Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Good Night, Day #2!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!

138 donors gave $20,616 today!!

We've received pledges for a grand total of $37,616.54, on our way to (hopefully!) $75,000 by 6pm tomorrow.

We need EVERYBODY pitching in to keep Salt&Light teaching us the GOLDEN TRUTHS of our rich religion.

G'night! :)

We're Eatin' GOOD

Thank you for donating such a beautiful spread, Cindy and D'Orazzio Catering!

Fr Flores Humbly Begs for Phone Calls

CALL US NOW, Father humbly requests!

He does NOT want to be shamed by Fr Funke's hour on the air... No way.

C'mon, listeners, make this priest SHINE!

What Can I Win?

When you call this hour to show your support for Fr Flores, you can WIN:

Cindi Duft Religious Painting
Week Cabin at Tamarack Drawing
Deacon Jude Gary weekend cabin drawing

AND... any pledge amount coming in right now will be MATCHED up to $500!

Fr Francisco Flores Speaks the Truth

Fr Flores, from Our Lady of the Valley in Caldwell, talks to guest host Jerry Usher, former Catholic Answers host.

Father encourages Catholics to listen in to Salt & Light AND to put our dollars behind it.

Call NOW to support our station: 208-344-4774.
If you give to S&L on a monthly basis, you need to call to RENEW your donation, or it will stop.

Artist Cindi Duft On the Air!

I'll bet you've seen some of Cindi's beautiful art work around Idaho! She brought a gorgeous print with her called "Evening Prayer of St Augustine," so if you call in this hour, you can win it!

Cindi is now a campus minister at College of Idaho in Caldwell. She's the first Catholic on staff of this Presbyterian school, and she's looking for Catholic students!!

Look for Cindi's heavenly murals at the following churches:
Holy Apostles- Meridian
St Mark's- Boise
Sacred Heart - Emmett
St Agnus- Weiser
St Therese- Burley
Sts Peter & Paul- Grangeville
Mary Immaculate- St Anthony
St Augustine-Moscow

2 Priests Harrassing Each Other

At Salt & Light, we're privileged to provide a great place for our priests to relax and goof off. Father Flores, you trouble-maker!!

Fr Jerry Funke Challenges Univ. of Idaho fans to Call!

Father attended U of I and wants to hear from Vandal fans! He sees Salt & Light as part of the Catholic Church here in the Treasure Valley.

Imagine if AM 1140 went silent.

We need YOU to take part in keeping Salt & Light's GOLDEN TRUTHS broadcasting to Catholics and non-Catholics!

Call in to win AND keep our station on the air!!

If you call in RIGHT NOW, you can win the following:

Week Cabin at Tamarack Drawing
Deacon Jude Gary weekend cabin drawing
Rosary of the 7 Sorrows-125 yrs. old from Europe

NOW's the time! Don't wait!!!!!!!!


Sport Some Salt & Light Apparel!

Don't forget to buy the latest fashions here at the station! These shirts and sweatshirts are HIGH quality. I'm wearing a long-sleeved t-shirt right now, and I love it!

Fr Jerry Funke is Here!

Thank you for joining us, Father Funke from St Paul's in Nampa! St Paul's 100th anniversary is this year.

If you call in while he's here, YOU could win this 125-year old antique "Rosary of the Seven Sorrows."

Thank you Volunteers!

Call our smiling phone bank volunteers. They want to hear from YOU!

Juliet and this printer became BEST FRIENDS this week! If only the printer thought that, too...

125-Year Old Rosary Gift!

Man, oh, man! You don't want to miss this!

Ron Haberman donated a "Rosary of the Seven Sorrows." It came from Europe, through Washington state, and on to YOU if you call in this hour!

Call to win!


Deacon Mike & Sarah Dessert

Deacon Mike is telling us about his journey through the deaconate program and into service.
Sarah shares how having 5 children and going through the classes changed their lives. Thank you both for your 28 years of service to our Church!!

They sincerely ask for prayer for Terry and Jim Bowen, a Deacon couple from St Mark's. She has cancer. Please send up those prayers, Warriors.

The first 4 callers will receive these Lighthouse CDs the Dessert's brought to share:

Let's hear from parishioners at Our Lady of the Rosary in Boise!

Carol McGee Tells us About Called & Gifted Workshops

Carol, the Pastoral Associate at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, is telling us how attending a "Called & Gifted Workshop" helps us understand our natural gifts, so we can go into the world and transform it.

She brought 2 gifts with her that we'll draw for at the end of the hour.
On the left, is a praying hands clock donated by Deacon Mike Eisenbeiss.
On the right, is a 4 CD set of Called & Gifted instruction.

Chris Stefanik Calls in About ICYC

Thanks, Chris, for calling in to spreading the good news about the Idaho Catholic Youth Convention (ICYC) coming up Feb 25, 26, 27, 2011. We appreciate YOU coming to speak at ICYC again this year, too!

Want to know more about Chris? Go to his website:

Donate to Catholic radio, so our youth have a safe-- and private-- place to go
to hear the TRUTH.

