Salt & Light Catholic Radio Podcasts

     Former Boise resident, youth ministry leader and former keynote speaker at an Idaho Catholic Mens Conference, Morning Light welcomes Sean Forrest back to the show! Sean is the founder of Haiti 180, a ministry that builds orphanages, schools and hospitals in war-torn and nature-ravaged parts of Haiti.  Learn more at www.Haiti180.com 

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  "Man Cave" is a weekly segment of Morning Light, talking about ways the modern culture affects Catholic men.  Today, Pat King & David Fortin continue their series on the acronym of G.R.O.W.T.H. … today, “W” is for “Wilderness.”

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     "Faith & Feasts" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Teresa Zepeda. She starts off by highlighting some of the saints and feast days over this week including St. Peter Damian, St. Polycarp and St. Gregory of Narek. Finally, a new resource for your faith life - "Letters From the Saints" where you'll receive snail mail from the superstars of the Church.  Learn more at: www.LettersFromtheSaints.com  

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     "Catholic Counseling" is a weekly segment on Morning Light where we've assembled a panel of experts to help Catholics maintain good mental health.  Today, Matt for Cornerstone Psychological Associates talks about how peole see God, because the image we have of Him can affect our lives.  Who do they say I am?  Who do YOU say I am? Do we spend our time conforming our life to God or waste time conforming God to what we think He should be?

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     "Cooking With Scripture" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Chef Lou Aaron, owner of Westside Drive-In and a Deacon at Our Lady of the Rosary in east Boise. What was the origin of the French Dip Sandwich? Experts may say competing restaurants in the early 1900's but Chef contends the recipe is in the Book of Judges from the Old Testament!  While Hope & Brian indulge in the Cadillac of French Dips (made with Chef's famous prime rib rather than roast beef), the story unfolds of the 5-parts of in our salvation from sin.

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     Morning Light welcomes back Alanna Burg & Pamila Jaszkowiak from the Idaho Lay Dominicans as they continue a series on the Letter to the Ephesians. When we see the word "therefore" in Scriture, we should ask ourselves "why is it there for?!"

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     Dr. Scott French, one of the Directors at The Magis Center, joins Morning Light today to continue our discussion on modern Faith & Science, Eucharistic Miracles, and Truth.

 

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     We continue our annual series - FOCUS in February - where each week, Morning Light talks with a missionary from one of our Idaho universities or a member of the FOCUS staff. Taylor Middleton, FOCUS missionary at Boise State University, joins us this morning to share more about her faith journey.  To support Taylor, visit her link: https://focus.org/missionaries/taylor-middleton 

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     Morning Light interviews Lois Anderson, Executive Director of Oregon Right to Life, about an upcoming Pro-Life Conference on March 2nd.  Learn more and register for this event at: https://www.ortl.org/conference  

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     Salt & Light Catholic Radio now presents “Jesus the Bridegroom” as Sister Beverly from Marymount Hermitage shares more about this divine love story between Christ and His bride - the Church.  Based on the book by Dr. Brant Pitre, Sister Beverly helps us see the entire history of salvation - from Mount Sinai to Mount Calvary.

     Today’s episode discusses the ratification of the covenant between God and His people. From the Book of Exodus, if we look at the God of Isreal as the Divine Bridegroom, then sin is really just spiritual adultery.

     To learn more about the ministry work of Sister Beverly, please visit the website: www.Marymount-Hermitage.org 

 

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     Every other Friday, Morning Light gets to interview a member of the Idaho Knights of Columbus. Today, creator of our Man Cave segment, Pat King, who is also a member of the Knights Council #3086 at Our Lady of the Valley in Caldwell.  Tonight is their first Lenten Fish Fry of the year - what makes his fish so much better than others? Something called “Awesome Sauce!” Pat also heads up the COR program - tune in and find out what it is exactly and the purpose behind it.

