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12/3/2018

Encounter, The CatholicTV Network’s original series hosted by Kevin Nelson premieres the first Monday of the month. In December 2018, Nelson encounters dynamic Catholic Matthew Kelly. They discuss the books The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity and Why I Love Being Catholic. The “Reformer Saint of the Month” is St. John of the Cross. Viewers answer the “Together We Rebuild” question: Why are you still Catholic?

12/1/2018

Saint John of the Cross, born Juan de Yepes Álvarez, (June 24, 1542–Dec. 14, 1591) holds the title of doctor of the Church. He was a Carmelite friar and priest, a mystic and a major figure of the Counter-Reformation. His writings and poetry, including Ascent to Mount CarmelDark Night of the Soul and A Spiritual Canticle, are considered to be the summit of mystical Spanish literature.

 

11/4/2018

CatholicTV's November 2018 Reformer Saint of the month: Saint Charles Borromeo.

Watch Encounter with Kevin Nelson every month to meet a new Reforming Saint of the Church.

11/1/2018

Kevin Nelson hosts this 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 November, Nelson encounters #MediaNun Sister Nancy Usselmann from the Daughters of St. Paul, women religious who live and communicate Christ within the media culture. The “Reformer Saint of the Month” is St. Charles Borromeo (feast day Nov. 4).

10/1/2018

Kevin Nelson hosts Encounter

  • Guests: Gretchen Crowe, editor-in-chief of Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly and Philip Andrews, director of violence prevention initiatives in the Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Question: What is the influence of grandparents?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint John Leonardi
  • Survey Says: Stats about Catholics in America
09/3/2018

Kevin Nelson hosts another edition of Encounter, the original 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
08/6/2018

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

  • Guests: Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, founder and chief executive of Mary's Meals; Bishop David Zubik
  • Question: What are the biggest challenges facing Catholic youths?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Peter Julian Eymard
  • Survey Says: Western Europe has become one of the world's most secular regions
07/2/2018

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

  • Guests: Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri; Obianuju Ekeocha, author of Target Africa
  • Question: How can you live your ordinary life in an extraordinary way?
  • Obscure Saint: Saints John Jones and John Wall
  • Survey Says: The Pew Research Center looks at what Americans think of God
06/4/2018

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

  • Guests: Erin Bethea, President and CEO of Argentum Entertainment; touring members of the Sistine Chapel Choir 
  • Question: How can Catholics focus more on the real presence of the Blessed Sacrament?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Paulinus of Nola
  • Survey Says: The Pew Research Center looks at Americans' belief in a higher power
05/7/2018

Kevin Nelson hosts the monthly CatholicTV magazine series Encounter.

  • Guest: Suzanne Haugh, director of Goodness Reigns
  • Question of the month: What does Mary mean to you?
  • Obscure Saint of the month: Saint Margaret of Cortona
  • Survey Says: The Pew Research Center looks at religion and marriage
04/2/2018

Kevin Nelson hosts the monthly CatholicTV magazine series Encounter.

  • Guest: Jacques Kabore of Catholic Relief Services
  • Question: How hard is it to find meaningful relationships in today's secular world?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Conrad of Parzham
  • Survey Says: The Pew Research Center looks at opinions of Pope Francis after five years of his pontificate
03/5/2018

Kevin Nelson hosts Encounter, the original CatholicTV magazine series, March 2018 episode.

  • Guest: Kathryn Jean Lopez, editor-at-large of the National Review
  • Question: How can we get young Catholics more energized about their faith?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Salvator of Horta
  • Survey Says: The Pew Research Center looks at American meditation practices

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

  • Guests: Erin Bethea, President and CEO of Argentum Entertainment; touring members of the Sistine Chapel Choir 
  • Question: How can Catholics focus more on the real presence of the Blessed Sacrament?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Paulinus of Nola
  • Survey Says: The Pew Research Center looks at Americans' belief in a higher power

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