Seize The Day

    Monday, March 19, 2018

    Monday, March 19, 2018
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    Today is the Feast of St. Joseph and Gus talks about his role in Jesus' life. God appeared to Joseph in three dreams, giving him instruction and bolstering his faith....

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    Friday, March 16, 2018
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    Gus talks about spiritual attack and when he experiences and how he deals with it. Spiritual attack is when temptations and other worldly things distract you from growing spiritually and...

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    Thursday, March 15, 2018
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    Gus welcomes James Joseph, aka the Jesus Guy, to his home studio. James lives in a state of perpetual pilgrimage, walking around the world dressed like Jesus every day. He...

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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    The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, otherwise known as March Madness, begins tomorrow so Gus, who hasn't followed college basketball at all, enlists the listeners' help to pick his brackets. Also,...

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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    Today is the fifth anniversary of the election of Pope Francis. Gus reads an article about the slight wane in the popularity of Pope Francis from the Pew Research Center...

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    Monday, March 12, 2018
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    Gus welcomes author Troy Guy into the Conversion Corner. Troy is the author of a new book entitled "Evangelical Catholic: A journey through the Biblical and historical evidence the led...

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    Friday, March 9, 2018
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    Gus opens the phones up for Bible Roulette and asks listeners to choose a number between 548-663 (Proverbs and Psalms) and 1010-1394 (the New Testament). Gus then reads the random...

    Thursday, March 8, 2018

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    Popular YouTube evangelist, Lizzie Reezay, calls in to talk with Gus about her conversion to the Catholic faith. Lizzie is the star of a very popular YouTube channel, LizziesAnswers, which has nearly 200,000...

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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    We are at the Lent halfway point so Gus invites listeners to call in and give their midterm reports. Also, Gus revisits yesterday's topic about mass donations and gets listener...

    Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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    Gus is back after a day in Myrtle Beach visiting his son and he talks with listeners on a myriad of subjects, including the importance of a church's sound system...

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Thursday, March 1, 2018
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    Wednesday, February 28, 2018

    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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    Today is the fifth anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's retirement from the papacy, which hadn't been done in @ 700 years. Gus invites listeners to call in and talk about...

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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    Every day during Lent, Gus is supposed to perform a Random Act of Kindness on the air, where he picks a random listener and gives him or her a book or...

    Monday, February 26, 2018

    Monday, February 26, 2018
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    Gus relates a story out of Germany where many of the bishops there are seeking more ways of having spouses in interdenominational marriages receive communion in a Catholic church. Gus...

    Friday, February 23, 2018

    Friday, February 23, 2018
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    Gus talks again with listeners about Bishop Thomas Paprocki publicly denying Sen. Dick Durbin, who lives in his diocese, holy communion based on his vote of no on the Pain...

    Thursday, February 22, 2018

    Thursday, February 22, 2018
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    Gus talk about Springfield, Illinois Bishop Thomas Paprocki publicly calling out Sen. Dick Durbin, a Catholic who resides in his diocese, for his vote against the late-term abortion bill, which was...

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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    Well, we're a week into Lent so Gus invites listeners to call in and give him a Lenten Progress Report. Also, renowned Catholic author, speaker, TV host and theologian, Dr....

    Tuesday, February 20. 2018

    Tuesday, February 20. 2018
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    Franciscan University of Steubenville Adjunct Professor John Beaulieu calls in to talk about the importance of the Old Testament and whether or not its relevant to Catholics, which he'll speak on...

    Thursday, February 15, 2018

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    Canon lawyer Jacqueline Rapp joins Gus to take marriage annulment and other canonical questions from listeners. Also, Gus talks about the idea of the 46-day fast during Lent. Whatever we choose to...

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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    Lent is finally here! Gus kicks it off by talking about the spiritual significance of Ash Wednesday and gives examples of good Lenten sacrifices and bad ones (for example, using...

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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    Since tomorrow is both Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day, Gus dedicates today's show to the latter in order to focus fully on the former tomorrow. He starts by talking with...

    Monday, February 12, 2018

    Monday, February 12, 2018
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    Today, Gus talks about praying with your spouse and talks with listeners about whether or not they pray with their husband or wife. Also, the Winter Olympics started last Friday and...

    Friday, February 9, 2018

    Friday, February 9, 2018
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    Gus talks about a moral dilemma he faced yesterday while biking with his friend Fr. Kevin. While on a 45-mile bike ride, near the end of the ride both experienced the athletic phenomenon...

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    Thursday, February 8, 2018
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    Vicki Thorn, founder of Project Rachel, calls in to talk about her work in the pro-life movement, including establishing the revolutionary post-abortive healing ministry in 1984 and many of the...

    Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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    Gus talks about the recent death of actor John Mahoney, a veteran actor whose most popular role was Martin Crane, Frasier Crane's father, on the popular NBC sitcom "Frasier." Years ago, John...

