Show Notes for Wednesday, 8/25/2021

Happy feast of King St. Louis IX! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Dr. Matthew Bunson to talk more about the legacy of this saintly French monarch. Other guests include Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra on why the Church has so many rules, Rep. Frank Wolf on the ongoing persecution of Christians in Nigeria, and Dr. Regis Martin on what the poet George Herbert had to say about the nature of love. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more...

Dr. Matthew Bunson is online at ewtnnews.com.

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

Dr. John Bergsma is online at johnbergsma.com.

Gary Zimak is online at followingthetruth.com.

Rep. Frank Wolf is online at indefenseofchristians.org.

Dr. Regis Martin is online at ncregister.com.

David Adams is online at crosscatholic.org.

Fr. Frank Donio is online at catholicapostolatecenter.org.

Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio is online at dritaly.com.

Msgr. Charles Pope is online at blog.adw.org.

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Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas for Students

Come, Holy Spirit, Divine Creator, true source of light and fountain of wisdom! Pour forth your brilliance upon my dense intellect, dissipate the darkness which covers me, that of sin and of ignorance. Grant me a penetrating mind to understand, a retentive memory, method and ease in learning, the lucidity to comprehend, and abundant grace in expressing myself. Guide the beginning of my work, direct its progress, and bring it to successful completion. This I ask through Jesus Christ, true God and true man, living and reigning with You and the Father, forever and ever. Amen.