Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

This is Franciscan Father Greg Friedman with the "Sunday Soundbite" for the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity. We're told that the great Saint Augustine was once walking along the seashore trying to figure out the mystery of

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Seventh Sunday of Easter

It's exciting to be in on the ground floor of any new organization. The enthusiasm and fervor of the founders of a business, a social agency or even a parish committee can be contagious. Hello, I’m Father Greg Friedman, and

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American Catholic Radio

Feast of the Ascension

Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman, with the "Sunday Soundbite" for the Feast of the Ascension. A really good storyteller will never tell a story quite the same way twice. Luke is a great storyteller: Today we hear his two

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman, with the "Sunday Soundbite" for the Sixth Sunday of Easter. Shortly before his death, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin of Chicago launched "Common Ground." Distressed by the polarization among Catholics, he believed that people of good

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman, with the "Sunday Soundbite" for the Fifth Sunday of Easter. During World War II, my great-uncle in Italy served as a "partisan," a resistance fighter against the Nazis, and he gave his life for

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Fourth Sunday of Easter

Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman, with the "Sunday Soundbite" for the Fourth Sunday of Easter. As a youngster in the 1950s, serving Mass in my home parish, I was always excited when a Franciscan priest who grew up in

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Third Sunday of Easter

Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman, and this is the "Sunday Soundbite" for the Third Sunday of Easter. Sharing a meal does more than just nourish our bodies. It helps to forge relationships and create intimacy. And so we take

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Second Sunday of Easter

"I'll need to see some proof"—how often have you used that expression? Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman with the "Sunday Soundbite" for the Second Sunday of Easter. Most of us are quick to call for proof for anything out

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Easter Sunday

"There is no tale ever told," author J.R.R. Tolkien once wrote in an essay on storytelling, that people "would rather find was true." Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman, with the "Sunday Soundbite" for Easter Sunday. The Catholic

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Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

"Father, forgive them, they know not what they do." These words of Jesus from Luke's account of Christ's Passion and death reveal the compassion of the Suffering Servant. Hello, I’m Franciscan Father Greg Friedman, and this is the "Sunday Soundbite" for Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion. Each of the evangelists has a distinctive

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American Catholic Radio