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Catholic Connection – Feb 23, 2021 – Hour 2

George Weigel tells us about his new book, “Not Forgotten.” VoicesForSeniors co-founder Vivian Zayas talks about the important work their group does advocating for families of seniors impacted by COVID-19.


Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 – Not Forgotten: Elegies For, and Reminiscences Of, a Diverse Cast of Characters, Most of Them Admirable

“The world is full of interesting people, and it has been George Weigel’s good fortune to have known many such personalities in a variety of fields: politics, religion, the arts and sciences, journalism, the academy, entertainment, and sports. In this collection of reminiscences and elegies, the best-selling author of the definitive biography of Pope Saint John Paul II remembers these men and women from inside the convictions that formed them.” …

George Weigel is a New York Times bestselling author of many books, including “The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission” as well as “Witness to Hope” and “The Irony of Modern Catholic History.” He’s a distinguished senior fellow of Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center.



This new book is available in our store here.





Segment 3 – Not Forgotten: Elegies For, and Reminiscences Of, a Diverse
Cast of Characters, Most of Them Admirable

George Weigel continued


Segment 4 – Woman starts advocacy group to fight Cuomo after her mom dies in NY nursing home from coronavirus

VoicesForSeniors was founded by two sisters, Vivian Rivera Zayas and Alexa Rivera. Their heartbreaking journey began the day their mother died unexpectedly in a Long Island nursing home. Vivian shares the story with us.

Vivian Zayas is a co-founder of Voices for Seniors, a group that has gained national attention advocating for families of seniors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and highlighting the deadly consequences of irresponsible government officials. VoicesForSeniors works tirelessly to advance reforms for respectful, quality care for our nation’s most vulnerable seniors.

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