Show Notes for Wednesday, 12/23/2020

Good morning! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Gary Zimak to discuss the last of the O Antiphons, “O Emmanuel.” Other guests include Steven Howard of In Defense of Christians to unpack Cardinal Dolan’s recent article on worldwide Christian persecution in the Wall Street Journal, Cat Hodge, author of “Unstable Felicity,” and Joseph Pearce on J.R.R. Tolkien’s Father Christmas Letters and why conversion is such a central theme in so many Christmas films and stories. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more…

Gary Zimak is online at

Steven Howard is online at

Cat Hodge, author of Unstable Felicity

Joseph Pearce is online at

Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra, author of Holiness and Living the Sacramental Life

Steve Ray is online at

Aimee O'Connell is online at

Karlo Broussard is online at

Amy Alznauer, author of The Strange Birds of Flannery O'Connor

Fr. Boniface Hicks is online at

Rita Heikenfeld is online at


O Emmanuel

O Emmanuel, our king and our lawgiver,
the hope of the nations and their Saviour:
Come and save us, O Lord our God.