Monday, May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020 show

Coadjutor Bishop-elect Louis “Lou” Tylka joins Bob to talk about his appointment last week to the Diocese of Peoria. Bishop-elect Tylka will serve as an assistant bishop to Bishop Jenky and will succeed him upon his retirement. Next, Kathy Stauber and Nancy Lou Cook discuss the Archdiocese of Chicago’s new, volunteer-driven initiative, “A Call to Prayer” phone service, which connects callers to lay Catholics who will pray with them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, Glenn Van Cura, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Joliet, talks about how his agency has adapted services to clients during the statewide stay-at-home order. A recent stop in Plainfield for a mobile food pantry service saw more than 200 cars waiting for a food box. Finally, film producer Geoff Rogers discusses “Blind Eyes Opened, his latest project that offers a look at human trafficking from the perspective of survivor-victims. The film was just released on Amazon Prime.