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We bring you local hosts and guests from across the diocese of Fargo, Bismarck, Crookston, Rapid City, Duluth, Superior, New Ulm, Sioux Falls, Winona-Rochester, and Cheyenne.

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RPL Hr. 2 October 16 Emilee Hansen, Nathan Marcotte, Noah Maldonado, Paulette Moreland, Kris Miller, and Eric Gallagher

In the second hour, hosts Brad Gray and Jeanine Bitzan were joined by Emilee Hansen, Nathan Marcotte, and Noah Maldonado to talk about a Students for Life display which recently made a stop at North Dakota State University and caused a stir on campus. Our hosts then spoke with Paulette Moreland and Kris Miller about their experience on the front lines of the 40 Days for Life effort in Duluth. Finally, Brad and Jeanine visited with Eric Gallagher of the Diocese of Sioux Falls about helping young people who desire to grow in their prayer life and how a retreat called "Going Deeper" can help with this.

RPL Hr. 1 October 16 Courtney Ehlers, Roxane Salonen, and Alicia Hunt-Welch

In the first hour, hosts Brad Gray and Jeanine Bitzan began by visiting with Courtney Ehlers about a place called the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and how physical touch plays an important role in helping young babies who end up in this unit. Our hosts then visited with Roxane Salonen about our response in times of turmoil when it comes to deciding if we will stick with Jesus and the Church or abandon them both. Finally, Brad and Jeanine joined Alicia Hunt-Welch of Birthright in Rochester, MN to talk about how this organization helps offer love, support, and resources when a woman is facing an unplanned pregnancy and needs help.

RPL Hr. 2 October 11 Tom Parlin, Jesse Zyskowski, and Dr. Carole Brown

In the second hour, host Fr. James Gross sat down with Tom Parlin of Catholic Charities of Southern MN to talk about his special role with bringing the Church's social mission to life. Fr. Gross then spoke with Jesse Zyskowski about the 177 Project and how it seeks to draw our attention to the Lord in a unique way. Finally, our host visited with Dr. Carole Brown about helping young people get a jump start on discerning their vocation.

RPL Hr. 1 October 11 Tracy Lundeen, Emily Leedom, and Dr. Louise Murphy

In the first hour, host Fr. James Gross began by visiting with Tracy Lundeen about corn mazes, what goes into creating them, and why the one in Duluth is quite the sight to see. Fr. Gross then joined Emily Leedom to talk about some advice when it comes to giving "the talk" to your children. Finally, our host visited with Dr. Louise Murphy about her experience as a Catholic doctor, the challenges doctors in the Midwest face, and the upcoming White Mass in the Diocese of Bismarck.

RPL Hr. 2 October 10 Fr. Gerard Willger, Carrie Davis, JoAnn Masters

In the second hour, hosts Steve Splonskowski and Brandon Clark began by visiting with the Diocese of Superior's Fr. Gerard Willger about how we can find hope amidst the troubles of the world that surround us. Our hosts then spoke with Carrie Davis of the Diocese of Bismarck about the importance of accompanying our children on their faith journey and how the upcoming Youth Rally in the Diocese will help them discover that they were made for more. Finally, Steve and Brandon joined JoAnn Masters to talk about the Council of Catholic Women Fall Fair in Granite Falls, MN.

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