013

Fr. Mike talks about the forgiveness, the unconditional forgiveness of Jesus through example of the woman caught in the act of adultery.

Good Shepherd
06
/24/2013

We all want to know who Jesus is. Well, in the 10th Chapter of John, he say this is who I am.

   
Healing by the Pool
06
/03/2013

Imagine being sick for thirty-eight years, and then all of a sudden, you are cured! What an experience..

Heart of Agape
06
/10/2013

What if God said to you: “I want you to share my love with as many people as possible.” Would you be able to do it?

   
Improv for Wellness
05
/20/2013

We don't usually think of Hollywood as a place where one can come closer to Christ. But some people really do just that.

Generosity Multiplied
05
/27/2013

Hunger is a fascinating reality in our lives. We are surrounded by fast food stores, yet some go hungry. What does this mean in our relationship with Jesus.

   
Expect Miracles
05
/05/2013
In this program, Fr. Mike talks
about miracles using the six questions that a good reporter uses: Who? What? Where? When? How? Why?
Life at Last
05
/13/2013

We hear a lot about crimes of robbery, murder, bombings, etc. What about white collar crimes?

   
Faith to Follow: Nicodemus
04
/21/2013

In this program, Fr. Mike talks about a fascinating man, Nicodemus, and how the story of Nicodemus can help us
strengthen our own faith.

Faith to Follow: Samaritan Woman
04
/28/2013

There was a woman, of a different religion, who had been married five times – and Jesus turns her life around. What a story!

   
River of Hope
04
/07/2013

It is never too late to give your life to Jesus. In this interview by Fr. Mike, Bryant Smith, an 89 year old man, tells of his first 45 years when he really didn’t know how to be a Christian.

Bethany House
04
/14/2013

In this interview, Fr. Mike explores with Sr. Sheila McNiff, SHCJ, the purpose and success of Bethany House in Pasadena, CA. which began about three years ago

   
My Via Dolorosa
03/24/2013
Fr. Mike takes us right to Jerusalem and walks the stations of the cross.
Easter Joy
03
/31/2013

Fr. Mike wishes and prays for the very best Easter ever for you in this program for Easter Sunday, as well as for life in all its fullness.

   
Temple Rage
03
/10/2013

In this program, Fr. Mike reviews the story of Jesus in the temple, clearing out all the people selling animals. He even overturned the tables of the money changers.

God Within
03
/17/2013

In this interview with Fr. Mike, Gloria tells her story. Her life was filled with music from the very beginning. Her father was a musician and her mom a singer.

   
Prayer Power
02
/24/2013

God can move in your life even under traumatic circumstances and even if you are a famous sportscaster.

Faith to Follow: Mother Mary
03
/03/2013

People who encounter God in their lives can help us do the same. In this program, Fr. Mike talks about Mary, the Mother of God.

   
Faith to Follow: Nathaniel & Philip
02
/10/2013

Sometimes deep in our hearts, we might sense that we do harbor a bit of prejudice. What about an apostle who does just that as well?

Education that Works
02
/17/2013

We all know how important education is for everyone. It is particularly so for children of low-income families and more difficult for them to receive a good education.

   
Lisa Project
01
/27/2013

We are surrounded by violence. It is happening every day. What happens to the victims of this violence? Does anyone help them?

Faith to Follow: Andrew & Peter
02
/03/2013

There has been much in the news about the “nones” , the ones who answer the question about what religion they have with “none”. What about you?

   
Voice in the Desert
01
/13/2013

We want to believe, want to believe in others, in the airplane pilot and in God. Atheists reject God, the church community, authority.

Life Ignited
01
/20/2013

Imagine as a child you are told that your kidneys aren’t functioning and you are going to die! Then four members of your family step up so that you can live.

   
Sweet Surrender
12
/30/2012

Imagine a priest who not only prays but has a talent to compose and sing! That is the story of Fr. Raul Caga, SVD.

Saving Sirens
01
/06/2013

We all admire firefighters. They protect us and save us. There are also firefighters who want to bring us to Jesus. In this interview by Fr. Mike, we discover that Tommy Neiman is just such a firefighter.

   
Christmas Views
12
/16/2012
Fr. Mike talks about the gifts that delight our hearts at this wonderful time of the year. Let us not forget that God is giving himself to us. God becomes one with us and one OF us.
Birthing Jesus Today
12
/23/2012

There is a very special guest on this show today. Lupe visits with Fr. Mike to hear about how Jesus is born in us at Christmas time.

   
Community Action
12
/02/2012

Fr. Mike and Marlene talk about the poverty and the homelessness in our community and how Community Action tries to help them.

Strong in Faith
12
/09/2012

Sometimes we might be "wishy-washy" with regard to our faith. There are times when we need
to stand up for what we believe.

   
For Life
11
/19/2012

Imagine if you were a TV soap opera  movie star, very successful, and yet not happy. What would bring happiness to you?

Healing the Loss
11
/26/2012

Losing someone you love, losing a job or a home, or losing the presence of a spouse through deployment in the service can leave you devastated. Is there any way to get help while going through the pain of this loss?

   
Sing Your Name
10
/29/2012
In this interview, Fr. Mike asks Elizabeth Campisi how she began to live her dream. She wanted to sing for God. Sometimes there were challenges, but she has learned how to balance all.
Faith Base
11
/05/2012

Faith is an important word. There is our faith in God, but faith covers much of our lives. This program wrestles with the problem of faith.

   
Forever Hope
10
/15/2012
When our lives become difficult and we don't know what to do, is there any hope? Fr. Mike gives a resounding YES!
The Blessing
10
/22/2012
Tess Narciso, in this interview with Fr. Mike, tells how her belief in God's love helps her to share her wonderful gift of singing. Tess, an only child, lost her dad to lukemia about five years ago.
   
8-Strike Chaplain
10
/01/2012
Imagine being in prison for several years, getting out and then being asked to come back and be a chaplain! That is the story of Ed Welsh.
A Better Life
10
/08/2012
Immigration is a struggle within our nation and around the world. How do we deal with the real people involved?
Fr. Mike's interview of Jose Jullian, a young actor in A Better Life, deals with this question.
   