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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    Today is the Feast of St. Paul Miki and His Companions who were crucified in Japan on February 5, 1597. Author Walt Mussell calls in to tell their story, which...

    Monday, February 5, 2018

    Monday, February 5, 2018
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    In the wake of the Philadelphia Eagles' big Super Bowl win, Gus gets fans reaction to the game, which leads to discussions about Super Bowl commercials and some of the players...

    Friday, February 2, 2018

    Friday, February 2, 2018
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    As we draw near the end of Catholic Schools Week, we hear from Dr. Jamie Finkeldei, the associate superintendent of schools for the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, Kansas, who calls in to...

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Thursday, February 1, 2018
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    Gus talks about how his work as a Catholic speaker and parish mission host sends him all over the country and, every once in a while, he'll have a random...

    Wednesday, January 31, 2018

    Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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    Gus talks about a very moving call he got at the end of the show yesterday from Mike in Chicago whose nephew Joey died from cancer three weeks ago at the young age...

    Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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    Inspired by today's Gospel reading, where Jesus healed the women who touched his garment and raised Jarius' daughter from the dead, Gus invites listeners to call in who experienced a...

    Monday, January 29, 2018

    Monday, January 29, 2018
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    It's flu season again and, in a lot of areas where the outbreak is substantial, oftentimes the bishop will suspend shaking hands during the sign of peace or the receiving...

    Friday, January 26, 2018

    Friday, January 26, 2018
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    Earlier this week, when Gus was in Orlando, he had on Corpus Christi Catholic Church pastor Fr. Richard Trout on as a guest and he shared his vocation story. One thing...

    Thursday, January 25, 2018

    Thursday, January 25, 2018
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    Last night was the final night of Gus' parish mission at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Celebration, Florida and he broadcasts his final show from his hotel room in nearby...

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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    Gus continues to celebrate in Celebration, Florida! Once again, Seize the Day comes to you from his hotel in Orlando as Gus hosts a parish mission at Corpus Christi Catholic...

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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    It's Day 2 of Seize the Day w/Gus Lloyd from Orlando as Gus' parish mission at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in nearby Celebration, Florida continues. He's joined by more attendees...

    Monday, January 22, 2018

    Monday, January 22, 2018
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    Beginning today, and going through Thursday, Gus comes to us live from Orlando where he's hosting a parish mission at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Celebration, Florida. After setting up the show, and...

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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    Gus continues to talk about topics revolving around the life issue today. First, he asks if anyone ever encouraged you to have an abortion. Many listeners recounted how doctors suggested...

    Thursday, January 11, 2017

    Thursday, January 11, 2017
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    Gus is leading a Young Adult Retreat this weekend, ages 18-30, and talks about what his faith was like for a majority of his time, and he admits it wasn't...

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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    Today Gus was joined by Mike Aquilina, author A History of the Church in 100 Objects. Mike talked about some of the fascinating objects and their connection with the Church....

    Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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    Today Gus talked about how his son had a recent struggle about questioning his future and whether or not he wanted to stay in school. (He has decided to finish...

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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    Gus talks about the difficult part of the holidays for some people each year and that’s getting through that first Christmas season after the passing of a loved one. Gus talks with listeners who’ve lost a loved one this past year. And, later, Gus is a big fan of Christmas music and he invites listeners to call […]

    Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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    Today is the fourth and final installment of Project Christmas and we’re joined by the Children’s Dream Fund whose  single purpose of fulfilling dreams for children ages 3-18 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, and who live in West Central Florida. Dreams are referred to us by doctors, nurses, Child Life and Social Workers, friends, […]

    Monday, October 2, 2017

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    Today is the Feast of the Guardian Angels and Gus talks about the Catholic teaching on angels and about the Prayer of the Guardian Angels. Afterwards, Gus talks with listener about their guardian angel stories. Pray for us, guardian angels.

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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    Gus talks about how infidelity in a marriage doesn’t have to be a deal breaker. There can be healing. Gus talks about finding healing in a troubled marriage and invites listeners to call in and share their stories. There are many Catholic programs and retreats that assist troubled marriages, including Retrouvaille, which you can learn […]

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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    Gus and Lino spend some time around the Sea of Galilee today and talk about what they imagined it would look like before seeing it versus their first impressions and how they see it now. Then, it’s on to their first stop today, Caesarea Philippi, an ancient Roman city located at the southwestern base of Mount Hermon, […]

    Tuesday, May 18, 2015

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    Gus welcomes several guests to today’s program. Fr. David Guffey, of Family Theatre Productions, calls in to talk about a short film he executive produced called “Guardian Angels.” Watch the trailer by clicking here. Also, we were joined by NFL Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly and his daughter Erin. She just published a book […]

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