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About Cy Kellet

Cyril (Cy) Kellet is a noted columnist and newspaper editor. His passion is for helping you to thrive in your faith and encouraging you to live it fully. He served for a decade as editor-in-chief of San Diego’s Southern Cross, Before his writing career, he spent years working on the streets of Boston with the homeless mentally ill. Part of that time was spent living in an urban Catholic Worker house dedicated to serving homeless men. He also spent four years supervising a home for severely traumatized children.

For fun he likes to spend time with his three teens trying to impress them with his knowledge of pop culture.

Podcasts

  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, January 13, 2017 On today’s show:What issues should the upcoming episcopal synod discuss? Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment. How will youth be included? Catechesis and the formation of our youth: We must do better. The Catholic response to the secular assault. One Life L.A. scheduled for the same day as the Presidential Inauguration. Could there be conflict with protesters? Weekly ...
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, January 12, 2017 On today’s show:What would happen if a bigtime movie star converted to Jesus Christ? Is it easy – or hard – to fall in love with Jesus Christ? Andrew Garfield’s story. Andrew Garfield, Ignatian spirituality, and Garfield’s encounter with Jesus. The Church in 2017 needs reform, meaning you and I need reform. Professor Thomas Williams reflects ...
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, January 11, 2017 On today’s show:Bishop Solis appointed to the diocese of Salt Lake City. The collaborative aspect of the Church’s structure. Pope Francis’ catechesis program. The Holy Spirit’s revelation in John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. Pope Francis admonishes those who put their faith in seers and mediums. Should we look for “signs”? Pope Francis, Mark Zuckerberg and ...
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, January 17, 2017 On today’s show:Guests: Maddie and Debbie Fredette take a quiz on Catholic trivia. Guests Maddie and Debbie share about their favorite Christmas movie. Christmas quiz, continued. Christmas quiz, continued. St. Nicholaus, the Bethlehem star, Emmanuel. Guest: Reggie Littlejohn chats about her upcoming speech at West Coast Walk for Life. Reggie discusses the tragedy of forced abortions in ...
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, January 9, 2017 On today’s show:Pope Francis gives support to moms who breastfeed in church. The humanistic approach of the Catholic Church toward the economy. When an economy becomes more efficient, does it become more human? Are developers “evil”, and is San Francisco a family-unfriendly city?
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, January 6, 2017 On today’s show:New scientific studies show: Men are different than women. Media bias. The transcripts of the trial of St. Joan of Arc: Special guest Mike McCarthy speaks about his book “Maiden General”. Mike McCarthy on St. Joan of Arc, continued. The character and background of St. Joan. Noah Mackenroth, James Tejada and Cy discuss movie trailers ...
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, January 5, 2017 On today’s show:Guest: Timmerie Millington and Cy discuss the latest “transgender child” promotion by a major magazine. Caller: Can’t the sex of a child be ambiguous sometimes? Cy defends the preservation of maleness. What are the fundamental differences between men and women?
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, January 4, 2017 On today’s show:90% of our representatives in Congress say they are “christian”. The Vatican needs – a McDonalds?! Prominent cardinal objects. The civilizing influence of Christianity. Human dignity, respect for life, rule of law, etc. Death of the humanities – students eschewing history, liberal arts. Biggest sories of 2016. The Dubia drama. Is the door open to ...
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, December 29, 2016 On today’s show:National Migration Week – a global test. Is there a limit to what a society can handle? Cardinal Shoenborn on migration: Are we ready to hold Jesus Christ as our savior? The attractiveness of the gospel. Cardinal Timothy Dolan will attend President’s Trump’s inauguration. What is a “cloister”? Steve Martin’s “outrageous” comment about Carrie Fisher ...
  • The Bright Side with Cy Kellett, December 28, 2016 On today’s show:Cy shares interesting statistics regarding the religious makeup of America. Faith in America, continued. Cy chats with Dick Jenkins and Mary Graham re: religion and politics. Top news stories of 2016, according to the Associated Press. Terrorism, Donald Trump. The Frank-Wolf Religious freedom law, protecting – atheists! Religious freedom in China.