Simply Divine 24 Feb 24

Maria Colfer talks to David Quinn, a social commentator on the upcoming referendums.

Simply Divine 17 Feb 24

Maria Colfer talks to Bishop Ger Nash and Director of Pastoral Development for the Diocese,Sean O'Leary on updates on Pastoral Planning and on Lay Ministries.

Simply Divine 02 Dec 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Youth 2000 National leader Helena O' Shea on the setting up of a new youth 2000 group in Bunclody.
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Simply Divine 25th Nov 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with young Irish Pallotine Father, Fr Jaimie Twohig on his Vocation Story.

Simply Divine 18th Nov 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Columbian Missionary Priest Fr Neil Collins on his missionary work and on his book which gives the first comprehensive overview of the history of the Society over its 100 years and the product of thirteen years’ research.

Simply Divine 11th Nov 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Dominican Friar Fr John Walsh OP, Director of St Martin Apostolate on his vocation story, his work and connection with Enniscorthy.

Simply Divine 04th Nov 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Sr Anne Lyons, congregational postulator for the ongoing cause of Venerable Nano Nagle, on the life of Nano Nagle, the work of Sr Anne, and a focus on her book' The Story of Nano Nagle, A Life Lived on the Razor’s Edge' ( Final part of 3 part series)

Simply Divine 28th Oct 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Sr Anne Lyons,congregational postulator for the ongoing cause of Venerable Nano Nagle, on the life of Nano Nagle, the work of Sr Anne, and a focus on her book'The Story of Nano Nagle, A Life Lived on the Razor’s Edge'
( Part 2 of a 3 part series)

Simply Divine 21st Oct 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Sr Anne Lyons,congregational postulator for the ongoing cause of Venerable Nano Nagle, on the life of Nano Nagle, the work of Sr Anne, and a focus on her book'The Story of Nano Nagle, A Life Lived on the Razor’s Edge'
( Part 1 of a 3 part series)

Simply Divine 14th Oct 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Pastor of All Nations Church, John Ahern on his concerns over planned changes to the junior-cycle RSE curriculum.

Simply Divine 07th Oct 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Fr Adrian Crowley on his work with Mother Elvira, founder of the Cenacolo community helping those suffering from Addiction.

Simply Divine 30th Sep 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Christian Journalist,Digital Marketer and Author, Stephen Kokx on his new book 'St Alphonsus for the 21st Century'- a handbook for holiness.

Simply Divine 23rd Sep 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Martina Purdy, a former BBC political correspondent who became an Adoration sister and who is now a guide at the Saint Patrick Centre in County Down. Martina speaks about her call to vocation and spiritual journey.

Simply Divine 16th Sep 2023

Maria Colfer speaks to Bishop Ger Nash and Dr. Sean O'Leary (Director of Pastoral Development for the Diocese of Ferns) about pastoral planning and the upcoming information sessions on Lay Ministries.

Simply Divine 9th Sep 2023

Join host Mary Ellen Hawkey in a special interview with former President Of Ireland Mary Robinson. Mary Ellen Hawkey speaks to Mary Robinson on climate injustice and project Dandelion.

Simply Divine 26th August 2023

Anne Cousins speaks with Dr Sean O'Leary recently appointed Director of Pastoral Development for Diocese Of Ferns, on his new appointment, synodality, and the journey forward.

Simply Divine 12th August 2023

Anne Cousins speaks with Deirdre McGarry-Barker, who shares an honest and open account on her husband Edward's diagnosis with dementia, and how they navigate through this complex journey.

Simply Divine 5th August 2023

Anne Cousins speaks with award-winning writer, editor and performer based in Ireland, Álanna Hammel.

Simply Divine 29th July 2023

Presented by Mary Ellen Hawkey. A discussion on canon law, with guest Fr Albert McDonnell Chancellor of the Diocese of Killaloe and Vicar Forane of the Radharc na nOileán Pastoral Area.

Simply Divine 15th July 2023

Mary Ellen Hawkey speaks with Fr Billy Swan Adm Wexford Parish, on the topic of Faith and Science.

Simply Divine 8th July 2023

Mary Ellen Hawkey speaks with recently retired Fethard on Sea GP, Dr John Cox.

Simply Divine 1st July 2023

Mary Ellen Hawkey speaks with Sir Anthony Holland on his work as chairman of the parades commission for Northern Ireland.

Simply Divine 24th June 2023

Maria Colfer speaks to Fr Gerard Campbell Our Lady Queen of Peace Pastoral Area, Dundalk on building a vibrant parish community and Missionary Disciples.

Simply Divine 17th June 2023

Maria Colfer speaks to Sinead O ' Mahoney Carey about 'The Colour Purple in Bloom' - substance misuse recovery journey garden, and, to 19 year old Faith Masterson about her personal mission to raise funds for faith formation and ministry work at Holy Family Mission Glencomeragh.

Simply Divine 10th June 2023

Shane Scallon on how Scripture Saved him during depression and to Fr Terence Harrington OFM Cap on a new friary at Knock Shrine and on his ministry there

Simply Divine 27th May 2023

Maria Colfer speaks to author Patrick O' Hearn on the inspiration behind his new book "Courtship of the Saints" and on how it can be an invaluable resource for married couples or those seeking a spouse.