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     Morning Light welcomes a surprise guest all the way from Philadelphia!  Chris Massaro is part of a group called "Biking for Babies" - tune in and find out what it is and why he was in Boise this week. He also shares some stories about the program and the people it has touched.  To learn more, go to www.BikingForBabies.com 

 

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     For this week's "Sacred Music" segment, Morning Light visits with Julie Carrick from Carrick Ministries and host of “We Sing Our Faith” (heard Saturday nights at 8:00pm on Salt & Light Radio) Julie now has a special feature on Friday mornings on the Guadalupe Radio Network called "Notes of Truth with Julie Carrick." She also shares details on her busy Lenten Mission schedule which is focused on her 2nd book ‘Savior & Sustenance.'  Learn more about her ministry work at the following websites:

www.juliecarrick.com

www.carrickministries.com 

 

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     Gina Schmidt returns to Morning Light as we resurrect our Faith Community Nursing segment!  February is Heart Health Month and Gina talks about high blood pressure. What are the consequences of high blood pressure? How can we properly take our own blood pressure? Is there an actual Patron Saint of this ailment that we can ask to intercede for us?

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     "Vocations Focus" is heard the first and third Thursday of each month during Morning Light. Today, Jim & Mary Ellen Nourse sit down with the "retired" Dcn. Verne Geidl from St. Augustine's in Moscow. "Retired" in the sense of that he and his wife head up the marriage prep classes at St. Augustine's!

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     "The Catholic Attic" is a monthly catechesis lesson provided by Fr. Justin Brady during Morning Light.  In lieu of today being St. Valentine's Day - Father covers the topic "What is Love?"

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      "Man Cave" is a weekly segment of Morning Light, talking about ways the modern culture affects Catholic men.  Today, Pat King & David Fortin continue their series on the acronym of G.R.O.W.T.H. … today, “O” is for “Others.”

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     "Faith & Feasts" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Teresa Zepeda from St. Jerome's parish in the Magic Valley.  Today, after highlighting the Saints and feast days observed over the next 7 days, we talk about the origins and history behind the Stations of the Cross, as well as some different ways to observe this Lenten tradition.

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     "Catholic Counseling" is a weekly segment of Morning Light where we've assembled a panel of experts to help Catholics maintain good mental health.  Today, from Cornerstone Psychological Associates in Boise, we welcome back Kathy Edwards to check in on our New Year's Resolutions. This makes us focus on our mindfulness - think about what you resolved and why, then explore the need behind that resolution so that you're more likely to stick to the commitment.

 

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         "Cooking With Scripture" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Chef Lou Aaron. owner of Westside Drive-In and a Deacon at Our Lady of the Rosary parish in east Boise.  In honor of Mardi Gras, Chef brings us a nice big bowl of gumbo, talks about okra and reads a scroll with Pope John XXIII's decalogue  https://www.appleseeds.org/Decalogue_John-23.htm?fbclid=IwAR3jba5rMxLBgcH31JpXjYLTV1dke7II-HVD2763DacdSTOSghIZDknaflc 

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     Josh Andrus & Mike Turner from the Idaho Lay Dominicans stop by Morning Light to continue their series on the Letter to the Ephesians.

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     Eric Meyer returns to Morning Light with a unique new series that looks at how our Catholic faith permeates our culture in ways you may be unaware of! Today's topic: ‘CULTURAL STUFF THAT SOUNDS A LOT LIKE LENT’ as Eric covers the following...

  • Dry January

  • Positivity

  • Discipline

  • Capuccinos - the real history if you are giving up coffee.

  • Beer - the real history if you give up cold ones for Lent.

  • Pretzels - why are they shaped like that?

 

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Morning Light continues our annual series - FOCUS in February - where each week, we will talk with a missionary from one of our Idaho universities or a member of the FOCUS staff. Joining us this morning - Cooper Dow, FOCUS missionary at Idaho State University in Pocatello. Cooper grew up in Colorado as an atheist but an encounter with Jesus led him to the Catholic Church and ultimately to FOCUS.  He and his wife have been at ISU for over two years - learn more about his ministry at: https://focus.org/missionaries/cooper-and-emily-dow  

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     During our weekly "Passionately Pro-Life" segment, Morning Light visits with Terri Marcroft, Executive Director of Unplanned Good Inc., to talk about adoption legislation at the Idaho Capitol and three bills that are progressing. She is also the author of two pro-life books and tells us more about them. To learn more, please visit her website: UnplannedGood.org 

 

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     Salt & Light Catholic Radio now presents “Jesus the Bridegroom” as Sister Beverly from Marymount Hermitage shares more about this divine love story between Christ and His bride - the Church.  Based on the book by Dr. Brant Pitre, Sister Beverly helps us see the entire history of salvation - from Mount Sinai to Mount Calvary.  Today’s episode asks initial questions for reflection, offers suggestions for prayer, and introduces us to this second book from Dr. Pitre, as we begin a new teaching series for this season of Lent.

