Teresa Tomeo

Teresa Tomeo is an author, syndicated Catholic talk radio host, and motivational speaker with more than 30 years of experience in TV, radio and newspaper.  In the year 2000, she left the secular media to start her own speaking and communications company.  Her daily morning radio program, Catholic Connection, is produced by Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor, Michigan and now heard on over 200 Catholic stations nationwide through the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network.  Her talk radio program is also carried on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio.

Ms. Tomeo is a columnist and special correspondent for the national Catholic newspaper, Our Sunday Visitor.  She appears frequently on EWTN Catholic Television.  Teresa and co-hosts the new EWTN program The Catholic View for Women.  Teresa has also been featured on The O’Reilly Factor Fox News, Fox & Friends, and MSNBC discussing issues of faith and media awareness.  In 2008 the she was chosen as only one of 270 delegates from around the world to attend the Vatican Women’s Congress held in Rome marking the 20th Anniversary of John Paul the Second’s Letter entitled On the Dignity and Vocation of Women.  As a speaker Teresa travels around the country addressing media awareness and activism, as well as sharing her reversion to the Catholic Church.

Her latest book is called God’s Bucket List, Heaven’s Surefire Way to Happiness in This Life and Beyond, published by Image, a Penguin Random House Company.  Her first book, Noise: How Our Media Saturated Culture Dominates Lives and Dismantles Families, is published by Ascension Press and is a Catholic best seller.  Her second book, Newsflash! My Surprising Journey from Secular Anchor to Media Evangelist was published in September of 2008.  Her book Extreme Makeover: Women Transformed by Christ, Not Conformed to the Culture, was released in October of 2011 from Ignatius Press. Teresa has also co-authored a series of best selling Catholic books called All Things Girl for tween girls focusing on modesty and chastity.

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Program Details:

Times: Monday – Friday: 8:00-10:00 am EST

Call-in Phone: Sienna Toll-free line 877-573-7825

Daily live call-in program designed to offer Catholics and other Christians an opportunity to hear from and talk with some of the leading apologists and theologians in the Church today. Catholic Connection covers social issues, media awareness, and local businesses, youth, families, and community leaders in Southeastern Michigan and reports on news throughout the Catholic community and how we can make a difference.

To order a copy of any Catholic Connection program, go to the Program Copies page for more information.

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Teresa Tomeo's Latest Posts

  • Catholic Connection – December 12, 2019 – Hour 2

    • Description: Daily live call-in program designed to offer Catholics and other Christians an opportunity to hear from and talk with some of the leading apologists and theologians in the Church today.
  • Catholic Connection – December 12, 2019 – Hour 1

    • Description: Daily live call-in program designed to offer Catholics and other Christians an opportunity to hear from and talk with some of the leading apologists and theologians in the Church today.
  • Catholic Connection – December 11, 2019 – Hour 2

    • Description: Daily live call-in program designed to offer Catholics and other Christians an opportunity to hear from and talk with some of the leading apologists and theologians in the Church today.
  • Catholic Connection – December 11, 2019 – Hour 1

    +  Intro and News

    +  Novena for Archbishop Sheen Starts Dec. 12

    • Description: Novena for Archbishop Sheen -- The nine-day novena will start on December 12th, the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe and include daily meditations on reflections from Fulton Sheen. The novena is available in English and Spanish and will be carried on several Catholic television networks as well as social media sites.
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    +  Our Lady of Guadalupe Event at Ste. Anne in Detroit

  • Catholic Connection – December 10, 2019 – Hour 1

    +  Intro and News

    +  The Latest from the Frontlines of the Pro-Life Movement

    • Segment Guests:
      • Fr. Frank Pavone

        Fr. Frank Pavone is one of the most prominent pro-life leaders in the world. Originally from New York, he was ordained in 1988 by Cardinal John O’Connor. He is a priest of the Amarillo Diocese and serves full-time in pro-life leadership with his bishop’s permission. In 1993 he became National Director of Priests for Life. He is also the President of the National Pro-life Religious Council, and the National Pastoral Director of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign and of Rachel’s Vineyard, the world’s largest ministry of healing after abortion.

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    +  The Latest from the Frontlines of the Pro-Life Movement

    • Description: Fr. Frank Pavone continued

    +  Teresa's Two Cents

  • Catholic Connection – December 10, 2019 – Hour 2

    +  Intro and News

    +  Judge Drops Six Charges Against David Daleiden for Exposing Planned Parenthood Baby Part Sales

    • Description: "A biased California judge dropped six of the 15 bogus charges filed against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt related to their undercover investigation of Planned Parenthood, which resulted in shocking videos that alarmed Americans nationwide. The videos revealed how Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry actively sell the body parts of aborted babies for dubious research." ...
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    +  Judge Drops Six Charges Against David Daleiden for Exposing Planned Parenthood Baby Part Sales

    • Description: Tom Brejcha continued

    +  PTC Highlights Best & Worst TV Advertisers for 2019

  • Catholic Connection – December 9, 2019 – Hour 1

    +  Intro and News

    +  Teresa's Two Cents

    • Description: We listen to a 7-minute commentary by Raymond Arroyo on the delay in Bishop Sheen's beatification. The commentary is from the Dec. 5, 2019 edition of EWTN's "The World Over."

