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SaintCast #77, Steve Runner and St. Sebastian, Cardinal Newman miracle, largest Beatification in history, fback +1.312.235.2278

Steve Runner of the award-winning Phedippidations podcast joins us on the SaintCast to discuss his favorite patron saint, the patron saint of athletes, St. Sebastian. Here he is with his son in full SQPN regalia at the American League Baseball Championship at Fenway Park. We go over the Saints of the Week, listener feedback, saints-in-the-news including talk about a miracle for Cardinal Newman, the beatification of 498 martyrs of the Spanish Civil War, and another mug winner for the Saint Joke of the week.

Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_77_Steve_Runner_and_St._Sebastian.mp3
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SaintCast Episode #76, Soundseeing in Assisi, Stanford college reunion, Catholic United for Faith, feedback +1.312.235.2278

Today, in honor of the Feast of St. Francis 2 weeks ago, we present another soundseeing tour of some of the sacred places in Assisi. We take you on hike down the Umbrian hillside to San Damiano, the small church where St. Francis first heard Jesusâs call, to the Basilica of St. Francis and its marvelous frescoes, and the tiny walkways and pathways through this quaint central Italian village.

Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_76_Soundseeing_in_Assisi_Italy.mp3
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SaintCast #75, Blessed Piergiorgio Frassati, Podcast Expo and community, YoGeek, St. joke, audio feedback +1.312.235.2278

It was a great weekend at the Podcast and New Media Expo in Ontario, California. We caught up with Elsie Escobar of the YoGeek Workout Podcast, and asked the question, "Who is your favorite patron saint?" We profile a young Blessed future saint, Pier Giorgio Frassati, often called "The Man of the Beatitudes," who died at the young age of 24. 

Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_75_Blessed_Pier_Giorgio_Frassati.mp3
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SaintCast Episode #74, Becoming a Patron Saint, miracle of San Gennaro, patron of lost taste & princesses, +1.312.235.2278

Have you ever wondered why St. Teresa of Avila is the patron saint of those with headaches, or why St. Anthony is the patron of lost things? Today we talk to Monsignor Robert Sarno of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saint in the Vatican about how the process takes place. News from the Podcast and PME convention in Ontario, California, listeners proposals about the patron of the loss of the sense of taste, the miracle of the blood of St. Januarius, and a new Saint Jeopardy.

Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_74_Patron_Saints.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:02pm CST