Home Run for Christ
09
/17/2012
Imagine a great baseball player, five times an All Star and he makes Jesus the center of his life! That is the true story of Mike Sweeney.
Embracing God
09
/24/2012
We have to make choices
every day. There are many things out there reaching out to us and saying "This is the answer!"
   
Potter God
09
/03/2012
Who is God for you? As an orphan,
while loving the foster parents, wants to know the birth parents, so, too, we want to know God, the source of our life.
Without Parole
09
/10/2012
In this interview of Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, by Fr. Mike the conversation centers on the death penalty.
   
Despite Abuse
08
/20/2012
Fr. Mike Manning and Hugh Patty discuss about the clergy abuse. Hugh Patty shares about him being sexually abused by a priest many years ago.
Safe Children
08
/27/2012
Many people are deeply angry about  pedophilia and the priests and bishops who have been doing the wrong thing.
What is the Catholic Church doing about this?
   
No Greater Gift
08
/06/2012
At sixteen years of age, Melanie was killed by a drive-by shooter. Then something beautiful, though painful, happened. In this interview of Linda Miers, Melanie's mother, Fr. Mike explores with her the legacy of Melanie's life.
God of Changes
08
/13/2012
Have you even thought of the
possibility of Jesus changing his mind? Sounds strange, and a bit sacrilegious, but he did change his mind.
   
Jesus Reps
07
/23/2012
Sometimes we think of Christianity  as Jesus in my heart. But that's not all! The call of Jesus is to proclaim the Good News to the whole world. Fr. Mike talks about some people who really took this call seriously.
Lost Boys of Sudan
07
/30/2012
What would you do if war came to
your land and you were uprooted from all that is familiar and had to walk thousands of miles to escape?
That is what happened to about 36 to 40,000 young boys in Sudan in the 1980's. They are known as the
"Lost Boys of Sudan."
   
The Dinner Hour
07
/09/2012
In this program Eloy Sanchez discusses with Fr. Mike about the food distribution to the homeless and the needy in and around Colton and San Bernardino, California.
Miracle upon Miracle
07
/16/2012
Sometimes many things, bad
things, keep happening in our lives. We wonder when will it all stop?
What can we do? Well, a couple in this interview by Fr. Mike, Calvin & Denise Claire, experienced things that most of us will never know..
   
Blessed are the Poor
06
/25/2012
Fr. Mike, in this interview with Sr. Gabi Williams, OP, asks how she got started in this line of work. She traces her story back to when she was 15 and heard a homily in church about missionaries in South America. Lo and behold, she ends up there later on in her life.
Expect Miracles
07
/02/2012
In this program, Fr. Mike talks
about miracles using the six questions that a good reporter uses: Who? What? Where? When? How? Why?
He goes through the gospel stories and answers those questions with respect to Jesus and miracles.
   
Know Thyself
06
/11/2012
Fr. Mike speaks about knowing oneself as a requirement to know and love God.
Spirit in Jail
06
/18/2012
Jesus challenges us to reach out to
those in prison. "I was in prison and you visited me." In this interview with Steven A. Gomez, Fr. Mike and he discuss the meaning of "restorative justice".
   
Without Parole
05
/28/2012
In this interview of Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, by Fr. Mike the conversation centers on the death penalty. Sr. Helen was awakened to the issues of social justice early in her religious life, but one experience changed her forever.
Coping with Blues
06
/04/2012
Fr. Mike interviews Fr. Alan Phillip, CP, a Passionist priest who has written a book on depression entitled From Blues to Smiles to Joy. He speaks of the definition of depression There is a difference between the "blues and blahs" and depression.
   
Amazing Peace
05
/14/2012
Imagine being in jail for twenty years for a crime you didn't commit! That is the story of Franky Carrillo. He tells Fr. Mike how this happened in 1991 as he was accused of killing a 43 year old husband and father in a drive-by murder.
Live Life
05
/21/2012
When you're at a funeral, you start to think deeply about life, don't you? What about the "fire" in our lives? Is it there?
   
Belonging
04
/30/2012
In our world today there are a lot of people who are lonely. They do not have a sense of "belonging" to anyone or any thing. It is important to know if one really belongs.
Our Finest
05
/07/2012
Have you ever wondered how you could ever start a national TV show? You can only do it if you have a wonderful friend. In this interview Fr. Mike speaks to Jack Knight who helped him begin in the 1970's.
   
Tangled in Addiction
04
/16/2012
Addictions are a reality in the lives of many today. How do we get out of them? Mary Cook, an experienced counselor-psychiatrist, discusses all this with Fr. Mike..
Priest Turned Prophet
04
/23/2012
You may or may not know much
about Ezechiel. It is such a strange name and the book of Ezechiel has many strange stories. But Fr. Mike simplifies Ezechiel's story and makes it relevant today.
   
My Via Dolorosa
04/02/2012
Fr. Mike takes us right to Jerusalem and walks the stations of the cross.
Easter Gospels
04
/09/2012
Have you ever compared the
Resurrection stories in the four gospels? Do you know that they are different? In Easter Gospels, Fr. Mike does just that.
   
Joy-filled Life
03
/19/2012
Some who want to be a good Christian think that life has to be serious and sad. What about joy in being a follower of Christ? Fr. Mike looks upon joy as an exciting topic, amidst so many discouraging things in our lives
Love Remains
03
/26/2012
Imagine living a life of comfort and security and then, all of a sudden, you are pulled out and sent to a new land. You are a refugee. This is the story of Oanh Le Ngo.
   
Thank God Always
03
/05/2012
Sometimes a "Thank You" can be
very cheap. It is a bit superficial. What about a "Thank You" that goes deeper?
In this program, Fr. Mike explores
four levels of "Thank You".
Challenge of Change
03/12/2012
Everyone is talking about change. Politicians talk about change in trying to get elected. Weight loss companies talk about change in diet or lifestyle. What does it mean in the context of Jesus to really achieve change?
   
Visionary Youth
02
/19/2012
Some of our young people have difficult lives today. How do they cope with all their challenges? Is anyone there to help them? In Visionary Youth, Fr. Mike talks with Terrance Stone about this problem.
United for Youth
02
/26/2012
Listen to Fr. Mike and Tom Dolan as they speak about his experiences in South America.
   
