Catholic Views

Catholic Views is a weekly radio program broadcast Sundays around eastern South Dakota, but also available anytime online at www.sfcatholic.org. The program includes Biblical Bites with Dr. B, a look at an interesting “bite” from the week’s Scripture readings with Dr. Chris Burgwald, and an interview segment which highlights events and topics relevant to Catholics and others of faith. This is one of the longest running religious radio programs in the region, dating to the early 1960s.

Deacon Devlin’s path to the diaconate | Catholic Views

Deacon Devlin’s path to the diaconate | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Deacon John Devlin and his wife Mary took some time with us to talk about their journey to the diaconate. Join us to find out how God has a bit of a sense of humor when you least expect it! We all know those annoying people who could sleep through the most violent storm and wake up like nothing happened. Well, turns out they're a lot like Christ...   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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A family comes home | Catholic Views

A family comes home | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Ryan and Tara VandenBos are here to tell us how their entire family found their way home to the Catholic Church. Here’s a sneak peak: the Holy Spirit put specific people and places in their lives, and they were open to him. Join us to hear their journey into the Church. Ever asked someone a question only to totally miss the answer as you're distracted by something else (your phone probably)? Yeaaahhh, it's the same way with Christ. You gotta get to know Him and listen!!   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Feeling the pull of Jesus in the Eucharist | Catholic Views

Feeling the pull of Jesus in the Eucharist | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Brett and Lydia Korn join Catholic Views to talk about Brett’s journey into the Catholic Church. Hard decisions had to be made, but they were they right ones that led Brett to the Eucharist, and later the two of them to a beautiful marriage. Hear their story of love and discovery. Adam never had a chance in the Where's Waldo: Original Sin edition. Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites!   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Deacon Glenn and Colene Ridder tell their story | Catholic Views

Deacon Glenn and Colene Ridder tell their story | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Deacon Glenn Ridder is back and has brought his wife Colene with him to tell the story of his decision to become a deacon and how that has blessed their marriage and family. Join us to hear their story! Heaven is a lot more than yucking it up with a bunch of holy people around the pool. But, don't take my word for it...Enjoy this week's biblical bites.   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Coming back home to the Church | Catholic Views

Coming back home to the Church | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Allison Eckert joins Catholic Views to tell us about her reversion back to the Church. Many of us have loved ones who have fallen away. Hear what helped Allison find her way back home. A wise old doctor once said: there's some truth to every joke. He also told us to spend more time pondering the unfathomable... Find out how on this week's Biblical Bites. Just kidding about the 'old' thing.   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Pentecost with Bishop DeGrood | Catholic Views

Pentecost with Bishop DeGrood | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Bishop DeGrood joins us to celebrate Pentecost! We’ll talk about the Holy Spirit and how we might use his gifts in our lives. And he’ll give us an update on the Set Ablaze initiative in the diocese. Don’t miss this one! Ever wondered why we don't see miracles like they did in the time of Christ and the apostles? Dr. B tells you to have faith! But he can only show you the door. You're the one that has to walk through it. Be sure to check out this week's Biblical Bites!   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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The family’s critical role in society | Catholic Views

The family’s critical role in society | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Fr. Scott Traynor and Dr. Chris Burgwald join Catholic Views to discuss the family. Why does it matter? How is the family doing in our culture? And how can we encourage good family life? As the family goes, so goes the country, so take a bit of time to have a listen! Ever wondered why we don't see miracles like they did in the time of Christ and the apostles? Dr. B tells you to have faith! But he can only show you the door. You're the one that has to walk through it. Be sure to check out this week's Biblical Bites!   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Welcome home Aria Webster! | Catholic Views

Welcome home Aria Webster! | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Aria Webster returns to share her experience of her first Confession and being received into the Church at Easter Vigil. Welcome home Aria! There's more at stake here than sharing dessert. But, I'd say for being the chosen people, they took it pretty well. Be sure to check out this week's Biblical Bites!   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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We’re going on a pilgrimage! | Catholic Views

We’re going on a pilgrimage! | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Did you know the only approved Marian apparition sight in the U.S. is in Wisconsin? Fr. Joseph Aytona joins us to tell us all about this beautiful shrine that is relatively close by. I can personally attest to its beauty and the spiritual graces one can find there. The air was unusually thick with usuality and as the discussion moved at the usual pace, we established the unusually essential place of usuality concerning our local Bishops. Catch a glimpse of all the unusualness on today's Biblical Bites.   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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What vocation is God calling you to? | Catholic Views

What vocation is God calling you to? | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Did you know you can help increase vocations to the priesthood in our diocese? Fr. Michael Kapperman joins us to talk about what vocations are, how to discern one, and how we can help others discover what God is calling them to. It's Biblical Bites again! Don't get lost on your way to the play button woolly.   View Full Archive of Episodes​
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