The Good Fight

What does it take to be a saint? Barbara McGuigan, her guests, and her listeners talk about saints…past present and future. Sainthood is not beyond reach for any of us!
The Good Fight - 07/04/2020 - America on Trial and Pursuing Freedom
Robert Reilly's discusses his new book "America on Trial: A Defense of the Founding" and then Thomas Wurtz returns to discuss his new book "Pursuing Freedom: Becoming the Man You Could Be."
The Good Fight - 06/27/2020 - Hell: A Guide
Guest Anthony DeStefano discusses his new book "Hell: A Guide."
The Good Fight - 06/20/2020 - Finding Your True Heart - Pt. III
Following the 11/09/19 and 03/07/20 episodes of The Good Fight, Jesuit Father Bill Watson returns to finish his conversation with Barbara about his book "True Heart: A Way to Selflessness." They discuss discuss healing wounds of the heart, spiritual discernment and combatting anti-gospel subcultures.
The Good Fight - 06/13/2020 - Great Fathers
In honor of Father’s Day – this weekend’s Good Fight will welcome two great fathers - NHL All-Star, Husband and Father of 6 John Scott who will share his journey to Catholicism, And Thomas Wurtz – Director of Varsity Catholic for FOCUS – husband and father of 5, who will discuss his new book Pursuing Freedom: Becoming the Man You Could Be.
The Good Fight - 06/06/2020 - Six Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War
Redemptorist Father Gary Lauenstein, translator of the book “Redemptorists of Cuenca,” will grace us with the poignant stories of the six redemptorist martyrs of the Spanish Civil War and the suffering they endured at the hands of Communists and Marxists.
The Good Fight - 05/30/2020 - The Saint Monica Club/Bethlehem Miracles
Maggie Green shares how to pray and be an effective witness for loved ones who have fallen away from the Faith. In Hour 2, Ambassador Michele Bowe, President of Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem, will tell us all about the miracles there.
The Good Fight - 05/23/2020 - (ENCORE) Can A Catholic Be A Socialist?
Can a Catholic be a Socialist? No! What about a Democratic Socialist? Still No! Trent Horn and Dr. Catherine Pakaluk refute this tempting but false notion, drawing on Scripture, history, Catholic social teaching and basic economic reality. Originally aired 03/28/20
The Good Fight - 05/16/2020 - Jesus Speaks to Faustina and You
Barbara welcomes Catholic author Susan Tassone, also known as “The Purgatory Lady”, to talk about her new book "Jesus Speaks to Faustina and You."
The Good Fight - 05/09/2020 - Remembering Fr. Patrick Peyton
Do you remember the slogan, "Families that pray together, stay together"? Fr. David Guffey tells us about the new documentary: "Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton" and Dominican Father Sebastian White, the Editor of Magnificat, shares his story and his magnificent apostolate.
The Good Fight - 05/02/2020 - Single With Purpose / COVID-19 Vaccine
In the first hour, Luanne Zurlo (ZUR-low) shares how to be Single for a Greater Purpose and in Hour 2, Dr. Joseph Meaney and Debi Vinnedge give an update on the research to obtain an ethical Covid-19 vaccine.
The Good Fight - 04/25/2020 - Fr. Boquet of HLI / Coach Bruce Scifres
How do we make sense of this pandemic crisis in a Post-Christian era? Fr. Shenan Boquet, President of Human Life International, will join us in the first hour of The Good Fight to answer this question and in the second hour, longtime coach Bruce Scifres will jump into the ring to tell us how we can be transformational leaders.
The Good Fight - 04/18/2020 - Raising Upright Kids
Barbara talks with Dr. Ray Guardendi about his new book from EWTN Publishing: "Raising Upright Kids in an Upside-Down World." With his signature blend of wisdom and humor, he teaches parents how to defy the anti-parent culture.
The Good Fight - 04/04/2020 - Doctors & Priests on COVID-19
Epidemiologists Dr. Paul Carson and Dr. Paul Cieslak of the Catholic Medical Association discuss the impact of the Coronavirus on our nation. In the second hour, Dr. Tom McGovern of CMA discusses COVID-19 and redemptive suffering, and Frs. Kurt Nagel and Tyler Johnson share their extraordinary experience amidst the COVID-19 crisis in Kirkland, WA.
The Good Fight - 03/28/2020 - Can A Catholic Be A Socialist?
Can a Catholic be a Socialist? No! What about a Democratic Socialist? Still No! Trent Horn and Dr. Catherine Pakaluk refute this tempting but false notion, drawing on Scripture, history, Catholic social teaching and basic economic reality.
The Good Fight - 03/21/2020 - Lent With Mary / Love Your Cross
In the first hour, Fr. Edward Looney will teach us how to make a Lenten Journey with Mary and in the second hour, Therese Williams, author of Love Your Cross, will tell us the inspirational story of her struggles and the profound relationship she has with Jesus because of it.