Catholic Diocese of Saginaw Podcast

By Catholic Diocese of Saginaw

Talks and presentations to help you in your Catholic faith. We participate in activities of social justice, support the good works of persons locally and in other countries, prepare our children and young people to be faith-filled, responsible members of the community — and we do all this in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.The Catholic Diocese of Saginaw includes 56 parishes in 11 counties of Mid-Michigan.Our Mission Statement: Trusting in the Holy Spirit and nourished by the Eucharist, we, the faithful of the Diocese of Saginaw, are companions on the journey to share the love of Jesus Christ.

  1. 1.
    Bishop Gruss on 'The truth that makes us truly free: Jesus Christ is risen. He is truly risen. Alleluia!'
  2. 2.
    Palm Sunday Homily: Fear, Symbolism and joy of Holy Week and more
  3. 3.
    Bishop Gruss: 'Run to St. Joseph, Terror of Demons'
  4. 4.
    Stations of the Cross for the pandemic (updated version produced 2021)
  5. 5.
    Bishop Gruss shares how we needn’t fear death- we can have confidence in God’s love and mercy
  6. 6.
    'St. Joseph desires to teach men how to be better husbands and better fathers,' said Bishop Gruss
  7. 7.
    Bishop Gruss regarding indulgences, sin, responsibilities and more
  8. 8.
    Bishop Gruss: Patience is willingness to suffer; patience is a virtue
  1. 9.
    'The world needs husbands who love their wives as Joseph loved Mary,' said Bishop Gruss in week two of his Lenten Journey with St. Joseph
  2. 10.
    Bishop Gruss on obedience and discerning the will of God- part of Bishop Gruss’ Lenten journey with St. Joseph
  3. 11.
    Bishop Gruss shares guidance for Lent as Ash Wednesday approaches
  4. 12.
    Bishop Gruss discusses Catholic education during his Homily at St. Brigid of Kildare Parish in Midland
  5. 13.
    Rosary for Life - The Luminous Mysteries with Steven Sandoval, Youth Ministry Coordinator at Holy Spirit Parish, Shields and the Youth Group of Holy Spirit Parish
  6. 14.
    Rosary for Life with Sister Margo Tafoya, M.S.S.p. and Sister Mary Lou Owczarzak, M.S.S.p.
  7. 15.
    Rosary for Life - The Sorrowful Mysteries with Steven Sandoval, Youth Ministry Coordinator at Holy Spirit Parish, Shields and the Youth Group of Holy Spirit Parish
  8. 16.
    Human trafficking discussion with Allie Martinez from the Human Trafficking Task Force of Saginaw County
  9. 17.
    Immigration/Dreamers Discussion w/ Father Christian Tabares & Deacon Librado Gayton
  10. 18.
    Rosary for Immigration with Deacon Todd Lovas & St. Vincent de Paul parishioners
  11. 19.
    Ave Maria Radio interview of Bishop Robert Gruss about how to deal w/ worries & anxieties
  12. 20.
    Rosary for Life with Deacon Kevin Wojciechowski and Brian Klein of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester.
  13. 21.
    "The Tender Way of Mary"- a Reflection with Bishop Gruss, Madison Valez and More
  14. 22.
    Bishop Gruss: Your life, my life, every life reveals the glory of God
  15. 23.
    Ave Maria Radio Interview Discussing Pro Life Ministry, Dialogue w/ Others, Youth Ministry in 2021 & More
  16. 24.
    Mental illness & suicide- God wants us to be fully healthy in mind, body & spirit
  17. 25.
    Immigration- How does the Gospel ask us to respond to the stranger among us?
  18. 26.
    Saginaw County jail chaplain on prisoners, jail ministry & death penalty-part of Witness to Life series
  19. 27.
    Bishop Gruss: Are you worried or anxious? Invite Jesus into your anxieties and worries
  20. 28.
    Bishop Gruss discusses the effects of covid on local Church, the importance of a relationship with Jesus & more during WSGW interview
  21. 29.
    Bishop Gruss: In the midst of the ordinary, Jesus calls us
  22. 30.
    Rosary Praying for the End of Racism- Sister Esther Mary Nickel, RSM & Community of Sisters
  23. 31.
    Rosary for Life-Seminarian Matthew Gembrowski and seminary classmates- Glorious Mysteries
  24. 32.
    Pro Life Rosary w/ Fr. Stephen Blaxton and Holy Family Parishioners
  25. 33.
    Rosary for ending Abortion w/ Fr. Nate Harburg and The Good Shepherd Rosary Group
  26. 34.
    Father Pete Gaspeny and Lori Drake discuss Dignity of the human person before birth and of the person who has had an abortion
  27. 35.
    The dignity of the human person with a disability- w/ Maribeth Hopps, Father Marc Hopps and Michaela Davert
  28. 36.
    Dr. Cherie Sammis and Fr. Bob Byrne discuss the dignity of the human person who is suffering and seeking assisted suicide- part of Witness to Life series
  29. 37.
    Father Bill Rutkowski and Hank Messing discuss the dignity of the human person who is elderly or nearing end of life- part of Witness to Life series
  30. 38.
    Bishop Gruss shares about openness to God's plan- a reflection for the fourth week of Advent
  31. 39.
    How do we experience true joy? Bishop Gruss' reflection for the third week of Advent
  32. 40.
    God’s living presence of unconditional love, mercy, compassion and healing, is knocking on the doors of our hearts: A Reflection for the Second Week of Advent
  33. 41.
    Bishop Gruss: there is great hope and trust and faith (as Advent season begins)
  34. 42.
    Bishop Gruss to young people: You and I are the Saints of this Generation- message during the Witness event
  35. 43.
    Bishop Gruss talks about discovering our "unique place in God's Kingdom...our vocation" in message for National Vocations Awareness Week
  36. 44.
    As All Souls Day approaches, local clergy and lay faithful share presentation on honoring deceased loved ones, faith in times of grief and more
  37. 45.
    Father Adam Maher discusses joy, sharing Christ with others, Eucharistic Adoration and more during Ave Maria Radio interview
  38. 46.
    On the Feast Day of St. John Paul II, local religious sister reflects on meeting the saint and serving at the Vatican
  39. 47.
    Christ's Mission Appeal- Supporting ministries to the faithful and Evangelization
  40. 48.
    Bishop Gruss invites faithful to pray Rosary daily during October
  41. 49.
    Bishop Gruss calls faithful to be defenders of life and to recognize the dignity of the person as Respect Life Month Approaches
  42. 50.
    Interview of Lori Becker Regarding Respect Life Ministry on Ave Maria Radio's Epiphany Program with host Vanessa Denha Garmo

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