To learn more about the ministry work of Sister Beverly, please visit the website: www.Marymount-Hermitage.org 

 

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     Morning Light welcomes back Dcn. Scott Pearhill, Editor of the Idaho Catholic Register, to walk us through the latest issue hot off the press. This paper is 20 pages that spotlights Catholic Schools Week, the Idaho Catholic Men's Conference and Hispanic Women's Conference. Also, a touching tribute to Dcn. Rick Bonney, who passed away January 26th after an eight-year battle with cancer. To subscribe to the ICR, visit: https://www.catholicidaho.org/communications 

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     Morning Light presents "Catholic Book Club" with today's guest: Aurelio Porfiri, composer, conductor, writer and educator. His music is published in Italy, France, USA, China and Germany. He has published more than 60 books, found on Amazon, and his music can be heard on Spotify. Today, he is here to talk about “Cardinal Zen’s Lenten Reflections.” Joseph Cardinal Zen of Hong Kong explains how to make this your most fruitful Lent ever.

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John Vitz from Angelus Music joins Morning Light today to host our weekly "Sacred Music" segment.  As Lent draws near, John talks about Sorrow for Sin and the Mercy of Christ.

The first song is called RECONCILIATION.  It's a spoken prayer that is enhanced by the music to express the emotions of the penitent.  https://vimeo.com/907198890 

The last song is from "A Mass For Peace in the Third Millennium", the KYRIE, as we ask for Jesus to have mercy on us.  https://vimeo.com/200634144 

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     Jay Wonacott, Director of Marriage & Family Life for the Diocese of Boise, joins Morning Light today to continue his series on the paragraphs in the Catechism pertaining to marriage, specifically CCC #1638 this morning.  Also, it is National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14).

 

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     Morning Light talks with Alberto Jaramillo, Coordinator of Campus Ministry with Bronco Catholic.  Fr. Nathan is the Vocations Director for the Diocese of Boise and we might immediately think that he is all vocations to the priesthood.  But as we find out today, Father also tries to play matchmaker with the young adults at Boise State University.  Find out how the vocation of marriage is also promoted at St. Paul's Student Center.

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       Morning Light visits with Kevan Grant, the new Principal at St. Mary's Catholic School in Boise. What are some distinguishing features about the school? What sets it apart from the other area schools? Are there any upcoming events at St. Mary's?  Tune in and get ALL of the details!

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     "Man Cave" is a weekly segment of Morning Light - focusing on how today's culture affects Catholic men.  Today, Pat King & David Fortin continue their series on the acronym G.R.O.W.T.H.  The “R” is for reconciliation and features special guest, Eddie Trask! 

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     "Faith & Feasts" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Teresa Zepeda. Today, besides highlighting the Saints and feast days coming up over the next seven days, she also discusses ways to make those final preparations for Lent (which begins Feb. 14!)

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    "Catholic Counseling" is a weekly segment of Morning Light where we've assembled a panel of experts to help Catholics maintain good mental health. Today, from Cornerstone Psychological Associates in Boise, we welcome back Dr. Joe Lipetzky to talk about "moderation" based on the book "Character Building" by David Isaacs.

 

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     "Cooking With Scripture" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Chef Lou Aaron, owner of Westside Drive In and a Deacon at Our Lady of the Rosary parish in east Boise. Chef couldn't be with us this morning, so we have this "best of" segment from February 2, 2021 talking about "water."

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     Josh Andrus & John Keenan from the Idaho Lay Dominicans join Morning Light today kicking off a new series on the Book of Ephesians.

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     Fr. Dominique from Verbum Spei shares his "Thoughts on Theology" during Morning Light. Today is episode 3 - "To Admire."

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     It's time for Morning Light to launch our annual series - FOCUS in February - where each week, we will talk with a missionary from one of our Idaho universities or a member of the FOCUS staff.  Today, we kick things off with Brendan Walsh, who grew up in southern California and graduated from the University of Washington with a business degree.  He is now in his second year as a FOCUS missionary on the campus of the University of Idaho in Moscow. 

