Bear Woznick talks running marathons and JP2

9 May

HONOLULU, Hawaii. (May 9, 2020) — Patrick Novecosky, editor of this blog, was a guest on The Bear Woznick Adventure today.

During the 47-minute video interview, host Bear Woznick asked Novecosky about his new book, 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, his passion for running marathons, and how running relates to our lives as Christians. In the segment, titled “Marathoner runs the Good Race of Faith,” they talked about how John Paul the Great inspired a generation of Catholics to embrace their faith.

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Michigan’s Big Show: Meeting a saint… five times

6 May

LANSING, Michigan. (May 6, 2020) — Patrick Novecosky, editor of this blog, was a guest on Michigan’s Big Show this morning.

During the 20-minute segment, host Michael Patrick Shiels asked Novecosky about his new book, 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, and his five meetings with the sainted Polish pontiff. They discussed Pope Francis, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and John Paul II’s role in the collapse of Soviet-style communism in Russia and Eastern Europe

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OSV Author Series Podcast: John Paul the Great

16 Apr

HUNTINGTON, Indiana. (April 16, 2020) — Patrick Novecosky, editor of this blog, was a guest on the Our Sunday Visitor Catholic Bookstore Author Series video podcast today.

During the 32-minute show, host Tracy Stewart asked Novecosky about his new book, 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, which commemorates Pope St. John Paul the Great’s 100th birthday, coming up on May 18, 2020. They discussed some of the pope’s most enduring legacy and how his 26-year pontificate continues to influence the Church and the world.

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You can purchase the book on Amazon here.

Kresta in the Afternoon: Remembering John Paul II

15 Apr

ANN ARBOR, Michigan. (April 15, 2020) — Patrick Novecosky, editor of this blog, was a guest on Ave Maria Radio’s Kresta in the Afternoon today.

During the 27-minute segment, host Al Kresta asked Novecosky about his new book, 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, which commemorates Pope St. John Paul the Great’s 100th birthday, coming up on May 18, 2020. They discussed the Polish pope’s stand against socialism and liberation theology — plus the pope’s remarkable outreach to young people and his passion for evangelization.

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You can purchase the book on Amazon here.

Sirius XM: John Paul II’s powerful legacy

15 Apr

TAMPA, Florida. (April 15, 2020) — Patrick Novecosky, editor of this blog, was a guest on The Catholic Channel‘s Seize The Day program today. The Catholic Channel is found at 129 on SiriusXM.

During the 16-minute segment, host Gus Lloyd asked Novecosky about his new book, 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, which commemorates Pope St. John Paul the Great’s 100th birthday, coming up on May 18, 2020. He asked the author how he was able to meet the saint five times. They also discussed John Paul’s outreach to China and Russia.

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You can purchase the book on Amazon here.

New York City Radio: John Paul II Changed the World

11 Apr

NEW YORK, New York. (April 11, 2020) — Patrick Novecosky, editor of this blog, was a guest on Ask The Lawyer, broadcast on 970 AM The Answer and 570 AM WMCA.

During the 13-minute segment, host Mike Connors asked Novecosky about his new book, 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, which commemorates Pope St. John Paul the Great’s 100th birthday, coming up on May 18, 2020. They discussed some of the pope’s most remarkable accomplishments. Novecosky noted that many young adults today have no lived experience of John Paul II because they were young children when he died in 2005.

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You can purchase the book on Amazon here.

Drew Mariani Show: Honoring John Paul the Great

2 Apr

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin. (April 2, 2020) — Patrick Novecosky, editor of this blog, was a guest on Relevant Radio’s Drew Mariani Show today — the 15th anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II’s death.

During the 17-minute segment, host Drew Mariani asked Novecosky about his new book, 100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World, which commemorates Pope St. John Paul the Great’s 100th birthday, coming up on May 18, 2020. They discussed the Polish pope’s stand against many accomplishments and, in particular, his championing the cause of St. Faustina Kowalska and the Divine Mercy message and devotion.

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You can purchase the book on Amazon here.