Show Notes for Monday, 10/11/2021

Happy feast of Pope St. John XXIII! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Dr. Matthew Bunson ton talk about Pope John XXIII himself, and Fr. Blake Britton to discuss his book “Reclaiming Vatican II: What it (Really) Said, What it Means, and How it Calls Us to Renew the Church. Other guests include Christopher Check to mark Columbus Day by reflecting on the real Christopher Columbus, Amy Welborn with some thoughts on the synod on synodality, and Kevin Schmiesing to look at This Week in Catholic History. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more...

Kevin Schmiesing, co-host of the Catholic History Trek podcast.

Bear Woznick is online at deepadventure.com.

Dr. Matthew Bunson is online at ewtnnews.com.

Amy Welborn is online at amywelborn.com.

Danielle Bean is online at catholicmom.com.

Christopher Check is online at instituteofcatholicculture.org.

Fr. John Gavin, author of Mysteries of the Lord's Prayer

Fr. Blake Britton, author of Reclaiming Vatican II

Rita Heikenfeld is online at abouteating.com

Adriana Vazquez is online at catholiccincinnati.org.

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Pope John XXIII’s Prayer for Peace

Lord Jesus Christ,
who are called the Prince of Peace,
who are yourself our peace and reconciliation,
who so often said, “Peace to you,”
grant us peace.
Make all men and women witnesses of
truth, justice, and brotherly love.
Banish from their hearts whatever might endanger peace.
Enlighten our rulers that they may guarantee
and defend the great gift of peace.
May all peoples of the earth becomes as brothers and sisters.
May longed-for peace blossom forth
and reign always over us all.
Amen.