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    Morning Light visits with our "Passionately Pro-Life" advocate Emily Naugle, sharing her thoughts about the recent Life Rally in downtown Boise. Also, an upcoming event at St. Mark's during Lent and details about a huge pro-life conference in the Portland area.

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     Morning Light is delighted to chat with one of the keynote speakers for tomorrow’s Idaho Catholic Men’s Conference - Chris Stefanick.  Learn more about his ministry at  either: https://reallifecatholic.com/  or at  https://formed.org/

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     Morning Light talks with Nick Pettinger on his  personal journey as a Catholic and why he joined the Knights of Columbus.

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     Morning Light welcomes back Mark Renick, Program Manager for St. Vincent de Paul’s Re-Entry Services.  Today, Mark shares the inspirational story of Doug Austin, leaving incarceration after 41 years. How have the Diocese of Boise and SVdP worked together on this success story? People such as Dcn. Mark Geraty and others through the years who were involved with Catholic Prison Ministry.  Mark also talks about the partnership with IDOC for Pre-Release Classes, which are now in five institutions in the prison complex south of Boise!

 

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     During our weekly "Sacred Music" segment of Morning Light, Ken Jercha from Holy Apostles' music ministry joins us to talk (and sing) about the Presentation of the Lord which we celebrate tomorrow.

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     Morning Light visits with Martin Karpiel from the Order of Malta about the upcoming World Day of the Sick on Feb. 10th and the Mass at St. John's Cathedral.

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     Vocations Focus is heard the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month as part of Morning Light.  Today, Jim & Mary Ellen Nourse talks with Andrew Furphy, Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Boise.  The Idaho Catholic Youth Conference is coming soon and Andrew provides all the details including some of the special guests in attendence.   

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     Today is a BONUS edition of Catholic Book Club and our guest moderator was introduced to the Morning Light audience in a 2-part interview during Man Cave. He has since released a new book entitled “You’re a Miracle: My Story of Alcoholism, Miraculous Healing, and God's Infinite Power and Love” - we welcome Joe McGivney back to the show!  Learn more about Joe and purchase the book at his website: https://www.joemcgivney.com  He was also interviewed by Eddie Trask - watch that video here:  https://youtu.be/Q2cgsyYBFe4?si=2pV155Eq4B8bV-Pp 

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     "Man Cave" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Pat King & David Fortin. Today, the guys launch a 6-part series on G.R.O.W.T.H.  The "G" stands for "Gratitude" as they discuss what each is grateful for and how Catholic men can take a daily inventory of what God blesses us with with every breath we take.  Next week, "R" is for "Reconciliation" and will feature special guest, author of the book "Confession All" - Eddie Trask!

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     "Faith & Feasts" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Teresa Zepeda. Today, she takes a look at the intentions of Pope Francis for the month of February, a rundown of the saints and feast days we get to celebrate over this coming week, and then we shine the spotlight on  today's Saint - John Bosco!

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     "Catholic Counseling" is a weekly segment of Morning Light where we've assembled a panel of experts to help Catholics maintain good mental health. Today, from St. Mark's Catholic School, Counselor Sarah Lynch talks about bullying - the different types, what parents should look out for and how they should properly react.

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     "Cooking With Scripture" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Chef Lou Aaron, owner of the Westside Drive-In and a Deacon at Our Lady of the Rosary parish in east Boise. Today, while our co-hosts enjoy a healthy bowl of mustard greens, red peppers and onions...Deacon Lou talks about the many times Jesus used the tiny mustard seed to teach about the Kingdom.

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     Alanna Burg & Mike Turner from the Idaho Lay Dominicans join Morning Light today to conclude the discussion on “The Ten Commandments.”  Today - The 10th Commandment - learn more in CCC paragraphs #2534-2550.

 

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Eric Meyer returns to Morning Light with a unique new series that looks at how our Catholic faith permeates our culture in ways you may be unaware of! Today's topic is “REMOTE CATHOLIC CHURCHES” - whether it's our Idaho priests traveling 100s of miles each weekend or celebrating Mass in Antarctica, the Great Commission is reaching all corners of the globe! 

 

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     Morning Light presents Fr. Dominique, prior of the Fraternity of Verbum Spei, offering his "Thoughts on Theology." In Episode 2, Father talks about "The Gift of Faith."

