• JustLove,  Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged,  Welcoming and Integrating Immigrants and Refugees

    Xavier Society for the Blind and Assisting South Asian Immigrant Women

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about Xavier Society for the Blind and SAPNA NYC. Malachy Fallon is the Executive Director of Xavier Society for the Blind and shares the mission of Xavier Society for the Blind to enable the blind and visually impaired to learn, develop and practice their Catholic faith. Robert White is a retired teacher who is visually impaired and a long-time client of Xavier Society for the Blind. Robert talks to us about what the services of the Xavier Society for the Blind mean to him in the practice of his Catholic Faith. Diya Basu-Sen is the Executive Director of SAPNA…

  • Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth,  Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

    Children with Disabilities and International Down Syndrome Day

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the play “All Our Children” and International Down Syndrome Day. Stephen Unwin is a Theater and Opera Director, a Teacher and writer, and the author of the play “All Our Children,” a play about the often forgotten chapter of the Holocaust: the persecution, sterilization, and murder of hundreds of thousands of disabled people in Nazi Germany from 1939 to 1945. Stephen talks to Monsignor about the few courageous souls that spoke out against these atrocities, and what compelled him to write this play on this topic in the first place. Jeanne Alter is the Executive Director of Kennedy…

  • Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

    The Midterm Elections and GiGi’s Playhouse NYC

    On this week’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the upcoming midterm elections, as well as the work of GiGi’s Playhouse NYC. Senator Nicholas Spano is a former New York State Senator and Assembly-member is currently the President of Empire Strategic Planning, a professional, non-partisan, full service consulting firm specializing in government advocacy, public affairs, and business development. Senator Spano spent almost 30 years in New York State government representing the people of Yonkers, New York. He talks to Monsignor Sullivan about his experience in government and any insights and predictions he might have for the upcoming midterm elections taking place on this upcoming Election Day: Tuesday, November…

  • JustLove,  Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth,  Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

    International Day of the Older Person and the Youth Synod on “Young People, the Faith and the Discernment of Vocation”

    On this week’s show of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks to us about International Day of the Older Person and the Youth Synod on “Young People, the Faith and the Discernment of Vocation.” Lisa Marsh Ryerson is the President of the AARP Foundation, the affiliated charity of the American Association of Retired Persons. Lisa talks to Monsignor Sullivan about a survey on loneliness among older adults ages 45 years and older that the AARP Foundation commissioned entitled “Loneliness and Social Conditions: A National Survey of Adults 45 and Older.” The survey was released back on Monday, September 24th. Lisa shares some of the findings of that survey as well as…

  • 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 and Nurturing Children and Youth,  Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

    Remembering International Down’s Syndrome Day & Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

    On this week’s JustLove episode, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan speaks with Katie Driscoll, Founder of Changing the Face of Beauty and Kristy Chau, Education Director of the Kennedy Child Study Center, a Catholic Charities affiliated agency. On the show, Katie Driscoll discusses with Monsignor her founding of Changing the Face of Beauty, its successes so far, and what her hopes are for the future of including people with differing abilities in all facets of the mainstream media.  Msgr. Sullivan and Kristy will be discussing her work at the Kennedy Child Study Center, where she directs all activities at 16 classrooms serving the developmentally disabled, ensuring that each student receives an education that is appropriate for his or…