The Morning Blend

Tune into Mater Dei Radio’s Morning Blend each weekday from 7 – 9 a.m. for the best Catholic interviews, music, news, and prayers. Whether you’re in the car, at home getting ready for the day, or already at work – there’s no better way to start your day.

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You may be off for President’s Day but the Morning Blend team is on this air getting your Monday started right. Hear the long history between U.S. Presidents and The Popes. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media […]
There are quite a few things to know when preparing to retire. Top of the list is to understand your Social Security benefits. Ashley Micciche from True North Retirement Advisors tell you what you need to know and the number 1 mistake so many people make. True North Retirement Advisors. […]
Brenda and Pat are on The Morning Blend to get your Friday started right. Get all the latest news and sports. Plus what are the best fish sandwiches for a Friday in Lent? Hear the reviews on today’s show. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find […]
St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is Mater Dei Radio’s Parish of the Week. Sarah talks with their new Pastoral Associate, Jenna Slotnick, about all of the ways every Catholic in the Archdiocese of Portland can call St. Mary’s their home. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite […]
At St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Tigard, Miriam Marston is preparing a large group to enter the church at Easter. She joins The Morning Blend to give us an update on their progress and share how she plans on deepening her own faith this Lent. Subscribe to the Morning Blend […]
Get your morning started with The Morning Blend on Mater Dei Radio. Brenda and Pat analyzed their cross markings from Ash Wednesday and tell you about the best Lenten resources on the Hail Mary Media app. Plus get the latest Catholic news and hear the Lenten Message from Archbishop Sample. […]
Fellowship of Catholic University Students gathered by the thousands at this year’s Seek24 Conference. Anna Evans is a FOCUS Missionary at the University of Oregon and was at the conference. She joins The Morning Blend with a recap. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this […]
The new Camp Director, Bob Jaques, is ready to welcome campers to new programs at CYO Camp Howard. Bob tells Brenda about the great things coming at this years camp. Information can be found here. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the […]
Start your St. Valentine, Ash Wednesday with The Morning Blend. Find out why Ash Wednesday is not a Holy Day of Obligation and how much a dozen roses will set you back this year. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free […]
As we begin this Lenten journey, Brenda and Pat share what they plan to give up and what they plan to do this year. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, […]
How can you grow closer to God and in your marriage this Lent? Patricia Mackie, from Everyday Counseling, shares ways to practice, fast, and serve as a couple. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with […]
Fr. Niall O’Riordan shares how God and St. Joseph guided his vocation. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. The […]
It is Fat Tuesday and Brenda is back from her mountain adventure. Hear the details and enjoy some pancakes for dinner. It’s all on today’s show. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio […]
Today’s Homily Highlight is from Fr. Sean Weeks, Pastor at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Portland. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes […]
Br. Anselm share ways to experience a profound and holy Lent. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. The Morning […]
Who is this week’s Parish of the Week? Sarah Kuenzi joins The Morning Blend team with the announcement. Plus, find out how you can have a holy Lent with Mater Dei Radio and the Hail Mary Media app. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this […]
The best way to get your Thursday started right is with The Morning Blend. Brenda, Pat and Eric get it started with the latest news, sports and weather. Hear about a new study that tells parents what it takes to keep children practicing the faith. Subscribe to the Morning Blend […]
Lots of excitement is building ahead of the Super Bowl. If you are gathering with friends be sure to bring a dish to share. Pat, Brenda and Eric talk football food on today’s 2nd Cup. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the […]
Join Franciscan Friar Father Dan Pattee, TOR as he speaks with Dina Marie about the 40-day Lenten Journey with Christ in the desert.  Fr. Dan discusses how to resist the temptations we face in our lives and explains what motivated Saint Francis in his extreme observance of Lent.  Be encouraged […]
The pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes, Fr. Leonard Pestano, joins The Morning Blend to share the many ways the parish is dedicated in growing together in faith. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with […]

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