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Co-hosts Pete Sanchez, reporter for the Catholic Star Herald, and Mike Walsh, Communications Director for the Diocese of Camden, interview Catholic leaders about what brought them to where they are now and how they are bringing the faith to their communities.

Co-hosts Pete Sanchez, reporter for the Catholic Star Herald, and Mike Walsh, Communications Director for the Diocese of Camden, interview Catholic leaders about what brought them to where they are now and how they are bringing the faith to their communities.
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Co-hosts Pete Sanchez, reporter for the Catholic Star Herald, and Mike Walsh, Communications Director for the Diocese of Camden, interview Catholic leaders about what brought them to where they are now and how they are bringing the faith to their communities.

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English


Episodes

Talking Mary with Fr. Tim Byerley

5/15/2019
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This week, Talking Catholic holds its first-ever “MaryCast,” as the complete hour is devoted to Our Blessed Mother. With Mike on assignment, Pete is joined by guest co-host Kim Pesotski, Youth Director of Saint Mary of Mount Carmel Parish, Hammonton, and Father Tim Byerley, Pastor of Merchantville’s Saint Peter Parish to speak on the Mother of Jesus: her fiat to God, her role in salvation history, and how praying the rosary can change the world. Mary Our Mother, pray for us!

Duration:00:55:14

Nicole Keefer & Rosemary Love

5/8/2019
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We're back to our normal programming and celebrating National Nurses Week by saluting the hardworking women and men providing support to individuals and families, in a myriad of ways, through times of physical and/or mental hardship. Joining Mike & Pete this week are two valued members of VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services - and RN's themselves - Nicole Keefer, Director of Parish Nursing, and Rosemary Love, RN Care Coordinator. The two dedicated professionals share how they got involved...

Duration:01:08:40

Talking Movies: a spolier-filled Marvel: Endgame review

5/6/2019
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Spoiler alert! Pete, Mike, and two of Mike’s Marvel Cinematic Universe-loving pals - Phil Huesser and Jay Rhinehart - spent 2+ hours talking about Avengers: Endgame. It may not be the spiritual content you’ve come to expect from the podcast, but we do talk about pop culture movies A LOT so it seems only appropriate that we join the MCU sheep and do a deep dive into the minutia of Avengers: Endgame. Also, we’re not kidding, this is a spoiler-filled podcast, so if you haven’t had a chance to...

Duration:02:23:28

Kalley Petito

5/2/2019
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Mike and Pete have a perfectly pleasing podcast this week with Kalley Petito, first grade teacher at Saint Margaret’s Elementary School in Woodbury Heights, and author of the new children’s book “Mr. Petito and the Punks,” which teaches kindness through rhyming and alliteration. Mrs. Petito shares the journey of her book, which was first composed 25 years ago on a word processor and is now available on websites like Barnes and Noble & Amazon; her creative inspirations; her unique way of...

Duration:00:46:51

Unplanned, the movie review

4/24/2019
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It's Talking Catholic's first dedicated movie review episode, featuring the pro-life film “Unplanned,” currently in theaters. Mike, Pete, and Kim Pesotski, Director of Youth Ministry at Hammonton’s Saint Mary of Mount Carmel Parish, share their thoughts on the film - the true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood leader’s spiritual and professional transformation - and her fight for the Right to Life and helping women facing crisis pregnancies. This powerful and important film...

Duration:00:52:05

Alicia Foreman

4/17/2019
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This week, Mike and Pete are back in The Vault to welcome Alicia Foreman, a junior at Stockton University, to chat about her path to full communion in the Catholic faith. The Social Work major shares her amazing story of finding Christ through The ROCK ministry at Williamstown High School, and embracing the Church’s teachings. Since her confirmation, she has dedicated herself to being a true missionary disciple, including traveling to Texas as part of the Share the Journey pilgrimage to aid...

Duration:00:39:17

Convocation of Catholic Leaders: Plenary Day 4 - Chris Lowney

4/11/2019
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The fifth and final installment of audio from the plenary sessions of the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey. This one, from the final plenary session of the Convocation, features a presentation from Chris Lowney, author of the book, Everyone Leads. This book was the roadmap of preparation for the Convocation for every attendee. In his presentation he delved even further into his perspective on how to energize our parishes and our fellow parishioners....

Duration:00:59:47

Sr. Agnes and the St. Michael Missionaries

4/11/2019
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Hey! It’s a full-fledged Talking Catholic podcast for the first time this week!!!! (We hope you’ve been enjoying the Convocation audio, but if not, the last one comes out today.) We’re back in AC… again. But this time, Mike, Pete and today’s surprise co-host, Donna Ottaviano-Britt are in town to speak with Franciscan Sister of the Renewal local servant Sister Agnes and four of her community’s inaugural Saint Michael’s Missionaries - Connie Boesch, Sandy Martinez, Emma Hilton, and Mariah...

Duration:01:06:38

Convocation of Catholic Leaders: Plenary Day 2 afternoon - Cardinal Joseph Tobin

4/9/2019
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The third installment of audio from the plenary sessions of the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey. This one, from the afternoon session of Day 2, features a talk from Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark. Cardinal Tobin offers his personal reflection on why Pope Francis gave us the challenge of becoming Missionary Disciples. (https://www.rcan.org/) Afterwards, Cardinal Tobin sits down with for a Q&A with convocation moderator...

