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WSFI 88.5 FM Spotlight presents award winning Lucia Mauro, Catholic writer-director, on  her Docudrama,  “Francis Xavier Cabrini: The People’s Saint”

WSFI 88.5 FM Spotlight presents award winning Lucia Mauro, Catholic writer-director, on her Docudrama, “Francis Xavier Cabrini: The People’s Saint”

November 20, 2019

WSFI 88.5FM Host, Angela Tomlinson is joined by Chicago-based Lucia Mauro, and studio guests Rosemarie Simon and Patricia Berktold on the feast day of Mother Francis Cabrini, the subject of today's show.  Lucia Mauro and her husband and producer, Joe Orlandini have screened the film in over 30 locations, since its premier in 2017.  The touching and inspirational story of Mother Cabrini, an Italian Immigrant, instructed by Pope Leo XIII to minister to her people in the United States, is especially poignant because it was filmed here, in Chicagoland, at many of the places Mother Cabrini established and was very active from 1899-1917,  The Patron Saint of Immigrants, Mother Cabrini founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and founded 67 missionary institutions to serve the sick and poor who carry on her work to this day.

 

WSFI Spotlight presents Fr.David Austin, Pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in McHenry, IL.  First of a two part series

WSFI Spotlight presents Fr.David Austin, Pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in McHenry, IL. First of a two part series

June 11, 2019

WSFI 88.5 FM's  Angela Tomlinson discusses with Fr. David his  background and the many ways God has prepared and provided for his priestly ministry.  From growing up in a loving family, broad based musical training and mentorship by great priests, you won't want to miss this opportunity to hear the endearing life of  Fr. David. 

This is the first in a two part series.

WSFI 88.5 FM Presents WSFI Spotlight with host Deacon Eric Sewell, of St. Sebastian, and St. Lucy’s in Racine: Divine Mercy

WSFI 88.5 FM Presents WSFI Spotlight with host Deacon Eric Sewell, of St. Sebastian, and St. Lucy’s in Racine: Divine Mercy

April 24, 2019

Host Deacon Eric Sewell discusses the power and meaning of the Divine Mercy Message with his guest, Veronica Heiser, a parishioner of St. Paul's who witnesses to  the transformation of her life from substance abuse to Catholic joy...through Divine Mercy. 

WSFI Spotlight presents Chris Dunlap of TFP requesting support for Rosary of Reparation outside of the upcoming Drag Queen Story Hour at Zion Benton Library on April 27th

WSFI Spotlight presents Chris Dunlap of TFP requesting support for Rosary of Reparation outside of the upcoming Drag Queen Story Hour at Zion Benton Library on April 27th

April 24, 2019

What is a Drag Queen Story Hour?  Chris Dunlap of TFP talks about why it is important to join him for a Rosary of Reparation on Saturday April 27th at 6PM to stand in opposition of the Drag Queen Story Hour being held at the Zion Benton Public Library.

WSFI 88.5FM presents WSFI Spotlight: Mark Curran interviews Judge Tom Schippers about his family, life, and values through the lens of his Catholic Faith.
WSFI 88.5FM Presents WSFI Spotlight on “Behold” a Family Night of Prayer at St. Anne  Catholic Church in Pleasant Prairie, WI

WSFI 88.5FM Presents WSFI Spotlight on “Behold” a Family Night of Prayer at St. Anne Catholic Church in Pleasant Prairie, WI

March 29, 2019

Rich Sosa, Director of Music and Youth Ministry is joined by Mary Mowry, Director of Religious Education, Madeline Sosa an 18 year old freshman attending University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and Corrina Barr, a member of the St. Anne Choir.  Don't miss this great episode about the BEHOLD NIGHT OF FAMILY PRAYER, a quarterly event at St. Anne's which features Mass, Home-made Mexican food (cooked by Rich), A talk on the Shroud of Turin by Wendy Barr (Corrina's mom) and of course... adoration and confession.  Enjoy some of the BEST PRAISE AND WORSHIP MUSIC in our listening area

WSFI 88.5FM Presents WSFI Spotlight with Fr. Dwight Campbell, J.D., S.T. D - The Annunciation - The Greatest Event in the History of the Human Race and Mary’s Role In it.
WSFI 88.5FM Presents WSFI Spotlight with Singer, Songwriter P.J. Anderson and host Carmen Lopez, Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry, IL on March 8th 2019

WSFI 88.5FM Presents WSFI Spotlight with Singer, Songwriter P.J. Anderson and host Carmen Lopez, Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry, IL on March 8th 2019