Simply Divine 20th May 2023

Maria Colfer's guest is Indian British Activist and speaker Satish Kumar who undertook a Pilgrimage for Peace -The Long Walk from India to Washington.

Simply Divine 13th May 2023

A visit to Medjugorje changed the direction of one man's life and he is now a Franciscan Friar in Wexford. Maria speaks to Fr John Delaney.

Simply Divine 06th May 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with multi platinum Irish, singer-songwriter and Roman Catholic priest, Fr .Liam Lawton, about the inspiration behind his new collection.

Simply Divine 29th Apr 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Vocations Director, Ferns Diocese, Fr Billy Swan, on the Launch of the year for prayer for Diocesan Priesthood and on 'Taking the Risk for Christ'

Simply Divine 22nd Apr 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Sr Therese Fitzgerald, Sister of Sion, on Women in the Bible.

Simply Divine 15th Apr 2023

Simply Divine traces the unusual life and vocation of Dr Gavin Ashenden a former chaplain to the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Simply Divine 08th Apr 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Adamstown native, Sr Helen Delaney who worked in Africa for over 40 years with the Medical Missionaries of Mary and has also been based in rural Uganda.

Simply Divine 01st Apr 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with local historian and Author Eithne Scallon and member of Wexford male voice choir Terry Byrne on the life of medical doctor and historian, Dr George Hadden.(1882–1973

Simply Divine 25th Mar 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with professor Dr Michael Howlett who discusses his thesis on poet Patrick Kavanagh.

Simply Divine 18th Mar 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with researcher lecturer,author Sr Bernadette Flanagan about Spiritual Tourism and it's link with the growth of Christianity.

Simply Divine 11th Mar 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Sr. Briege McKenna, O.S.C. who was miraculously healed of crippling arthritis, she has travelled the world sharing her message of faith, hope and healing to millions of people. She speaks about her specific ministry to priests and on her prophecy on Priesthood.

Simply Divine 4th Mar 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Director of Haiti orphanage project ESPWA Joseph Clancy on his work in supplying vital humanitarian aid into Dominican Republic,Haiti,Honduras,Uganda, Kenya,Ukraine and Turkey.

Simply Divine 25th Feb 2023

Maria Colfer speaks to Fr. Billy Swan about the gender question.

Simply Divine 18th Feb 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Fr Hayden Williams OFM Cap, preacher of the Gospel within the Order of Capuchin Friars Minor. He has recorded various TV and radio programs, and speaks at the Divine Mercy Conference 2023 in Dublin.

Simply Divine 11th Feb 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Christian writer and Catholic speaker Francis Etheredge. Francis shares his own story and hopes that others will discover the God who comes to help.

Simply Divine 4th Feb 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with The Reverend Ciarán Kavanagh who was recently ordained a deacon for the Church of Ireland’s Ordained Local Ministry (OLM).

Simply Divine 28th Jan 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Fr Oliver Crilly who has been a parish priest in the Derry Diocese. An author,and past Director of Veritas with an interest in parish pastoral councils and in the Spiritual tradition of 'Céile Dé'.

Simply Divine 21st Jan 2023

Maria's guest this week is Gorey Native, Camino Tours Founder and founder of the Island of Ireland Peace Choir, Dr.Phil Brennan.

Simply Divine 14th Jan 2023

Canadian writer and inspirational keynote speaker Mark Davis Pickup was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the age of 30, which drastically changed his life direction. In 2018, God unexpectedly raised him out of his wheelchair to walk again. Mark shares his story with Maria Colfer.

Simply Divine 7th Jan 2023

Maria Colfer speaks with Bree Musician Leslie Dunne on 40years involvement with local choir and to Fr Chris Hayden,who shares insights on the late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Simply Divine May 7th 2022

Maria Colfer speaks with Author, and Evangelist, Jason Sautel about his life as a firefighter, a story of Courage, Darkness, and the Relentless Love That Saved Him.

Simply Divine nov 27th 2021

Maria Colfer speaks with Co. Louth man, Brian Callan who followed his dream and used his skills as a woodwork teacher to become a master harp maker in Galway.

simply divine nov 13th 

Maria Colfer's guest is Fr. Robert McTeigue, S.J., an academic philosopher and theologian who currently serves in residence at a parish in California. He also serves as host and producer of "The Catholic Current" on The Station of the Cross Catholic Radio Network and is a columnist at Aleteia.

Simply Divine Oct 9th

Maria Colfer speaks to bestselling author,broadcaster and award winning journalist,Colm Keane on his latest book,The Book of St Brigid,co-written with his wife, former RTÉ newsreader Una O’Hagan.

simply divine oct 2nd

Maria Colfer speaks with Ned Deane, brother of the late Monsignor Rory Deane, a Wexford priest whose ministry made a big impact in the Diocese of Corpus Christi in Texas.

Simply Divine June 12th 2021

Maria Colfer speaks with Bishop elect Fr. Ger Nash, a priest of the diocese of Killaloe, following his appointment by Pope Francis as the new Bishop of Ferns.

Simply Divine Feb 6th 2021

Maria Colfer speaks to Elma Walsh, Mother of the late Donal Walsh about his legacy and the problem of suicide.