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Celebrating 5 Years

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Holy Family Radio started broadcasting on 1140 AM on Christmas Day in 2010 through the generosity of our listeners and supporters.  On September 23, 2016, we are celebrating 5 years broadcasting the knowledge, love and truth of the Catholic faith here in west Michigan.

Beginning with Mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew at 7am, followed by a reception at Cathedral Square Center in downtown Grand Rapids.  Join us in our celebration of Faith and the generosity of listeners all over west Michigan.

RSVP to Holy Family Radio by September 16th to reserve seating.  You may RSVP by calling 616-956-1140 or by emailing RSVP@holyfamilyradio.net.

Thank you for your continued prayerful and financial support for this lay apostolate.  God Bless.

Mass of Canonization of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

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Blessed Teresa of Calcutta will be Canonized on Sunday, September 4th. Mass of Canonization will be held in Rome, Live at 4:00am and encored at noon here on Holy Family Radio. Additional coverage and news throughout the days surrounding the canonization. Stay tuned to Holy Family Radio for more details.

Special Programming for Holy Week – 2016

Sun 3/20 12:00 PM
Solemn Mass of Palm Sunday (LIVE from the BNSIC, Washington DC)

Sun 3/20 1:30PM
A Lenten Journey with Fr. Richard Ho Lung (Part 6)

Sun 3/20 5:00PM
Lenten Parish Mission with Fr. William Casey (Part 6)

Sun 3/20 11:30PM
A Lenten Journey with Fr. Richard Ho Lung (Part 6)

Mon 3/21 10:00AM
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Mon 3/21 9:30 PM
Holy Week Retreat from London

Tue 3/22 10:00 AM
Holy Week Retreat with Fr. Pablo Straub

Tue 3/22 9:30 PM
Holy Week Retreat from London

Wed 3/23 10:00 AM
Holy Week Retreat with Fr. Pablo Straub

Wed 3/23 9:30 PM
Holy Week Retreat from London

Thu 3/24 4:30 AM
Chrism Mass with Pope Francis LIVE from Rome

Thu 3/24 8:00 AM
Mornings with Mother: “Stations of the Cross, part 1”

Thu 3/24 10:00 AM
Holy Week Retreat with Fr. Pablo Straub

Thu 3/24 12:00 PM
Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper LIVE from Rome with Pope Francis

Thu 3/24 5:00 PM
Holy Thursday Meditations with Fr. Benedict Groeschel

Thu 3/24 5:30 PM
Choral Meditations and Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper from the BSNIC, Washington DC (LIVE)

Thu 3/24 8:30 PM
Meditations on the Stations of the Cross

Thu 3/24 9:00 PM
Holy Week Retreat from London

Fri 3/25 8:00 AM
Mornings with Mother: “Stations of the Cross, part 2”

Fri 3/25 9:00 AM
Way of the Cross – from the Archdiocese of Denver

Fri 3/25 10:00 AM
Holy Week Retreat with Fr. Pablo Straub

Fri 3/25 11:00 AM
The Passion by Radix

Fri 3/25 12:00 PM
Commemoration of our Lord’s Passion with Pope Francis (LIVE from Rome)

Fri 3/25 2:30 PM
Choral Meditations and Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion from BNSIC, Washington DC (LIVE)

Fri 3/25 5:00 PM
Holy Heroes: Stations of the Cross for Kids (30:00)

Fri 3/25 5:30 PM
Good Friday Meditations with Fr. Benedict Groeschel

Fri 3/25 8:00 PM
Way of the Cross with Pope Francis from Rome (tape delayed)

Fri 3/25 9:30 PM
Holy Week Retreat from London (this will air in full or JIP ONLY if the Way of the Cross ends early)

Fri 3/25 10:00 PM
Holy Week Retreat with Fr. Pablo Straub

Fri 3/25 11:00 PM
The Passion by Radix

Sat 3/26 8:00 AM
Mornings with Mother: “Seven Last Words of Christ”

