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Reporter’s notebook - Deacon Candidates

Reporter’s notebook - Deacon Candidates

April 23, 2020
In this episode of "It's Catholic Y'all" Michael Johnson, Editor of the Southern Cross newspaper, speaks with our reporter Donnell Suggs about his insights into the 12 deacon candidates that he has interviewed for a series in the Southern Cross. Donnell and Michael spoke by phone as they, like so many of us, shelter at home during the pandemic.
It’s Catholic Y’all - Safe Haven Sunday

It’s Catholic Y’all - Safe Haven Sunday

March 9, 2020

There is a crisis affecting every man, woman, and child in our country, and we're not talking about the corona virus. In this episode of It's Catholic Y'all Jayne Stefanic, the director of the office of Marriage, Family, and Respect Life for the Diocese of Savannah, explains what this crisis is, and how the Diocese is working to make your home a Safe Haven. Keep an ear out for our special guest Bishop Hartmayer, you're not going to want to miss his insight! 

It’s Catholic Y’all - Virtus

It’s Catholic Y’all - Virtus

February 25, 2020

In this episode of "It's Catholic Y'all" Michael Johnson, Editor of the Southern Cross newspaper, sat down with Patricia Neal, Director of the VIRTUS Programs, which is used in our diocese to help train adults on how to protect our young and vulnerable from abuse. Patricia was recently in Macon speaking with our local coordinators that work to implement the VIRTUS Program in our parishes and schools.

Casual Conversations Ep. 03

Casual Conversations Ep. 03

May 22, 2019

How do we deal with the spiritual wounds in our life, and how do we let the grace of God in to heal us?  Fr. Chris Ortega and Abbie Byron-Goslin talk about spiritual healing in this episode of It's Catholic Y'all - Casual Conversations. 

Casual Conversations Ep. 02

Casual Conversations Ep. 02

May 22, 2019

In this episode of It's Catholic Y'all - Casual Conversations Fr. Chris Ortega and Abbie Byron-Goslin talk about our identity as sons and daughters of God. When we embrace our Catholic identity, how does that inform how we live our lives?  

Casual Conversations Ep. 01

Casual Conversations Ep. 01

May 22, 2019

In this episode of It’s Catholic Y’all we’re excited to bring you the first installment of Casual Conversations with Abbie Byron-Goslin and Fr. Chris Ortega. Abbie is a lay campus minister, and Fr. Chris is a priest with the Diocese of Savannah. This week they’re talking about the recent trip Fr. Chris took to a conference on youth ministry, what it was like for each of them growing up Catholic and the importance of practicing the faith as a whole family.  

It’s Catholic Y’all - Camp O’Hara

It’s Catholic Y’all - Camp O’Hara

May 17, 2019

How did the Catholic Bishop of Savannah become involved in serving the needs of African American Boy Scouts in the 1930’s? It’s a fascinating story even Savannah natives might not know. 

It’s Catholic Y’all - CRS and Catholic Charities

It’s Catholic Y’all - CRS and Catholic Charities

May 17, 2019

We recently had Augusto Michael Trujillo of CRS and Sister Pat Brown with Catholic Charities in the studio to talk about their efforts and how they make the Church truly universal.

It’s Catholic Y’all - Podcast Of A Country Priest

It’s Catholic Y’all - Podcast Of A Country Priest

May 17, 2019

In this It's Catholic Y'all special episode we're calling Podcast of a Country Priest we're talking with Fr. John Johnson, Pastor of St. Christopher Catholic Church in Claxton, Georgia about the challenges and rewards of rural ministry. 

It’s Catholic Y’all -  The Catholic Laymen’s Association

It’s Catholic Y’all - The Catholic Laymen’s Association

May 16, 2019

What comes to mind when you think of the 1920’s? Jazz? Economic prosperity? How about bigotry and hate speech directed at Catholics? If that last one doesn’t come to mind when you think of the early teens and 20’s, that thanks in large part to the efforts of dedicated men and women who made up the Catholic Laymen’s Association.