Episodes

10/2/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts Encounter

  • Guest: Dr. Sarah Bascle of the Catholic Medical Center's Women's Wellness and Fertility Center
  • Question: What are the most pressing ethical questions in medicine and science today?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Bruno
  • Survey Says: U.S. Protestants are not united about controversies central to the schism between Protestantism and Catholicism
09/4/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts another edition of Encounter, the orgiinal CatholicTV magazine series.

  • Guests: Father Tomaz Mavric, Superior General of the Vincentians and Jim Wahlberg, Executive Director of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation
  • Question: What is your favorite prayer, and why?
  • Obscure Saint: Blessed Claudio Granzotto
  • Survey Says: People around the world see ISIS and climate change as the biggest threats to national security
07/3/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts The CatholicTV Network's original magazine-style monthly series Encounter.

  • Guests: Father Josh Johnson and Andy Otto, author of God Moments: Unexpected Encounters in the Ordinary
  • Question of the month: Should churches be allowed to oppose or support political candidates?
  • Obscure saint of the month: Saint Leopold Mandic
  • Survey Says: An analysis of Muslims and Islam in the United States and the world
06/5/2017

In this episode of CatholicTV's orginal series Encounter, hosted by Kevin Nelson, featuring the art of Marko Rupnik:

  • Guest: Father Julián Carrón, author of Disarming Beauty: Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom.
  • Question: How important is a father's role in the faith life of his child?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint John Francis Regis
  • Survey Says: An analysis of the religious makeup of Central and Eastern Europe
05/1/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts this CatholicTV original series in the spirit of Pope Francis's call to go out and encounter others in the light of the Gospel. This month's segments:

  • Mary's Shelter for pregnant women
  • Guest: Sr. Bethany Madonna from the Sisters of Life
  • Question: What are your thoughts on a women diaconate?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Paschal Baylon. Survey Says: An analysis of Puerto Rico
04/3/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts CatholicTV's monthly series Encounter. This month's segments:

  • Guest: Father Mike Schmitz, Chaplain for Newman Catholic Campus Ministries at the University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Question: How can college students stay Catholic on campus?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Teresa of Los Andes
  • Survey Says: Americans think that cloning humans is not morally acceptable
03/6/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts the March episode of Encounter.

  • Guest: Seth Paine, Web and New Media Developer for the Coming Home Network
  • Question: How can college students stay Catholic on campus?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo
  • Survey Says: Churches should not endorse political candidates
02/6/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts.

  • Guests: Bishop Christopher Coyne of the Diocese of Burlington (VT) and Bishop Robert Reed, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston and President of The CatholicTV Network
  • Question: What do you think the Church can do to help heal the racial divide?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Jerome Emiliani
  • Survey Says: The 115th United States Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s
01/2/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts CatholicTV's monthly series Encounter. This month, Pope Saint John XXIII National Seminary, which prepares men age 30 or older for the priesthood, is featured. January segments:

  • Guest: Mark Shriver, author of Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis
  • Encounter Street Team Question: Do you see Catholic and Christian churches coming together someday, and how can Catholic and Christian churches build unity?
  • Obscure Saint of the Month: Blessed William Carter
  • Survey Says: More white Christians voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election than Hillary Clinton
12/5/2016

This month on Encounter with Kevin Nelson:

  • Sister Rose Pacette talks about the work being done at the Pauline Center for Media Studies
  • Archbishop Allen Vigneron discusses the recent synod focusing on evangelization
  • Survey Says: Distribution of Cardinals shifts to global south
  • Obscure Saint: Blessed Anthony Grassi
  • Question of the month: How do you keep Christ in Christmas?
11/7/2016

This month's Encounter with host Kevin Nelson.

  • Guest: Father James Martin, SJ,  on the 10th anniversary of his book "My Life With the Saints"
  • Question of the Month: What saint has inspired you most?
  • Obscure Saint: Blessed Miguel Agustin Pro
  • Survey Says: about half of American adults say transgender individuals should be allowed to use public restrooms that correspond with the gender they identify with
10/3/2016

In this episode of Encounter, host Kevin Nelson focuses on Pope Francis.

  • Guest: Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto, Nigeria, on overseeing a Diocese in a predominantly Muslim region
  • Street Team Question: How should climate change be dealt with?
  • Obscure Saint of the Month: Théodore Guérin
  • Survey Says: Advances in technology and medicine lead to ethical questions

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Kevin Nelson hosts CatholicTV's monthly series Encounter. This month's segments:

  • Guest: Father Mike Schmitz, Chaplain for Newman Catholic Campus Ministries at the University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Question: How can college students stay Catholic on campus?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Teresa of Los Andes
  • Survey Says: Americans think that cloning humans is not morally acceptable

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