Episodes

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
01/8/2018

Kevin Nelson hosts thei origianl CatholicTV series produced monthly answering Pope Francis' call to encounter others in the light of the gospel.

  • Guests: Archbishop Roberto González Nieves of San Juan; Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C.
  • Question of the Month: How can we be present to others in our lives and faith communities?
  • Obscure Saint of the Month: Saint Angela of Foligno.
  • Survey Says: Americans are split on whether businesses should be required to provide wedding services to same-sex couples.
12/4/2017

This month on Encounter with Kevin Nelson:

  • Guests: Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck, authors of I'll Push You
  • Question: What are your Advent traditions?
  • Obscure Saint: Blessed Adolph Kolping
  • Survey Says: More Americans are describing themselves as "spiritual but not religious"

 

11/6/2017

Kevin Nelson hosts Encounter

  • Guests: Ron Hall, co-writer of "Same Kind of Different As Me" and Bishop Robert Muhiirwa of Uganda
  • Question: How can the Church and Catholics in the pew do more to encourage vocations?
  • Obscure Saint: Saint Didacus
  • Survey Says: Majority of U.S. adults say it is not necessary to believe in God to be moral
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

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Kevin Nelson hosts thei origianl CatholicTV series produced monthly answering Pope Francis' call to encounter others in the light of the gospel.

  • Guests: Archbishop Roberto González Nieves of San Juan; Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C.
  • Question of the Month: How can we be present to others in our lives and faith communities?
  • Obscure Saint of the Month: Saint Angela of Foligno.
  • Survey Says: Americans are split on whether businesses should be required to provide wedding services to same-sex couples.

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