Cared Straight
02
/05/2012
Did you know that there are 1100 gangs in LA County with 86,000 gang members? Is anyone doing anything to help correct this problem? Does anybody care? This interview of Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, by Fr. Mike will give you much hope.
Resolving Guilt
02
/12/2012
Sometimes we've done something
wrong in our lives. We've gone to the church and asked for forgiveness. But still, there is that "shadow" in our minds that plagues us. How do we deal with this guilt?
   
Suffering's Other Side
01
/22/2012
Sometimes when we are ill or things are not going well, we become discouraged. This talk by Fr. Mike will give us hope. He tells the story of a friend of his who had a stroke ten years ago
Faces of God
01/29/2012
In this show Fr. Mike goes explains God’s love for us through the parables. Sometimes that makes us uncomfortable. Do we really want God to find us?
   
Power of Humor
01
/15/2012
Does God have a sense of humor? In this delightful interview, Fr. Mike and John Fugelsang talk about humor and the role it plays in life.
Power of Humor (Unedited)
01
/15/2012
Does God have a sense of humor? In this delightful interview, Fr. Mike and John Fugelsang talk about humor and the role it plays in life.
   
Ministry Moms
01
/02/2012
How do we take care of our children in the Church? Listen to Father Mike and Sarah Ibbetson as they discuss this issue.
Wounds of Sin
01
/08/2012
It is apparent today that there is so
much pain among us. Some are struggling with depression, homelessness, mental or physical difficulties. Fr. Mike talks about all this in this program.
   
Christmas Views
12
/19/2011
Fr. Mike talks about the gifts that delight our hearts at this wonderful time of the year. Let us not forget that God is giving himself to us. God becomes one with us and one OF us.
Christmas A Gift
12/26/2009
Fr. Mike shares the story of Christmas with the help of another beautiful story. Watch this program and be blessed by the Lord of the Manger.
   
Where to Turn
12
/05/2011
When you come to a dead end in your life and there seems to be no answer to all your problems, what can you do?Some are tempted to give up. Where is our hope? Well, find out.
Taste and See
12
/12/2011
Do you love to eat? Does this have to do with your relationship with Jesus? n this interview of Henry Gonzalez, the Executive Chef at Spaggi's restaurant, Fr. Mike talks with Henry about food and Jesus.
   
Social Media Church
11
/20/2011
There is not much evidence of the Catholic Church in social media today. In this interview with Bishop Gabino Zavala, Chairman of Communications for the Catholic Church, Fr. Mike discuss the reasons for this.
God A Love Affair
11
/27/2011
What's the most important thing about a relationship? What about our relationship with God? Fr. Mike looks at the Epistle of Paul to the Romans (8:35-39) and explains the passion
that is reflected there and what it says to us now.
   
Jesus the Answer
11/06/2011
What will make Jesus the center of my life? In this show, Fr. Mike looks at how Jesus can be the answer; how Jesus can really become that center?
Money Crunch
11
/13/2011
Sometimes financial problems can so weigh us down that we can become depressed and cause other problems in our relationships and family life.
   
Marriage Reunited
10
/23/2011
Marriage is tough. Serious things can happen to break it up. Can a divorced couple ever reunite? In this program, Teresa McGonigal tells her story to Fr. Mike of how it really did happen to her.
Mary's Mercy
10
/30/2011
Fr. Mike speaks to Fr. Michael Barry of Mary's Mercy. They talk about St. Damien the Leper as well as about the hundreds of people Mary's Mercy feeds daily.
   
Life AnotherWay
10
/09/2011
Embryonic stem cell research has
been in the news a great deal, But have you heard about adult stem cell use or non-embryonic stem cell research?
Rising Anger
10
/16/2011
What do you do with anger? Are you far away from being a Christian if you are angry? Fr. Mike explains good and bad anger, giving examples of Jonah and Jeremiah from the Old Testament.
   
Hues of Joy
09
/23/2011
God gives us gifts to share with others. Today's guest, John August Swanson, shares his unique gift of art to help us know God a little better.
Good News in Ghana
10
/02/2011
When we Americans say "our church" we usually mean the church in the US. But the church is universal. In this program we see the vitality and life of the Catholic Church in Ghana.
   
From Night to Day
09
/11/2011
You and I know what it is to be discouraged and then experience love. Love changes everything. In this interview by Fr. Mike of Louie Velasquez, Jr., we hear his story of struggle and pain from his early childhood.
Challenge of Change
09/16/2011
Everyone is talking about change. Politicians talk about change in trying to get elected. Weight loss companies talk about change in diet or lifestyle. What does it mean in the context of Jesus to really achieve change?
   
Optimistic God
08
/30/2011
Don't you hate a pessimist? One who always see the dark side of life? It is so much better to be with one who is optimistic, isn't it? Imagine God as optimistic!
No Parents Here
09
/06/2011
What would happen if you were snatched out of your life and sold into prostitution? Would you ever be able to turn your life around? Listen to this compelling interview.
   
Trusting God
08
/16/2011
Who do you trust in your life? Is it someone you live with, someone you work with, an airplane pilot? Do you trust God?
Get On the Bus
08/23/2011
The Get On the Bus project takes children of incarcerated parents to visit their mom or dad in prison, equipped with food and backpack on the four- hour trip.
   
Patient God
08
/02/2011
Sometimes we can be very impatient. We want things to happen right now. What about God being patient with us?
Fr. Mike talks about the parable in Matt 13 of the farmer who lets the weeds grow with the plants
Sing Your Name
08
/09/2011
In this interview, Fr. Mike asks Elizabeth Campisi how she began to live her dream. She wanted to sing for God. Sometimes there were challenges, but she has learned how to balance all.
   
Divine Dimension
07/20/2011
Florence La Rue, member of the Fifth Dimension, is Fr. Mike's guest in this episode. They discuss how songs can be like parables, teaching us about God in a "secular" way.
Impelled by Christ
07
/27/2011
Can you imagine a black belt in martial arts and a Sheriff's deputy on fire with love of Jesus. This person is not a priest or religious ....but a Catholic married man who is committed to the gospels, Jesse Romero.
   
Jesus Calls Women
07
/06/2011
 In this program, several young religious women are interviewed about religious life, the motivations, the challenges and joys.
On the Clouds
07/13/2011
Fr. Mike believes that Jesus will come again. In this program he explores the importance of this belief, for people of all faiths.
   
