We just celebrated a Confirmation in this house, and Deacon Charles Beard was the sponsor. We took the opportunity to record face to face and to explore the connection between Confirmation and Pentecost. 

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Reflecting on the events of national significance from this past week, Dcn. Charles Beard and I look at how the Baptism of the Lord - and our own baptisms - should impact our outlook and our actions to such unsettling moments in history.

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Deacon Charles Beard, from St. Mary's in Tulsa and the Blessed Stanley Rother Catholic Worker, joins us to talk about the Solemnity of Our Lord, Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. We often imagine this Cosmic Kingship with the implication of his rule over the nations; today we explore the implications of his rule on a personal level.

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Charles Beard, soon-to-be-ordained permanent deacon for the Diocese of Tulsa, joins us to talk about the feast of Corpus Christi, and we discuss recognizing the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, in the Church, and in the Poor.

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Charles Beard is an installed Acolyte and Deacon Candidate with the Diocese of Tulsa. He is also a member of the Bl. Stanley Rother Catholic Worker Community (www.srcw.org). He joins us today to talk about the Dignity of the Human Person.

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Charles Beard, Deacon Candidate for the Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma, talks with us about being both recipients of, and conduits for, the Epiphany of the Lord.

A Reading from Saint Leo the Great

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Charles Beard of the St. Zita Catholic Worker Community about ‪#‎HashtagsVsDialogue‬.

Here is his article on a completely different subject, and the initial reason he was going to be on air with me. We'll have to do another show on this: Christian Democracy: The Best and the Worst of the Benedict Option: Reflections from Clear Creek


  • Charles Beard of the St. Zita Catholic Worker Community talks about St. Stephen's Day and what it means to live 'incarnationally.'
  • A reading from St. Fulgentius of Ruspe on the connection between the Birth of Christ and the Death of St. Stephen.
  • Scripture readings from St. Stephen's day.

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