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Lent with Redeemer Radio

Join Redeemer Radio during the season of Lent as we explore, converse and focus on the church season.  

Lenten Dates:
Lent Begins: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Palm Sunday: March 29, 2015
Holy Thursday: April 2, 2015
Good Friday: April 3, 2015
Easter Sunday: April 5, 2015

Weekly Themes
Feb. 21 - Feb. 27 - Faith                  Focus          Quote
Feb. 28 - Mar. 6 - Penance              Focus          Quote
Mar. 7 - Mar. 13 - Reflection            Focus          Quote
Mar. 14 - Mar. 20 - Conversion        Focus          Quote
Mar. 21 - Mar. 27 - Trust                  Focus          Quote
Mar. 28 - Apr. 4 - Sacrifice               Focus          Quote

Redeemer Radio Program Audio
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A Convert's Journey to Easter Vigil Redeemer Morning - Julie Piatowski
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Lenten Liturgy Changes Redeemer Morning - Brian MacMichael
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Tips for Lenten Sacrifices Redeemer Morning - Fr. James Bromwich
click to listen to audioHow to Make a Good Confession part 1 Redeemer Morning - Fr. Ben Muhlenkamp
click to listen to audioHow to Make a Good Confession part 2 Redeemer Morning - Fr. Ben Muhlenkamp

2 Minute Lenten Reflections
click to listen to audioLenten Reflection - Prayer - Fr. Chris Lapp
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Lenten Reflection - Fasting - Fr. Tom Shoemaker
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Lenten Reflection - Nothing inpossible for God - Fr. Gary Sigler
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Lenten Reflection - Ash Wednesday - Fr. Gary Sigler
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Lenten Reflection - Lent Making you a better person - Fr. James Bromwich

Redeemer Radio Resources
Lenten Commitment Card - Ponder and Reflect upon what you are giving up during this season

External Links
USCCB - Prayer, Fast, Give
Loyola Press - Lent, Resources for your Lenten Journey - Lenten Resources
Catholic Online - Lent
Holy Heros Lenten Adventure - kid activities

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New Michiana Radio Station Broadcasts Catholic Format

South Bend IN (February 27, 2015) - Redeemer Radio, a Catholic talk radio station, began broadcasting to the greater Michiana area late 2014.  The station brings three new jobs and volunteer opportunities to the South Bend area.

95.7 FM

For the past five years Redeemer Radio has implemented a strategy to provide northern Indiana with Catholic radio.  With the purchase of WRDI 95.7 FM, Redeemer Radio has effectively reached that goal.  The greater Michiana area had been without Catholic radio since the spring of 2013 when Holy Family Radio went silent.

Along with a local office, Redeemer hired three local positions for their greater Michiana station.  Tina Shikoski was hired as Station Manager.  Shikoski has a background in Customer Service Management and will lead staff and volunteers to build the local station.  Bob Zielinski was brought on as Technical Manager to oversee the mechanical side of the station.  Zielinski has a technical background, having previously worked in both radio and TV.  Jennifer Kedik was hired as Community Relations Director. Kedik is responsible for promotion of community events along with developing relationships with area clergy and local area leaders. 

Redeemer Radio

With a new local station and offices, many volunteer opportunities are available to assist with the growth of the station.  Listeners and community members are encouraged to complete the online volunteer form on to express their volunteer interest.  Find the form under the Time or Talent pages found under the “Get Involved” tab. 

Redeemer Radio is a listener-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit radio apostolate founded in 2006 and covers the greater Fort Wayne area along with the greater Michiana area. The programming includes national and international programming from the EWTN Radio Network, as well as local programs that educate and evangelize, showing listeners how their faith can be an integral part of their daily lives in this culture. Find the entire Press Release Here>

Redeemer Radio Announces New Board Members

Fort Wayne IN (February 5, 2015) - Redeemer Radio has announced four appointments to its Board of Directors.  Jeremy Reidy has been named Board Chair.  Russ Suever has been named Vice Chair, and Cathy Edwards, Board Secretary.  In addition, Julianne Toenges has been elected to the Board.

