• JustLove,  Strengthening Families and Resolving Crises

    JustLove’s Father’s Day Show and a Look at K-Pop

    On this week’s episode, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the Korean phenomenon K-Pop and Father’s Day. Fanny Gomez, Social Media Specialist at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York will be speaking about another global phenomenon from Korea that has captured the world’s attention, namely Korean Popular Music, or “K-Pop,” during this week when the world attention was turned to the Korean Peninsula for the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. Prof. Claire Vallotton, Associate Professor for Human Development and Family Studies at Michigan State University, talks about some new research findings regarding the important role that Fathers play in the child’s development,…

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    JustLove’s Look at Puerto Rico’s Recovery from Hurricane Maria and Ireland’s Vote to Repeal the 8th Amendment

    On this week’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about Puerto Rico and Ireland’s 8th Amendment Vote. The Honorable Yesmin M. Valdivieso, CPA, Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, speaks with Msgr. Sullivan about the current situation on the island of Puerto Rico as they still recover from the devastation that Hurricane Maria wrought when it hit the island back on September 20, 2017 and the challenges lay ahead. Breda O’Brien is a Teacher at Muckross Park College which is an all-girls Secondary School in Dublin, Ireland, and a weekly columnist for The Irish Times.  Breda discusses the recent referendum vote on May 23, 2018, to repeal the 8th…

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    The United States’ New Embassy in Jerusalem and Catholic Charities Hawaii

    On this week’s JustLove episode, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan talks about the US moving the embassy to Jerusalem and also the volcanic eruption in Hawaii. Lena Alhusseini, Executive Director of Lifeworks of Sonoma County  in California and whose career has been focused on child welfare and international aid and development both here in the United States and in the Middle East, talks to Monsignor Sullivan about her reaction to the Trump Administration’s moving of the United States Embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem earlier this month, and the protests and violence that ensued after that move was made. Terry Walsh, President and CEO of Catholic Charities Hawaii, shares with…

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    JustLove’s Look at the Met Gala & Memorial Day

    On this week’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan will speak with two guests covering Met Gala and Memorial Day 2018. Renee Shumay, Founder of New Catholic Generation Inc.  – a YouTube Channel – with over 27,000 subscribers will be calling into the studio. This Youtube Channel is dedicated to encouraging the conversation of Catholicism on-line through authentic representation of young Catholics living out their lives. Renee will be discussing  her reaction to the fashions worn at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute’s 2018 Met Gala held back on May 7th which this year had the theme of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” George B. Horton , Director of the…

  • JustLove,  Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

    Mental Health Awareness & The Royal Wedding

    On this episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan will be speaking with two guests covering the Royal Wedding and Mental Illness. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, M.D. – who is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine and Director of the Medical Ethics Program at UCI Health will be calling into the studio. Msgr. Sullivan and Dr. Kheriaty will be discussing the California State Catholic Bishops’ recently released (May 1st) pastoral letter “Hope and Healing” on caring for those suffering from mental illness, which Dr. Kheriaty himself consulted with the California Bishops. Marion Boteju who is Corporate Secretary and Chief of Staff at Catholic Charities o the Archdiocese of New…

  • JustLove,  Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

    Mother’s Day 2018

    On this week’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan will focus on Mother’s Day. Prof. Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo, who is the Edith and Arthur Earley Assistant Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies at Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity will be calling into the studio. Given the fact that this weekend we are celebrating “Mother’s Day” on Sunday, May 13th, Msgr. Sullivan and Professor Gandolfo – who herself is mother of four young children – will be discussing the role and influence of mothering. They will specifically discuss the role of the Blessed Mother Mary – in Christian Theology, and how her own experience of mothering has influenced and…

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    World Press Freedom Day & JustLove’s look at “Gaudete et exsultate”

    On this week’s episode of Justlove will commemorate “World Press Freedom Day” happening on Thursday, May 3rd   and focus on Pope Francis’ 3rd Apostolic Exhortation Julie Mason who is the Host of “The Press Pool” on Sirius XM’s POTUS Channel 124 will be calling in the studio.  Msgr. Sullivan and Julie will discuss her work covering politics as a member of the news media and the perspectives she has gained over her 20+ years of reporting experience as a member of the White House Press pool, as well as other assignments. Christopher R. Altieri Co-Founder and Manager of  Vocaris Media (located in Rome, Italy) and a contributor to The Catholic World Report will be calling into…

  • JustLove,  Strengthening Families and Resolving Crises

    Disaster Relief & Beyoncé Mass

    On this week’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan speaks with three guests about Disaster Relief.  Thomas DiNapoli, Comptroller of the State of New York will be calling in to the studio. He recently traveled with Msgr. Sullivan this past weekend down to Puerto Rico to survey recovery efforts since Hurricane Maria devastated the island back on September 20th 2017. Now 7 months later, Msgr. Sullivan and Comptroller DiNapoli will discuss what they witnessed on their trip. The Very Reverend Malcom Clemens Young who is the 9th Dean  of  Grace (Episcopal) Cathedral  in San Francisco, California will be calling into the studio. Dean Young will be discussing with Msgr. Sullivan the “Beyoncé…

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    Earth Day 2018

    On this week’s episode of Justlove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan will be focusing on “Earth day” with two guests. Yolanda Park who is Program Manager  for the Environmental Justice Project at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton, California, will be calling in. She will be discussing the work of the Environmental Justice Project does with parish members and community groups in theDiocese of Stockton.  Loual Puliafito who is the Director of Development for Saint Patrick’s Cathedral will be on the studio. Loual will be will be talking with Msgr. Sullivan about his work supporting the restoration of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, and particularly the energy efficient geo-thermal heating and cooling system that was installed at St.…

  • Feeding the Hungry and Sheltering the Homeless,  JustLove

    Taxes and National Volunteers Week

    Prof. Robert G. Kennedy, Ph.D., a Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, talks to Msgr. Sullivan about the topic of “Justice in Taxation” which is the topic of a soon to be published book Prof. Kennedy completed for the Acton Institute. Linda Eddy, the Dutchess County Coordinator for the Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition (“Creating Assets, Savings and Hope”), talks to Msgr. Sullivan about the work of the Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition in providing free volunteer federal and state tax preparation for low to moderate income working families and individuals in an effort to helping them save money and improve their financial stability.…