EPISODES
Episode 1 - Saint Robert Bellarmine Pt. 1

(1542-1621) Jesuit Priest, Cardinal, Doctor of the Church


Host Richard Payne introduces us to St. Robert Bellarmine, with an in-depth interview and unique question and answer session with a live audience, relating the saint's teachings to modern-day issues and values.

References:
Disputations on the Controversies of the Christian Faith
Quod Apostolici Muneris- Encyclical letter of Pope Leo XIII on Socialism (www.vatican.va)
Democracy and Bellarmine- Rev. John C. Rager, STD
Patriarcha- Robert Filmer
On the Laity-  Writing on Temporal and Spiritual Authority by Robert Bellarmine
Robert Bellarmine, Spiritual Writings- The Classics of Western Spirituality

 
Episode 2 - Saint Teresa Of Avila
(1515-1582) Carmelite Reformer, Doctor of the Church

Get an up close look at St. Teresa of Avila, as host Richard Payne conducts an informative interview and the saint answers questions from a modern day audience.

References:
The Way of Perfection- Carmelite Publications
The Interior Castle- The Classics of Western Spirituality
 
Episode 3 - St. Louis Marie De Montfort
(1673-1716) Missionary Priest, Servant of the Poor

Meet St. Louis Marie de Montfort, as host Richard Payne conducts an informative interview, and a modern-day audience gets to ask the saint questions in a unique panel setting.

References:
Saint Louis de Montfort Archives (www.ewtn.com)
God Alone, The Collected Writings (www.ewtnreligiouscatalogue.com)
Jesus Living in Mary: The Handbook of the Spirituality of Saint Louis Marie de Montfort
True Devotion by Saint Louis Marie de Montfort (www.ewtnreligiouscatalogue.com)
Secret of the Rosary by Saint Louis Marie de Montfort (www.ewtnreligiouscatalogue.com)
Preparation for Total Consecration (www.ewtnreligiouscatalogue.com)
God Alone II. The Hymns of Saint Louis de Montfort (www.ewtnreligiouscatalogue.com)

 
Episode 4 - Saint Augustine
(354-430 AD) Priest, Bishop, theologian, Church Father and Doctor of the Church

Host Richard Payne conducts an informative interview with St. Augustine, and a live modern-day audience gets to conduct a question and answer session with the saint.

 

References:
For more information on Saint Augustine's life, teachings and works (www.ewtn.com/library)
Manichaeism- The Catholic Encyclopedia Online (www.newadvent.org)
Confessions of Saint Augustine- The Works of Saint Augustine. A Translation for the 21st Century.
Selected Writings on Grace and Palagianism. Edited by Boniface Ramsey. The Works of Saint Augustine. A Translation for the 21st Century.
Saint Augustine of Hippo- Selected Writings- The Classics of Western Spirituality

 
Episode 5 - St. Catherine Of Siena
(1347-1380) 14th Century Italian Dominican, Mystic, Theologian and Doctor of the Church
Learn more about St. Catherine of Siena, as Richard Payne takes us through a interview with the saint, and she answers questions from a modern day audience.

References:
Saint Catherine of Siena archives (www.ewtn.com/library)
Catholic Encyclopedia on Saint Catherine of Siena (www.newadvent.org)
Saint Catherine of Siena: The Dialogue- The Classics of Western Spirituality
The Letters of Saint Catherine of Siena. Edited and Translated by Sister Suzanne Nofke, OP
The Life of Saint Catherine of Siena by Blessed Raimundo da Capua. Translated by George Lamb
Catherine of Siena: A Biography- Sigrid Undset
We Can All…Learn to Love Like Christ- Address of Pope Benedict XVI on Saint Catherine of Siena (Vatican City. November 24, 2010)
 
Episode 6 - St. Gregory The Great
(540-604) Monk, Abbot, Diplomat, Philosopher, Theologian, Doctor of the Church
Host Richard Payne lets us get to know St. Gregory the Great, as he conducts a personal interview and the saint answers questions from a modern-day audience.

