Christ, King, Savior of the Ozarks radio station, KSOZ hits the airwaves in Salem

BLESSING OF RADIO STATION—Bp. James V. Johnston blessed Sacred Heart Parish’s KSOZ Catholic radio 96.5 in Salem on Jan. 14. Pictured in the station were Jonathan Barton, Dominic Biunno, Deacon Richard Cole, Bp. James V. Johnston, and Fr. Dan Hirtz, pastor. On the wall of KSOZ radio station is an icon of St. Gabriel painted by June Cole. (Submitted photo)

​‘The Church exists to evangelize’

The above is a quote from Pope Paul VI’s apostolic exhortation “Evangelii Nuntiandi” (“The Church in the Modern World”) promulgated in 1975. Some​ ​five​ years ago​,​ the parish council ​at Sacred Heart Parish, Salem, ​was discussing the encyclical ​and looking at ways in which ​the parish​ could better evangelize. One of the ​methods​​ discussed ​was the possibility of having ​a Catholic radio station. Read more

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