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     During our weekly "Passionately Pro-Life" segment, Morning Light talks with Heather Murphy, Development Director at the Couple to Couple League. Heather talks about the mission of Couple to Couple League and why they decided to create "Natural Plan" - an innovative new form of NFP.  Learn more at: https://learnnfp.org/natural-plan 

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     Morning Light wraps up its 4-part series during National Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Month with Taylor Cook.  She is part of the Anti-Trafficking Task Force with the Nampa Family Justice Center.  Find out why the approach of a multi-disciplinary team of agencies is important in the realm of anti-trafficking work.  We hope this series has helped our listeners realize that human trafficking exists right here in our backyard and needs to be taken more seriously.

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     Assistant Editor, Emily Woodham, fills in for Dcn. Scott Pearhill in walking Morning Light through the latest issue of the Idaho Catholic Register hot off the press.

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     Today’s guest moderator of Catholic Book Club is an American author, television host and activist. He has written 5 best-selling Christian books for adults as well as 16 best-selling books for children. Anthony DeStefano joins Morning Light to talk about his latest book - “The Story of the First Easter Bunny” available through Sophia Institute Press.

https://sophiainstitute.com/product/the-story-of-the-first-easter-bunny 

 

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Cathryn Gardner, music director of Our Lady of the Rosary parish, stops by Morning Light today to discuss African-American spirituals - some of which are familiar to us and can even be found in our Catholic hymnals. 

Wade in the Water - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_euSS86dvE

There is a Balm in Gilead - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xa8r2SM035w

Down to the River to Pray - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2a9hehlMH8

Welcome Table Mass - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2HkWCi8m5g

 

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Daniel Meola, co-founder of Life Giving Wounds, joins Morning Light today to share details about this ministry for adult children of divorced parents.  Daniel also talks about the new book published with Ignatius Press this past November.  Learn more at: https://www.lifegivingwounds.org 

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     Morning Light visits with Fr. Nathan Dail & Alberto Jaramillo from Bronco Catholic about their experience at the recent SEEK event in St. Louis. Also, Father talks about some housing issues facing Catholic students at Boise State.

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     Sarah Connolly from Our Lady of the Rosary joins Morning Light to share details about a new ministry - Mary’s Meals - and how you can help. Other parishes or small groups should consider the challenge of raising money to feed 40 kids during the 40 days of Lent. For just $25.20, you can feed a child one meal per day in their place of learning for 1 year!  

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     "Man Cave" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Pat King and David Fortin. Today, the guys ask "What is Truth?" before they launch into a 6-part series based on the word G.R.O.W.T.H.  Next week's show will discuss "G" for Gratitude.

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     "Faith & Feasts" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Teresa Zepeda. Today, she looks at some of the great Saints we get to celebrate in the coming week as well as suggestions on how to honor them best.  Then, Teresa spotlights today's feast for St. Francis de Sales.

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     This "Blast From the Past" is taken from the Morning Light audio archives - a year ago on this day - from a Financial Fitness segment with Stephen Stech at Capital Financial Solutions, talking about women in the world of money & finances.

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     "Cooking With Scripture" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Chef Lou Aaron, owner of the Westside Drive-In and a Deacon at Our Lady of the Rosary parish in east Boise. Today, while our co-hosts feast on a plate of dried fruits, nuts and toast in honor of a Jewish celebration, Chef shares readings from Leviticus and tells us how we should "proclaim the Gospel" with great energy.

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     Josh Andrus & John Keenan from the Idaho Lay Dominicans join Morning Light to continue the discussion on “The Ten Commandments”  Today - the 9th Commandment … where you can learn more in CCC paragraphs #2514 - #2533.

 

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     Dr. Scott French, one of the Directors of The Magis Center, joins Morning Light today to remind us of how and why Fr. Spitzer created this institute that focuses on both faith AND science (not either/or)  Dr. French is also a keynote speaker for the upcoming Idaho Catholic Men's Conference.

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     Morning Light presents “Thoughts on Theology” as Fr. Dominique Fraure, the Prior of the Fraternity of Verbum Spei, offers his reflections to a wide variety of topics.  From Mary to metaphysics, Fr. Dominique is ready to offer HIS…“Thoughts on Theology.”  This is Episode #1 entitled "Our Intelligence."  To learn more about the Fraternity of Verbum Spei, or the Monastery of Our Lady of Ephesus, visit their website: www.vsboise.org

 

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     "Passionately Pro-Life" is a weekly segment of Morning Light where we talk about everything from womb to tomb.  Today, our guest Megan Wold shares her thoughts on Saturday's Respect Life Rally and pro-life issues being discussed in the current Idaho Legislative Session.