Duration:01:08:44

Convocation of Catholic Leaders: Plenary Day 3 - Dr. Carolyn Woo

4/9/2019
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The fourth installment of audio from the plenary sessions of the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey. This one, from the afternoon session of Day 3, features a talk from Dr. Carolyn Woo, Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development at Purdue University and former President & CEO of Catholic Relief Services. In her talk, "Rise and Shine," Dr. Woo focuses on how parishes play a part to make God real, act as both messenger and message, constitute...

Duration:01:27:46

Convocation of Catholic Leaders: Plenary Day 2 morning - Hosffman Ospino

4/8/2019
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The second installment of audio from the plenary sessions of the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey. http://convocation.camdendiocese.org This one, from the morning session of Day 2 - featuring a presentation by Hosfmann Ospino, PhD, an Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Education at Boston College, School of Theology and Ministry. Dr. Ospino's talk helps us to define the roadmap for Catholic evangelization in the 21st century....

Duration:01:26:40

Convocation of Catholic Leaders: Plenary Day 1 - Julianne Stanz

4/5/2019
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Each day this week, we will be releasing the audio from each of the five plenaries featured at the recent Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey. On Day 1, emcees Donna Ottaviano-Britt and Deacon Anthony Cioe laid out the upcoming four-day conference, explaining why Bishop Dennis Sullivan made the decision to model this convocation after the national convocation of the same name and topic held in July of 2017. After that Julianne Stanz, Director of...

Duration:01:24:56

Joe Viecelli

4/4/2019
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As the annual FaithFull food drive kicks off across the diocese this weekend, our hosts travel to Atlantic City to speak with a true gentleman, Joe Viecelli of Catholic Charities. Our guest shares his experiences of 15 years in onsite service management in Atlantic City, serving poor and needy individuals and families from all over Atlantic County, and fostering relationships with them over the years. As well, Joe, Mike, and Pete talk facial hair, baseball, and their love of music. Learn...

Duration:00:58:12

Donna Ottaviano-Britt: Convocation recap

4/2/2019
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Almost a week removed from the historic Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey, Mike and Pete once again sit down this week with Donna Ottaviano-Britt, Director of Missionary Discipleship and the driving force behind four fantastic days in Atlantic City (which took 18 months of preparation). The three recap the presentations, workshops, meditations, music, and yes, the joy present among the 800 attendees. Of course, that was the easy part, now the real work is...

Duration:01:18:34

Convocation: Betsy Fenwick & Jessica Gettings

3/25/2019
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Mike and Pete are on the road this week, spending the next few days with 800 of their friends at the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: the Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey. On location at Harrah’s Conference Center in Atlantic City, our hosts speak with Betsy Fenwick, part of the parish delegation from Atlantic City’s Parish of Saint Monica; and returning guest Jessica Gettings, from Saint Katharine Drexel Parish in Egg Harbor Township. The four share their experiences of the gathering so...

Duration:00:30:34

Matt Davis

3/19/2019
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This week, Mike and Pete chat with the new Director of the Diocese of Camden Life & Justice Ministries office, Matthew Davis. Returning to work in his native South Jersey, he shares stories of his time teaching in the Dominican Republic, his previous work overseeing the pastoral care of ethnic communities and immigrant Catholics that included supporting their full participation into the greater Church, his plans for bringing his ministry to the diocese, and we may also touch on his...

Duration:00:52:29

Mariann Gilbride

3/14/2019
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As spring creeps ever closer, Mike and Pete have a sunny chat with Mariann Gilbride, the new Director of Development for the Diocese of Camden. After fighting through conflicting reviews by Mike and Pete about the new Captain Marvel movie, Mariann gets the two MCU lemmings back on course with a great conversation about her journey back to the diocesan offices after time spent in the Diocese of Trenton, insight into the House of Charity- Bishop’s Annual Appeal campaign, and how the generosity...

Duration:00:48:14

Senior Ministry of St. Peter's Parish

3/6/2019
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If the saying is true that “a good laugh is a good thing,” then the Senior Ministry of Merchantville’s Saint Peter Parish has a great thing going. In one of funniest programs in Talking Catholic’s 110-episode history, Mike and Pete sit down at the Senior Center with Director Bobbie Bradley and its delightful residents. In front of a live, captive, and boisterous audience, Mike, Pete, Bobbie, and guests discuss the family atmosphere at the center, which is open five days a week for seniors,...

Duration:00:48:54

Fr. Robert Sinatra - Lent 2019

3/3/2019
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Fr. Rob, Mike and Pete may have set a new record for most digressions in a podcast, however, if you can navigate all the twists and turns of this Mardi Grad-influenced conversation, your soul may reap the rewards. On Fat Tuesday, Mike and Pete traveled down to Saint Padre Pio in Vineland and its Pastor, the venerable Talking Catholic chaplain, Father Robert Sinatra. Amid donuts and chocolate, the three discuss these next 40 Days of Lent and how prayer, fasting, and almsgiving can bring us...

Duration:01:18:01

Gary Zimak

2/27/2019
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Sweets. Chocolate. That second cup of coffee in the morning. As Lent begins next week, there are many ways Catholics around the world sacrifice during this season of conversion, to better grow in purity and enlightenment. Gary Zimak, noted author, has another idea: Give up Worry for Lent. The South Jersey resident shares with Mike and Pete the way to let go of anxiety, and find everlasting peace and comfort in God. To learn more about Gary and his book, visit his website:...

Duration:00:54:19