    +  Archdiocese of Detroit launches podcast highlighting Catholic High School League

    • Description: The Archdiocese of Detroit on Friday launched “Inside CHSL,” a weekly podcast about the happenings of the Detroit Catholic High School League. Hosts and local sports broadcasters Jeremy Otto and Brendan Johnson will recap each week, interview coaches, players and friends of the league, highlight upcoming competitions, and explore the connection between athletics and faith. New episodes will be available each Friday on Spotify, Google Play, and iTunes.
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  • Catholic Connection – December 9, 2019 – Hour 2

    +  Intro and News

    +  Improving Your Body Image Through Catholic Teaching: How Theology of the Body and Other Church Writings Can Transform Your Life

    • Description: "Hollywood, the music industry, and large corporations promise happiness, pleasure, popularity, and power if we would just buy what they are selling. But their tactics are smoke and mirrors, and their promises are hollow. From photoshop to misleading advertising to the use of paid celebrities, a cocktail of lies tell us how we are supposed to look and feel about ourselves. And so many have bought in, leading to catastrophic results: eating disorders, body obsession, plastic surgery, steroids, peer pressure, and depression. How do we combat this onslaught? The answer is to turn to God and the teachings of his Church." ...
    • Segment Guests:
      • Dr. John Acquaviva

        Dr. John Acquaviva is a professor of exercise science at Wingate University (NC) and the author of Raising Kids with a Healthy Body Image: A Guide for Catholic Parents. He is an active member of the Catholic Speakers Association, a radio show host – “Faith & Sport” on EWTN affiliate in Charlotte, NC – and is regularly asked to be a guest on national radio shows to promote topics surrounding health and fitness in the context of the Catholic Faith.

      • Resources:
        • Book(s):
          • Improving Your Body Image Through Catholic Teaching: How Theology of the Body and Other Church Writings Can Transform Your Life
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    +  Improving Your Body Image Through Catholic Teaching: How Theology of the Body and Other Church Writings Can Transform Your Life

    • Description: Dr. John Acquaviva continued

    +  Sheen beatification delay an act of 'sabotage,' Peoria official writes

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  • Catholic Connection – December 6, 2019 – Hour 1

    +  Book: "The First Christmas"

    • Description: "Lovingly illustrated by celebrated artist Frank Fraser, Thomas D. Williams’s magnificent poem First Christmas tells of the monumental event that Christians have celebrated for more than two thousand years: the birth of Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem." ... (Originally aired November 26, 2019)
    • Segment Guests:
      • Thomas Williams

        Theologian, Author, Speaker, Consultant and Writer for Breitbart News. Permanent research fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture, Notre Dame University.

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    +  Suicide rates for kids on rise & Making Gender Transition Surgery for Minors a Felony?

    +  Suicide rates for kids on rise & Making Gender Transition Surgery for Minors a Felony?

    • Description: Dr. Meg Meeker continued

    +  The Church and the Roman Empire (301–490): Constantine, Councils, and the Fall of Rome

    • Description: "Larger-than-life saints such as Athanasius of Alexandria, Jerome, Augustine, and political figures such as Emperor Constantine played an important part in the history of the Christianity. In The Church and the Roman Empire (301–490): Constantine, Councils, and the Fall of Rome, popular Catholic author Mike Aquilina gives readers a vivid and engaging account of how Christianity developed and expanded as the Roman Empire declined." ... (Originally aired October 11, 2019)
    • Segment Guests:
      • Mike Aquilina

        Mike Aquilina is author or editor of more than forty books on Catholic history, doctrine, and devotion. He is co-host, with Scott Hahn, of eight series that air on EWTN. Mike’s career in publishing spans three decades, and hundreds of his articles have appeared in periodicals and journals in the United States and abroad.

      • Resources:
        • Book(s):
          • The Church and the Roman Empire (301–490): Constantine, Councils, and the Fall of Rome
            Buy this resource now. Click here to purchase.
  • Catholic Connection – December 6, 2019 – Hour 2

    +  Intro Segment

    +  Feast of the Immaculate Conception

    • Segment Guests:
      • Steve Ray

        Steve is a convert to the Catholic faith and a popular author, speaker, and pilgrimage leader. He has been to the Holy Land over 100 times exploring, filming, and leading thousands of pilgrims. Steve is a regular guest on Catholic radio and TV including Catholic Answers, Ave Maria Radio, and EWTN. He writes Bible Studies for Catholic Scripture Study International.

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    +  Feast of the Immaculate Conception

    • Description: Steve Ray continued

    +  Shrine pastor Msgr. Robert McClory appointed bishop of Diocese of Gary

    • Description: Msgr. Robert McClory has been a student, a lawyer, a seminarian, a pastor and a chancellor. Now, he will take on a new challenge as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Gary, Indiana. Pope Francis announced the appointment of Msgr. McClory, 56, as Gary's next bishop on Nov. 26. (Originally aired December 2, 2019)
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