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Welcome to our radio programs homepage. Here you will find information about the Office of Radio & Television's radio programs and have the opportunity to listen live to WJMJ. If you would like further information about our radio programs please email programming (no attachments please).

Many of the Office of Radio & Television's radio programs are broadcast on the Archdiocese of Hartford's radio station WJMJ 88.9 FM and HD-1 Hartford, 93.1 Hamden and 107.1 New Haven. Please see the About the Radio Programs section below for specific radio stations and broadcast times.

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Archbishops's Corner Fr. John Gatzak sits down with The Most Rev. Leonard P. Blair, Archbishop of Hartford, and they discuss the religious issues of the day, and Archbishop Blair explains Catholic teaching and how to live your faith in the modern world based on questions submitted by the listening audience each Sunday morning on WJMJ.   Listen to the Archbishop’s Corner at 7 a.m. ET or 11:30 a.m. ET every Sunday, and if you have a question for Archbishop Blair you can call in to the Archbishop’s Hotline at (203) 805-5047 and leave your question as a voice mail, or send it in an e-mail to  Be sure to leave your first name and the town where you live.

Catholic Radio Weekly was a weekly, half-hour news and information program hosted by Fr. John P. Gatzak. It examines top headlines and moral and ethical issues of the week that affect the Catholic church. It was produced by the Office of Radio & Television in cooperation with the Catholic Communication Campaign.

The Celebration of the Eucharist "Sunday Mass," the audio portion of the Sunday television Mass, is broadcast on WJMJ-FM each Sunday at 12:00 p.m.

Close Up on Faith is a weekly, half-hour program hosted by Fr. John Gatzak that looks behind the scenes at the Vatican, including the latest news on Pope Francis and focuses on the moral and ethical issues concerning the Catholic Church today. Close Up on Faith is produced in cooperation with Vatican Radio and is broadcast Sunday on WJMJ-FM at 9 a.m.

Rear-View Perspective is a weekly, half-hour program hosted by Fr. John Gatzak ....Rear-View Perspective is produced by the Office of Radio & Television and is broadcast on WJMJ-FM each Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m.

Sabbath Message is a weekly, 10-minute inspirational message given by Fr. John Gatzak that applies the Gospel teachings to our life circumstances today. Sabbath Message is produced in cooperation with WTIC-AM 1080 and is broadcast  on WTIC-AM each Sunday morning at 9:20 a.m.

SonRise Magazine is a weekly, half-hour program hosted by Fr. John Gatzak. Using a mix of commentary and inspirational music selections, Fr. John looks at and expands on the Sunday Gospel reading to bring out the message of the Gospel and apply it to today. Included in the program is a brief news update of the headlines and happenings relating to the Catholic Church during the past week. SonRise Magazine is produced by the Office of Radio & Television and broadcast exclusively on WJMJ-FM each Sunday morning at 8 a.m.

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