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HE IS RISEN! ALLELUIA! ALLELUIA!

Happy Easter Season from KCDM Radio.

CAFE Audios available here

We know. The CAFE Season 3 has come to a close. Taken it's leave with all of the TV show's and won't be back until next fall. Did you miss one or two? Are you looking for some way to catch up on those missing episodes? Well, we've got you covered. All of the audios of the past two years of CAFE are on our site. Simply click on the 'CAFE' link in the sidebar navigation to the left and you can catch up. For free even!

New Station Location, New Station needs

As summer sets in, I'd like to take this opportunity to update our listeners on the KCDM revitalization project. Since we made the move from the Old Saint Patricks School to our new location south or Notre Dame High School in September, 2014, we have been making adjustments to our routines and getting aquinted with the new site. 

Now that we have a winter under our belts and the upcoming summer, no doubt, will have it's own challenges, we will continue to mark the time until we celebrate our first anniversary at the new site. This is all part of our Phase II plan, where we are assessing the aging equipment and looking to replace outdated with new models that offer new features and efficiencies. The other part of Phase II is to establish a baseline of recurring costs and develop a plan to allow businesses and individuals to underwrite the programming you hear throughout the day. 

We don't know what underwriting will look like yet, but as soon as we have a plan to offer, you will begin to hear about it on the air and, no doubt, from KCDM members and volunteers. 

If you are a regular listener of KCDM we thank you and would ask that you consider donating to help defray the cost of staying on the air. No donation is too small. Many hands make light work. If every family who is registered in the Burlington Parishes would donate $5, we would have enough money, based on our current projections from the first six months at the new site, to operate for an entire year. If you can't donate, please pray that we are successful in our mission.

Phase III of our plan is to establish an endowment that can be built-up over time to allow us to operate, at least partially, on interest payments from the endowment to ensure long-term viability into the future. 

Finally, to everyone who contributed to our original fund-raising drive and made the new station possible, we offer a heart-felt 'Thank You'. Father Marty talked this Sunday of the evangelization work needing to be done 'on the ground' and KCDM is definitely doing that work. Your financial help can be a way for you to join that effort without being on the front lines. 

Thanks again to all who helped and all who listen. KCDM is your station. Listen a little and learn a lot. 

God Bless you and your families.

Tony Miller
Vice-President
Burlington Divine Mercy Association
KCDM Radio, 98.3 FM 

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What is Divine Mercy?

The Message of the Divine Mercy that Sr. Faustina received from the Lord was not only directed toward her personal growth in faith but also toward the good of the people. With the command of our Lord to paint an image according to the pattern that Sr. Faustina had seen, came also a request to have this image venerated, first in the Sisters' chapel, and then throughout the world. The same is true with the revelations of the Chaplet. The Lord requested that this Chaplet be said not only by Sr. Faustina, but by others: "Encourage souls to say the Chaplet that I have given you."

If you would like to learn how to recite the Divine Mercy Chaplet, click on the link under the microphone on this page.

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Wrapping Phase I

As winter approaches, the equipment has been moved to its new home on the Notre Dame Campus and is beaming our radio signal to the Burlington area. The siding is finished and the grass will wait have to wait until winter passes, but Phase I of our Revitalization Project is almost complete. We have twice as much room in the new shelter, but we are still using the same electronic equipment we started with a decade ago.

In Phase II we plan to update our computers, broadcasting and recording equipment. That will enable us to do more with local programming to improve communications to Catholics in our area about what's going on in Burlington. We want to work with the Parishes and Catholic Schools to bring local events directly to the people. Work will continue here, on the web site as well and we hope to add an online stream of our local signal at some point. 

In Phase III we hope to build an endowment to ensure we can cover operating expenses going forward. Please help us if you are able. Offer your prayers for our continued success if you are not. We know God will provide. We are sure The Holy Spirit has been guiding our efforts so far. God Bless.