Show Notes for Wednesday, 9/8/2021

Happy feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Mike Aquilina and Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra to talk about why the Church celebrates Mary’s birthday. Other guests include Dr. Matthew Bunson with more live coverage of the Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Brandon McGinley, co-author of “It is Right and Just,” and Gary Zimak on why healing, humility and hope are at the core of our prayers of petition. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more...

Mike Aquilina is online at

Brendan Hodge is online at

Gary Zimak is online at

Brandon McGinley, co-author of It is Right and Just

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

Dr. Matthew Bunson is online at

Joseph Pearce, editor of Poems Every Catholic Should Know

Meg Deblase is online at

Fr. Frank Donio is online at

Jeff Cavins, author of When You Suffer


Prayer in honor of the Nativity of Mary

Your Nativity, O Virgin Mother of God, was the herald of joy to the whole world; since from you arose the Sun of Justice, Christ our God, who, destroying the curse, bestowed the blessing, and confounding death, rewarded us with life everlasting.