Sat 3/26 3:00 PM
Meditations on the Stations of the Cross

Sat 3/26 3:30 PM
Holy Saturday Paschal Vigil with Pope Francis (LIVE from Rome)

Sat 3/26 7:00 PM
Celtic Connections: Easter Special

Sat 3/26 8:00 PM
Easter Vigil Mass from BNSIC, Washington DC (LIVE)

Sat 3/26 10:30 PM
Family Theater: Easter Special

Sun 3/27 12:00 AM
Easter Vigil Mass with Pope Francis, Rome (encore)

Sun 3/27 2:30 AM
Family Theater: Easter Special

Sun 3/27 3:00 AM
MISSA IN TEMPORA BELLI by Joseph Haydn: Proper of the Mass for Easter Sunday Twin Cities Catholic Chorale/ Msgr. Schuler

Sun 3/27 4:00 AM
Solemn Mass of Easter from Rome with Pope Francis (LIVE from St. Peter’s Square)

Sun 3/27 6AM
Urbi et Orbi: Pope Francis’ Message to the World

Sun 3/27 8:00 AM
Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday with the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word (LIVE)

Sun 3/27 10:00 AM
MISSA IN TEMPORA BELLI by Joseph Haydn: Proper of the Mass for Easter Sunday Twin Cities Catholic Chorale/ Msgr. Schuler

Sun 3/27 11:00 AM
Family Theater: Easter Special

Sun 3/27 12:00 PM
Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday from BSNIC, Washington, DC (LIVE)

Sun 3/27 3:00 PM
MISSA IN TEMPORA BELLI by Joseph Haydn: Proper of the Mass for Easter Sunday Twin Cities Catholic Chorale/ Msgr. Schuler

Sun 3/27 4:30 PM
Light of the East

Sun 3/27 8:00 PM
Celtic Connections: Easter Special

Sun 3/27 11:30 PM
Family Theater: Easter Special

Catholic Schools Week – 2016

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National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It runs all week, from January 31 to February 6. Schools typically observe National Catholic Schools Week with Masses, an open house and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our communities and our nation.  More information for local Catholic Schools Week events may be found at your local diocese and parish school websites.

IRA Rollover Renewed for 2015

President Obama reinstated a law providing a very short window in which you (and/or your spouse) will be able to complete an IRA Charitable Rollover. The provision allows individuals age 70½ or older to make tax-free gifts totaling up to $100,000 from a traditional IRA account directly to qualified charities, provided they are completed by 12/31/15.

While you cannot claim a charitable deduction for IRA gifts, this distribution from your IRA counts towards your minimum required distribution for the account and does NOT trigger income tax for you. It is a tax-free transfer from the IRA account directly to Holy Family Radio.

In order to begin to complete an IRA Charitable Rollover for 2015, please contact your IRA provider for exact instructions. Such transactions usually take a few weeks, but the provider should be able to fast-track such a transaction. If you do plan to complete an IRA Charitable Rollover for Holy Family Radio please let us know so that we can look for it.

Thank you for considering a gift to support this apostolate dedicated to broadcasting the knowledge, love and practice of the Roman Catholic faith.

Jubilee of Mercy

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The Holy Father declared an extraordinary jubilee, a Holy Year of Mercy, to highlight the Catholic Church’s “mission to be a witness of mercy.” In this Jubilee Year, let us all echo the word of God – strong and clear – as a message and a sign of pardon, strength, and love. May the message of mercy reach everyone, and may no one be indifferent to the call to experience His mercy.