March 5, 2019

Hear a sample of P.J. Anderson's music and find out the story behind the story in this Catholic recording artist whose songs have skyrocketed to Number 7 on iTunes.  Concert to be held at Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry, IL., Friday, March 8th at 7:00 PM. Tickets are available online at Churchofholyapostles.org

WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight:  Host Bonnie Quirke is joined by Mary Kate Knorr of IRTL and David Avignone of Illinois Citizens for Ethics regarding the Pray for Illinois Initiative

WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight: Host Bonnie Quirke is joined by Mary Kate Knorr of IRTL and David Avignone of Illinois Citizens for Ethics regarding the Pray for Illinois Initiative

February 19, 2019

Lake County Right to Life founder, Bonnie Quirke is joined by Executive Directors Mary Kate Knorr of Illinois Right to Life and David Avignone of Illinois Citizens for Ethics about the new initiative to PRAY FOR ILLINOIS as well as the perilous legislation under consideration by the Illinois Legislature.

 

WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight presents Anna Nuzzo and Jeannie Ewing   in a “DON”T MISS” discussion of their roadshow celebrating “Amazing Mercy Stories and Songs of Hope”

WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight presents Anna Nuzzo and Jeannie Ewing in a “DON”T MISS” discussion of their roadshow celebrating “Amazing Mercy Stories and Songs of Hope”

December 27, 2018

Perfect for the holidays or anytime you want to encourage one another - Catholic songwriter Anna Nuzzo teams up with author Jeannie Ewing to offer their AMAZING MERCY roadshow performances. In this episode of WSFI 88.5 FM Spotlight they discuss the story of the Hand of Divine Providence acting in their "chance" meeting, and provide a sneak preview of what you can expect to hear in their performance.   To bring AMAZING MERCY STORIES AND SONGS OF HOPE to your parish visit ANNANUZZO.COM

WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight with Stephen Brady of the Roman Catholic Faithful

WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight with Stephen Brady of the Roman Catholic Faithful

December 11, 2018

Host Joan McHugh and Deacon Frank De Frank interview Stephen Brady of the Roman Catholic Faithful about the clergy abuse scandal.

WSFI 88.5FM’s Joan McHugh interviews Dr. Joel Brind about the role of faith in his professional achievements and his most recent successes.

WSFI 88.5FM’s Joan McHugh interviews Dr. Joel Brind about the role of faith in his professional achievements and his most recent successes.

October 29, 2018

Dr. Josh Brind shares with Joan McHugh the role faith has played in his professional achievements,  including his research into the linkage of  Abortion and breast cancer as well as his most recent  invention of SWEETAMINE, a glycine supplement designed to cure diseases resulting from inflammation, such as artharitis and sports related injuries. 

WSFI 88.5FM Presents WSFI Spotlight: Lake County PADS - Don’t miss this life-changing round table discussion- WSFI Editor’s pick.

WSFI 88.5FM Presents WSFI Spotlight: Lake County PADS - Don’t miss this life-changing round table discussion- WSFI Editor’s pick.

October 17, 2018

Don’t miss this episode of WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight. Host John Morgan,  discusses the challenges and successes of Lake County PADS with its Executive Director Joel Williams, First Presbyterian Church, Libertyville PADS Site Manager, David Marsden and daughter Ella as well as  Michael Knight of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Libertyville who serves as Site Manager of PADS at the United Methodist Church.

WSFI Spotlight: Elizabeth Yore talks to Homeland security founding member Philip Haney about threats to our constitution and religious freedoms.

WSFI Spotlight: Elizabeth Yore talks to Homeland security founding member Philip Haney about threats to our constitution and religious freedoms.

June 8, 2018

Want to hear more?   Join us for breakfast with Phillip Haney  on TUESDAY MORNING JUNE !2th, 2018 at Mundein Seminary's Dining Hall.  Tickets are available at www.wsficatholicradio.org or by calling 224.206.8455.

 

Event Master of Ceremonies is Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran.

WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight: GOSNELL: AMERICA’s BIGGEST SERIAL KILLER is discussed with  Documentary Producer and New York Times Best Selling Author Phelim McAleer

WSFI 88.5FM Spotlight: GOSNELL: AMERICA’s BIGGEST SERIAL KILLER is discussed with Documentary Producer and New York Times Best Selling Author Phelim McAleer

February 22, 2018

The mainstream media blackout of the Gosnell trial and the blind-eye turned by governmental authorities in charge of ensuring that health care standards were complied with in abortion facilities were the driving forces for Phelim McAleer to write his book, and now produce a movie about this horrific baby serial killer.  He is joined by local Pro-lifer Suzanne Probst, who will be hosting a SNEAK PREVIEW of the film on February 24th at Christian Liberty Academy.  Email gosnllmoveCLA@yahoo.com for admission information.