Tue, 20 February 2007
SaintCast Episode #41, Michelangelo and the soul, Sr. Lucia of Fatima,St. Jeopardy returns, feedback 312.235.2278
Did Michelangelo leave a secret at the center of the great Sistine Chapel ceiling? Should we call it the "Buonarotti Code?" Join us as we explore what might be the great Renaissance artist's conception of the "endowment of the soul" and the intellect of man rather than "The Creation of Adam." We hear of new Saint news that Sr. Lucia of Fatima might be soon on the fast track to canonization, according to the prefect for the Congregation of the Causes of Saints. A lot of feedback on where to write for the 2nd class relic of John Paul II . . try the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org We devote much of this podcast to great feedback on a variety of issues, including a number of new saints to profile in the weeks to come. The long awaited answer to the last St. Jeopardy question, and you can try your hand at a new question.
Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_41_Michelangelo_and_the_soul1.mp3
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Sat, 10 February 2007
SaintCast Episode #40, St. Agatha, Soundseeing in Catania, Sicily, riding cable cars in San Francisco, feedback 312.235.2278
Paul's riding cable cars in San Francisco this week. But join him on a soundseeing tour of The Cathedral of St. Agatha in Catania, Sicily, recorded on a trip made last August. Catania is a city that has been destroyed numerous times by the largest active volcano in Europe, Mount Etna. Come with us through the streets of this Sicilian coastal town, and learn of the story of this early martyr of the Church. Songs this episode. .
Direct download: SaintCast_Episode_40_St._Agatha_Soundseeing_in_Catania.mp3
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Fri, 2 February 2007
SaintCast Episode #39, St. John Bosco, boxing's patron, JPII relic, 1st Maltese saint, Hindu seat of soul, fback 312.235.2278
Who could be Rocky's patron Saint? The Relicman returns with a series on electronic simony. I just received my 2nd class relic of JPII and you can request one, too. Listen in to find out how. Feedback on where Hinduism sees the "Seat of the Soul." We take a brief look at the miracles and marvels in the life of one of the saints on this week's liturgical calendar, St. John Bosco. Paul's pronunciation gaffes, interesting revelations in an upcoming book about John Paul II, and the story of the mysterious dog that accompanied St. John Bosco, on this week's SaintCast.