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.

Is Aquinas useful to the average Catholic? | Catholic Views – January 29, 2023

Is Aquinas useful to the average Catholic? | Catholic Views – January 29, 2023

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Dr. Chris Burgwald and Casey Bassett join forces to tell us about the great doctor of the Church, St. Thomas Aquinas. His “Summa” is foundational to the Church, but it’s so hard to read! Not to worry, other writers help us understand it, and Casey offers a passionate account of why all Catholics, but especially men and fathers, should read Aquinas. Join us! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrbM5M0RvlY[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes ​ Biblical Bites with Dr. B During this week's episode Dr. B and Renae discuss the importance of cues. Resulting in Dr. B asking the audience, what's the closing cue each week? If you know submit your answer to discipleship@sfcatholic.org. A prize has been promised to the winner. I look…
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Catholic response to racism | Catholic Views – January 22, 2023

Catholic response to racism | Catholic Views – January 22, 2023

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 *to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Deacon Omar Gutierrez joins Catholic Views to discuss the Catholic perspective and response to racism. His reasoned thinking helps clarify this contentious issue and may give you a new way to talk about it with people you know. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEO_suOZrKc[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes ​ Biblical Bites with Dr. B During this week's episode Dr. B recalls taking his daughter to see Ben Fuller and her marveling over his performance. I contacted his daughter and it has been revealed that Dr. B was in fact in the front row with his hands in the air. Sources claim he even lost his voice. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqVwqfTOsqA[/embed]
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Ben Fuller headlines Gift of Hope | Catholic Views – January 15, 2023

Ben Fuller headlines Gift of Hope | Catholic Views – January 15, 2023

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Emily Leedom joins Catholic Views to update us on how The Lourdes Center has been growing over the past year and to give us the details on the upcoming Gift of Hope event. Ben Fuller is the headliner for the show! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFjWVK2VPMY[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes Biblical Bites with Dr. B During this week's episode we come across two quirks of the liturgical calendar. These quirks led to a few wrong answers and maybe a small uproar on my end. Stay tuned and see if you answer them correctly. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3OmXZXqHeI[/embed]
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The pro-life fight isn’t over | Catholic Views – January 8, 2023

The pro-life fight isn’t over | Catholic Views – January 8, 2023

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. South Dakota Representative for District 25 Jon Hansen joins Catholic Views to give us the details about a petition to put abortion on the South Dakota 2024 ballot and tell us why we shouldn’t sign it. This is a fight for unborn babies that we can’t ignore! Join us for a critical conversation. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jEqH4NBTgc[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes Biblical Bites with Dr. B During this week's episode I ponder what it would've been like if Renae journeyed with the Wise Men. "We are going in the right direction, but at the same time we aren't." Just kidding she would've missed the pilgrimage because she got her days mixed up. Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyJGMYcWE8U[/embed]
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Lumen Christi missionary update | Catholic Views – January 1, 2023

Lumen Christi missionary update | Catholic Views – January 1, 2023

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Two of our Lumen Christi missionaries stop by the Catholic Views studio to share the many fruits of their work in the diocese. What are they seeing with the youth? Great seeking and hope! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpFHAq88Ih0[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes Biblical Bites with Dr. B Uno momento...Renae has a quick story hinting at possible discovery of a map for Biblical Bites. Is this the the one, as legends say, which is destined to finally serve Dr. B's biblical expositions? [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNywrW4tkDs[/embed]
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Christmas with the Crew | Catholic Views – December 25, 2022

Christmas with the Crew | Catholic Views – December 25, 2022

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Merry Christmas! Our Savior has come into the world! The entire Communications team is here to celebrate together. Meet the new members of the team, join in a Christmas quiz, and hear some of the crew's favorite Christmas memories. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grDXpl4WzmI View Full Archive of Episodes Biblical Bites with Dr. B Ruined Dr. B has finally done it. Renae's entire Christmas framework comes crashing down when the truth is revealed: Jesus was, in fact, probably not born in a stable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dU24BMIvUiQ
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Meet Hector Bautista! | Catholic Views – December 18, 2022

Meet Hector Bautista! | Catholic Views – December 18, 2022

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Meet Hector Bautista! The new guy in the Chancery is stopping by to tell us about himself and what his new roll is with the diocese. He has some very complimentary words about us, so join us to find out why he decided to move here from Las Vegas, in DECEMBER! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxfeOqD6NY4[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes Biblical Bites with Dr. B During this week's episode Renae, once again, forgets what week in the liturgical calendar it is. SIKE! She's on FIRE! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC-dHstvPo8[/embed]
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Christmas at the Cathedral 2022 | Catholic Views – December 4, 2022

Christmas at the Cathedral 2022 | Catholic Views – December 4, 2022

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Part of the creative team for this year’s Christmas at the Cathedral joins Catholic Views to give us a sneak peak at the show. The performances are being dedicated to Bishop Paul Swain, so be sure to join us to hear their memories of him. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMvmf6roLjc[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes Biblical Bites with Dr. B Renae? Yeah, she back...determined to free herself from the pejorative titles thrust upon her by his excellency Dr. Chris Burgwald during her absence. Let's strum that ukulele, sprout that stump and shoot the      as we savor this week's Biblical Bites. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5-rUVWKjd4[/embed]
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Death and the Afterlife | Catholic Views – November 27, 2022

Death and the Afterlife | Catholic Views – November 27, 2022

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Fr. Michael Wensing is back in the studio to discuss his new manuscript about death and the afterlife. We dive into his experiences leading up to writing the manuscript and what notions of the afterlife looked like in ancient Judaism. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/embed/k7paFvoV_2k[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes Biblical Bites with Dr. B During this week's episode, like most, Casey mentions that Advent reminds him of Christmas time, Christmas music, death and dying. Are his thoughts justified? Watch to find out! Enjoy this week's Biblical Bites! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/embed/LE9GPz3m_Oc[/embed]
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Fr. Michael Wensing’s vocation story | Catholic Views – November 20, 2022

Fr. Michael Wensing’s vocation story | Catholic Views – November 20, 2022

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*to download audio, click the "SHARE" button and select download audio. Fr. Michael Wensing joins us to talk about life growing up in rural South Dakota and how he first heard his call to the priesthood. From farmer to barber, Fr. Wensing is a man of many talents! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/embed/pJNBV3psY5U[/embed] View Full Archive of Episodes Biblical Bites with Dr. B During this week's episode Dr. B has us ponder two questions, what is today? And did Saul actually have a New York accent? Further Dr. B adds to Elise's list of, "I'm too young to know what you're talking about" references. Luckily Casey understood and laughed at his joke. I leave you with one more question, can you say The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe three…
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