Episodes

06/1/2020

Kevin Nelson hosts the June episode of Encounter, CatholicTV's original series produced monthly in the spirit of Pope Francis’ call to go out and encounter others in the light of the Gospel.

  • Guest: Kathryn Jean Lopez senior fellow at the National Review Institute and an editor-at-large of National Review; author of  A Year with the Mystics: Visionary Wisdom for Daily Living
  • Obscure Saint: Blessed Raymond Lull (feast day June 30)
  • Question of the Month
  • Survey Says: COVID-19 made Christians stronger

 

05/14/2020

Kevin Nelson hosts Encounter remotely while quarantined due to COVID-19.

  • Interview with Archbishop of Atlanta Gregory Hartmayer about the Catholic Communications Campaign
  • In-studio guest: Jonas Soto, production manager for the Catholic Radio and Television Network
  • Obscure Saint of the Month: Mary Magdalene of de Pazzi
  • Question of the Month: how important is the Eucharist?
04/6/2020

Kevin Nelson hosts the monthly CatholicTV magazine series Encounter.

  • Interview with Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert discussing the “Healing our Church” program in his diocese
  • Interview with Father Myles Sheehan, SJ about the effects that Coronavirus is having on older folks
  • Obscure Saint of the Month: Casilda (feast day April 27)
  • Question of the month
03/2/2020

Kevin Nelson hosts Encounter, the original CatholicTV magazine series, March 2020 episode.

  • Interview with Martin Doblmeier about Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story

  • Interview with Archbishop of Detroit Allen Vigneron about the archdiocese's Unleash the Gospel initiative

  • Saint of the month: Ludovico of Casoria

  • Survey Says: Holocaust

02/3/2020

Join host Kevin Nelson for the CatholicTV original series produced monthly in the spirit of Pope Francis’ call to go out and encounter others in the light of the Gospel.

  • Guests: Patrick O'Brien, Faith Catholic and Mark Von Reidemann, Aid to the Church in Need
  • Reformer Saint of the Month
  • Viewers answer the question: how does the church each out to NONES?

 

01/6/2020

Kevin Nelson hosts Encounter, The CatholicTV Network's monthly magazine-style show produced in light of Pope Francis' call to encounter others in the gospel.

In this episode, Nelson encounters Kari Beckman and they talk about Regina Coeli Academy, where she is the director of this school of classical hybrid education in the Catholic tradition. He also interviews Bishop Frank Dewane from the USCBB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development. Obscure Saint of the Month is St. Hilary. Encounter Question of the Month and survey information about issues and trends that are important to Catholics and Christians alike, with reports from both Catholic News Service and Rome Reports.

12/3/2019

Join host Kevin Nelson for the CatholicTV original series produced monthly in the spirit of Pope Francis’ call to go out and encounter others in the light of the Gospel. In the December episode, Nelson encounters Conor O’Loughlin discussing Catholic Relief Services in Afghanistan.

  • Meet Sister Anna Falola, a missionary in Nigeria
  • “Obscure Saint of the Month” is Saint Sabas
  • “Question of the Month” - are young Catholics practicing their faith?
11/4/2019

Host Kevin Nelson encounters Bishop Phalana to discuss his Diocese of Klerksdorp, South Africa and about Ugandan martyrs. He has an exclusive interview with Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of Vatican Observatory. Street team question of the month (in honor of our guest from the observatory): Could there be life elsewhere in the universe? The "Obscure Saint of the Month" is considered one of the greatest female spiritual writers in Church history. 

10/7/2019

In this episode of CatholicTV's orginal series Encounter, hosted by Kevin Nelson:

  • Interview with the co-founder of the "Hallow App" Erich Kerekes
  • Learn about a Catholic organization of consecrated life that is fighting against the trafficking of people all around the world
  • Obscure saint from Spain,
  • Survey says
  • Question of the month: how will the Church survive in an ever-increasingly secular world?
09/2/2019

Host Kevin Nelson

  • Interview with Jeff Henrich from Guest House
  • Interview with documentary filmmaker and television producer David Naglieri 
  • Obscure Saint of the Month: Saint Januarius (feast day Sept. 19)
  • Question of the month: What does divine mercy mean to you?
08/2/2019

The Obscure Saint of the Month from Encounter: Saint Peter Julian Eymard

07/9/2019

Obscure Saint of the Month July 2019 - Saint Augustine Zhao Rong and companions - feast day July 9.

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Kevin Nelson hosts the monthly CatholicTV magazine series Encounter.

  • Interview with Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert discussing the “Healing our Church” program in his diocese
  • Interview with Father Myles Sheehan, SJ about the effects that Coronavirus is having on older folks
  • Obscure Saint of the Month: Casilda (feast day April 27)
  • Question of the month

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