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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On today’s show find out why Brenda can celebrate today’s National Day and Brian cannot. But, they can both celebration St. Benedict on his feast day today. Start your day with The Morning Blend on Mater Dei Radio. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this […]
Coming off of another successful school year, The Chesterton Academy of the Willamette Valley have a full month of events for the whole family. Their Executive Director, Rolando Moreno, is with Brenda with all the details. The Chesterton Academy of the Willamette Valley Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your […]
Brenda and Brian are trying to stay cool on The Morning Blend. Get you day started with the joy of our Catholic faith. 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, […]
Brian covers another chapter with the Catholic Company Man, Eric Meyer. 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 […]
The Oregon Knights of Columbus Leadership Conference begins with a Eucharist Holy Hour. Ken Anderson invites the whole community to join their prayers with them. More information can be found on their webpage. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail […]
The Morning Blend is back and trying to beat the heat. Find out the latest on the heatwave and all the news from the long holiday weekend. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a […]
A new “Parish of the Week” is announced. Find out who that is plus a preview of this week’s email from Mater Dei Radio. 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, […]
This week’s Homily Highlight is from Fr. John Henderson, pastor at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Tigard. 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 […]
The Franciscan Sisters are very busy this summer. Sr. Anne Marie Warren joins The Morning Blend to invite you to spend some time at the retreat center. More information on the Annual BBQ can be found here. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show […]
It’s an early 4th of July celebration on The Morning Blend. Brenda and Brian get a jump start on the party and start your day thanking God for blessing our country. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media […]
Now is the time to get your tickets for the St. Benedict Festival at Mt. Angel Abbey. Br. Thomas talks with Sarah about this annual Summer event. More information can be found on their webpage. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the […]
Registration is now open and first practice is a little over a month away for Boys and girls Volleyball season. Erin Cahill joins The Morning Blend with all the details CYO Volleyball information can be found here. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show […]
What better rule for organizing your prayer life than the Church’s ancient liturgical calendar? And what better guide to unpacking the riches of that Catholic rhythm of seasons and feasts than the Fathers of the Church? Brenda learns more from Mike Aquilina’s and his new book, “Feasts Of Our Fathers: […]
This time Brenda is in the Hot Seat as Brian finds out how much she doesn’t know about our neighbors to the east. 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, […]
Brenda and Brian get your day started with cup of Catholic joy on The Morning Blend. A new update for the Archdiocese of Seattle parish reorganization. Hear the latest news plus a warning for hot temperatures on the way. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find […]
Sarah Kuenzi is back on The Morning Blend with a new “Parish of the Week”. Find out who that is and get a preview of this week’s email from Mater Dei Radio. Subscribe to the Morning Blend on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary […]
Ashley Micciche is back on The Morning Blend with tips for retirement in your 40’s. True North Retirement Advisors. 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 […]
This week’s Homily Highlight is from Fr. Brent Durschmidt offering a homily at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Salem. 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 […]
Brian discuss the intersection of faith and science with Dr. Scott French from The Magis Center. 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 […]
Turn the page on your calendar and start your morning with The Morning Blend. Brenda and Brian have all the news and sports update from the weekend. We celebrate the 4th of July this week and hear why the Vatican has been shooting off fireworks for hundreds of years longer […]

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