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Catholic Connection – Oct 31, 2022 – Hour 2

We share three interviews Teresa conducted at the Good News Conference in Phoenix. Today we listen to Fr. John Riccardo, Kelly Wahlquist, and Alyssa Bormes.



Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 – Hope, Despair, and Learning to Be Human Again

Fr. John Riccardo was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit in 1996. He is the Founder and Executive Director of ACTS XXIX, a non-profit apostolate that exists to help get God’s world back by equipping clergy and lay leaders for the apostolic age in which we live. Fr. John served as a parish pastor for 15 years, most recently at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Plymouth, Michigan where he was witness to the power of the Holy Spirit in a way that caught the attention of pastors around the country.



Segment 3 – The Beauty of Women in Evangelization

Kelly Wahlquist is the founder of Women In the New Evangelization (WINE). Co-editor of “Called by Name.”







Segment 4 – Stories of Coming Home to the Faith

Alyssa Bormes is an educator, author, speaker, and retreat leader. She teaches at the Chesterton Academy and the Archbishop Flynn Catechetical Institute in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, writes for the WINE blog, is the host of a weekly show, “Catholic Kaleidoscope” on Radio Maria US, and is the author of The Catechism of Hockey and editor of Called by Name.








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