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Teen Radio Apostle Prepares Youth for Pope’s Visit
U. S. A. | APOSTOLATE | NEWS
Mary Angela Fisher, 16, gives the youth pointers on how to prepare for Pope Benedict’s visit to the States. Her broadcast can be heard on WVOA Radio in Syracuse NY and on the internet at the Global Carol Fisher Network.

Mother and daughter broadcasting together.
Mother and daughter broadcasting together.

From her earliest days as a CK Net girl, and later on as a Challenge member and Regnum Christi member, Mary Angela Fisher has grown up as an apostle of the airwaves.

She first started broadcasting on the radio at the age of 5 with her mother, Carol, who started up the Carol Fisher Network in 1997. Back then, she was in charge of interviewing guests, sharing virtue stories, and giving mini-catecheses for the children’s program of the show.

Now, at the age of 16, she is still on the airwaves reaching out to her peers. In
Mary Angela and her mother Carol Fisher, flanking a poster of Pope Benedict XVI.
Mary Angela and her mother Carol Fisher, flanking a poster of Pope Benedict XVI.
her latest ten-minute broadcast, Mary Angela speaks to the youth on how to prepare for Pope Benedict XVI’s apostolic visit to the United States. Entitled “Christ Our Hope,” the program is airing on WVOA Radio in Syracuse, NY and on the Global Carol Fisher Network via Internet at 3:30, 7:30, and 10:30 (both a.m. and p.m.) for youth, parents, and youth ministers to tap into as a free service, teen to teen.

In addition to giving the youth pointers on how to prepare for the visit, Mary Angela relates her experiences of seeing Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI in person. She also shares the prayer for the pope that she and her classmates at Immaculate Conception Academy pray
Mary Angela, Carol, and Brother Nicholas Fisher, LC reaching out to greet Pope Benedict XVI.
Mary Angela, Carol, and Brother Nicholas Fisher, LC reaching out to greet Pope Benedict XVI.
every day for the Pope.

Mary Angela’s regular program, a mix of current and rebroadcasts of her earlier programs for children, can be heard Wednesday evenings at 7 PM on WVOA FM, Love Radio in CNY 103.9, 95.3, 98.1 and 101.5 and also on the Internet are at 2 & 8 PM daily at www.carolfishernetwork.com.

The Carol Fisher Network is a Catholic radio programming show which aims to offer families an alternative resource for positive, uplifting programming with a mix of Catholic music and talk shows. In addition to Mary Angela’s regular broadcasts, recent talk show series have included topics such as “My Call from God,” a series of vocation stories told firsthand by priests; “Living with Cancer” on how
Mary Angela and her father meeting Father Alvaro Corcuera, the general director of the Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi.
Mary Angela and her father meeting Father Alvaro Corcuera, the general director of the Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi.
to handle the struggle with cancer; “Financial Friday with Paul Bonomo” on financial planning; and “Great Heroes of the Christian Faith” on the lives of various saints. The station also features Catholic music, including Carol Fisher’s own original songs. The song “Rollin’ In, Baskin’ In,” from the album entitled “The Price of Being a Lady,” can be heard at this link.

For more information about the Carol Fisher Network, e-mail her at radio@carolfisher.com or visit the web site at www.carolfisher.com. To listen to current radio broadcasts, visit www.carolfishernetwork.com.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2008-04-11


 
 

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