Let Me Be Frank | Bishop Frank Caggiano’s Podcast | Diocese of Bridgeport, CT
A Man Acquainted with Suffering

A Man Acquainted with Suffering

October 21, 2021

Tomorrow, the Church celebrates the Feast of St. John Paul II. In this week's episode, Bishop Frank spends the entire hour remembering this towering figure's life and legacy.

Discussing Catholic Social Teaching

Discussing Catholic Social Teaching

October 14, 2021

Catholic Social Teaching goes way back to the Gospels and Jesus’ own words and teachings. On this week’s episode, Bishop Caggiano walks us through the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, and Temperance

Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, and Temperance

October 6, 2021

The cardinal virtues – prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance - play a pivotal role in leading a morally good life, and this week, Bishop Frank offers his reflections on them.

A Conversation about Mental Health | Dr. Timothy Lock, Ph.D.

A Conversation about Mental Health | Dr. Timothy Lock, Ph.D.

September 30, 2021

Dr. Timothy G. Lock, Ph.D. joins the show this week to discuss mental health and seminarian formation. You won't want to miss this episode!

So what is synodality anyway?

So what is synodality anyway?

September 23, 2021

Preparations for the Synod on Synodality are beginning soon! The two essential pieces of a Synod are listening and discernment. What does that mean? What's the process of a Synod? Bishop Frank explains, and then later spends some time reflecting on the virtue of patience in this week's episode.

The Four Loves

The Four Loves

September 15, 2021
Today on Let Me Be Frank, Bishop talks about the four loves: storge, philia, eros, and agape, and then reflects on the vocation of marriage.
 
Finding God within Marriage and Family Life | Steve Bollman

Finding God within Marriage and Family Life | Steve Bollman

September 8, 2021
Steve Bollman is Bishop Frank J. Caggiano’s special guest on Let Be Me Frank this week. Steve is the Founder & President of Paradisus Dei, a Catholic organization focused on strengthening marriages and families.
An Early Conversation about Parish Reconfiguration

An Early Conversation about Parish Reconfiguration

September 1, 2021

Today on Let Be Me Frank, Bishop Frank discusses the early steps in the beginning of a plan to reconfigure the parishes in the diocese. As part of this plan, Bishop and Steve also re-emphasize the importance of promoting vocations to the priesthood, the religious life, and the permanent diaconate.

How can we bring peace and unity to our divided Church?

How can we bring peace and unity to our divided Church?

August 26, 2021
We seem to be struggling with a divided Church in a divided society.
Bishop Frank reiterates that we need unity, which then will bring peace. In this week’s episode, he tells us how each of us can create peace and unity in a Church that is divided.
COVID Update and Back to School

COVID Update and Back to School

August 19, 2021

As states and towns tighten restrictions in the face of surging COVID cases and the Delta variant, Bishop Frank talks about how he sees things in the diocese. In the second segment, Steve and Bishop talk about the back-to-school season (which is going to be quickly upon us!)

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