Each program is hosted by Elia Castillo and features a bishop as retreat
guide and homilist for the particular Lenten Sunday. Meditative music and a question-and-answer
segment with the bishop are also part of each program, which concludes with a wrap-up by
the host and the bishop’s blessing.
Lenten Radio Retreat
is available to radio outlets throughout
the United States on compact disc, free of charge, on a non-exclusive basis. The series
was produced for the CCC by Franciscan Radio. Those who want to receive a set of programs
or more information can contact Executive Producer Pat Ryan Garcia (firstname.lastname@example.org
The retreats and other Lenten resources are available at the United
States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Web site, www.usccb.org/lent
as well as directly at www.radioretreat.org
Detailed program descriptions, background information on the bishops and links to other
Lenten spiritual resources are also located there. The programs can be downloaded from
the Web site as MP3 files for podcast or other personal use.
May our Lenten retreat programs offer your listeners an audio
space in which to focus their Lenten prayer!
Father Greg Friedman, O.F.M.