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"God Matters" now on iTunes

WXAV 88.3 FM Chicago


(May 5, 2009) Chicago--“God Matters,” Saint Xavier University’s award-winning public affairs program, returns with all-new episodes at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 26 on WXAV 88.3 FM.

You can also listen to WXAV online at http://www.wxav.com/ or download as podcasts from iTunes .

“God Matters” examines the complexities of everyday life, and how faith and values can affect our decisions. The program took second place in the 2003 Silver Dome Awards for Best Public Affairs Programming, beating out WGN.


Saint Xavier Vice President for University Mission and Heritage Sister Susan Sanders, R.S.M, Ph.D, and Assistant Director of Campus Life: Student Media Peter Kreten host the program.
Upcoming episodes of God Matters include:

· Prof. Tatiana Tatum discussing Earth’s water supply

· Prof. Christopher Appelt discussing his study of Chicago’s monk parakeets.

· Former Chicago Tonight host John Callaway discussing the State of the Union.

· Former CBS news anchor, A&E documentary host Bill Kurtis on America’s Diet.

· Prof. Graham Peck's found transcript of an Abraham Lincoln-Stephen Douglas debate.

· Prof. Laurence Musgrove on the Power of Poetry.

· Prof. Joyce Hunter on Air Rage.· Prof. Michael O’Keeffe on The Sopranos and pop culture.

To learn more about God Matters, contact Pete Kreten at (773) 298-3375. FOR MORE INFORMATION:Contact: Joe Moore(773) 298-3937 or jmoore@sxu.edu

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