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The Mass for Life recorded January 20, 2024 from the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in downtown Boise. Celebrant - Bishop Peter Christensen with concelebrants Fr. German Osario and Fr. Tim Segert with help from Dcn. Derrick O'Neill.

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     January is National Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Month.  Morning Light is doing our part by raising awareness that this is not a "big city" problem but rather going on in our own backyard!  Today, Kevin Zielinski, Program Manager of the Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition, shares stats and stories of how vulnerable people are being taken advantage of in Idaho.

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     Paul Ford joins Morning Light today to talk about Catholic education. He shares the story of a Supreme Court ruling regarding Catholic Education and how the Knights of Columbus got involved in this historical decision. This is the case about the Society of Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, and the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on June 1, 1925, against an Oregon law requiring children to attend public schools which was ruled unconstitutional. This ruling was important since the Oregon law was primarily intended to eliminate parochial schools.

 

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     Morning Light welcomes back Ralph May, Executive Director from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of SW Idaho.  Today, we re-visit "Cookies for Corrections" after the article in the Idaho Catholic Register came out late last week.  Also, an in-depth look at their Career Development work inside and outside Boise prisons.  Finally, you're encouraged to begin your "spring cleaning" early and bring good quality donations of clothing and household goods to SVdP Thrift Stores.

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     During our weekly "Sacred Music" segment, Morning Light talks with Kris Foster, Music Director of St. Mark's Catholic Community in Boise.  The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time has been designated Word of God Sunday and she describes what will be different at Mass this weekend.

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     Christian Welp from the Diocese of Boise visits with Morning Light regarding some political issues in the current Idaho Legislative session that may be of interest to Catholic voters.

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    "Vocations Focus" is heard on the first and third Thursday of each month as part of Morning Light.  Today, the second part of an interview conducted by Mary Ellen Nourse with Bishop Daniel Mueggenborg from the Diocese of Reno, NV.

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    Why should Catholics be pro-life?  With the Idaho Respect Life Mass and March coming up this Saturday and the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children on the 22nd, Fr. Justin Brady from St. Paul's delves deeper into this subject during "The Catholic Attic" - a montly catechesis lesson heard during Morning Light.

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     "Man Cave" is a weekly segment of Morning Light with local host Pat King and, from Spirit of Truth Radio Arts, David Fortin.  Today, part 2 of their interview with Dcn. Dave Imhof regarding the new COR program offered by the Knights of Columbus.

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     Faith & Feasts is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Teresa Zepeda.  On today's segment: 1) How long can we leave up our Christmas tree & decor?  2) Who are the Saints coming up in the next 7 days and how can we celebrate them?  3) How can we properly observe the Holy Name of Jesus?

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     "Catholic Counseling" is a weekly segment of Morning Light where we've assembled a panel of experts to help Catholics maintain good mental health.  Today, from Cornerstone Psychological Associates in Boise, we welcome back Matt talking about "Misery and Mercy."

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     "Cooking With Scripture" is a weekly segment of Morning Light, hosted by Chef Lou Aaron, owner of the Westside Drive-In and a Deacon at Our Lady of the Rosary parish in east Boise.  Chef could not be with us this morning due to some unforeseen car trouble so we have his "Best of" segment from Jan. 24, 2023 talking about hummus.

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     Alanna Burg & Pam Jaszkowiak from the Idaho Lay Dominicans join Morning Light to continue the discussion on “The Ten Commandments.”  Today - the 8th Commandment … which is encompassed in the Catechism of the Catholic Church in paragraphs #2464 - #2513.

 

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     Eric Meyer returns to Morning Light with a unique new series that looks at how our Catholic faith permeates our culture in ways you may be unaware of!  Today's topic is food & drink...while many know beer & pretzels were invented by monks, do you know the origin of the crescent roll?  Do you know the Catholic backstory to Jagermeister liquor?  How did the Filet O'Fish sandwich come to be?  Tune in and enjoy today's stories!