I Do Believe
06
/22/2011
In I Do Believe we have the story of a young woman who gave up her successful career as a pop star in Croatia and began using her singing gift in following Jesus: Tatiana (Tajci).
Marriage-Wise
06/29/2011
So many marriages today end in divorce. Fr. Mike interviews Fr. Pat Connor SVD,  who is writing a book on "Whom Not to Marry" after years of counseling experience.
   
Stop the Wheel
06
/08/2011
One of the most popular game shows ever is Wheel of Fortune. Susan Stafford was the first woman to turn those letters and she is the guest interviewed by Fr. Mike on Stop the Wheel.
Proud God
06
/15/2011
Sometimes we think of God as a big power "up there" watching to catch us. What if we imagine God as one who is proud of us with a big smile on his face!
   
Risking God
05
/25/2011
One of the most fascinating words in the English language is risk. We are often scared to risk our money, our talents, or our reputation. What about God wanting us to risk?
From Glitter to Light
06
/01/2011
Gary Busey talks about the glamour and glitz that surrounds movie stars as an illusion. Reviewing his life, he recalls the thrill of cocaine and how he was looking for his identity.
   
Life AnotherWay
05
/04/2011
Embryonic stem cell research has
been in the news a great deal, But have you heard about adult stem cell use or non-embryonic stem cell research?
Jazz Reflection
05
/18/2011
Who would ever dream that one could encounter God through Jazz? Certainly quiet classical music can raise our spirits to God.  Fr Norm Freeman will help us understand.
   
Easter Special
04
/20/2011
What is the real meaning of Easter? Easter is THE most important day in Christianity. It is the victory of Christ and the hope that this brings.
CUSA Caring
04
/27/2011
Everything is going along well and suddenly a debilitating sickness turns your whole life around. What do you do?
   
Soul Surfer
04
/06/2011
An interview with Sean McNamara, the director/producer of the famous film Soul Surfer.
Story of a Romanian Priest
04
/13/2011
Fr. Mike talks with a very special man, a priest who is from the country of Romania who tells us the struggle against religious oppression.
   
Generous God
03
/23/2011
One of the greatest attributes of a person is that of being generous. What about God? Sometimes we find that God can be TOO generous!
Compassion in Action
03
/30/2011
As a lay person, would you ever consider going to a dangerous country to help the poor? How about Mexico, especially now with all the violence taking place there?
   
Acting that Heals
03
/09/2011
Have you ever had the experience of helping others touch within to reach the truth of who they are? It is a wonderful thing to happen. Mary Mackey, an actress, does just this by visiting prisons, of all places.
Authentic God
03
/16/2011
Sometimes Jesus tells a story that turns our ideas upside down. Take story of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. Which one is the hero? Which one does Jesus praise?
   
God Forgives Part 3
02
/23/2011
In Parts 1 and 2 of this series on
Forgiveness, Fr. Mike spoke of God forgiving us and we forgiving ourselves. Now he speaks of another kind of forgiveness. What about forgiving God?
5 Seconds to Successful Marriage
03/02/2011
Is there anything you can do to “fix” a marriage that is waning in the glow of that first fire? Suppose the marriage seems stagnant? Fr. Mike suggests that there is a way.
   
God Forgives Part 1
02
/09/2011
When we have been hurt, we can't always handle forgiveness. We turn to vengeance in thought or action. How can we reconcile that with the forgiving spirit of Jesus?
God Forgives Part 2
02
/16/2011
Some of us find it difficult to believe that God really forgives us. But if we go deeper, we find that it is even more difficult for us to forgive ourselves.
   
Jesus Calls Women
01
/26/2011
 In this program, several young religious women are interviewed about religious life, the motivations, the challenges and joys.
Impelled by Christ
02
/02/2011
 Can you imagine a black belt in martial arts and a Sheriff's deputy on fire with love of Jesus. This person is not a priest or religious ....but a Catholic married man committed to the gospels Jesse Romero.
   
God Loves
01
/12/2011
God's Love is unconditional. Fr. Mike shares about the love of God through the parables of Jesus.
A Poor God
01
/19/2011
One of the disturbing aspects of the life of Jesus was that he was poor.
Can we find God in the poor? What does that really mean? Here is the answer.
   
Courteous Kids
12
/29/2010
One of the precious realities of our world are the children. They bring new life and joy. Ruth Elliott, has much to say about helping children develop the respect, love, kindness that we expect of them.
The Blessing
01
/05/2011
Tess Narciso, in this interview with Fr. Mike, tells how her belief in God's love helps her to share her wonderful gift of singing. Tess, an only child, lost her dad to lukemia about five years ago.
   
The Wolf, the Cow and Lupe
12/15/2010
Fr. Mike tells the Christmas Story with the help of some eye witness friends.
The Christ Child
12
/22/2010
Sometimes we can miss the joy and power of Christmas. Many blessed things are happening around us and yet the best thing is that God is coming into our lives again.
   
Listening to God
12
/01/2010
When we talk to God, does God listen? Really listen? In this program, Fr. Mike explores this interesting question by looking at the parable of the widow who is about to lose her property.
God Celebrates
12
/08/2010
Do we find a God who celebrates? Fr. Mike explores this aspect of God.
   
God Gives
11
/17/2010
We often struggle with the question: Who is God? When tragedy or illness hits us, we ask: Is God real? In this program, Fr. Mike talks about getting to really know God through the stories that Jesus tells
Shawnee Smiles
11
/24/2010
Maria Ramos, the guest in this program, is the mother of Shawnee, a child with a cleft palate.
In this interview with Fr. Mike, Maria tells of the journey from birth of Shawnee to her beautiful smile now at age 4.
   
Jesus Heals
11/03/2010
We all know what it is to be sick in body, mind and soul. Is there a God who will bring healing to us?
Fr. Mike believes that there is.
Bountiful Kitchen
11
/10/2010
Bountiful Kitchen talks about Carol's Kitchen that gives food and place to many that are homeless.  A mission began by Jim McConnell.
   
