"A new evangelist in spades."

-Bishop Robert Barron
Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles
Director, “Word On Fire” Ministries

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"He makes an important and unique
contribution to the New Evangelization."

-Scott Hahn, PhD
Professor of Scripture and Theology, Franciscan University
Founder and Director, Saint Paul Center

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"Patrick is a rare gem and a gift
to the Church."

–Patrick Lencioni
CEO, The Table Group
Best-selling author of Death By Meeting

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"We have no one like Patrick Coffin
in Britain; I wish we had."

- Piers Paul Read, author
Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors.
Official biographer of Sir Alec Guinness

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"A true disciple of Jesus
and loyal son of the Church."

–Dr. Ralph Martin
President, Renewal Ministries
Professor, Sacred Heart Major Seminary,
Archdiocese of Detroit

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Catholics Cannot Be Pacifists

There is a romantic wistfulness for the pacifist cause. Last year’s Mel Gibson’s excellent film Hacksaw Ridge depicted the heroic actions of Desmond Doss, a Seventh Day Adventist who conscientiously objected to taking up a [...]

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Good stuff from guest-hosting Al Kresta’s show

  I had a blast guest hosting for my friend and mentor Al Kresta. Here are books mentioned on the air. Why Catholicism Matters by Bill Donahue Courage and Conviction: Pius XII, the Bridgettine Nuns, [...]

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London is falling

Fans of The Clash will get the title's allusion. Another Islamic attack has unfolded before our eyes, this time at the iconic London Bridge. As of this writing, there are victims and scores injured. One [...]

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Notes on humor and women

To say that "women (as a rule) aren't funny" may sound rude and blunt. But there is a way in which it makes sense and expresses a truth about the difference between men and woman. [...]

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The Discipline Shortage Crisis

Discipline is an interesting virtue. There are thousands of books devoted to instilling it, working toward it, trying to gain it. A simple search on Amazon yields 446,614 book titles on the topic. The topic [...]

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Catholicism is Weird

Let’s face it. Catholicism is weird. This is true for ignorant outsiders and for dissenting insiders. Like the Hebrews of old, Catholics are a peculiar people, a people set apart (Deuteronomy 14:2; Psalm 4:3; 1 [...]

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A bit more about Medjugorje

In my recent YouTube rant about Pope Francis's comments about Medjugorje and the Ruini Commission, I mentioned Donal Foley's fine book on the whole phenomenon, Medjugorje Revisited. If you're interested in this story at all, especially [...]

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Ciad mile failte! That’d be Gaelic for “one hundred thousand welcomes,” the motto of my beautiful home province of Nova Scotia.

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Endorsements

"Patrick Coffin possesses a unique combination of energy, insight and wit, along with years of professional experience. He makes an important and unique contribution to the New Evangelization."

– Scott Hahn, PhD
Professor of Scripture and Theology, Franciscan University
Founder and Director, Saint Paul Center

"Patrick Coffin’s contribution to the Church’s engagement with the media is as excellent as it is urgently needed. He is both passionate about communicating the Faith and fluent in the vernacular of our culture."

– Raymond Cardinal Burke
Former Prefect,
Supreme Apostolic Signatura
Patron, Sovereign Military Order of Malta
Rome, Italy

"Patrick Coffin is like no one I’ve ever met. He’s an extraordinary radio host, a common sense intellectual, a filmmaker, and an a everyday comedian. Patrick is a rare gem and a gift to the Church."

– Patrick Lencioni
CEO The Table Group
Best-selling author of The Advantage and Death By Meeting

"The new evangelization means, first of all, knowing your audience and finding a way to connect with them. This makes Patrick Coffin a new evangelist in spades. He presents the Catholic Faith in a way that mixes ancient wisdom with modern wit."

– Bishop Robert Barron,
Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles
Director, “Word On Fire” Catholic Ministries

"Patrick Coffin is a robustly engaging, funny and delightful radio host and speaker. He knows all things Catholic and it is always a joy and honor for me to appear on the air with him. Highly recommended."

+ Bishop James Conley
Diocese of Lincoln, NB

"Patrick Coffin is one of the best interviewers and most knowledgeable persons I know when speaking about the Catholic faith or almost anything. Not only is he good at what he does—and he does so much—but he is good at who he is, a true disciple of Jesus and loyal son of the Church."

– Dr. Ralph Martin
President, Renewal Ministries
Professor, Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Archdiocese of Detroit

"Patrick is delightful to work with: quick with the quips, armed with information, and ready to verbally spar at a moment’s notice — an engaging and lively interviewer and host!"

– Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, PhD
Director of Education
National Catholic Bioethics Center
Philadelphia, PA

"We have no one like Patrick Coffin in Britain: I wish we had. His calm, reassuring tone of voice, and pertinent, intelligent questions, are such a pleasant contrast to the impatient, aggressive interviews on the secular media."

– Piers Paul Read
Member, Royal Society of Literature
Award-winning author of Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors. Official biographer of Sir Alec Guinness

"There are few real stand-outs in the media. Patrick is one of them. He knows that he’s not competing with other Christian broadcasters but with the very best in the secular sphere out there. He’s professional, funny, and sharp."

– Dr. Pia De Solenni
Associate dean
Augustine Institute
Orange County campus, CA

"Patrick Coffin is part of a growing and increasingly successful effort to engage with religious matters in a manner that is evidently relevant to the modern world, unmoored from its foundations as it has become."

– Dr Jordan Peterson
Professor of Psychology
University of Toronto

"Patrick Coffin is a communicator. His love of his faith, his sense of truth and his agile mind enable him to take the Catholic faith into the marketplace of ideas in a most engaging way."

– Julian Porteous DD
Archbishop of Hobart
Australia

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