 

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     Morning Light interviews Catherine Glenn Foster, M.A. and J.D. -  keynote speaker for this Saturday’s Respect Life Rally. Learn more about her work at her website, where you'll find articles she's written in the pro-life arena:  www.CatherineGlennFoster.com  

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As Morning Light continues our month-long series on National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, our next guest is Deborah Kraft, Chair of the Canyon County Anti-Trafficking Task Force. They have an event coming up January 18th at the Caldwell Police Dept. with guest speaker Officer Gomez.  The event is free but please register by Email:  ccattaskforce@gmail.com or the phone number is 208-453-1819

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     Morning Light welcomes back Dcn. Scott Pearhill, Editor of the Idaho Catholic Register, to walk us through the latest issue hot off the press.  This is the Year in Review edition, featuring the Top Ten stories of 2023.  Plus, news about the upcoming Idaho Catholic Men's Conference, a beautiful story about open adoption, and an important story about how changes to the U.S. immigration laws could impact our foreign-born priests in the Diocese of Boise.

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     Morning Light presents another "Catholic Book Club" segment - today, our moderator is Dr. Ray Guarendi from EWTN's The Doctor Is In.  Dr. Ray shares details about his latest book: Standing Strong: Good Discipline Makes Great Teens available through Sophia Institute Press.  Look for it in your Catholic book store, by clicking the link below, or go to www.DrRay.com to get a signed copy!

https://sophiainstitute.com/product/standing-strong 

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     During our weekly "Sacred Music" segment, Morning Light welcomes back John Vitz from Angelus Music…talking today about God, our Father.  John shares his version of the PATER NOSTER  https://vimeo.com/201160259 

     Also, he spotlights St. Joseph and his role as a father to Christ. John shares about his Consecration to Saint Joseph, using the great book by Father Don Calloway.  Finally, we'll pay tribute to Joseph with my song JOSEPH, sung by Jake Ineck.  https://vimeo.com/738844869 

 

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     Jay Wonacott, Director of Marriage & Family Life for the Diocese of Boise, joins Morning Light to talk about today being National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Plus, a look at the upcoming Respect Life Mass, March and Rally on Saturday, January 20th. Finally, we continue our series on the paragraphs in the Catechism pertaining to marriage with CCC #1633 & 1634 discussing "mixed marriages" between Catholics and non-Catholics.

 

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     Morning Light welcomes back Alberto Jaramillo from Bronco Catholic. Today, he shares his experiences from the recent SEEK event in St. Louis.

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     Christian Welp from the Diocese of Boise joins Morning Light today to share details about "The Chosen" interfaith celebration coming to the Ford Idaho Center on Saturday, February 10th with two shows at 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Admission is free but you must have a ticket.  Learn more at the website:  https://comeevents.org 

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     "Man Cave" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Pat King & David Fortin. Today, part 1 of their discussion with Dcn. Dave Imhof about the new COR program offered through the Knights of Columbus.

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     "Faith & Feasts" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Teresa Zepeda. Today, after she goes over the saints to celebrate over the next 7 days, Teresa discusses ideas on how grandparents can share their Catholic Faith with their grandchildren even when their grandchildren’s parents have prevented them from doing so.

 

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     "Catholic Counseling" is a weekly segment of Morning Light where we've assembled a panel of experts to help Catholics maintain good mental health.  Today, from Cornerstone Psychological Associates in Boise, we welcome back Kathy Edwards…checking in today on those New Year's Resolutions.  How are they going?  She gives us a little review of setting realistic goals and making small continuous improvements that will probably be helpful right about now.

 

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     "Cooking With Scripture" is a weekly segment of Morning Light hosted by Chef Lou Aaron, owner of the Westside Drive-In and a Deacon at Our Lady of the Rosary parish in east Boise.  Today, while our co-hosts enjoy some delicious beef skewers with rice & tzatziki sauce, Dcn. Lou talks about ancient kitchens that have been discovered and how they coincide with Scripture readings.

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     John Keenan & Pamila Jaskowiak from the Idaho Lay Dominicans join Morning Light today to discuss the 7th Commandment.  You may be surprised about just how much of our life falls under "Thou Shall Not Steal."

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     Dr. Scott French, one of the Directors at The Magis Center, joins Morning Light today to continue our discussion on modern Eucharistic Miracles. 

 

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     Morning Light searched the audio archives to bring you this Blast From the Past.  A “best of” Parish Nursing segment from Jan. 13, 2022 when Gina Schmidt talked about January being National Blood Donor Month.

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