Humble God
10
/20/2010
Have you ever thought of God as humble? This might be a new thought for you. In Humble God, Fr. Mike explores this thought through a parable found in Luke 12.
God in Gethsemane
10/27/2010
Fr. Mike takes us right to Jerusalem and talks about the last hours of Jesus
   
Mary Moments
10/06/2010
Fr. Mike points to the life of Jesus' mother as a model to build your own capacity for life giving love. A Holy
Land special filmed in the Holy Land takes you to the Church of Nativity.
I Do Believe
10
/13/2010
In I Do Believe we have the story of a young woman who gave up her successful career as a pop star in Croatia and began using her singing gift in following Jesus: Tatiana (Tajci).
   
God in Pursuit
09
/22/2010
In God in Pursuit, Fr. Mike explores through the Scripture stories how God does search for us. He speaks of the Lost Sheep, the Prodigal Son and other stories that tell God' s concern and love for each of us.
Marriage Retrieval Part 2
09/29/2010
Fr. Mike interviews Julie and Frank La Boda about how they saved their marriage. These two, both with strong personalities, looked at life in different ways.
   
Paul's Road
09
/08/2010
Paul was persecuting Christians. He approved of the death of Stephen. But then he receives a call from God and is given the courage to change.
Emotional Healing
09/15/2010
Fr. Mike discusses relationships, marriage and divorce with Fr. Martin Padovani, SVD,author of best selling books Healing Wounded Relationships and Healing Wounded Emotions.
   
In Accord
08/25/2010
How do we deal with immigration, labor, or people suffering from natural
disasters? These issues are explored with Fr. Wilfred Raymond, CSC, Director of Family Theater.
Amazing Spirit
09
/01/2010
Fr. Mike speaks with Alana Spence  who became paralyzed from the neck down at the age of 16 about the consequences for her life since that tragic day
   
Divine Dimension
08/11/2010
Florence La Rue, a member of the Fifth Dimension, is Fr. Mike's guest in this episode. They discuss how songs can be like parables, teaching us about God in a "secular" way.
You Are Chosen
08/18/2010
Fr. Mike talks about the God choosing you and me irrespective of our unworthiness.
   
Dysfunctional Families
07/28/2010
Fr. Mike talks about the dysfunctional nature of families giving examples from the Bible.
Elder Joy
08/04/2010
One of the challenging problems of today is caring for the elderly. In Elder Joy, Fr. Mike interviews Fr. Peter Gelfer, OH, a man who has dedicated his life to this task.
   
Blood In Blood Out
07/14/2010
Our world today is filled with gangs and violence, especially in our inner cities. Is it beyond us to do something when we feel so helpless? What can we as Christians do to bring about change?  Art Blajos has ideas.
My Awakening
07/21/2010
How does the Church, any Church, deal with the young people? What makes them want to come to Church and be in community with others? Fr. Mike discusses all this with Erika Martinez.
   
Jesus the Answer
06/31/2010
What will make Jesus the center of my life? In this show, Fr. Mike looks at how Jesus can be the answer; how Jesus can really become that center?
Deep in My Heart
07/07/2010
Fr. Mike states that one of the things he wants most in life is Joy – deep in his heart. Don’t we all? We desire that deep joy that no one can take from us. How do we get that?
   
Faces of God
06/16/2010
In this show Fr. Mike goes explains God’s love for us through the parables. Sometimes that makes us uncomfortable. Do we really want God to find us?
Peace to Iraq
06/23/2010
In this show Fr. Mike interviews Fr. Yousef Abdumasib from Iraq, who shares about himself and the importance of Iraq in the Bible.
   
Rock to Rock
06/02/2010
What could be more antithetical than a person who is a lawyer, a punk rocker, a radio show host AND a devoted Christian? That is who Joe Escalante really is.
Stolen Lives Regained
06/09/2010
“No one shall be held in slavery or servitude.” We all believe this, don’t we? But, do we believe that 17,500 human beings are enslaved in the USA each year?
   
Gratitude Attitude
05/19/2010
Gratitude is an attitude of the heart. It is a divine quality we all must cultivate.
Your Higher Power
05/26/2010
A young Jewish girl experiences God in a special way which challenges her to bring others closer to God. Your Higher Power is a very interesting interview with Dr. Judith Turian, PhD.
   
Jesus Heals
05/05/2010
We all know what it is to be sick in body, mind and soul. Is there a God who will bring healing to us?
Fr. Mike believes that there is.
Passing the Torch
05/12/2010
The disciples had one to three years experience of the Risen Lord. Then He was gone. What do
you do when God is gone?
   
Marked for Christ
04/21/2010
One of the challenges of religion is how to touch men, how to use their fire and giftedness to help change the world. Tracy Cooke in this interview with Fr. Mike tells how it happened to him.
True Story Song
04/28/2010
How does a country “rocker” go from drugs and drink to Jesus to the Catholic Church? W. Keith Moore tells his story to Fr. Mike in True Story Song.
   
My Lord and My God
04/07/2010
Join Fr. Mike and celebrate the Second Sunday of Easter Mass and give thanks for the hope and life that is ours. Alleluia!
Healed from Hate
04/14/2010
Depression can sap our strength, rob us of hope, and strip us of confidence. How does one cope with such a state?
   
Triumphant Entry
(Mass: Palm Sunday)
03/24/2010
This week Fr. Mike celebrates the Mass for Palm Sunday with the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.
Easter Life
03/31/2010
Easter is a wonderful celebration of Jesus going from death to life. The challenge is – how do we experience this in our own lives?
   
Challenge of Change
03/10/2010
Everyone is talking about change. Politicians talk about change in trying to get elected. Weight loss companies talk about change in diet or lifestyle. What does it mean in the context of Jesus to really achieve change?
Boys Town
03/17/2010
Boys Town is the place for some of the young people, both boys and girls who are struggling with life. In this documentary, the counselors and workers at Boys Town explain how it all works.
   
A Mother's Cry
02/24/2010
What is more painful than the pain and shock experienced at the death of a son or daughter? This interview of Ethel Gardner by Fr. Mike is a heart-rending but hopeful story.
Dysfunctional Families
03/03/2010
Fr. Mike talks about the dysfunctional nature of families giving examples from the Bible.
   
