Seize The Day

    Friday, April 3, 2020

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    Fr. Jack Wall with Catholic Extension told Gus about the desperate need in poorer parishes and dioceses around the country. While many are now struggling, many have been struggling with...

    Thursday, April 2, 2020

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    Jeremy Dys, Special Counsel for Litigation and Communications for First Liberty Institute joined Gus to talk about how church and state can (and are) work together to help mitigate the...

    Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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    Fr. John Anderson, VP for Mission Integration for ArchCare talked about hospital chaplains and how important they are in this time of coronavirus. Please pray for all hospital chaplains as...

    Monday, March 30, 2020

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    Gus talks with John Allen of Crux, who lives in Rome and has endured over a month of complete lockdown. John talks about his experience and shares news stories from...

    Friday, March 27, 2020

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    Gus started the day talking with Criminal Defense Attorney and Professor Matt C. Pinsker talking about the constitutional and legal questions arising from government action on coronavirus. For the Friday...

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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    Happy Feast of the Annunciation! Dr. Grazie Christie of The Catholic Association stopped by to talk about the medical and spiritual aspects of Coronavirus, including spending time at home with...

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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    Gus spoke with Skip Desjardin, author of September 1918: War, Plague and the World Series. In a fascinating conversation, Skip talked about the differences and similarities with Coronavirus and the...

    Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Thursday, March 19, 2020
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    Gus talks with several guests, including Fr. Sam Sawyer, S.J. who talks about how, even though most public masses have been cancelled across the country, mass is still an incredibly...

    Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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    Gus encourages listeners by talking about how the coronavirus has affected the show and the channel but that we'll continue to bring new shows each weekday. Today, he's joined by R.J....

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
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    It's St. Patrick's Day all over the world, but, unfortunately, most of the world is in a self-imposed quarantine trying to prevent the continued spread of the coronavirus. Gus talks...

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
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    Happy St. Patrick's Day! Today Gus shared the St. Patrick's Breastplate prayer, which is so appropriate for our times.  Gus also took listener comments live about the Coronavirus and the...

    Friday, March 13, 2020

    Friday, March 13, 2020
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    Gus gives some updates on how the Coronavirus has affected diocese across the United States. Many continue to suspend communion on the tongue, handshaking, the chalice and holy water, others...

    Thursday, March 12, 2020

    Thursday, March 12, 2020
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    Gus starts by providing several updates on the Coronavirus, including the suspension of the NBA season, the barring of crowds from several sporting events and the first U.S. suspension of...

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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    Gus updates his listeners on the coronavirus, particularly in Italy where the entire country is now under quarantine, which includes the suspension of all public masses in Rome until April...

    Monday, March 9, 2020

    Monday, March 9, 2020
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    With the fear of the coronavirus outbreak running rampant, Gus polls his listeners and asks them to call in a rate, on a scale of one to 10, their concern over...

    Friday, February 28, 2020

    Friday, February 28, 2020
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    The other day, Gus got an interesting question from one of his listeners who asked if it was OK to eat a plant-based burger from a fast food restaurant. After...

    Thursday, February 27, 2020

    Thursday, February 27, 2020
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    One thing Gus has talked about extensively over the last couple of years is the "rise of the nones"; that is, people who don't claim any religious affiliation whatsoever. It...

    Ash Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Ash Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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    Today is Ash Wednesday and it makes the start of the Lenten season in the Catholic liturgical calendar and it's the only time of year where a symbol of our...

    Fat Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Fat Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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    Since today is Fat Tuesday, Gus talks with listeners about their Fat Tuesday traditions and, which mostly involves pancakes and paczkis. Afterwards, since tomorrow is one of two required days...

    Monday, February 24, 2020

    Monday, February 24, 2020
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    With Ash Wednesday only two days away, Gus talks about one important component of Lenten penances...spiritual reading. Gus invites listeners to call in with their book recommendations. Below is the...

    Friday, February 21, 2020

    Friday, February 21, 2020
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    It's been quite a while since Gus has played Bible Roulette with listeners so he breaks out the roulette wheel and opens up his Bible. It's also Friday so Gus...

    Thursday, February 20, 2020

    Thursday, February 20, 2020
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    With Lent coming up, Gus has noticed that a lot of people are planning to stay off social media as their Lenten penance. Gus talks about social media and its...

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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    We are a week out of the beginning of Lent and Gus invites listeners to call in and share what they took on or gave up last Lent and how...

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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    Gus talks about a priest he follows on Twitter, Fr. John Hollowell, who announced on Twitter recently that he has a brain tumor. Interestingly enough, Fr. Hollowell says he considers...

    Valentine's Day, February 14, 2020

    Valentine's Day, February 14, 2020
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    Well, it's Valentine's Day, or St. Valentine's Day, and Gus gives a little history on the saint whose feast we traditionally celebrate today Not much is known about him, which...

