God With Us Live!

Every week we’re joined by men and women, monastics, clergy, and laity, exploring exciting and inspiring ways to live our Eastern Catholic faith today. Your host is Nick Modelski, husband, father, and tonsured reader of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas. A production of God With Us Radio, where faith meets life!

Make a Joyful Noise with Fr. Dcn. Jeff Mierzejewski

What does it take for a Church to recover and maintain its patrimony of singing? Why is is important? Fr. Dcn. Jeff Mierzejewski of the Metropolitan Cantor Institute (MCI) joins us this week to talk about the crucial work of the MCI and recovering our own liturgical traditions.

Happy Thanksgiving from God With Us Live!

On behalf of all of us here at God With Us Radio, have a happy and blessed Thanksgiving! Don’t worry, we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming next week. Until then, enjoy a passage from St. Basil the Great on offering prayers of thanks to God.

Studying Scripture & Praying for Armenia (GWUL 104)

This week we start things off with Dr. Steven Smith, a Biblical theologian who will be presenting our inaugural God With Us Institute course starting next month about the Temple in the Old and New Testaments and how it relates to our temples today.

Our second interview is with Subdeacon Viken Abassian of the Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Our Lady of Nareg. Subdeacon Viken tells us about the rich history of Armenia, its unique liturgical traditions, and the horrific persecution still faced today by Armenians.

This week’s Scene with the Saints features a doctor, writer, and painter.

Development Planes & Debate Hymns w/ Pauline Meert & Fr. Michael Shami

What is a Montessori? A type of prehistoric creature? A luxury automobile? How about a Maronite? Listen to this week’s episode to find out!

My first guest is Pauline Meert, co-founder and director of Sophia Montessori in Denver, CO. Pauline will tells us all about the ONLY Byzantine Catholic Montessori in the United States, and probably even the world. Find out why this unique method of teaching is such a good match for passing on the faith.

After that, Fr. Michael Shami, a Maronite priest and Doctoral student in liturgics at Notre Dame University, tells us all about the Maronite Catholic Church, Syriac liturgy, and the Bl. Massabki Martyrs Mission in South Bend, IN.