Mornings With Radio Maria

Join Helena as she brings on guests to share what they are doing in their parishes, with their communities and organisations to spread the light of Christ.  On some days, there will be guests and on other days, Helena will have games, quizzes and other ways for listeners to join in on the fun.  To message answers, thoughts, ideas or to be a guest on the show, please email with the Subject:  Morning Show.  The Morning Show is broadcast every weekday from 9am – 9:30am.


Previous Guests:

The RME Morning show had special guest Sam Baker on the show on April 29th.  He shared with Helena and the Radio Maria England Community his work for Catholic Man, UK.  He shared the importance to give men a mission when forming a parish group for men and the importance that prayer is for men.  He also shared the upcoming virtual event on Saturday, 1 May – A day focused on Male Spirituality and Vocation Inspired by St Joseph. To sign up for the event and see more details, visit their site here.  What about you?  Do you belong to a men’s group with your parish?  Share your experiences with us!  Perhaps you might be interested in helping create a Catholic Man, UK series on Radio Maria England!  We would love that!  Email us at 


Kate Eastmond (CAFOD) shares how she became a volunteer for CAFOD atr 14 years old and information about the RENEW – CAFOD Young Adult Event

Hamish McQueen shares the newest song – “Prayer for Ukraine“.  He also shares the preparations that the team is doing for World Youth Day 2023.

Anna shares the initiative that she is helping spread around the world –

Sam Baker shares more about Catholic Man UK, Men’s Month of November and the upcoming Pilgrimage to Walsingham – “To be a Pilgrim” –

Helena catches up with the team from the Vocations Office about COP26 – to read more – please visit the blog post.

To celebrate Mission Sunday – Missio Communications Director Michelle Slater, National Director Fr. Anthony Chantry and Missionary Fr. Ephraim Odhiambo share their testimonies and stories of the mission work that catholics do around the world.

It was a pleasure to have Sarah Barber on the Feast Day of Saint Vincent de Paul.  Sarah is the Saint Vincent de Paul Society’s Director of Youth Services.  She shares the history of Saint Vincent de Paul on his feast day as well as the history of the SVP.  To learn more and how you can continue the legacy of Saint Vincent de Paul, check out:

Radio Maria is very pleased to have Okiemute Ekwevugbe on the programmes this morning. Radio Maria has partnered with the Diocese of Nottingham to present “A Father’s Heart”. In the fourth episode of ‘A Father’s Heart – A Podcast for Catholic Dads’ we focus on section 5 of Patris Corde – A Creative Courageous Father. Theyreflect on what it must have been like for St Joseph to take the Holy Family into Egypt and how many fathers are making similar journeys today. Okiemute Ekwevugbe who is the Chairman of African Catholic Chaplaincy in Leicestershire. Okiemute, originally from Nigeria, is now a parishioner of St John Bosco & St Mary’s in Leicester, a pharmacist and also training to be a doctor, he is married and has two boys.  The podcast of a Father’s Heart can be found on the Diocese of Nottingham’s Website:

Gary Stephens, Leader of the New Dawn Conference 2021 shares his love of the Holy Spirit and why you should join us for the New Dawn 2021 Conference online this year!

Camilla White joins Helena and she shares her experience taking a walking pilgrimage to Walsingham. She also shares an opportunity that young adults have this summer (July 2021) to take a pilgrimage top Walsingham.

Vocation Music Awards, Mrs Margaret Cartwright (Vocations Ireland), Fr Joseph Raju Katthula (Claretian Priest) and Sister Frances Kelly (National Office Vocations)

Father Dedo And Maria

Fr. Philip John from Saint Philip Howard Church, Cambridge

Alan Davis, Author and Narrator of the Poet’s Gospel (

Serga Collete, CAFOD Cambridge

Marta Gallego, Secondary School teacher and Co-presenter of Radio Maria England’s Science and Faith

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