Please join us for a conversation with Chicago radio legend Kevin Matthews to discuss his legendary career and his spiritual journey, featuring his new book Broken Mary.
Sunday, March 4 at 3:30pm
Saint Juliana Church
7201 N. Oketo Avenue
This is a free event and complimentary copies of his book will be given to all parishioners. Kevin will then be our lector at our Sunday 5pm Mass, followed by a meet-and-greet and book-signing afterward. All are welcome, including friends and family from outside the parish.
I am certainly not Dr. Phil. I am not going to tell you what to do or how to live your life, but I do invite you to give to God, the biggest mess, everything broken about you.
About Kevin and Broken Mary
In 2008, Kevin Matthews, a well-known ABC and CBS radio personality in Chicago, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. As the drive-time radio host for seventeen years on AM 1000 The Loop and ABC and CBS radio, and also the voice of his sports commentator, Jim Shorts, and other characters, Matthews entertained ten million listeners weekly, sold out every appearance in the Midwest, and performed in front of 65,000 fans at Grant Park. He traveled around the world, met the famous, had babies named after him, and helped countless charities. He entertained hundreds of thousands of people inside prisons, army bases, and backyards. His promotions included comedy jams, a band, barbeque throw downs, and golf outings.
Broken Mary is Matthews’ story of his early years in radio and stand-up comedy, his successful career, his struggle with MS, his awakening to the dignity of women, and, importantly, his chance encounter with a broken statue of Mary left next to a dumpster and all that happened as a result. Told with Matthews’ signature good humor, this confession of the brokenness of mankind is touchingly honest, personally inspiring, and full of hope.
3 Cs in Christ
Kevin's visit is the third event in our adult faith formation program, 3 Cs in Christ: Coffee, Conversation and Contemplation. Please join us for this and future events.