References:
On The Vision of God by Saint Gregory the Great
Saint Gregory the Great archives (www.ewtn.com/library)
The Life of Saint Benedict by Saint Gregory the Great (Book Two of the Dialogues)
Pastoral Care by Saint Gregory the Great (Ancient Christian Writers)
Morals On the Book of Job by Saint Gregory the Great
 
Episode 7 - St. Jean Marie Vianney
(1786-1859) 19th Century French Pastor, Patron of Priests, Confessors, Preachers
St. Jean Marie Vianney reveals how his works and deeds still translate to today's world, as host Richard Payne interviews him and he answers questions from a modern-day audience.

References:
Saint Jean Vianney archives (www.ewtn.com/library)
Catholic Encyclopedia on Saint Jean Vianney (www.newadvent.org)
Sermons of the Cure of Ars by Saint Jean Vianney
Thoughts of the Cure of Ars by Saint Jean Vianney
The Cure of Ars. A Biography By Abbé Francois Trochu
The Cure of Ars Today by the Rev. George William Rutler
 
Episode 8 - St. Gemma Galgani
(1878-1903) Italian mystic, victim soul, stigmatist, patron of students and pharmacists
Host Richard Payne interviews St. Gemma Galgani, and she answers questions from a modern-day audience, explaining how her work and life relates to today's world.

References:
Saint Gemma Galgani archives (www.ewtn.com/library)
www.stgemmaglagani.com
The Life of Saint Gemma Galgani by her spiritual director Fr. Germanus, C.P.
The Voices of Gemma Galgani by Rudolph Bell and Cristina Mazzoni
 
Episode 9 - St. Thomas Aquinas
(1225-1274) Italian Dominican Priest, Philosopher, Theologian and Doctor of the Church
St. Thomas Aquinas gives an interview with host Richard Payne, and the 13th century saint answers questions from a modern-day audience.

References:
Saint Thomas Aquinas archives (www.ewtn.com/library)
Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas. Edited with an introduction by Anton C. Pegis.
Saint Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox. A Biography by G.K. Chesterton.
A Shorter Summa by Peter Kreeft
A Guide to Thomas Aquinas by Josef Pieper
Leisure: The Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper
Saint Thomas Aquinas (with Saint Albert)- Selected Writings. The Classics of Western Spirituality.
 
Episode 10 - St. Irenaeus Of Lyons
(115-202) 2nd Century Priest, Bishop, Theologian, Defender of the Church
Saint Irenaeus of Lyons gives a revealing interview to host Richard Payne, and then answers questions about his life from a live modern-day audience.

References:
Saint Irenaeus of Lyons archives (www.ewtn.com/library)

Saint Irenaeus of Lyons (www.newadvent.org)

Saint Irenaeus. An Account of the Life and Writings by James Boswell

Saint Irenaeus of Lyons. Against the Heresies (Book One). Translated and annotated by Dominic J. Unger. Ancient Christian Writers series.

Saint Irenaeus of Lyons. Proof of the Apostolic Preaching. Translated and annotated by Joseph P. Smith. Ancient Christian Writers Series.

Saint Irenaeus. Edited and translated by Robert Grant. Ancient Christian Writers Series.

 
Episode 11 - St. Robert Bellarmine Pt. 2
(1542-1621) Jesuit Priest, Cardinal, Doctor of the Church
Host Richard Payne introduces us to St. Robert Bellarmine, with an in-depth interview and unique question and answer session with a live audience, relating the saint's teachings to modern-day issues and values.

References:
Disputations on the Controversies of the Christian Faith by Robert Bellarmine.
On The Laity. Writings on Temporal and Spiritual Authority by Robert Bellarmine.
Robert Bellarmine, Spiritual Writings- The Classics of Western Spirituality