Friar's Feast
02/10/2010
Is there any connection between cooking and Jesus? Fr. Jude Eli, OP, talks about his journey from a public school education to the priesthood, and finally to preaching the gospel through cooking.
A Time to Purify
(Mass: 1st Sunday of Lent)
02/17/2010
Fr. Mike celebrates the Mass of the 1st Sunday of Lent right from the Wordnet Studios.
   
The Invitation
(Mass: 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time)
01/27/2010
Fr. Mike celebrates the Mass of the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time right from the Wordnet Studios.
On the Clouds
02/03/2010
Fr. Mike believes that Jesus will come again. In this program he explores the importance of this belief, for people of all faiths.
   
Marriage Retrieval Part 1
01/13/2010
What can be done when a couple, who were once in love, fall apart and no longer want to be together? Retrouvaille is an organization that works with couples with serious marriage problems.
Marriage Retrieval Part 2
01/20/2010
Fr. Mike interviews Julie and Frank La Boda about how they saved their marriage. These two, both with strong personalities, looked at life in different ways.
   
Faith Reconciliation
12/30/2009
Jesus is the source of reconciling all problems and divisions of our world. He becomes very practical in suggesting ways to bridge understanding among Christians, Jews and Moslems.
Choose God
01/06/2010
We make all kinds of choices in our lives…when to get up; what to wear. Then there are more serious choices: what direction our lives should take; what school we should go to; what job we want.
   
The Wolf, the Cow and Lupe
12/16/2009
Fr. Mike tells the Christmas Story with the help of some eye witness friends.
Christmas a Gift
12/23/2009
Fr. Mike shares the story of Christmas with the help of another beautiful story. Watch this program and be blessed by the Lord of the Manger.
   
Ministry of Politics
12/02/2009
How does one reconcile the challenges of Jesus with politics? Mayor Pat Morris of San Bernardino, explores this question in his own life.
Wings of Faith
12/09/2009
Have you ever heard of a pilot who flies his airplane to the remotest parts of our country to bring clothing, food and toys to the poor people there? Dale Whinery is that man.
   
Light On Eucharist Part 2
11/18/2009
Fr. Mike continues the three-part series on the Catholic Mass. In this second part he explores the “ritual” of the Mass linking it to the daily rituals that we all experience.
Light On Eucharist Part 3
11/25/2009
This is the second part of the three-part series on the Catholic Mass. In this Fr. Mike explains the beauty of the Mass by going through it step-by-step.
   
The Lord's Prayer
11/04/2009
Fr. Mike explains the Lord's Prayer. His message is different from what the world tells us. Jesus tells us to talk to God as we would talk to a father, a loving father who wants the best for us.
Light On Eucharist Part 1
11/11/2009
The Eucharist or Catholic Mass opens the door to the mystery of who God is. Fr. Mike, in Light on Eucharist, explains the Mass as Gods last will & testament.
   
Anchoring Marriage Part 1
10/21/2009
Gavin and Patti MacLeod tell the story of his rise to fame and success (Love Boat), their subsequent divorce, later remarriage, and ministry to marrieds.
Anchoring Marriage Part 2
10/28/2009
 The story continues of Gavin and Patti MacLeod: his rise to fame and success (Love Boat), their subsequent divorce, later remarriage, and ministry to marrieds.
   
Mary Moments
10/07/2009
Fr. Mike points to the life of Jesus' mother as a model to build your own capacity for life giving love. A Holy
Land special filmed in the Holy Land takes you to the Church of Nativity.
Providing Help
10/14/2009
An interview with Beverly Earl who shares about Catholic Charities and the help for the needy in the neighborhood.
   
Defusing Difference
09/23/2009
We live in a country that is divided in many areas. Sometimes we are divided in our families, in our church, and in our country. Fr. Mike and Pastor Eric Law, discuss this difference.
Get On the Bus
09/30/2009
The Get On the Bus project takes children of incarcerated parents to visit their mom or dad in prison, equipped with food and backpack on the four- hour trip
   
Aid Pro Bono
09/09/2009

A semi documentary on Casa Cornelia Law Center, San Diego that provides pro bono legal service to immigrants who have otherwise no where to go.
5 Seconds to Successful Marriage
09/16/2009
Is there anything you can do to “fix” a marriage that is waning in the glow of that first fire? Suppose the marriage seems stagnant? Fr. Mike suggests that there is a way.
   
Marriage-Wise
08/26/2009
So many marriages today end in divorce. Fr. Mike interviews Fr. Pat Connor SVD,  who is writing a book on "Whom Not to Marry" after years of counseling experience.
My Responsibility
09/02/2009
Fr. Mike looks at the questions arising from a recent Gallup Poll that he found challenging to him as a priest and believer in Jesus.
   
Man Spirituality
08/12/2009
Jesus was attracted to men and men to Jesus. What’s wrong today? Why are some men more spiritual? Fr. Mike in Man Spirituality explores this topic by looking at archetypes in the Bible.
Response-Ability
08/19/2009
A semi-documentary on Response-Ability, an organization helping young youth who are seeking to be teachers.
   
Rebuilding Family
07/29/2009
How can married couples stay together after the threat of divorce? Is there hope for new life in a marriage when the couple has experienced trauma that threatens them? Watch this show to find out.
Shout Praise
08/05/2009
Some of us, perhaps especially Catholics, don’t want emotions in our worship, or in our song. We’re not supposed to be passionate. Grayson Brown has something to say about that.
   
Mirroring Mercy
07/15/2009
Charlie Osburn had a very horrible experience and began to hate everyone. He hated God for over eight years. How he came back to recognizing that God really does love him is a truly inspiring story for each of us.
From the Mount
0722/2009
Fr. Mike brings the Sermon on the Mount to life, modern day life. A Holy Land special filmed in the Holy Land.
   
Forgiveness MPowers
06/24/2009

Fr. Mike interviews Stephen McEveety, a Hollywood producer. They talk about the impact of a movie on the viewers. The movie, The Stoning of Soraya M. is based on a true story.
Teresa of Avila
07/01/2009
St. Teresa lists six ways of growing in intimacy with others, with God and with ourselves. This week, Fr. Mike explores this seeming paradox, using his own poems.
   
