Faith & Politics – Episode 8

How to have unity in a polarized society?  In Episode 8, SDCC Executive Director Chris Motz is joined by Fr. Tyler Mattson, to discuss unity in a divided political environment.  Drawing on the thought of Servant of God Chiara Lubich, founder of ecclesial movement Focolare, we explore the implications of Read more…

Faith & Politics – Episode 7

On Episode 7, we’re joined by Dr. Chris Burgwald, Director of Adult Discipleship and Evangelization for the Diocese of Sioux Falls to discuss HB 1057, known as the Vulnerable Child Protection Act, a bill filed Tuesday that would prohibit medical providers from prescribing puberty-blocking drugs and cross-sex hormones, or conducting mutilating Read more…

Faith & Politics – Episode 6

The Impeachment Episode. Dr. Jon Schaff, professor of political science at Northern State University joins the podcast again to discuss the third impeachment in American history, what it means for America, and what it means for us as Catholics and faithful citizens.

Faith & Politics – Episode 3

Abraham Lincoln, the virtues of prudence and moderation, and exploring the ways in which Lincoln’s thought on labor and property resonates with the church’s social doctrine, are the topic on this episode with special guest Jon Schaff, Professor of Political Science at Northern State University.

Faith & Politics – Episode 1

Commercial Surrogacy w/ Jennifer Lahl.  Ms. Lahl is a pediatric nurse, bioethicist, president of the Center for Bioethics & Culture, documentary filmmaker, and international expert on commercial surrogacy.  In the inaugural episode, she tells the story of Kelly Martinez, a South Dakota woman and three-time commercial surrogate.

Respect Life Month

Emily Leedom, Director of Marriage Family and Respect Life office, and Christopher Motz, Director of the South Dakota Catholic Conference, were on Catholic Views to talk about the upcoming month of October, also known as Respect Life Month, and all activities that you can participate in.