Events planned for Jubilee of Mercy: (Diocese of Grand Rapids)

December 08 – Opening of the Holy Door – St. Peter, Rome
December 12 – Our Lady of Guadalupe
December 13 – Opening of Holy Door – Cathedral of Saint Andrew
December 27 – Jubilee for the Family

January 19 – Jubilee for those Engaged in Pilgrimage Work
January 25 – Ecumenical Celebration

February 02 – Jubilee for Consecrated Life
February 10 – Ash Wednesday (Sending of Missionaries)
February 13 – Jubilee for Prayer Groups of Padre Pio

March 4-5 – “24 Hours for the Lord”
March 20 – Diocese of Rome Day for Youth

April 01 – Jubilee for those devoted to Divine Mercy
April 23 – Jubilee for Boys and Girls (ages 13-16)

May 05 – Prayer vigil to “Dry the Tears”
May 27 – Jubilee for deacons

June 01 – Jubilee for Priests
June 10 – Jubilee for Sick and Persons with disabilities

July 26-31 – Jubilee of Youth – World Youth Day

September 02 – Jubilee for workers and volunteers of mercy
September 24 – Jubilee for Catechists

October 7-9 – Marian Jubilee

November 01 – All Saints
November 06 – Jubilee for prisoners
November 13 – Closing of the Holy Door (Grand Rapids)
November 20 – Closing of the Holy Door (Rome)

 

Events planned for Jubilee of Mercy: (Diocese of Kalamazoo)

December 8 – Opening Mass at St. Augustine Cathedral with Bishop Paul J. Bradley
December 9 – Day of Recollection – Sacrament of Reconciliation for clergy & laity at St. Mary, Marshall
February 5 – Rachel’s Vineyard Healing Retreat jointly sponsored by the Dioceses of Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids
February 10 – Marcy 24 – Lent : Leave the Light On confession program.
• Each Wednesday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. every parish partnership will offer confession at the same time
• Each Friday: Stations of the Cross with Bishop Bradley on Fridays at parishes in the diocese
• March 4/5: Parishes celebrate “24 Hours for the Lord” – stations of the Cross, Adoration and Confessions offered on Friday and Confessions all day on Saturday

March 10 – Day of Recollection – Sacrament of Reconciliation for clergy & laity at Conception, Three Rivers
June 8 – Day of Recollection – Sacrament of Reconciliation for clergy & laity at St. Bernard, Benton Harbor
Summer 2016: Diocese to conduct outreach at County Fairs in partnership with parishes

October, 2016: New Evangelization Conference will focus on theme of mercy (open to all the faithful)

October 12 – Day of Recollection – Sacrament of Reconciliation for clergy & laity at St. Margaret, Otsego
November 20, 2016: Closing Mass with Bishop Paul J. Bradley at St. Augustine Cathedral

Special Advent Programming – 2015

CHRIST COMES IN HISTORY, MYSTERY AND MAJESTY: REFLECTIONS ON ADVENT WITH HIS EMINENCE, TIMOTHY CARDINAL DOLAN

These Advent Reflections were recorded especially for EWTN in Cardinal Dolan’s private chapel.

Week One – Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York reflects on the coming of the Messiah and how the Church during Advent, in a small way, consolidates those waiting for centuries into four short weeks.

Week Two – Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York reflects on the mystery of Christ and how he comes to be reborn in us every day, despite the world’s failure to recognize Him.

Week Three – Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York reflects on the majesty of Christ, his return as the Omnipotent Judge, and how we should  look at our actions “under the aspect of eternity’ during Advent.

Week Four – Cardinal Timothy Dolan reflects on how Christ comes through the saints, from the proclamation of the kingdom, to the call of repentance and conversion of heart.

Sunday November 29 (part 1) 11:00 AM
Sunday November 29 (part 1) 06:30 PM
Sunday December 6 (part 2) 11:00 AM
Sunday December 6 (part 2) 06:30 PM
Sunday December 13 (part 3) 11:00 AM
Sunday December 13 (part 3) 06:30 PM
Sunday December 20 (part 4) 11:00 AM
Sunday December 20 (part 4) 06:30 PM

CHURCH AND THE POOR-ADVENT WITH THE MISSIONAIRES OF THE POOR

Join the Missionaries of the Poor for these special Advent talks, recorded on location in Kingston, Jamaica.

