L – R: Dr. Bennet Omalu & Prof. Mark Naison
This recent episode of JustLove focuses on The History of Sports Then and Now with guests Dr. Bennet Omalu, Forensic Pathologist and Neurologist, Founder and President of Bennet Omalu Pathology and Mark Naison, Professor of History and African American Studies at Fordham University. Dr. Bennet Omalu speaks with Monsignor Sullivan about his discovery of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and its effects on football players. Whereas Prof. Mark Naison talks about sports history.
L-R: Joe Caddy and Wissam Kahi
On this week’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Sullivan speaks with two guest whose work focuses on refugees. Hear Wissam Kahi, Co-Founder and COO of Eat Offbeat, a food service that delivers ethnic meals prepared by resettled refugees. And also listen to Joe Caddy, CEO of CatholicCare Sydney talk about disadvantaged refugee communities in Melbourne, Australia.
L-R: Rev. Brady Funn and Margaret Tran
Monsignor Sullivan focuses this week’s JustLove on the Feeding Our Neighbors campaign happening Sunday, January 24th through Sunday, January 31st, 2016. On the show, two guests are invited to speak about their interfaith partnership with Catholic Charities and UJA Federation of New York. Hear Rev. Brady Funn, Faith Based Initiatives Programs Manager at FPWA and Margaret Tran, Regional Organizer of Bread for the World speak about how the partnership is making a difference in the lives of those who are hungry and in need.
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Left – Right: Nina Smith and Kenneth Benjamin
On Justlove, Monsignor Sullivan focuses on Modern Day Civil Rights with guests Nina Smith, Director of IMPACT and Press Secretary of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services and Kenneth Benjamin, Street Scale Campaign Manager at Safe Routes to School National Partnership. On the show Nina Smith talks with Msgr. Sullivan about black millennials. While Kenneth Benjamin reflects on the 50 years since the March on Washington.
L-R: Anton Steinhart &Dr. Nina Radcliff
Monsignor Sullivan speaks with two guests focused on giving back and bettering oneself on this week’s JustLove. Hear Dr. Nina Radcliff, practicing physician/legislator for the New Jersey Society of Anesthesiologists talk about realistic, healthy to-do resolutions for the new year. And listen to Anton Steinhart, Founder of Wines for Humanity as he talks about how the wine industry is giving back and how his organization is raising funds to eliminate homelessness.
A few weeks ago Beacon of Hope held its annual Christmas Party in the cafeteria of Epiphany Church on 22nd Street. Beacon of Hope is a Catholic Charities program that provides safe homes for more than 400 adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses. This is such a warm festive Christmas party with gentle residents enjoying a good meal, friendship and entertainment.
L-R: Dr. Gary Colledge & William Riead
On JustLove, Monsignor Sullivan invites guests Dr. Gary Colledge, Pastor, Author, and Professor at the Moody Bible Institute and William Riead, Writer and Director of the feature film, The Letters to speak on the show. In the spirit of this Christmas season, Dr. Gary Colledge, talks about God and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol character, Ebenezer Scrooge. Whereas, William Riead, talks about how his film focuses on Mother Teresa’s letters that were about her feeling isolated and abandoned while working with the poor.
On JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan focuses on the impact of fair trade items this holiday season. On the show, Samuel Bistrian, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Roma Boots talks about how his company donates one pair of boots to children in need every time a pair is sold. And from now until December 31st, there is an exclusive offer to JustLove listeners! Enjoy 25% off your purchase at romaboots.com by entering the code “love” at checkout. Also on the show is Simone Blanchard, Manager for Catholic Relief Services Fair Trade. She talks about the importance of evaluating our holiday purchases. With CRS, enter for your chance to win a $10 #fairtrade gift card by tweeting @CRSFairTrade and mentioning JustLove!
Allow me to express solidarity with Catholic Charities of Indianapolis and their careful, compassionate and steadfast decision to resettle one Syrian refugee family despite opposition by the Governor of Indiana.
L-R: Katrina Lantos Sweet & Susan Mary Weishar
Monsignor Sullivan focuses JustLove on current migration issues. On the show, Dr. Katrina Lantos Sweet, Commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom talks about the correlation between religious freedom, stability and security. Susan Mary Weishar, Migration Specialist/Research Fellow at the Jesuit Social Research Institute talks about how refugees are vetted for resettlement to the U.S.