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 – August 14, 2018 – 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 – August 14, 2018 – 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 – August 13, 2018 – Hour 1

    +  Intro and News

    +  Teresa's Two Cents

    • Description: Teresa shares a letter from a listener.

    +  Mike Aquilina talks Angels

    • Description: Mike Aquilina is speaking this Thursday, August 16th, at Holy Spirit Church in Brighton. The talk will be about "Angels" and will take place at 7pm. It is open to everyone.
    • 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.

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    +  Mike Aquilina talks Angels

    • Description: Mike Aquilina continued
  • Catholic Connection – August 13, 2018 – Hour 2

    +  Intro and News

    +  Inseparable: Five Perspectives on Sex, Life, and Love in Defense of Humane Vitae

    • Description: "As the Church and the world prepare to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Humanae Vitae this summer, Catholic Answers Press is publishing an important new multi-contributor exposition of that prophetic encyclical - Inseparable: Five Perspectives on Sex, Life, and Love in Defense of Humanae Vitae. Expecting this anniversary to spark an escalation of attacks on Catholic birth-control teaching from outside the Church and a fresh wave of vocal dissent within it, and noting the current climate of confusion afflicting the faithful on marital and sexual matters, we thought it critical to provide a vigorous affirmation of Paul VI’s prophetic wisdom." ...
    • Segment Guests:
      • Dr. Mark Latkovic

        Dr. Mark S. Latkovic is Professor of Moral and Systematic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI where he has taught since July 1990 and where he was also Associate Dean of Studies from September 1999 until January 2000 and interim Dean of Studies from February 2000 until August 2000. He was made a full professor in March 2003. Dr. Latkovic graduated from the Brothers of Holy Cross- run St. Edward High School (Lakewood, OH) in 1982. He then received a dual Bachelor’s degree in 1986 in Religious Studies and Philosophy (with a minor in Communications) from Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH) and a Master’s degree in 1989 in Theology from The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC).

      • Resources:
        • Book(s):
          • Inseparable: Five Perspectives on Sex, Life, and Love in Defense of Humane Vitae
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    +  Inseparable: Five Perspectives on Sex, Life, and Love in Defense of Humane Vitae

    • Description: Dr. Mark Latkovic continued

    +  Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life

    • Description: Chairman of U.S Bishops’ Conference Committee on Pro-Life Activities Calls for National Prayer Effort That Every Human Being is Protected In Law And Welcomed in Life
    • Segment Guests:
      • Greg Schleppenbach
        Associate Director , USCCB Pro-Life Activities Secretariat
      • Resources:
        • Website(s):

    +  Teresa shares a letter from a listener.

  • Catholic Connection – August 10, 2018 – Hour 1

    +  Intro and News

    +  A Matter of Taste

    +  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
  • Catholic Connection – August 10, 2018 – Hour 2

    +  Intro and News

    +  The Inside Word @ EWTN

    • Description: Doug Keck is EWTN's President & Chief Operating Officer. He joins Teresa to share with us the latest news regarding EWTN's TV & radio programming.
    • Segment Guests:

    +  Time to Register for Fall Semester at the Benedicta Leadership Institute

    • Segment Guests:
      • Adora Kassab Ibrahim
        Mission Advancement Coordinator , Benedicta Leadership Institute
      • Resources:

    +  Time to Register for Fall Semester at the Benedicta Leadership Institute

    • Description: Adora Kassab Ibrahim continued

    +  Students for Life Applauds Pro-Life Argentina Vote

    • Description: ‘Argentina made the right decision in voting against expanding abortion in the country, and voting to remain a pro-life country’
    • Segment Guests:
      • Kristan Hawkins

        As President of Students for Life of America, Kristan directs the mission and strategy of the organization and serves as official spokeswoman. She has appeared on Fox News, CNN, EWTN, Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson, and the Christian Broadcasting Network; she is a frequent blogger for LifeNews.com and has also been quoted in numerous national and regional newspapers such as the Washington Times, Washington Post, and FoxNews.com.

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  • Catholic Connection – August 9, 2018 – Hour 1

    +  Intro and News

    +  Teresa's Two Cents

    • Description: Teresa shares "An Open Letter from Young Catholics" regarding the recent revelations about Archbishop Theodore McCarrick. "They call for an independent investigation of who knew what and when, a new intolerance of clerical abuse and sexual sin, and public acts of penance by Catholic bishops. They promise to work and suffer for the Church, and to strive for holiness in their own lives."
    • Segment Guests:

    +  Saint Maximilian Fellowship for Teens

    • Segment Guests:
      • Claire Scerbak
        Founder , Saint Maximilian Fellowship for Teens
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    +  Conclusion

  • Catholic Connection – August 9, 2018 – Hour 2

    +  Intro and News

    +  Latest News from the Vatican w/Joan Lewis

    • Description: Joan Lewis is the author of the blog "Joan's Rome." She joins us each week to share the latest news out of the Vatican concerning the Holy Father and the Catholic Church.
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    +  Latest News from the Vatican w/Joan Lewis

    • Description: Joan Lewis continued

    +  New Documentary: Unprotected

    • Description: #Metoo. Sexting pressure. The Hook-up culture. Teenage depression. As a concerned father of three girls, Don Johnson traveled around the country to discover how the culture became so toxic for women. He found a surprising answer. And some hope for the future.
    • Segment Guests:

    +  Conclusion

  • Catholic Connection – August 8, 2018 – Hour 1

    +  Intro and News

    +  Sexual Revolution: 50 Years Since Humanae Vitae

    +  How to Address Scandal in the Church

  • Catholic Connection – August 8, 2018 – Hour 2

    +  Intro and News

    +  How to Address Scandal in the Church

    +  How to Address Scandal in the Church

    • Description: Fr. John Riccardo continued

    +  How to Address Scandal in the Church

    • Description: Fr. John Riccardo continued

    +  How to Address Scandal in the Church

    • Description: Fr. John Riccardo continued