Seize The Day

    Friday, September 7, 2018

    Friday, September 7, 2018
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    Gus gives an update on the clergy sex abuse scandal currently rocking many dioceses in the Catholic Church. The NY attorney general has issued subpoenas in every diocese in the...

    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    Thursday, September 6, 2018
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    Gus talks more about the Archbishop Theodore McCarrick scandal and the Archbishop Vigano letter and asks listeners to call in and talk about what they're doing to counter the clergy...

    Tuesday, September 4, 2018

    Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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    Gus is back live from his historic Camino de Santiago broadcasts, and recounts some moments that stood out and talked with listeners about their favorite parts of the broadcasts. Later, Gus...

    Thursday, August 30, 2018

    Thursday, August 30, 2018
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    Gus recaps Days 7 and 8 of his pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago, which included a stop at the town of Fromista and mass at the Church of San...

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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    Today’s show covers Days 5 and 6 of Gus’ Camino de Santiago pilgrimage and he kicks it off by talking with fellow pilgrim Fr. Dan Bergbower about his vocation story...

    Tuesday, August 28, 2018

    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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    Gus' Camino de Santiago trek continues on and since today is the Feast of St. Augustine of Hippo, he plays Augustine Day-by-Day. It's similar to Bible Roulette where listeners call in, pick...

    Monday, August 27, 2018

    Monday, August 27, 2018
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    Today marks the beginning of Gus' broadcasts from the Camino de Santiago, a network of pilgrim trails that lead to the shrine of the apostle St. James the Great in the...

    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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    Happy Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary! Gus starts off the show with a teaching about the Assumption. You can find more in A Minute in the...

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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    Today Gus shared a letter from Kristen, a listener asking for prayers for her baby Lucia Kate. Lucia was born August 1 at 23 weeks, 5 days, weighing just 13...

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Monday, August 13, 2018
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    Today Gus talked about reading at Mass and whether people read along with the readings as they are being proclaimed at Mass. Seems that most folks do read along with...

    Thursday, August 9, 2018

    Thursday, August 9, 2018
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    Yesterday was Gus' eldest grandson Beckett's birthday and he was able to arrange for MLB Hall-of-Famer Mike Piazza, who is a big fan of the show and channel, to call and wish him...

    Wednesday, August 8, 2018

    Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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    Today is the Feast of St. Dominic, the founder of the Order of Preachers, also known as the Dominicans, and Fr. Tom Condon, prior provincial of the Dominican Province of...

    Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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    Gus talks about the recent change in Church teaching regarding the death penalty, initiated by Pope Francis, calling it "inadmissible." While most Catholics are not directly affected by this, there...

    Monday, August 6, 2018

    Monday, August 6, 2018
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    Gus recounts a call from last week during a conversation with a listener whose father had recently passed away. While going through his cell phone, they noticed he had the...

    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Friday, August 3, 2018
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    Gus opens up on the Archbishop Theodore McCarrick scandal and reads a portion of article written by Catholic apologist Ralph Martin that was posted on the Renewal Ministries blog page entitled "Dear Troubled...

    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Thursday, August 2, 2018
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    Gus talks about the changes made to the catechism regarding the Catholic Church's teaching on the death penalty, which was announced yesterday by the Vatican. There are now no circumstances...

    Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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    Today is Gus and Michelle's 38th wedding anniversary. Gus talks about its evolution over those years and how God has worked through it since the beginning, even though they didn't...

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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    In honor of St. Ignatius of Loyola's feast day, Gus plays an archived interview with former Jesuit Conference President Fr. Thomas Smolich who talks about their founder's life and legacy...

    Friday, July 27, 2018

    Friday, July 27, 2018
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    As we wrap up our commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI's encyclical "Humanae Vitae," which reinforced the Catholic Church's position against artificial contraception, Gus welcome Daniel DiSilva,...

    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    Thursday, July 26, 2018
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    Today is the unofficial observance of Grandparents' Day. Now, the official observance takes place on September 9th, but Gus declares today the day because it is the feast day of...

    Wednesday July 25, 2018

    Wednesday July 25, 2018
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    Today is the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI's landmark encyclical "Humanae Vitae" and to commemorate it, Gus welcomes one of its foremost on the document, Dr. Janet Smith, to talk about this...

    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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    Gus goes over today's Gospel reading from Matthew where a man in a crowd Jesus was teaching tells him that his mother and brothers were outside waiting for him. Jesus...

    Monday, July 23, 2018

    Monday, July 23, 2018
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    Gus also talks about today's Gospel from Matthew where the Pharisees ask Jesus for a sign and Jesus reprimands them say "an evil and unfaithful generation seeks a sign but no...

    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Friday, July 20, 2018
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    In contrast to yesterday's conversation about what are the top turn-offs to Catholicism, Gus asks what are the most attractive things about the Catholic faith. Gus' Top 10, in no...

    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    Thursday, July 19, 2018
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    Based on his discussion yesterday on the Archbishop of Dublin's remarks that the Church is "alienating" its youth, Gus lists what he perceives as the Top 10 reasons why some...

