Son Rise Morning Show

The Son Rise Morning Show with Anna Mitchell and Matt Swaim is fast-paced, motivating and informational – always from the Catholic perspective. You’ll hear news, engaging interviews, prayer and more each weekday morning from 6am-8am ET.
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/21/2021 - Feast of St Anselm of Canterbury
Apr 21, 2021
Dr. Matthew Bunson discusses St. Anselm of Canterbury on his feast day, Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra on the practical effects of prayer and fasting, and more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/20/2021 - Celebrating Mother Angelica’s birthday with Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, Steve Ray and much more!
Apr 20, 2021
Celebrating Mother Angelica’s birthday with Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, Steve Ray on plants and trees in the Bible, and more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/19/2021 - Stephanie Mann, Broandon Vogt, Fr Brian Graebe, and much more!
Apr 19, 2021
Stephanie Mann on the discovery of the remains of two English Martyrs, This Week in Catholic History with Kevin Schmiesing, and more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/16/2021 - Celebrating the feast of ST Benedict Joseph Labre & St Bernadette of Lourdes
Apr 16, 2021
Celebrating the feast of St. Benedict Joseph Labre and St. Bernadette of Lourdes, Dr. Daniel Meola on resources for adult children of divorce, and more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/15/2021 - Fr Jeffrey Kirby, Rita Heikenfeld, Dr John Bergsma...and much more!
Apr 15, 2021
Fr. Jeffrey Kirby on his new book, “Real Religion,” Rita Heikenfeld on the daily diet of Ancient Israel, Dr. John Bergsma on the priesthood of Noah, and more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/14/2021 - Happy Feast of St. Peter Gonzales!
Apr 14, 2021
Mike Aquilina on St. Ambrose and Church-state relations, Gary Zimak on St Paul’s advice for raising our minds, Dr. Timothy O’Malley on the Eucharist in Scripture, and more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/13/2021 - Tuesday: Happy feast of Blessed Margaret of Castello! s Feast of Divine Mercy
Apr 13, 2021
Happy feast of Blessed Margaret of Castello! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Fr. Steven Alcott, O.P., to discuss the powerful witness of this woman with many physical difficulties who went on to become a bleloved lay Dominican. Other guests include Fr. Michael Zimmerman on a new resource for encouraging priestly vocations, Dr. Ryan Hanning on cooperation as a virtue, Steve Ray on music in the Bible, and Marlon de la Torre on why Catholic education should be teaching toward heaven. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more...
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/12/2021 - Monday: St. Giuseppe Moscati-St. Faustina s Feast of Divine Mercy
Apr 12, 2021
Happy feast of St. Giuseppe Moscati! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell talk more about the incredible witness of the first modern physician to become a canonized saint. Guests include Amy Welborn on St. Mary Magdalene and the resurrection, Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle on St. Faustina and the octave of Divine Mercy, John Edwards from the “Just a Guy in the Pew” podcast, and Kevin Schmiesing with This Week in Catholic History. Plus news, weather, sports and so very much more...
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/09/2021 - Looking Ahead at Sunday s Feast of Divine Mercy
Apr 9, 2021
On today's program, we look ahead to Sunday's Feast of Divine Mercy with Fr. Chris Alar, who talks about his new book, "Understanding Divine Mercy." Fr Jonathan Duncan gives a reflection on St. Thomas as we preview the Sunday readings. Bobby Schindler alerts us to another medically vulnerable child who is about to lose her life by court order. Plus Ken Craycraft on an appreciation of beauty and the songwriting of the late great John Prine. Plus news, weather, sports and more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/07/2021 - Easter Thursday
Apr 7, 2021
! As the Easter Octave continues, on today's show Anna Mitchell also celebrates the Feast of St Julie Billiart, who was devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus amid great suffering. We also welcome Dr. John Bergsma to talk about the Garden of Eden as the first sanctuary, our Catholic counselor Kevin Prendergast discusses alcohol and drug addiction as diseases of body and soul, In Defense of Christians board member Robert Nicholson updates us on the dire situation in Lebanon, and Rita Heikenfeld discusses Asparagus in Bible foods. Plus news, weather, sports and more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/06/2021 - Easter Tuesday!
Apr 6, 2021
Happy Easter! On this Easter Tuesday, we welcome Kevin Schmiesing to take a look at this week in Catholic history. Marlon De La Torre discusses the joy of baptism as seen through the eyes of his young daughter. We catch up with Dr Ryan Hanning to discuss the virtue of wonder in "The Willpower Advantage," and Steve Ray talks about songs and hymns in the Bible. Plus news, weather, sports and much more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/05/2021 - Welcome to Easter Monday!
Apr 5, 2021
Welcome to Easter Monday! Join Anna Mitchell and Matt Swaim as they welcome: Liz Lev, Brant Pitre, Dr John Bergsman, Msgr Charles Pope, Fr Hezekias Carnazoo, Karlo Broussard and many more... Plus news, weather, sports, and a whole lot more...
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/02/2021 - Good Friday!
Apr 2, 2021
Join Anna Mitchell and Matt Swaim as they welcome:Liz Lev (Good Friday Station Church of Santa Croce), Joe Heschmeyer (role of Judas in the Passion), Msgr Charles Pope (Aquinas on the "Why's" of the Passion), Sarah Christmeyer, Dr Brant Mitre and many more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 04/01/2021 - Holy Thursday!
Apr 1, 2021
Join Anna Mitchell and Matt Swaim as they welcome Rita Heikenfeld (food and the passover), Dr John Bergsma (last supper insights), Stephanie MAnn (Holy Thursday homily from St John Henry Newman), plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more!
Son Rise Morning Show - 03/31/2021 - Welcome to Spy Wednesday!
Mar 31, 2021
Welcome to Spy Wednesday! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome art historian Liz Lev to discuss how the betrayal of Judas has been depicted in art through the centuries. Other guests include Fr. Boniface Hicks on what Holy Week is like in a Benedictine monastery, TL Putnam on why Joel is a good minor prophet to accompany us through Lent into Holy Week, Steven Howard from In Defense o Christians on the Palm Sunday attack on Indonesian Catholics, and Jeff Cavins on how Holy Week sums up all of salvation history. Plus news, weather, sports, and a whole lot more...
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