    Monday, February 17, 2020

    Monday, February 17, 2020
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    Gus is joined in the Conversion Corner by Dr. Kenneth Calvert, headmaster for Hillsdale College who entered the Catholic Church last year after several members of his family began converting one by...

    Thursday, February 13, 2020

    Thursday, February 13, 2020
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    John Allen, editor of Crux and host of The Crux of the Matter w/John Allen on the Catholic Channel, calls in to talk about Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation on the...

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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    Gus continues his tribute to National Marriage Week by inviting listeners to call and share what kind of marriage prep they went through. Lent is only two weeks away and...

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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    Gus welcomes Dr. Richard Fitzgibbons to the program. He is the director of the Institute for Marital Healing and is the author of several books, including "Habits for a Healthy...

    Thursday, February 6, 2020

    Thursday, February 6, 2020
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    Gus welcomes Dr. Brian Grim, president of the Religious Freedom & Business Association, to the program. Dr. Grim talks about the protection of religion in the workplace and offers some...

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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    Gus talks about infertility and the struggles some couples go through trying to have children. He talks about the Milk Grotto devotion, which comes from the Milk Grotto Church in...

    Tuesday, February 4, 2020

    Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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    Last week, we learned of the suicide of Fr. Evan Harkins. Gus provides an update that was revealed in the homily at his funeral mass given by his bishop, James Vann Johnston. After...

    Monday, February 3, 2020

    Monday, February 3, 2020
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    Gus sounds off on the Super Bowl LIV halftime show starring singers Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. He calls it "over-sexualized," directed to "porn nation" and a conflicting message about women's empowerment. Gus...

    Friday, January 31, 2020

    Friday, January 31, 2020
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    Earlier this month, in the Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis, a priest in Minnesota gave a homily in which he described Islam as the biggest threat to the United States and...

    Thursday, January 30, 2020

    Thursday, January 30, 2020
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    We're in the middle of Catholic Schools Week so Gus invites listeners to call in and share their Catholic school experiences and also asks why they send their kids to...

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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    Gus talks about the sad news of the passing of Fr. Evan Harkins, a priest in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, who took his own life. Gus talks about...

    Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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    Today Gus focused the entire show on asking what people are thinking as they walk up to receive Holy Communion. Is there a specific prayer or meditation? Listeners call in...

    Monday, January 27, 2020

    Monday, January 27, 2020
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    Gus talks about the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others yesterday in a helicopter crash. Gus talks about how Bryant was a devout Catholic...

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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    This Friday is the annual Seize the Day broadcast from the March for Life in Washington D.C. and Gus tells his listeners that, all this week, he's going to be...

    Friday, January 17, 2020

    Friday, January 17, 2020
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    Gus talks about the Netflix movie The Two Popes. He confesses he hasn't seen the movie, and isn't a Netflix subscriber, but has read some negative reviews online describing it...

    Thursday, January 16, 2020

    Thursday, January 16, 2020
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    Gus talks about a controversy in the Diocese of Richmond where Bishop Barry Knestout agreed to allow the consecration of a female Episcopalian bishop to take place at St. Bede...

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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    Kevin Wells joins Gus in studio to talk about "The Priests We Need to Save the Church" and to share his own personal faith journey. Inspired by his book,  asks...

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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    Gus welcomes Lisa Murtha, author at Cincinnati Magazine, to the show. It was almost exactly one year ago that the story of Nick Sandmann broke following the March for Life....

    Monday, January 13, 2020

    Monday, January 13, 2020
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    Today is Gus' youngest child's birthday. Yesterday, was his oldest's birthday. There's a 13 year age difference between the two. Gus invites listeners to call in and share the biggest age...

    Friday, January 10, 2020

    Friday, January 10, 2020
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    Gus talks about church bulletins, particularly the companies who advertise in the back. He asks listeners who've done that to call and share whether their experience was good or bad....

    Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Thursday, January 9, 2020
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    Some of the people Gus hears from the most in his ministry is parents who are terribly disappointed because their kids aren't practicing the faith. Gus always advises them to...

    Wednesday, January 8, 2020

    Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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    Gus talks about a recent interview with Sean Hannity in the Christian Post where he said he has left the Catholic Church over "institutionalized corrupton" and that his faith is...

    Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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    The United Methodist Church is on the verge of a split over the issue of LGBTQ marriage and clergy. There is a very divisive difference of opinion in that church, which...

    Monday, January 6, 2020

    Monday, January 6, 2020
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    Yesterday was the observed Feast of the Epiphany in the Latin Rite Church and the Gospel reading at mass, from Matthew, describes the visitation of the Magi to the Baby Jesus who,...

    Join Us in the Holy Land!

    Join Us in the Holy Land!
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    Join Gus and Michelle Lloyd for a life-changing pilgrimage to the Holy Land September 11-21, 2020. This is a trip that will change your life forever. You'll visit the places...

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