Left to Tell
06/10/2009
Immaculée Ilibagiza, Survivor of Rwandan Genocide shares an intense experience of God in the midst of desolation.
Know Jesus
06/17/2009
Fr. Mike shares about the love God has for us expressed through the person of Jesus.
   
Paul's Legacy
05/27/2009
Fr. Mike in Paul’s Legacy gives a key to understanding the life and writings of St. Paul. He touches on the critical events in Paul’s life.
Music Power
06/03/2009
Chris Cerna, this week’s guest, is a blind musician, blind since he was one and a half years old.
   
Bible Women
05/13/2009
Sheila Walsh-Vargas discovered her ministry is teaching about the women in the Bible in a very unique way.
Freedom Behind Bars
05/20/2009
In this interview with Betty Mayne, a licensed psychotherapist, Fr. Mike explores with her all that is entailed in prison ministry.
   
Catherine of Siena Alive
04/29/2009
An interview with Nancy Murray, OP (Bill Murray's sister), a solo dramatist who shares about the life Saint Catherine of Siena.
Go, Tell the World
05/06/2009
Fr. Mike talks about how loving Jesus and recognizing God’s love for you, can turn your life upside down and inside out!
   
Greening the Church
04/15/2009
Fr. Ben Beltran, SVD, of Smokey Mountain, Manila shares about the changes among the scavengers through sharing and collaboration.
My Story Song
04/22/2009
An interview with Renee Bondi whose life turned up side down due to an accident and how she faced it.
   
God in Gethsemane
04/01/2009
Fr. Mike takes us right to Jerusalem and talks about the last hours of Jesus
Easter Power
04/08/2009
Fr. Mike, through Easter Power, opens up the treasures of the mystery of the Resurrection.
   
To Big for A Box
03/18/2009
Fr. Mike talks about our tendency to limit God. But God is much bigger than what we consider of him.
My Via Dolorosa
03/25/2009
Fr. Mike takes us right to Jerusalem and walks the stations of the cross.
   
Healed to Love
03/04/2009
Deputy District Attorney Gerry Lopez  speaks about the safe neighborhoods. A life of total physical dependence gives both love and healing to others.
Unifying Diversity
03/11/2009
Bishop Oscar Solis, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles shares about his life as a bishop as well as about the same sex marriage.
   
Changed
02/18/2009
Michaelene shares about her abortion and shares that people who use abortion to solve problems create more, yet healing is possible.
The 15 Questions
02/25/2009
Fr. Mike introduces the hot button issues of the day. He shares why the Catholics do things as they do.
   
Gideon's Story
02/04/2009
Fr. Mike presents one of God's intimates, who leads the Chosen People with complete trust.
Faith Awakened
02/11/2009
Miranda Emde, Religious Ed Teacher and Theology Major, a young woman feels the fire of the Spirit in her life-changing confirmation experience
   
'Feliz Navidad' Man
01/21/2009
It is a treat it is to hear Jose Feliciano talk about  the songs like 'Feliz Navidad' and 'Light My Fire' and about his relationship to God and prayer
Fan Turned Spouse
01/28/2009
Fr. Mike interviews the Feliciano Family. They tell us what it means when Jose is away all over the world for 100 concerts a year. We get an insight into what God means for this special family
   
Left to Tell
01/07/2009
Immaculée Ilibagiza, Survivor of Rwandan Genocide shares an intense experience of God in the midst of desolation.
Gifts Unlimited
01/14/2009
Fr. Mike discusses how to deal with anxiety and to be grateful for the many gifts received.
   
Christmas Hope
12/24/2008
Fr. Mike explains how God will save us. God tells us that we will be filled with HOPE.
Gratitude Attitude
12/31/2008
Gratitude is an attitude of the heart. It is a divine quality we all must cultivate.
   
WYD 2008 (World Youth Day)
12/03/2008
If you have any doubts about young people today, you must see this program on World Youth Day.
The Wolf, the Cow and Lupe
12/17/2008
Fr. Mike tells the Christmas Story with the help of some eye witness friends.
   
Colors of Racism
11/19/2008
Fr. Mike talks with Carl Jones about the issue of Racism as well as the role of black catholic men in the Church.
Marriage-Wise
12/10/2008
So many marriages today end in divorce. Fr. Mike interviews Fr. Pat Connor, SVD, who is writing a book on "Whom Not to Marry" after years of counseling experience.
   
Silence Prayer Part 1
Fr. Mike interviews Fr. Thomas Keating, OSCO, about centering prayer.
Silence Prayer Part 2
Fr. Mike continues interview of Fr. Thomas Keating, OSCO, about centering prayer.
   
Dysfunctional Families
11/12/2008
Fr. Mike talks about the dysfunctional nature of families giving examples from the Bible.
Today's Priest
11/26/2008
Fr. Mike talks with Erik Esparza, a newly ordained priest of San Bernardino diocese. He shares the value and challenge of being a priest today.
   
Response to Crisis
10/21/2008
Fr. Mike interviews Thomas Garofalo, Director of CRS in Gaza regions. He shares the crying needs of the region to restore peace.
Emotional Healing
10/29/2008
Fr. Mike discusses relationships, marriage and divorce with Fr. Martin Padovani, SVD, author of best selling books Healing Wounded Relationships and Healing Wounded Emotions.
   
My Holy Land P. 1
10/08/2008
Fr. Mike takes the viewers right to the Holy Land to experience the different events of faith.
My Holy Land P. 2
10/15/2008
Fr. Mike takes the viewers right to the Holy Land to experience the different events of faith. This is the continuation of My Holy Land Part 1.
   
Earth Stewardship
9/24/2008
Fr. Mike interviews James Latty. They discuss the possibility of alternate energy during this energy crisis time.
Beatitudes 4 2 Day
10/01/2008
Fr. Mike presents Christian ministry and leadership as humble service for others rather than a show of glory.
   
My Via Dolorosa
9/10/2008
Fr. Mike takes us right to Jerusalem and walks the stations of the cross.
God in Gethsemane
9/17/2008
Fr. Mike takes us right to Jerusalem and talks about the last hours of Jesus
   
Mary Moments
8/27/2008
Fr. Mike points to the life of Jesus' mother as a model to build your own capacity for life giving love. A Holy
Land special filmed in the Holy Land takes you to the Church of Nativity.
Celestial Harmony
9/03/2008
Fr. Mike interviews Lysa Lynne, a professional harpist, who found much meaning in using her music to bring healing and comfort to those suffering in hospitals.
   