    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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    Gus reads some recent remarks made by Dublin, Ireland Archbishop Diarmuid Martin who said that youth of today feel "alienated" by the Catholic Church. He said that "change is painful"...

    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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    Yesterday after the show, Gus had to go to the dentist to get a root canal done as he'd been in immense pain all weekend with a toothache and recounts a...

    Monday, July 16, 2018

    Monday, July 16, 2018
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    Gus talks about today's Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, which commemorates the Blessed Virgin Mary's appearance to Carmelite monk St. Simon Stock in the 13th century where she presented him with...

    Friday, July 13, 2018

    Friday, July 13, 2018
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    Gus talks about being prompted to tip at a fast food restaurant recently, where he's never tipped before. He asks listeners if they tip at places like that. Later, he...

    Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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    Today is the Feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, the father of Western monasticism, and Gus shares with the audience that he has a portrait of St. Benedict and a...

    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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    Gus kicks off today's show talking with Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser about President Donald Trump's Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Marjorie believes that, with this selection,...

    Monday, July 9, 2018

    Monday, July 9, 2018
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    Gus talks about the Catholic Church's rules of fasting before receiving the Eucharist, which, according to canon law, is one hour before consuming it. Gus asks listeners if they believe...

    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Friday, July 6, 2018
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    Gus breaks in a new segment called "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" and invites listeners to call in and share some random useless trivia. And, it wouldn't be a...

    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Thursday, July 5, 2018
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    This past Sunday's Gospel was the story of Jesus raising Jairus' daughter from the dead, which was the reading when Gus went back to mass for the first time in...

    Tuesday, July 3, 2018

    Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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    It's that time of year where patriotic songs shine and Gus talks about patriotic songs that are sung before or after mass and asks listeners to call in and share their...

    Monday, July 2, 2018

    Monday, July 2, 2018
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    Gus invites his producer Scooterman, Scott Shea, on to talk about his pet, a pug named Eunice. She suffered a stroke this weekend and will be put to sleep a...

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    Friday, June 29, 2018
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    On the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Gus started the morning with a bit of apologetics on the papcy, in light of the Gospel reading today from Matthew 16....

    Thursday, June 28, 2018

    Thursday, June 28, 2018
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    Gus talks about a news item coming out of the Philippines where, in the last few months, three priests have been murdered. The slayings have resulted in an increase in...

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
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    Gus talks about several of the Supreme Court decisions that came down yesterday, particularly blocking a California law that required crisis pregnancy centers in that state to post information on...

    Tuesday, June 26, 2018

    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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    Gus opens up on the recent clergy sex abuse scandal at the hands of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and openly questions how a man like this can get to the position of cardinal....

    Monday, June 25, 2018

    Monday, June 25, 2018
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    Gus talks about his experiences with his bride Michelle's knee replacement surgery last week and recounts a story of hearing Al Jarreau's song "We're In This Love Together" while she...

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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    Dan Hennessy calls in to the show today. He and his wife Sue were on the Danube River Cruise/Pilgrimage with Gus last week and Sue died while on the journey....

    Monday, June 18, 2018

    Monday, June 18, 2018
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    While on pilgrimage, Gus spoke a couple times with a pilgrim who told him that, for the longest time, he didn't have a personal relationship with Jesus. It's a very...

    Thursday, June 14, 2018

    Thursday, June 14, 2018
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    Gus wraps up his Danube River Cruise/Pilgrimage in Prague, Czech Republic and reflects on the entire pilgrimage with his wife, Michelle.  Later on, Gus and the pilgrims host their farewell...

    Wednesday, June 13, 2018

    Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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    Gus is in Salzburg, Germany today for the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua, as the Danube River Cruise/Pilgrimage winds down. Gus talks about the important role the saint has played...

    Tuesday, June 12, 2018

    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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    Gus and the pilgrims pull into Dürnstein, Austria for Day 7 of the Seize the Day Danube River Cruise/Pilgrimage. Gus talks about pulling out of Vienna and gives an update on a...

    Monday, June 11, 2018

    Monday, June 11, 2018
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    Gus and the pilgrims are in Vienna and he talks about their weekend, which began with a private classical music concert given to them, courtesy of the Concert Hall. He was...

    Friday, June 8, 2018

    Friday, June 8, 2018
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    It's very Fr. Leo Patalinghug-themed day on today's Seize the Day show as Gus and the pilgrims pull into Vienna. Gus kicks everything off playing Fr. Leo's homily from yesterday...

    Thursday, June 7, 2018

    Thursday, June 7, 2018
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    It’s Gus and the pilgrims’ last day in Budapest and he talks about their experiences there, including the roles St. Matthias and St. Stephen of Hungary play in the city’s...

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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    It's Day 3 of Seize the Day w/Gus Lloyd from the Danube River Cruise/Pilgrimage and the rest of the pilgrims arrive today aboard the Emerald Destiny, the cruise ship that...

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