Kevin Nelson hosts from Donegal, Ireland. He brings you to and through Saint Patrick's Purgatory located on Station Island on Lough Derg.

Guests: Sharon Hearty, Media, Advertising & Research, and Father Owen McEneaney, Prior.

Original music by Aine Minogue.


Journey with Kevin Nelson to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Interviews with historian Lou Ferrero and rector Father Dennis Gill.


Kevin Nelson takes us to visit the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, a popular pilgrimage destination. Explore the beautiful art and architecture of the Shrine that seek to evoke reverence for Mary's place in God's plan.


Kevin Nelson takes us to San Antonio, Texas to see the San Fernando Cathedral. Interviews with Father Tony Vilano, rector and Al Schwab, docent. 


Kevin Nelson visits Blessed John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, MA.


Kevin Nelson visits Rue de Bac in Paris, France to share the story of St Catherine Laboure and the Miraculous Medal. Here, the Blessed Mother appeared to Catherine three times at the Daughters of Charity chapel. Mary asked her to have the miraculous medal made. Interviews with Sr Margaret Saltz and Sr Francois Volckaert.


Kevin Nelson takes us to the Solanus Casey center in Detroit, Michigan. Learn about Solanus Casey, the Capuchin friar whose cause is up for beatification.


Kevin Nelson visits Boston's Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, also known as the Mission Church. Interviews with Father Joseph Adamec, Father Philip Dabney and words from Father Joseph Manton.


Kevin Nelson visits the Saint Augustine Chapel and Cemetary, a historic church on Dorchester Street in Boston. The chapel was originally built as a crypt for Fr Francois Matignon, the first Catholic priest to come from France to Boston.


Kevin Nelson visits the Basilica of St. Thérèse, the patroness of CatholicTV, in Lisieux, France.


Kevin Nelson visits the North American Martyrs Shrine in Auriesville, New York.


Kevin Nelson visits America's Catholic Church, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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Catholic Destinations

This Catholic travel show takes you to sites around the world, each of which has a special significance to the Catholic faith. Most recent episode from Philadephia's Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Coming soon: episode from Ireland.


Mondays 5am and 5:30 pm, Tuesdays 12:30 am, Wednesdays 10:30 pm, Fridays 4 pm

all times Eastern 
subject to change

Host bio

Born and raised in the West Roxbury section of Boston, Kevin Nelson has not strayed too far from his roots. He has been with the CatholicTV Network since January of 1996 and has been involved in many different aspects of the television process. He is currently a senior producer, producing many different shows for the network. Read more.