Week One – The Missionaries of the Poor discuss our anticipation of the Lord’s coming but with faith and faithful surrender.

Week Two – The Missionaries of the Poor explain this cause of our true and lasting joy and the immense effect it has in our lives and in the lives of others.

Week Three – The Missionaries of the Poor  take you to the wonders of God’s love which we celebrate this Christmas.

Week Four – The Missionaries of the Poor help you discover how this saving hope saves us from empty promises only if we put our trust in God’s promise.

Sunday November 29 (part 1) 01:00 PM
Sunday November 29 (part 1) 11:00 PM
Sunday December 6 (part 2) 01:00 PM
Sunday December 6 (part 2) 11:00 PM
Sunday December 13 (part 3) 01:00 PM
Sunday December 13 (part 3) 11:00 PM
Sunday December 20 (part 4) 01:00 PM
Sunday December 20 (part 4) 11:00 PM

ADVENT RETREAT WITH FR. PABLO STRAUB
Fr. Straub conducts a five-part retreat on the meaning of Advent.

Monday November 30 10:00 AM (part 1)
Tuesday December 1 10:00 AM (part 2)
Wednesday December 2 10:00 AM (part 3)
Thursday December 3 10:00 AM (part 4)
Friday December 4 10:00 AM (part 5)

SOLEMN MASS OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
From Our Lady of the Angels Chapel in Irondale AL

Tuesday December 8 8:00 AM LIVE

EWTN RADIO CHRISTMAS CARD
Music of the season along with our special greetings to our listeners around the world.

Sunday December 13 10:00 AM
Sunday December 13 10:00 PM
Monday December 14 10:00 AM

STORIES OF HYMNS
Fr. George Rutler reflects on the hymn, “O Come O Come Emmanuel,” showing how the coming of Christ destroys our neurotic fears about the past and the future.  He also looks at “O Come All Ye Faithful,” tracing it back to one of the saddest yet most colorful scenes in Scottish history.

Wednesday December 16 10:00 AM

DICKENS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL
This production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic “A Christmas Carol” was adapted by Dennis D. Skirvin for five readers to present dramatically.

Thursday December 17 10:00 AM
Sunday December 20 10:00 AM
Sunday December 20 10:00 PM

CHRISTMAS WITH COLLIN RAYE featuring Andrea Thomas
In this EWTN original special, Country music star Collin Raye presents some of the most cherished songs of the Christmas season.  Andrea Thomas lends her beautiful voice to this uplifting Christmas special.

Friday December 18 10:00 AM

Christmas Eve – Thursday, December 24th

12:00 AM  – ADESTE FIDELIS: THE CHRISTMAS STORY
01:00 AM  – STORIES OF HYMNS
02:00 AM  – LIFE ON THE ROCK: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
03:00 AM  – THE WORLD OVER: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
04:00 AM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (2)
04:30 AM  – FAMILY THEATER: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
05:00 AM  – ADESTE FIDELIS: THE CHRISTMAS STORY
06:00 AM  – DICKENS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL
07:00 AM  – LIFE IS WORTH LIVING: “SUPERMAN & CHRISTMAS”
07:30 AM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (1)
08:00 AM  – MASS FROM EWTN CHAPEL
09:00 AM  – HERALDS OF THE GOSPEL: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
09:30 AM  – FAMILY THEATER: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
10:00 AM  – LIFE ON THE ROCK CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
11:00 AM  – MORNINGS WITH MOTHER: “WHAT WILL YOU GIVE CHRIST FOR CHRISTMAS?”
12:00 PM  – MASS FROM EWTN CHAPEL (ENCORE)
01:00 PM  – STORIES OF HYMNS
02:00 PM  – THE WORLD OVER: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
03:00 PM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (2)
03:30 PM  – SOLEMN MASS OF CHRISTMAS EVE WITH POPE FRANCIS FROM ST. PETER’S BASILICA IN ROME
05:30 PM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (1)
06:00 PM  – ADESTE FIDELIS: THE CHRISTMAS STORY
07:00 PM  – CHRISTMAS WITH THE NUNS OF OLAM
08:00 PM  – LIFE ON THE ROCK CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
09:00 PM  – CHRISTMAS VIGIL WITH ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI
10:00 PM  – CHORAL MEDITATIONS AND SOLEMN MASS OF CHRISTMAS EVE FROM THE BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION IN WASHINGTON, DC

