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Catholic Connection – August 31, 2023 – Hr 2

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. talks with Teresa about the Biden campaign launching a pro-abortion ad campaign. Mike Aquilina tells us about his new entries in OSV’s Fathers of the Faith series.




Segment 1 – Intro and News 


Segment 2 & 3 – Cultural Connection with Fr. Mitch
Biden campaign launches pro-abortion ad; pro-life groups label it ‘extreme’

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 – New Books in OSV’s Fathers of the Faith series
“In the next two volumes from OSV’s Fathers of the Faith series, readers are introduced to Saint Athanasius and Saint John Chrysostom. Who were they, and what did they teach? Why are they important figures in the history of the Church?”  Author Mike Aquilina is here to break it down for us.

Mike Aquilina is executive vice-president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and a contributing editor for Angelus News. He is author of more than fifty books, including The Fathers of the Church and Villains of the Early Church. He hosts the “Way of the Fathers” podcast for and edits the Reclaiming Catholic History series for Ave Maria Press.

Mike Aquilina’s website.






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