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The podcast for Catholic Exchange, your daily source for spiritual encouragement and information. Our goal is to help make saints in our time. Join Michael J. Lichens and several CE authors discussing articles and the latest topics.
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Cardinal Egan, Tales of a Modern Missionary: An Interview with Dr. Joseph McAleer
The late Cardinal Egan was known as an energetic and charismatic defender of the faith throughout his priesthood as well as when serving as the Archbishop of New York. Known for his stances on matters of faith, his public appearances, and his ability to talk to anyone, Cardinal Egan has left behind a legacy that includes more than a few insights and stories.
Today Michael is pleased to welcome Dr. Joseph McAleer, an editor to Cardinal Egan who has helped to collect some of the late Cardinal's best writings and stories into the new book, Practice for Heaven: True Stories from a Modern Missionary. Dr. McAleer recounts the many memories of Cardinal Egan, such as the prelate's journey into a record store to buy heavy metal in order to understand its influence on youth as well as his many lessons on how to obtain holiness today. Through Dr. McAleer's work, Cardinal Egan offers a wealth of teachings on becoming a saint and modern missionary.