Christmas Day – Friday, December 25th

12:00 AM  – SOLEMN MASS OF CHRISTMAS EVE (Continued)
12:30 AM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (1)
01:00 AM  – SOLEMN MASS OF CHRISTMAS EVE WITH POPE FRANCIS FROM ST. PETER’S BASILICA IN ROME
03:00 AM  – ADESTE FIDELES: THE CHRISTMAS STORY
04:00 AM  – CHRISTMAS WITH THE NUNS OF OLAM
05:00 AM  – EWTN RADIO CHRISTMAS CARD
06:00 AM  – URBI ET ORBI: POPE FRANCIS’ CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM THE VATICAN
06:30 AM  – LIGHT OF THE EAST: A BYZANTINE CHRISTMAS
07:00 AM  – LIFE IS WORTH LIVING: “THE TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS”
07:30 AM  – HERALDS OF THE GOSPEL: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
08:00 AM  – SOLEMN MASS OF CHRISTMAS DAY FROM EWTN
09:30 AM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (2)
10:00 AM  – DICKENS:  A CHRISTMAS CAROL
11:00 AM  – MORNINGS WITH MOTHER: “CHRISTMAS”
12:00 PM  – SOLEMN MASS OF CHRISTMAS DAY FROM BSNIC, WASHINGTON DC
01:30 PM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (1)
02:00 PM  – EWTN RADIO CHRISTMAS CARD
03:00 PM  – GOUNOD: GREGORIAN CHANT FOR CHRISTMAS DAY
04:00 PM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (2)
04:30 PM  – HERALDS OF THE GOSPEL: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
05:00 PM  – CHRISTMAS WITH THE NUNS OF OLAM
06:00 PM  – STORIES OF HYMNS
07:00 PM  – EWTN RADIO CHRISTMAS CARD
08:00 PM  – WORLD OVER CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
09:00 PM  – LIFE ON THE ROCK CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
10:00 PM  – URBI ET ORBI: POPE’S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE
10:30 PM  – CHRISTMAS MUSIC (1)
11:00 PM  – GOUNOD: GREGORIAN CHANT FOR CHRISTMAS DAY

World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia

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The World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia is the week of September 20th through the 27th.  The event includes special guests like:  Dr. Scott Hahn and Bishop Robert Barron, then concluding with the Popes visit on the weekend. Here on Holy Family Radio, we’ll have live coverage with numerous events throughout the week.  Including the events listed below, tune in to your favorite live shows for updates and interviews throughout the day and stay tuned to Holy Family Radio – Strong Faith – Strong Families.

Sunday, September 20th

  • Pope Francis will have a Mass in Havana’s Revolution Square from 8:30am to Noon.

Monday, September 21st

  • World of Meeting of Families – Special Preview Show from 8:30pm to 10pm.

Tuesday, September 22nd

  • Special Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo from 8am to 10pm.
  • From 10pm to noon, EWTN will have live coverage with Thom & Elena.
  • Jerry and Debbie will then come on during their normal noon show with live coverage of World Meeting of Families.
  • At 8:30pm, EWTN will have live coverage for Opening Sessions.

