November 15, 2019
Host Suzy McGinn is joined by Rosemarie Simon and Ann Oakley as they interview Fr. Sparough SJ about what the Ignatian Examen is and how it is indispensable in our daily prayer life.
November 8, 2019
Letty is joined by her close spiritual friend, Ann Vucic in this first episode of her new monthly series on WSFI 88.5FM. In this episode, Letty talks about her powerful conversion experience.
October 16, 2019
Host Deacon Greg Webster is joined by Deacon Richard Hudzik, Mike Alandy and Dave Egan as they explore how the Early Church can guide us in 2019 with Dr. Jim Papandrea - followed by an impromptu studio mini concert by Jim Papandrea
September 27, 2019
Host Suzie McGinn and Rosemarie Simon join Fr. Sparough in this touching episode on the Healing Power of Gratitude. WSFI is grateful to this wonderful panel for sharing their insight on this important topic. THANK YOU SUZIE, ROSEMARIE and Fr. Sparough.
July 25, 2019
Host Suzie McGinn is joined by studio audience Rosemarie Simon, Ann Oakley and Patricia Berktold. Fr. Sears explains the power and beauty of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, its origins, and how it is different from "lay anointings"
July 9, 2019
Host Letty Medina teams up with her friend and spiritual companion, Ann Vucic to share the marvelous journey resulting from a life-changing encounter with the Lord. A native of a nearby village to Medjugorje, Ann now serves as an interpreter for many of the alleged visionaries. Ann is one of the first conversion stories of an American arising from her visit there and she provides clarity on the Church's past and current position with respect to same.
July 8, 2019
This week's panelists are Deacons Dr. Greg Webster, host and Deacon of St. Raphael the Archangel Parish in Old Mill Creek, IL, Richard Hudzik, Vicar for Deacons, Archdiocese of Chicago and Dave Egan formerly of Victory Lakes.
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.
May 31, 2019
Martin Luboyera knew from the time he was 4 years old he was destined to become a world-famous soccer player.
He was well on his way when something happened that forever changed his life.
Mark Curran interviews Fr. Martin about the turn of events which have led him to become a Catholic priest... and soon to be inducted to the 2019 Sports Faith Hall of Fame.
Tickets to the Induction Ceremony are available online at https://wsficatholicradio.org/online-registration-12th-annual-hall-of-fame-induction/
May 16, 2019
Host Suzie McGinn is joined by Rosemarie Simon in this series with Fr. Sears, S.J on the healing power of the Sacraments. Today's discussion is on Holy Orders
May 16, 2019
Host Suzie McGinn discusses "Day by Day with St. Faustina" with best selling Catholic author Susan Tassone
May 2, 2019
In this episode of WSFI 88.5FM'S Healing the Whole Person, Writers/ producers Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman talk to their friend, Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ, about how the movie came about, as well as its challenges and their next steps.
Cary and Chuck’s plans were to produce a "Western" with Clint Eastwood when they were presented with a different idea.
Unplanned, which struck them as a "chick" flick, was hardly in THEIR plans...Yet they took the matter to prayer and VOILA... a surprise box office hit whose unparalleled impact on the PRO-LIFE movement is unfolding at an exponential rate, in the States, and now abroad.
Panelists include Catholic Charities' Kathy Herrera, who offers information about assistive services available to mothers and children, and PROLIFE doctor, Dr. Kevin Horcher, a former emergency room doctor, who withstood pressure to offer abortive services to his emergency room patient.
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.
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
March 16, 2019
In this episode of Spotlight, Atty Charlene Quint, a local attorney talks about her nightmare journey as a victim of domestic violence in Lake Forest, and her commitment to educate and prevent it, particularly through educating the clergy and religious leaders who are the "first responders". Join her in conjunction with A SAFE PLACE on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at LAKE COUNTY'S CONFERENCE FOR PASTORS AND CHURCH LEADERS, hosted by Gurnee Community Church. Presenters include Fr. Charles Dahm, OP, Director of the Archdiocese of Chicago Domestic Violence Outreach, Pastor Neil Shori, who gained notoriety in his role to Staci Peterson, fourth wife of a convicted murderer, Drew Peterson, and Nancy Dunsey, LPC MaMHC, Domestic abuse counselor at A SAFE PLACE in Lake County, IL. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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
March 1, 2019
In this episode, Philip Lawler analyses the recent Vatican Summit with hosts Bonnie Quirke. Suzy McGinn and Rosemarie Simon. Mr. Lawler is the editor of Catholic World News (the first English-language Catholic News Service operating on the Internet), author of ten books, most recently "Smoke of Satan, former editor of Crisis Magazine, and Director of Studies for the Heritage Foundation.
February 22, 2019
Host, Deacon Dave Egan, is joined by panelists Deacon Richard Hudzik, Vicar of Deacons for the Archdiocese of Chicago and Deacon Mike Alandy of St. Mary of the Annunciation in Mundelein, IL as they discuss Deacon Coleman's vocation story and the work being done at Chicago's Zaccheus House