Join Bishop Barron in the production van as he travels from New York City to Yaddo, an artist community in Saratoga Springs. Bishop is currently filming the next two episodes of his epic film series, CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players, which feature Ven. Fulton Sheen and Flannery O’Connor. Today’s episode gives you behind-the-scenes access as Bishop offers his take on these major Catholic figures. A listener asks about the sanctity of Flannery O’Connor.

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Topics Discussed

  • 04:00 – Introduction
  • 1:45 – What is The Pivotal Players film series?
  • 3:30 – Where are the film locations for these next two episodes?
  • 10:15 – Where is Bishop Barron most excited to visit?
  • 11:20 – Who is Fulton Sheen to Bishop Barron?
  • 14:20 -Who is Flannery O’Connor to Bishop Barron?
  • 21:00 – What does Bishop Barron think these two figures would want us to emphasize while telling their story?
  • 23:30 – Listener Question: Should Flannery O’Connor be considered for sainthood?


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2 comments on “WOF 136: On the Road with Flannery and Sheen

  1. Patricia Jul 16, 2018

    Lovely to hear you mention Fr Groeschell, alwAys well done, God bless

  2. Ola
    Good share.
    I think the best cccam are those from Fishbone cccam
    I would like to see more posts like this