Wednesday, September 23rd

  • Features the 8am show with Teresa Tomeo with more live coverage.
  • From 9-11am, The Pope to visit the White House.
  • 11am to noon – Thom and Elena update us on more live events.
  • Noon to 1pm, Jerry and Debbie return for their live coverage.
  • 3:30pm to 7pm, Live coverage of the Mass & Canonization of Blessed Junipero Serra by Pope Francis from BNSIC.
  • 8:30pm – 1030pm – World Meeting of Families coverage continues with Cardinal Robert Sara.

Thursday, September 24th

  • Pope Francis to Address Congress from 9am to 11am.
  • 11am to noon – Thom and Elena update us on more live events.
  • Jerry and Debbie continue from noon – 1pm with additional events.
  • Encore – 8:30pm to 10:30pm re-airing the Pope’s Address to Congress

Friday, September 25th

  • Pope Francis to Address the United Nations General Assembly, from 8am to about noon
  • Additional coverage with Thom Price and Elena to fill in to noon
  • Jerry and Debbie continue from noon to 1pm with their live program
  • 5pm to 8pm – Holy Mass with Pope Francis – Live from Madison Square Garden in NYC
  • 8:30pm to 10:30pm – World Meeting of Families coverage continues with Cardinal Sean O’Malley and Pastor RIck Warren.

Saturday, September 26th

  • Holy Mass with Pope Francis Live from the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia from 10am to 1pm.

Sunday, September 27th

  • Holy Mass with Pope Francis concluding the World Meeting of Families from 4pm to 6:30pm.

Home Tour Salad Buffet to Benefit Holy Family Radio

St. Mary Parishioners welcome all to the Home Tour Salad Buffet in the Parish Hall, next to the church on the west corner of Eagle and Green Streets in Marshall, on Sunday, September 13, Noon to 2 pm.  All you can eat fresh salads with all the toppings, variety of homemade salads, breads and drinks included.  The event is sponsored by the Rosary Altar & Service Organization benefitting Holy Family Radio.  Cost is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, kids $5 (6-12),  5 & under are free.

St. Mary’s Parish in Marshall, Michigan

12pm (noon) to 2:00pm

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Day of Prayer for Catholic Radio

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Prayer for Catholic Radio
God our Father, we humbly seek your all-powerful blessing on the work we have begun and ask you to bring it to completion. Give success to the work of our hands.

Lord Jesus, we seek your blessing on this radio station and ask you to consecrate it to the bold proclamation of your living Word, proclaimed in the midst of your One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Guard us from the evil one and from all those who would sow destruction or despair. Keep us in communion of mind and heart with our Pope and Bishops, upon whom we invoke your mercy.

Spirit of God, rain upon our labors your sevenfold gifts that we may make known in truth and love the voice of Jesus. Keep us ever-faithful to your inspirations, always open to the Truth, and never allow us to be conquered by pride. Create unity in our work and broadcast through us the seeds of the Word. Make us instruments of reconciliation among all your people, and of genuine renewal and reform.

Mother of the Word incarnate, remember this work as you come into the presence of your Son. Help us to remain humble in the image of your own heart, and guide us to the Heart of your Son. Protect us from all evil and bring to us the God of Life whom you bore in your womb and nursed at your breast. Help us to proclaim the greatness of the Lord and to ever-rejoice in God our Savior.

May the offering of our service and the prayer of the blessed Archangel Gabriel, patron of radio broadcasting, be acceptable in your sight, O Lord.

Lord, show us your mercy and love and grant us your salvation.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

Join us in welcoming Executive Director, Vince Gale, to Holy Family Radio!

The Holy Family Radio Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recent addition of Vincent Gale as Executive Director to our staff. This new chapter of growth for Holy Family Radio comes after prayerful discernment of the current and future needs of this growing apostolate. We are very grateful for the support of all our listeners who have enabled this work of evangelization to expand so rapidly in West Michigan.

