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Talk about it on The Catholic Channel as we address what’s on your mind and in the news, all from a Catholic point of view!

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Begin your day with The Vatican World News at 6 am ET.

Celebrate Daily Mass from St Patrick's Cathedral at 7:30 am ET.


Daily Programs

    Seize the Day Weekdays 7:30 AM ET

Gus Lloyd gets your day started with a prayer and a smile. Seize the Day and live in the joy of the Lord! Gus chats with newsmakers, personalities and callers to discuss what’s on their minds and in their hearts. Email Seize the Day at



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Gus Lloyd has spent the past nine years hosting the Gus Lloyd Morning Show on Spirit FM, the Catholic radio station in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area. After a career in secular radio in nearly every format, Gus moved to Florida to start his own business. Eventually, he had a radical conversion and stumbled upon WBVM. Soon he was on staff and hosting the morning show.

Gus and his wife of 26 years, Michelle, have four children ranging in age from early 20s to elementary school. Gus has spoken at conferences and retreats all around the country on topics such as evangelization, apologetics, business ethics and motivation. His energetic, enthusiastic style is sure to brighten your mornings and get your day jump started with the joy of the Lord!



    The Catholic Guy Weekdays 4 PM ET

Lino Rulli is described by his friends as "The Catholic Guy" because that is exactly what he is… an everyday Catholic guy with a fresh, fun, and often off-beat take on living out the faith in the world today. Join Lino, "The Catholic Guy," for a look at the world unlike any you’ve heard before.  Email The Catholic Guy at



Lino RulliFrom 1998-2004, Lino Rulli was host and executive producer of Generation Cross, a nationally syndicated Catholic comedy. The ground-breaking television show received over 10,000 emails and Lino won back-to-back Emmy awards for Program Host.

Lino has also worked as a features reporter for WCCO-TV and pop culture commentator for KMSP-TV. He was recently co-executive producer on The Last Flagraiser, a documentary aired nationally on CBS stations. The piece won the Emmy award for Best Documentary, the Scripps-Howard National Journalism Award, and the National Headliner Grand Award.

As founder of Linose Productions, LLC, he is responsible for a team whose credits include: Dateline NBC, The CBS Evening News, Food Network, HGTV, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Charities USA, among others.

Lino has a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in theology.


    The Busted Halo Show Weekdays 7 PM ET

Nobody’s perfect, but we’re all on a journey toward God - so we all have "busted halos!" Paulist Father Dave Dwyer, who had a career in television (MTV, Comedy Central) and radio before being ordained a priest, invites young adult Catholics to make the connection between faith and everyday life.  Email Busted Halo at



Father Dave Dwyer, CSP, is Director of Paulist Young Adult Ministries, a North American outreach to Catholics in their 20s and 30s. He is the publisher of, a daily, faith-based web magazine for young adult spiritual seekers. Father Dave was ordained a Paulist priest in May 2000, and has worked in campus ministry at the Univeristy of Colorado and the University of Texas. He is popular with young adults because of his dynamic, relevant preaching and enthusiasm for the faith. Prior to answering the call to priesthood he produced and directed television programs for MTV and Comedy Central, and as an on-air personality for a hit music radio station was known to listeners as "Happy Dave." He holds an M.Div. from the Catholic University of America and B.S. in public communications from Syracuse University.


Weekly Programs

   Sounds from the Spires Mondays 12 PM ET

Explore the world of the arts, especially music, as seen through the eyes of the Church. Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Pascual, music director of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Dr. Jennifer Pascual is the first woman to hold the position of Director of Music at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in New York City, one of the most prestigious sacred music appointments in the United States. Jennifer earned a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Organ Performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, and she holds a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance from the Mannes College of Music in New York City. She received the Bachelor of Music Degrees in Piano and Organ Performance, magna cum laude, and Music Education from Jacksonville University in Florida. She has served as an organist and choir director in the Dioceses of St. Augustine, FL and Rochester, NY, and the Archdioceses of Newark, NJ and New York City, NY, and has served at three Roman Catholic Cathedrals. She is also the conductor for the New York Archdiocesan Festival Chorale.


   Pathways of Learning Tuesdays 12 PM ET

What can life teach you? And how can your faith teach you about life and the world you live in. Join Sister Marie Pappas on Pathways of Learning every Tuesday to learn about "life’s larger lessons" and the classroom that is as big the whole world around you. It’s all about living, learning and believing.

Sister Marie Pappas, CR is an Associate Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of New Yok. She is a Sister of the Resurrection [New York Province]. "Sister Marie" has an MA in Religious Education form the Angelicum in Rome and a P.D. in Religious Education. She has taught and lectured at the Notre Dame Pontifical Institute and at the Catechetical Conference of the Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. Sister describes Pathways of Learning as "a nationalwide conversation about life's larger lessons and the pathways we follow to learn them." Her "classroom" is as big as the world around us. Her Pathways guests have included Joseph Califano, Frank McCourt, Mary Higgins Clark, the Vatican Astronomer, Dion Dimucci of Dion and the Belmonts fame, and Mother Dolores Hart, former movie star and now prioress of an enclosed Benedictine Abbey.


   Just Love Wednesdays 12 PM ET

JustLove is about more than just loving others. It's about feeding the hungry and sheltering the homeless. It's about advocating for a just and compassionate society in which everyone - young and old, citizen and newcomer, Catholic and non-Catholic - can live and thrive in peace and safety. JustLove is about the work Catholic Charities do nationwide to rebuild after disasters, to touch almost every human need, and to provide help and create hope where they're needed. It's about doing rather than JustLiving.

Monsignor Sullivan is the executive director of The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of NY, a federation of nearly 100 human services agencies that provide help to those in need in the NY Metro Area. Monsignor Sullivan holds a Masters from Columbia University and a doctorate in public administration from New York University. He has taught at the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame, where he helped developed a Masters program in nonprofit management, and at New York University. As a parish priest in Washington Heights, Monsignor Sullivan co-founded community and neighborhood improvement organizations. After the 9/11 attacks, he led a coalition of other NY charities to assist victims and their families. Monsignor Sullivan has been active with the NYS Council of Catholic Charities Directors and Catholic Charities USA. Most recently, he was a member of NY Governor Spitzer's Human Services Policy Transition Advisory Committee.


   A Conversation with Cardinal Dolan Tuesdays 12 PM ET

Each week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan will answer your e-mails, discuss a variety of topics and address what is happening in the Archdiocese of New York and other significant issues in the Church.

    Word to Life Fridays 12 PM ET

Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P., hosts the weekly program Word to Life. Ordained to the priesthood in 2000, Fr. Gillen joined the Order of Preachers in 2005. A member of the Province of St. Joseph (Eastern USA), he is currently assigned to the Church of St. Joseph in Greenwich Village New York. During his years of theological study, Fr. Gillen earned degrees from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, commonly known as the Angelicum, in Rome. Prior to answering the call to priesthood worked several years as a stock broker on Wall Street.