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Catholic Connection – August 3, 2023 – Hr 2

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. speaks about the many opportunities to honor Mary in the month of August. David DiFranco and Shannon Mullen join us from Portugal to report on World Youth Day.




Segment 1 – Intro and News 


Segment 2 & 3 – Cultural Connection with Fr. Mitch
August is another big month for Mary!  We look at the feast days.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is a Jesuit priest, President and Founder of Ignatius Productions, world renowned lecturer, spiritual director for over fifty Holy Land pilgrimages, and EWTN host of television and radio shows.  An accomplished biblical scholar and apologist, Father Pacwa, S.J. earned his Ph.D. in the Old Testament from Vanderbilt University. He also holds a Master of Divinity and S.T.B. from the Jesuit School of Theology at Loyola University. He speaks 12 languages, including Arabic, Aramaic, Hebrew, and Koine Greek.


Segment 4 – Report from World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal

David DiFranco, CEO of Corporate Travel, and Shannon Mullen, Editor-in-Chief of Catholic News Agency, check in to report on World Youth Day underway in Portugal.

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