Vince is an experienced executive with outstanding qualifications to manage the growth and development of this station. He has worked with Catholic organizations for over 15 years including the Catholic Diocese of Lansing, Catholic Charities of Jackson, Legatus, Ave Maria Foundation and Right to Life of Michigan. Vince is committed to the mission of Holy Family Radio and the vital role of Catholic radio in the New Evangelization. We thank God for answering our prayer for a person such as Vince to fill this role.

We are excited to begin this new phase of growth and development under Vince’s guidance. Please join us in praying for, and welcoming Vince and his family to West Michigan!

Sincerely,

The Holy Family Radio Board of Directors – Tom Bobrowski, David Bevins, Cheryl Doyle, Dan Grady, Regan LaMothe, Craig Martin, LeAnne Miron, and Mary Quiroz

New Shows Premiering June 15th

EWTN is premiering 2 new shows for radio, beginning June 15th.

FATHERS KNOW BEST
Drawing from the rich EWTN library, we bring you great retreat teachings, lectures and exclusive EWTN programs hosted by priests you know and trust.  You’ll hear Fr. Larry Richards, Fr. John Riccardo, Fr. Benedict Groeschel and more!  Fathers Know Best airs weekday mornings at 4 am and 10 am.

TAKE TWO WITH JERRY & DEBBIE
Take 2 with Jerry & Debbie is a unique live daily call-in show. Hosts Jerry Usher and Debbie Georgianni share from their hearts and personal
experiences, focusing closely on their listeners and helping them become aware of their tremendous worth and potential. Taking a fresh look at
personal, spiritual and cultural issues, their ultimate desire is to bring others to a realization of how much God loves them and has a beautiful plan for their lives.  This show airs weekdays at 12 pm (noon) and encores at 12 am (midnight).

MORNINGS WITH MOTHER
Grab a cup of coffee and your bible…Mother Angelica speaks to our EWTN Radio family every weekday morning!  Returning to Holy Family Radio’s program schedule weekday mornings at 2 am.

Check out our complete program schedule here.

Let’s Go to Bat for Kids!

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Thursday June 25, 2015

5/3 Ballpark
4500 West River Dr NE Comstock Park, MI 49321
Gates open: 5:30PM
Ticket price: FREE!

Get in the lineup. Join Catholic Charities West Michigan (CCWM) as the CCWM Padres take on a spirited team of Media Giants! This event benefits the family strengthening programs of CCWM which help keep families together here in community. The event is FREE (parking is $6/car) and includes children’s games and activities along the concourse, local mascots, and a fun night at the ballpark!

More information may be found at Catholic Charities of West Michigan’s Website

Travel Michigan with Catholic Radio

Alpena Baraga Broadcasting WGZR 89.9 FM
Ann Arbor/Detroit Ave Maria Radio WDEO 990 AM
Battle Creek Holy Family Radio WSPB 89.7 FM
Grand Rapids Holy Family Radio WVHF 1140 AM
Harbor Springs Baraga Broadcasting WTCK 90.9 FM
Jackson Good Shepherd C.R. WJKN 1510 AM
Kalamazoo Holy Family Radio WVAV 91.5 FM
Saginaw Valley Ave Maria Radio WMAX 1440 AM
St. Ignace Baraga Broadcasting WIDG 940 AM
Tawas Baraga Broadcasting WGJU 91.3 FM
Traverse City Baraga Broadcasting WTCY 88.3 FM

For a complete list of Catholic Radio Stations across the USA, follow this link:  Travel Guide to American Catholic Radio

New Priestly & Transitional Deacons to be Ordained

Bishop David Walkowiak of the Diocese of Grand Rapids will ordain two new priests and 4 transitional deacons at the Cathedral of St. Andrew.  The ordination will be on Saturday, June 6th beginning at 10am.  You can listen live here on Holy Family Radio or tune in to the Diocese website at DioceseofGrandRapids.org and watch the ordination via the internet.   For more information on those being ordained, please click on this link.

Please remember to keep all the men being ordained in your prayers, and for the other religious working to discern their vocation.