In the Arena

Hosts Father Duffy and Rabbi Hirschfield honor St. Patrick’s Day with the help of Kevin Toolis, author of “My Father’s Wake: How the Irish Teach Us to Live and Die”. Later in the show, author Jeanne Nigro argues for the importance of Passover for Christians and Jews alike….And start Holy Week the right way with a visit to your local church to honor Reconciliation Monday. All this and more on In the Arena, faith at the forefront of today’s news and events!

In the Arena is an original weekly series exploring the latest news, current events, political topics, and social opinions that define a generation. Covering this territory from a Catholic cultural perspective is Rev. Msgr. Kieran Harrington, the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Vicar for Communications. Sundays in NYC on WOR 710AM at 8 AM, Relevant Radio 1430AM at 1 PM, and NET TV at 8 PM EST, and now on Catholic TV in at 10:30 PM!

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Recent Episodes

Soulcore on In the Arena

Prayer: Mind, Body & Soul

May 18, 2014

Fitness gurus Colleen Scariano and Deanne Miller join host Msgr. Kieran Harrington in-studio to discuss SoulCore, a new workout that combines prayer, […]

In the Arena - Mother's Day

Mother’s Day

May 11, 2014

Host Msgr. Kieran Harrington invites his mother, Agnes Harrington, into the studio to celebrate moms around the world on Mother’s Day. Also […]

Crisis in the Ukraine

Crisis in the Ukraine

May 4, 2014

Dr. Walter Zaryckyj of the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations joins host Msgr. Kieran Harrington in-studio to discuss the ongoing conflict of the […]



April 20, 2014

Lt. Raymond Teatum of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem joins host Msgr. Kieran Harrington in-studio to discuss Easter […]

New Canonization

New Canonization

April 13, 2014

Bishop Paul Sanchez of the Diocese of Brooklyn joins host Msgr. Kieran Harrington in-studio to talk about the exciting upcoming canonizations of […]

Outcasts in Society

April 6, 2014

Michael Campo, producer and co-founder of Grassroots Films, joins guest host Fr. Rob Keighron in-studio to discuss the production company’s latest projects, […]

Laity & Misson

March 30, 2014

Sam Stanton, Executive Director of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and James R. Walters, Ed.D., Director of Residence Ministry at St. John’s University join […]

Pope Francis at 1 Year

March 23, 2014

Religion News Service journalist David Gibson and Rev. Robert Lauder, author of “Pope Francis’ Spirituality & Our Story” join host Msgr. Kieran […]

Entering Lent

March 16, 2014

Host, Monsignor Kieran Harrington invites his friend, Michael Monteverdi on the show to talk about how his family enters into the season […]

Religious Liberty in the Media

Religious Liberty in the Media

March 9, 2014

Filmmaker Daniel Rabourdin, producer of “The Hidden Rebellion”, and Eric Ulrich, Councilman of the 32nd District of New York City join host, […]

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