Fr. Peckman to be heard on EWTN radio Nov. 23


Father William Peckman, pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul parish in Boonville and St. Joseph parish in Fayette, will be heard this Saturday (Nov. 23) in an interview on EWTN Radio’s “The Good Fight” program with Barbara McGuigan.

It will air from 1 to 2 p.m. central time. 

To tune in online, go to and click on the “LISTEN LIVE” button.

The program will be saved as a podcast at that address for later listening.

In the hour-long interview, recorded on Nov. 21, Fr. Peckman answers questions about the Priesthood; the growing influence of watered-down Christianity in Western societies; pro-life and eugenics issues; and vocations.

Fr. Peckman is a frequent online commentator on Facebook and in his “Ramblings of a Country Pastor” blog (

Several of his musings get reposted on the ChurchPOP Christian culture site (

Having asked for prayers ahead of time, he said he felt the effects of the prayer support throughout the interview.

“The nervousness went away,” he said. “She’s a good interviewer, so I was at ease. The hour went by quickly.”

Fr. Peckman recently wrote that it’s time for Catholics to “quit making excuses and cowering to fear.”

“We must quit playing games that have harmed us,” he stated. “We must be bold, brave, Holy Spirit-filled warriors, ready to take every inch of territory lost to the devil and his minions.

“Christ wins the war,” he wrote. “