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.

Fr. Jim Bream’s call to the priesthood | Catholic Views

Fr. Jim Bream’s call to the priesthood | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Fr. Jim Bream joins us this week to tell us how he became a priest and what it has been like to be a priest for almost 60 years. He tells it like it is and still has great love for the people of the diocese. During this week's episode Dr. B takes a look at the Gospel, Mark's account of the transfiguration. The transfiguration reveals who Jesus is but why were Elijah and Moses there? And were they really in need of tents? Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Following the voice of God | Catholic Views

Following the voice of God | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. If you love conversion stories, you’re going to love this week’s Catholic Views! Aria Webster is making her way into the Catholic Church and will be confirmed this Easter (2024). Join us to hear this young woman’s remarkable story of listening to God, even when it’s difficult. During this week's episode Dr. B reads from the Gospel, "The Spirit drove Jesus." Carrie Underwood made me think "Jesus took the wheel" but it's been the Holy Spirit this entire time. You always learn something new from Dr. B. Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Obedience requires a well-formed conscience | Catholic Views

Obedience requires a well-formed conscience | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Have you sometimes questioned those who have authority over you? I think we all have! This week, Dr. Chris Burgwald and Fr. Andrew Dickinson join Catholic Views to explain obedience and conscience and how the two work together. This is a can’t miss episode! During this week's episode, Dr. B reviews the Gospel reading. The leper tells Jesus, "If you wish, you can make me clean." Every parent wishes their child would say those words (oops wrong context). Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Earl Markley’s travels with Eucharistic Miracles | Catholic Views

Earl Markley’s travels with Eucharistic Miracles | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Earl Markley joins Catholic Views this week. You might know him if you’ve ever seen the Eucharistic Miracles Exhibit in our diocese. Earl shares what he’s seen as he has traveled the diocese with the exhibit and a bit about his pro-life work. He’s truly one of the nicest guys you’ll ever come across! Join us to get to know him. During this week's episode Dr. B and Renae discuss why Jesus prayed. What would Jesus possibly need to pray for? Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Get to know Tony Menke | Catholic Views

Get to know Tony Menke | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. The new president of the Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern South Dakota is here! If you don’t know Tony Menke, he tells us how he ended up here, what his faith journey has been like, and what his plans are for the future of the Foundation. He’s a transplant from Minnesota, but now a South Dakotan through and through with a beautiful faith he loves to share. Join us! During this week's episode Dr. B reviews the contention and testing of the Israelites towards God. Literally right after the miracle of the manna. Everyone wants to blame the Israelites, but how often do we gloss over the blessings given to us and request more? Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites!…
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Getting to know the heart of Jesus through prayer | Catholic Views – January 21, 2024

Getting to know the heart of Jesus through prayer | Catholic Views – January 21, 2024

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Fr. Scott Traynor is back, this time to talk about prayer. Seems simple, right? It is simple, but we usually underestimate its importance and power in our lives. Fr. Scott discusses what prayer is, why it matters and some types of prayer. And, he’s offering an awesome class on prayer that could change your life! Join us! During this week's episode Dr. B reviews Jonah's excuses for not wanting to go to Nineveh. God gave him a reality check and had him swallowed by a great fish. How many of us would be consumed for not following God's demains? Thank goodness we're landlocked here in South Dakota. Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Mark Conzemius retires after many years serving the Church | Catholic Views

Mark Conzemius retires after many years serving the Church | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Mark Conzemius is retiring after almost 30 years as the president of the Catholic Community Foundation. He stopped by Catholic Views on his last day to share his thoughts and the many accomplishments that have helped build the Catholic Church in Eastern South Dakota. Join us to say goodbye! This week's episode reminds us that the First Sunday in Ordinary Time does not exist. I say he reminds us because I'm certain Dr. B stumps us each year, better luck next time. Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! View Full Archive of Episodes​
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Getting to know the heart of Jesus through prayer | Catholic Views

Getting to know the heart of Jesus through prayer | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Fr. Scott Traynor is back, this time to talk about prayer. Seems simple, right? It is simple, but we usually underestimate its importance and power in our lives. Fr. Scott discusses what prayer is, why it matters and some types of prayer. And, he’s offering an awesome class on prayer that could change your life! Join us! During this week's episode Christ is born! Similar to all babies, everyone is excited to meet Him. Especially considering He's the son of God. View Full Archive of Episodes​
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The Incarnation and Christmas silence | Catholic Views

The Incarnation and Christmas silence | Catholic Views

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Fr. Mike Wensing stops by to discuss the Incarnation and Christmas. About midway through, he offers a thought from another priest about the Incarnation and the Eucharist that was a complete revelation! Join us to see if you catch it, too. During this week's episode it's almost Christmas but first, we must celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent even if only for a day. Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! View Full Archive of Episodes​
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