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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.
Most Recent Episodes
In the second hour, Brandon Clark, RPR Programming Coordinator, joined Fr. Doug Krebs and Mason Hedberg from Bishop Ryan Catholic School in Minot, ND to talk about the bond between Catholic schools around our listening area and the upcoming Know Your Faith Competition. Our host then took listeners on a 10-Minute Tour of local events. Fr. Jason Kern of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester spoke about the importance of finding silence in our busy and over-stimulated lives. Finally, Thomas Eskro, Director of Evangelization and Discipleship at Sacred Heart Church in Aberdeen, joined Brandon to talk about the New Evangelization, what it is, and how we are all called to this mission.
In the first hour, Brandon Clark, RPR Programming Coordinator, spoke with Jason Adkins of the Minnesota Catholic Conference about the upcoming Catholics at the Capitol event in February. It was then time for our "Straight Talk" call-in segment with special guest Fr. Mark Lichter from Sacred Heart Church in Aberdeen, SD.
In the second hour, hosts Brad Gray and Jeanine Bitzan began by visiting with Fr. Kregg Hochhalter and Jake Daniel of Trinity High School in Dickinson, ND about this year's Know Your Faith Competition. Our hosts then took listeners on our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Fr. John Paul Trask and Jens Christensen gave us a preview of the 2019 Men in Black Basketball Game in the Diocese of Rapid City. Finally, Nora Boesem and Jim Kinyon of Catholic Social Services in Rapid City talked about the effects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and how they are trying to help those who are giving care to children with it.
In the first hour, hosts Brad Gray and Jeanine Bitzan began by visiting with Johnnette Williams, host of EWTN's Women of Grace, about finding joy after losing a spouse and the upcoming RPR Fargo Fundraising Banquet. It was then time for our "Straight Talk" segment, where listeners had a chance to call in with or Facebook their questions for Fr. Scott Karnik of the Diocese of Fargo.
In the second hour, hosts Fr. James Gross and Fr. Jason Lefor joined Bishop Paul Swain of the Diocese of Sioux Falls to talk about if a bishop can retire and, if so, what retirement looks like for him. Our hosts then took listeners on our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Bishop John Quinn of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester spoke about the Church's teaching on marriage and if it's outdated. Finally, Fr. Paul Timmerman of the Diocese of New Ulm joined our hosts to talk about why we would offer a Mass for someone.