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RPL Hr. 2 Nov. 9 Mike Zimmer, Larry Hartman, Ellen Brandt, and Fr. Brian Christensen

In the second hour, host Fr. Jason Lefor visited with Mike Zimmer, Executive Director of the Men's Winter Refuge, about how this homeless shelter provides a safe refuge for men during the coldest months in the Minot, ND area. Fr. Lefor then spoke with Larry Hartman and Ellen Brandt about how their local conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps provide summer lunches for children. Finally, our host visited with the Diocese of Rapid City's Fr. Brian Christensen about the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome.

RPL Hr. 1 Nov. 9 Ken Molitor, Fr. Matthew Kraemer, and Christopher Dodson

In the first hour, host Fr. Jason Lefor began by speaking with Ken Molitor, owner of The Wurst Shop in Dickinson, about some ideas for hunters when it comes to processing their deer. Fr. Lefor then spoke with Fr. Matthew Kraemer, Director of Liturgy for the Diocese of Fargo, about the do's and don'ts of Catholic funerals and burials. Finally, our host joined Christopher Dodson, Executive Director of the North Dakota Catholic Conference, to talk about the divisiveness of our country.

RPL Hr. 2 Nov. 7 Bishop John Folda, Fr. Xavier IIango, and Fr. Richard Kunst

In the second hour, hosts Fr. Richard Kunst and Fr. Ryan Moravitz joined the Diocese of Fargo's Bishop John Folda to talk about how he wants to bring a greater understanding of the Church's teaching on life issues to the people of his diocese. Our hosts then visited with Fr. Xavier Ilango, Diocese of Crookston Vocation Director, about encountering Jesus in a personal way and how vocations to the priesthood and religious life can come from building that relationship. Finally, Fr. Kunst previewed the upcoming Sunday Gospel reading, where Jesus talks about the kingdom of heaven as He shares the parable of the ten virgins.

RPL Hr. 1 Nov. 7 John Keiffer, Dr. David Anders, and Bishop Paul Sirba

In the first hour, hosts Fr. Richard Kunst and Fr. Ryan Moravitz began by visiting with John Keiffer about an annual deer hunting camp for dads and their sons, which brings formation, fellowship, and prayer to the great outdoors. Fr. Kunst and Fr. Moravitz then visited with Dr. David Anders, host of EWTN's "Called to Communion" and keynote speaker for the upcoming RPR Fundraising Banquet in Rapid City, SD, about how we can reach out to our non-Catholic loved ones. Finally, our hosts spoke with Bishop Paul Sirba of the Diocese of Duluth about where we get Purgatory from.

RPL Hr. 2 Nov. 2 Chris Padgett, Fr. Josh Waltz, and Kyli Deranleau

In the second hour, host Msgr. Patrick Schumacher began by visiting with dynamic speaker, musician, and author Chris Padgett about why we say we're okay even though we're not and how God wants to be with us despite that. We also previewed the upcoming parish mission he'll be leading in Belfield, ND. Monsignor was then joined by Fr. Josh Waltz, Bismarck Diocese Vocations Director, to talk about how parents can play a role in providing a home that encourages vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life. Finally, our host spoke with Kyli Deranleau about the upcoming fall gathering at St. Mary's Church in Newell, SD.

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