Advocate for the Ignored
8/13/2008
Fr. Mike interviews Gerry Straub, a producer in Hollywood. He shares how he became even more successful in filming for God's hurting people
In the Whisper
8/20/2008
Fr. Mike finds the tender love of God in the Hebrew Scriptures long before it was enfleshed in God's Son, Jesus.
The story of Prophet Elijah.
   
Dorothy Day
7/30/2008
Fr. Mike interviews producer Claudia Larson. The story of a grass roots Christ-follower whose legacy of service continues.
From the Mount
8/6/2008
Fr. Mike brings the Sermon on the Mount to life, modern day life. A Holy Land special filmed in the Holy Land.
   
Silver Ring Thing
7/16/2008
Fr. Mike interviews Doug Garrett. Youth can be motivated to treasure their bodies and reserve them for committed love.
Paul's Journey
7/23/2008
Fr. Mike follows St. Paul in his strenuous journeys of preaching and teaching.
   
God's Love
7/2/2008
Fr. Mike shares his faith that God's love is present down through the ages and right up to this very moment.
Living with Pain
7/9/2008
Fr. Mike interviews Maureen Pratt. Peace can be found in the storms of illness.
   
Lead Me Onlead me on
6/18/2008
Fr. Mike interviews Rev. Jim O'Bryan. Rev. Jim shares his faith journey that lead him to priesthood. The more open you are to God's Spirit in the Bible, the stronger your faith can grow.
Crisis of Forgiveness
6/25/2008
Fr. Mike Interviews Deacon Mike Bellinder. He shares his near death experience.
You forgive and you want to forget....
   
Faith Springtime
6/4/2008
Fr. Mike Interviews Thomas Wykes of Spring Time Faith. Is faith possible? Thomas is certain that it is. See what you think...and believe!
Bible a Problem Book
6/11/2008
Fr. Mike presents the Scriptures as models for solving problems not unlike our own today
   
Jesus My Song
5/16/2008
Fr. Mike interviews Leticia Pickett.
What Good Is Suffering?
5/16/2008
Fr. Mike explains the various aspects of suffering.
   
Don’t Give Up
5/8/2008
An interview with Martin Chavez, former alcoholic, drug addict and gang member. He shares how Jesus changed his life and brought about a real transformation.
My Story Song
5/8/2008
An interview with Renee Bondi.
   
Journey Through the Gospel
5/8/2008
An interview by Fr. Mike Manning with Alexander Shaia.
The Light Side
5/8/2008
Fr. Mike Manning interviews Tim Conway.
   
Champions of Faith
5/1/2008
Fr. Mike discusses with Tom Allen about his faith and his dedication to sports and how he finds Jesus in it. It speaks about the Baseball stars who put their faith first and share credit for their success with God.
Aid Pro Bono
5/1/2008
A semi documentary on Casa Cornelia Law Center, San Diego that provides pro bono legal service to immigrants who have otherwise no where to go. It speaks about the compassion, justice that motivate this ministry assisting immigrant, especially children.
   
Response-Ability
5/1/2008
A semi documentary on Response-Ability, an organization helping young youth who are seeking to be teachers
Mother Mary
5/1/2008
Fr. Mike speaks about Mother Mary and her role in the redemptive work of Christ
   
Actor Activist
4/9/2008
Fr. Mike Manning talks to Catherine Hicks about her passions in life.  This Mother on Seventh Heaven tells a fascinating story.
Crusades Illuminated
5/1/2008
Program on the history of crusades by Fr. Mike Manning, SVD
   
SPECIAL - Easter
3/19/2008
Fr. Mike asks us to rise with Christ, our Risen Savior.
Creating Hope
2/13/2008
Ken Sawa, CEO, Catholic Charities San Bern.-Riverside. A "rich young man" accepting Christ's challenge to "be for others."
   
Healing Forgiveness
2/2/2008
Something in us doesn't want to say "I'm sorry." In this show, The Healing Power of Forgiveness, Fr. Mike tells a wonderful story of a man on his deathbed who was able to ask forgiveness of his wife and son. What happened is a marvelous example of the healing power of forgiveness. Don't miss this one.
Beyond Scripts
1/30/2008
Doug Fahleson, President, Catholics in Media and Author. Words fall short, when a brain tumor enters one's life.
   
Journey through the Gospel
1/23/2008
Dr. Alexander J. Shaia, Psychologist, Author plumbs the depths of the Gospels enlightens and enriches.
SPECIAL - Trinity
1/16/2008
Are you ready for this? Fr. Mike explains the Trinity clearly.
   
Church of Tomorrow Pt. 1
1/2/2008
Robert Blair Kaiser, Author, Correspondent, Constructive criticism of the Church
Church of Tomorrow Pt. 2
1/9/2008
Robert Blair Kaiser, Author, Correspondent, Constructive criticism of the Church continued...
   
Beyond Science
12/26/2007
Dr Kirstie Bellman, Research Physicist:  A story of conversion you won’t want to miss.
The Wolf, the Cow and Lupe
12/19/2007
Fr. Mike tells the Christmas Story with the help of some eye witness friends.
   
Chosen Happiness
12/12/2007
Fr. Mike digs deep into the true sources of happiness taught by the Beatitudes.
Left to Tell
12/5/2007
Immaculée Ilibagiza, Survivor of Rwandan Genocide shares an intense experience of God in the midst of desolation.
   
Media Mind
11/14/2007
Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP
In The Beginning
10/24/2007
   
Back to Christ Part 1
10/12/2007
Anne Rice
Back to Christ Part 2
10/17/2007
Anne Rice
   
Special - Spirit Empowerment
8/29/2007
Fr. Mike helps us see God working in the world today in the power of the Holy Spirit
Special - Gideon's Story
8/8/2007
Fr. Mike takes you into Gideon's life of (almost) complete trust and challenges us to "hang on" sometimes.
   
Special - Jesus: Producer/Director
7/18/2007
Louis Velasquez, Co-Dir. of Clergy Srvcs, L.A. Archdiocese Public servant becomes servant of the leaders of the people of God.
 
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