Fri, 30 April 2010
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
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Wed, 21 April 2010
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.