Mike LandriganMichael Landrigan, outgoing Board Chair, said of the transition, “When my term started, we had no idea of the challenges and opportunities that God would provide us. I am proud of the faith filled response of our Board, our dedicated staff and our hundreds of volunteers in stepping forward and finding solutions that have allowed us to broadcast Redeemer Radio throughout the Diocese... I am also deeply grateful that Jeremy Reidy has agreed to serve as our next Board Chair.  I have every confidence in him and in the continued success of Redeemer Radio.”

Reidy, an attorney at Barnes & Thornburg LLP located in Fort Wayne, previously held the position of Board Secretary.  Suever, retired from Lincoln Financial Group, remains as head of the Expansion Committee in addition to his new position of Vice Chairmen.  Edwards is a Corporate Development Account Executive at WFWA PBS39 Fort Wayne.  Toenges assumes the previously vacant role of Development Committee Chair.  

Jeremy Reidy

“It was a little more than four years ago that I really started listening regularly to the station.” Stated Reidy, “In that relatively short period of time, I have grown closer to Christ by learning more about the Faith through Redeemer Radio programming.  The station family has worked incredibly hard to expand into the Michiana area to bring Catholic radio to the entire Diocese.  I consider myself blessed to serve the station as we continue to expand and improve this apostolate.”

During Landrigan’ s three year term, both were instrumental in Redeemer’s growth from one station in 2012 to three stations (WRDF 106.3 FM, WRDI 95.7 FM and WRRO 89.9 FM) by the end of December, 2014. Find the entire Press Release Here>

Redeemer Mornings now airing on Redeemer Radio

Andrea Allphin and Deacon Jim Tighe

July 8, 2014 - Redeemer Radio is proud to announce the debut of Redeemer Mornings, airing weekday mornings from 6 to 8 a.m. on 106.3 FM in the greater Fort Wayne area, and 89.9 FM in Angola/Bryan.  “We are really excited about Redeemer Mornings, bringing you information about being Catholic, and about living the joy of the faith,” said Deacon Jim Tighe, Host of Redeemer Mornings.   

Daily features of the morning show include national and international Catholic news, Saint of the Day, and Readings and Reflections from priests/deacons of the Diocese or visiting clergy.  Guest interviews cover a variety of topics from local events, projects, and ministries to catechesis and personal faith witness.  Redeemer Radio listeners will have local news from Peter Kileen, local weather from Meteorologist Jennifer Narramore, and hear all the good news going on around the Diocese of Fort Wayne-SouthBend. Redeemer Mornings Logo 

“We’re blessed to have Deacon Jim, Andrea Allphin, and the entire team presenting a first class morning show,” said Dave Stevens, Redeemer Radio’s Executive Director.  “In years past listeners might have tuned to other stations to get some of those services in the morning, but now it’s all presented with Deacon Jim Tighe's comfortable style with over 30 years of radio experience,” said Stevens. 

Redeemer Mornings brings a Catholic morning broadcast to Redeemer Radio listeners that will quickly become part of a morning routine.  Coffee, conversation and catechesis in a fun, joy-filled manner, you won't even mind the traffic during the morning drive!  Redeemer Mornings encourages area Catholics to live their faith by bringing them information and Catholic programming with a conversational, friendly flavor to help you build a Catholic day. Print Ready Press Release > 

Redeemer Radio Now on 106.3 FM

June 3, 2014 - Redeemer Radio a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, began broadcasting on 106.3 FM Monday morning June 2nd.  In acquiring 106.3 FM as part of an asset exchange agreement with Adams Radio Group, Redeemer Radio will also program AM 1450 through the end of June.  

Redeemer Radio on 106.3 FM will potentially reach 30 - 40% more northeastern Indiana listerners from Angola to Decatur, Huntington to Warsaw and throughout the greater Fort Wayne area. Read more about the Switch to FM here > 

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