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Epiphany -June 19, 2022

Happy Father’s Day!!

Epiphany host, Vanessa Denha-Garmo share her reflections of Father’s day. Dr. Ray Guarendi is a perfect guest for today. He wrote a new book ‘Living Calm: Mastering Anger & Frustration’. Ned McGrath and Judge Michael Talbot talk about Judge’s written response on the 20th anniversary of the Dallas Charter.

Dr. Ray Guarendi

Dr. Ray Guarendi is a Catholic father of ten adopted children, a clinical psychologist, author, professional speaker, and national radio and television host. His radio show, “The Dr. Is In” can be heard on over 440 stations and Sirius XM channel 130. His TV show, “Living Right With Dr. Ray” can be seen on EWTN Global Catholic Network and is aired in 140 countries.

Ned McGrath

Director of Public Affairs, Communications AOD

Ned McGrath has served in the Communications Department at the Archdiocese of Detroit for 32-years. He is currently Director of Public Affairs. He previously worked as a television journalist in Chicago, Louisville and Detroit.

At the Archdiocese, he’s been involved in several high-profile projects, including Jubilee 2000, episcopal ordinations and installations, and most recently, the Mass for the Beatification of Solanus Casey. His television resume includes hosting a monthly interview program and special reports from Rome, The Holy Land, Brazil, Poland and Moscow.

He has been recognized nationally and locally for his television work before and during his time at the Archdiocese. In 2018, he received a Papal Medal bestowed by Pope Francis – the Benemerenti Award – for his exemplary service to the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Mr. McGrath and his wife, Katie, live in Grosse Pointe Park. Members of St. Ambrose Parish, they are the parents of two adult children.

Judge Michael Talbot

Michael Talbot began his legal career as an attorney 50-years ago. He served as a judge at the local and state levels for 40 of those years. Judge Talbot’s many accomplishments include helping write the first Victims Rights law in Michigan. He retired from the bench in 2018, serving at that time as Chief Judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals.

In 2002, Judge Talbot was named chair of the reconstituted and refocused Archdiocesan Board of Review. He continues in that role today. The primary task of the Review Board is to advise the Archbishop of Detroit on the credibility of complaints regarding the sexual abuse of children and vulnerable adults.

Over the decades, he has been recognized by the legal community on several occasions. In 2018, Pope Francis bestowed on him the Equestrian Order of St. Gregory for his proven loyalty to the Catholic Church and the example he sets in the Detroit Archdiocese.

Judge Talbot lives in Northville and is an active member of Our Lady of Victory Parish.

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