For over three decades, Franciscan University Presents has aired monthly on EWTN for over three decades and discussed a range of topics with some of the world’s top Catholic scholars, thinkers, and leaders.


March 2023

Healed and Transformed

Guest: Heather Khym

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February 2023

Art and Beauty in the Catholic Tradition

Guest: Stanley Konopka

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Jan 2023

Learning From Illness and Suffering

Guest: Dr. Katharina Westerhorstmann

What does it mean to be human? Can human vulnerability help us understand our own humanity more deeply? Can we learn to live through suffering? How can illness…...

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Dec 2022

Trusting in Jesus

Guest: Sister Faustina Maria Pia Bianchi, SV

What does it mean to trust in Jesus? And what do we stand to gain if we can overcome our fears? Sister Faustina Maria Pia Bianchi, SV, author…...

Nov 2022

Eucharistic Revival

Guest: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

What does it really mean for us to receive Communion, and are any of us truly worthy? Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Francisco and…...

Oct 2022

A Preview of the Resurrection

Guest: Dr. Regis Martin

Why did Jesus allow his friends Martha and Mary to experience the trauma of their brother’s death? What does it mean when God weeps? What does the Lord…...

Sep 2022

Facing Crises in the Church and Society

Guest: Father Gerald Murray

Why is there so much confusion about what is true? How do we navigate the crises we face not just in the world but in the Church? How…...

Aug 2022

How to Talk About Church Teachings

Guest: Fr. Carter Griffin

Social norms change, but Church teaching doesn’t. How do Catholics prepare themselves to talk about difficult or unpopular Church teachings? Is there a way to do that effectively…...

Jul 2022

How to Be Awake, Not Woke

Guest: Noelle Mering

Why does tolerance seem to go only in one direction these days? Why is dysfunction being normalized and even celebrated? How did violence and division come to be…...

Jun 2022

Friendship and the Fathers

Guest: Mike Aquilina

People today are hyper-connected—and profoundly lonely. Are we in a crisis of friendship? And do the ancient Church Fathers say anything remotely relevant to friendship in the 21st…...

May 2022

The Healing Power of the Sacraments

Guest: Dr. Bob Schuchts

What happens when we receive the sacraments? How do they heal our deepest wounds? How do we access their full grace and power? Dr. Bob Schuchts, founder of…...

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Apr 2022

Navigating the World’s Brokenness

Guest: Emily Stimpson Chapman

As the world’s brokenness grows and the culture strays farther and farther from a Christian worldview, how are Christians called to navigate this brokenness and respond to it?…...

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