Sacred Heart Catholic School

Brock Carpenter from Sacred Heart Catholic School and several students are in-studio sharing with us about the unique Catholic culture at Sacred Heart. Sacred Heart is also matching up to $250 of pledges this hour. Praise God for our Catholic schools!

Music Ministry

Esther Weyn is in, sharing with us about the Idaho Chapter of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. Esther has been telling us about the Barbara Sansotta Scholarship. This scholarship is open to any Boise State Music Major who serves in a musical capacity for a choir at a local diocesan church. To apply for this scholarship send a letter of interest to:

Beverly Schumacher
2207 N. 22nd St.
Boise, ID 83702

or call 208-336-0156

This hour we are giving away contemporary Catholic music CD's from local artists, and St . Cecelia (patron saint of musicians) medals, and a Chef Lou pie.

Feeding the Hungry

Weeb Martin is talking with Carol and Hope about the Risen Christ Community Garden. Weeb helped to start the garden so that the Risen Christ Catholic Community could actively take part in feeding the poor and the hungry.

Current Prizes!

Call in and pledge right now and not only will you be helping to keep Salt and Light on the air, you will also receive a miraculous medal and be entered into several drawings with a chance to win:

"Theology of the Body for Beginners" by Christopher West
Cafe Vicino Gift Dinner Certificate for $25
Planning Your Family God's Way CD's
One of Chef Lou's homemade pies
A weekend stay at Deacon Jude Gary's cabin.
Painting by Non Reyes ($25 value)
A week at a Tamarack Chalet
"Life Giving Love" by Kimberly Hahn
Free Tutoring

St. Joe's in-studio

Toni Bicandi, the principle at St. Joseph Catholic School is in-studio along with Linda, the development director and two 8th grade students, Ben and Madeline, sharing with us the unique qualities of their school. Plus, St. Joe's is matching up to $250 this hour! Thanks St. Joe's!

P.S. Each month, the Boise CO-OP gives 4% of their monthly sales to a non-profit organization, chosen by voters on their website. Visit and you can vote for St. Joe's to receive this donation!

Respect Life

Hope Ryan is talking with Karen Simkins and Joni Krakau about Idaho Respect Life and the pro-life movement. Right now they are talking about against abortion.

The prize this hour is a $25 gift certificate to purchase an art piece from Herman "Non" Reyes, a mouth artist. Non was injured in an automobile accident in 1992, leaving him a quadriplegic. You can find Non's artwork at http:

Our Volunteers

Remember, Salt and Light Radio is only possible through your contributions. If you cannot give financially, please pray for Salt and Light, and consider lending some of your time and talent. We always need volunteers, especially during our fall and spring pledge drives. Here are some more volunteers that have dropped by today:

Yet more special guests!

Erika Cowman and Laurie Kaylor are with us talking about Natural Family Planning education opportunities in Idaho and doing some myth busting about NFP. They're also sharing about some of the negative effects of using contraception. The ladies brought books and CDs to give away about Pope John Paul II's teaching on Theology of the Body and NFP.

For more information on this pro-life subject, see the following websites:

More Guests!

Pete Stadther, Knights of Columbus Pro-Life Chair, is in the studio talking with us about the Ultrasound Initiative, helping to buy ultrasound machines to protect the unborn.

More Guests!

Carol Brown and guest host Hope Ryan are on the air with guest Marlene Dodd talking about the
CCW Family Fun Night at Holy Apostles in Meridian. This event is open valley wide! Lisa from Holy Apostles is offering a Pampered Chef dill mix for one lucky caller this hour, and Chef Lou from the Westside Drive-In is offering Thanksgiving pies for three lucky callers.

Fr. Chuy

Fr. Chuy (aka F. Joe Gonzales) from Risen Christ Parish ( is on the air sharing his vocation story with us. Fr. Chuy will be offering mass for the intentions of this hour's callers.

In addition, callers in the ten o'clock hour will have a chance to win a jade rosary provided by the sisters at Marymount Hermitage, a week stay at a Tamarack chalet, a weekend at Deacon Jude's cabin, and will receive a miraculous medal.

Love Catholic Radio?

Wanna spread the word about Salt and Light? Come on by the radio station during our pledge drive and pick up some Salt and Light bumper stickers and business cards. We also have t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts for sale. Or, if you already have your Salt and Light paraphernalia, but you've never seen the station, come on by and take a tour and meet the volunteers. 6501 Cassia St. in Boise.

Sister M. Beverly, HSM

Our guest this hour is Sr. Beverly, HSM of Marymount Hermitage in Messa, ID. She is sharing with us the work and experience that she and her fellow sister Rebecca Mary offer to our Lord Jesus. Sr. Beverly has brought a beautiful jade and gold rosary that the sisters made to be the prize for this hour. Sister has also volunteered to offer the prayers of the hermitage for this hours callers. Call in and support Salt and Light and our religious brothers and sisters all throughout Idaho.

Our Volunteers

Remember, Salt and Light Catholic Radio is a non-profit organization. Everyone who works at Salt and Light is a volunteer. What do all of these volunteers do, you ask? They answer phones...

Supply us with yummy food.

Provide moral support

And keep the place running

God bless all of our volunteers!