Episode 158: Why Matter Matters. Guest: Dr. David Lang

Episode 158 debuts on December 19, at 8:00 PM Eastern. Rebroadcasts will take place according to the Crusade Channel programming schedule (note: all times listed are Central time). The topic is Why Matter Matters. My guest is Dr. David Lang, adjunct professor of logic at Boston College and of systematic Thomistic philosophy at Our Lady of Grace Seminary, also in Boston.

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Russian Icon of the Theotokos, called, “The Multiplier of Wheat” (details)

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Episode 157: The Marian Character of Advent. Guest: Sister Maria Philomena

Episode 157 debuts on December 12, at 8:00 PM Eastern. Rebroadcasts will take place according to the Crusade Channel programming schedule (note: all times listed are Central time). The topic is The Marian Character of Advent. My guest is Sister Maria Philomena, M.I.C.M., director of the Saint Augustine Institute of Wisdom.

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Spanish Statue of “Nuestra Señora de la O” (credits)

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Episode 156: Worship ‘Ad Orientem.’ Guest: Dr. Peter Kwasniewski

Episode 156 debuts on December 5, at 8:00 PM Eastern. Rebroadcasts will take place according to the Crusade Channel programming schedule (note: all times listed are Central time). The topic is Worship ‘Ad Orientem.’ My guest is Dr. Peter Kwasniewski.

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“The Mass of Saint Gregory the Great” by Adriaen Isenbrandt

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Episode 155: Veils and Veiling. Guest: Lily Wilson

Episode 155 debuts on November 28, at 8:00 PM Eastern. Rebroadcasts will take place according to the Crusade Channel programming schedule (note: all times listed are Central time). My topic is Veils and Veiling. My guest is Lily Wilson, of Veils by Lily.

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Icon of the Protection (Veil) of the Most Holy Mother of God. In most Slavic languages the word “cerement” has a dual meaning of “veil” and “protection.” The Russian word Pokrov (Покров), like the Greek Skepi (Σκέπη), has a complex meaning. First of all, it refers to a cloak or shroud, but it also means protection or intercession. For this reason, the name of the feast is variously translated as the Veil of Our Lady, the Protecting Veil of the Theotokos, the Protection of the Theotokos, or the Intercession of the Theotokos. (from “Protection of the Mother of God,” at an Orthodox site, but Eastern Rite Catholics practice the devotion, too, which is pre-schism.)

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Episode 154: Has Divine Revelation Ceased?

Episode 154 debuts on November 21, at 8:00 PM Eastern. Rebroadcasts will take place according to the Crusade Channel programming schedule (note: all times listed are Central time). My topic is Has Divine Revelation Ceased?

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The Transfiguration, 1480 (oil on panel) by Bellini, Giovanni (c.1430-1516); 115×154 cm; Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy; Italian, out of copyright

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Episode 153: What is a Catholic Church?

Episode 153 debuts on November 14, at 8:00 PM Eastern. Rebroadcasts will take place according to the Crusade Channel programming schedule (note: all times listed are Central time). My topic is What is a Catholic Church?

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High Altar of the Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran, Rome

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Episode 152: Is Jesus ‘My Personal Lord and Savior’?

Episode 152 debuts on November 7, at 8:00 PM Eastern. Rebroadcasts will take place according to the Crusade Channel programming schedule (note: all times listed are Central time). My topic is Is Jesus ‘My Personal Lord and Savior’?”

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Kneeling and Touching [Saint Thomas], Martin Schongauer and workshop, panel from a late 15th-century altarpiece. Photo by Martin SchongauerThomas, Helena from the Netherlands, 2008-10-22 15:24, CC BY 2.0, Link.

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