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Back from an extended SaintCast break, Paul embarks on a trip into the New Mexico wilderness under the patronage of St. George, the patron Saint of scouting. Back with all new episodes, including stories from the back country, in 12 days.

Direct download: SaintCast_Extra_-Philmont_Bound.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:28pm CST

SaintCast listener Peter Wiberg interviews Auschwitz survivor Tadeusz Raznikiewicz, from Uppsala, Sweden, eyewitness to the last days of St. Maximilian Kolbe. You won't want to miss this chilling first-hand account of life in Auschwitz, and the story of how 'Pater Kolbe' gave up his life to save a doomed young man.

News on the canonization cause of the first U.S. priest of African descent from the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_139_Last_Days_of_Maximilian_Kolbe.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:33pm CST

SaintCast #138, St. John Fisher, and canonization 101

Does the Catholic Church 'make' a saint? Of course not, but in this episode of the SaintCast, learn the intricate details of the canonization process from square one. Also, a profile of the great English martyr, St. John Fisher.

The Saint news segment features new on the relics of Padre Pio, Kateri Tekakwitha's cause, and the upcoming Beatification ceremony of St. John Newman.  More extras on the iPhone SaintCast App, and the Saints of the Week in the liturgical calendar on this week's SaintCast.

Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_138_St._John_Fisher.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:32pm CST

SaintCast #137, Ven. Michael McGivney, founder K of C, St. Anthony's relics, postulator interview, audio feedback +1.312.235.2278

He's responsible that nearly 2 million Catholic men are closer to their faith and families today - He's Venerable Michael McGivney and today on the SaintCast we learn about the founder of the Knights of Columbus from the postulator for his canonization cause in Rome, Father Gabriel O'Donnell.

News about St. Anthony of Padua's relics, St. Joan of Arc's relics, and an icon of a young Russian martyr in 1996 reportedly exuding sweet aroma.  A new St. Jeopardy quiz, and a joke of the week, along with a surprise - the debut of the SaintCast iPhone App!
Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_137_Venerable_Michael_McGivney.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:28pm CST

Yes, don't the Saints always win?  Chalk up another win for the saints. This week we profile St. Paul Miki and companions, and discuss the moving story of the Catholic Church in Japan. New book on John Paul II, and a new Blessed from the Spanish Civil War . . A new Saint Jeopardy question, saintly jokes, an appearance by the iPadre, and more giveaways on SaintCast #136.

Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_136_St._Paul_Miki_and_companions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm CST

SaintCast #135, St. Anthony's Feast, Boston, new miracle for Pius XII? St. Meinrad, San Onofre, feedback@+1.312.235.2278

It's called the largest religious festival in the America, St. Anthony's Feast in Boston's North End. Paul takes you there to witness the sights, sounds, and festivities on the last weekend in August, simultaneously celebrated in Montelfalcione, Italy.

Saint news on a possible Pius XII miracle, a new movie on His Holiness, and feedback on San Onofre.

Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_135_St._Anthonys_Feast_Boston_MA.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:12am CST

SaintCast #134, Patron of the Daily Grind, Mary appearing in Egypt?, disposing of holy cards, audio feedback +1.312.235.2278

Ever wonder to whom to pray to help you get through the daily grind? Here's the man - a saint for the rest of us. No visions, miracles while alive, no extraordinary penances - just did his daily duty with love for God. Get to know St. Benildus. Is Mary now appearing in Egypt? Try your luck at the new St. Jeopardy. Saints of the Week, feedback, and more. . .

Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_134_Patron_of_the_Daily_Grind.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:21am CST