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The Bishop's Hour

The Bishop’s Hour is a program produced by and for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, presenting Church news and theological reflections, discussing contemporary issues facing today’s Catholics in Arizona, and featuring a weekly message from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted. It airs each Monday at 11 a.m. on 1310 AM Immaculate Heart Radio in Phoenix. Encore presentations can be heard each Thursday at 9 p.m.

Aug 14, 2017

Matthew Leonard, Catholic author, speaker, Vice President & Executive Producer at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology,  also hosts a podcast on iTunes titled, “The Art of Catholic” explores Biblical references to Mary and her significance in Salvation History.

Kevin Saunders, Bible teacher brings the Gospel to...


Aug 7, 2017

Candida Kirkpatrick, lay member of St. Joseph's Discalced Carmelites of Phoenix describes Carmelite spirituality and her journey.

Bible teacher Kevin Saunders breaks open Sunday's Gospel reading.

Fr. Pete Rossa, pastor of St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Scottsdale talks about the parish and their new church.

Bishop...


Jul 31, 2017

Tom Mar, instructor, Kino Catechetical Institute and Brophy College Prep helps us understand the call of the laity.

Kevin Saunders, Bible teacher brings the Gospel to life.

Emily Fankhauser, family program coach, Maggie’s Place tells us about their good work.

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted reflects on St. Ignatius of Loyola...


Jul 24, 2017

Fr. Keith Kenney, pastor, St. Margaret Mary parish in Bullhead City, helps us better understand the Psalms.

Kevin Saunders, Bible teacher brings the Gospel to life.

Joyce Coronel, author, speaker and writer for The Catholic Sun gives us an inside look at the most recent edition.

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted reflects on Our...


Jul 19, 2017

Fr. Eugene Florea, director, Merciful Heart Hermitage, inspires us to grow in our prayer life.

Kevin Saunders, Bible teacher brings the Gospel to life.

Ron Johnson, executive director, Arizona Catholic Conference helps us understand Empowerment Student Accounts (ESA's) and how they help families with more choices for...