May 6, 2011

Evangelization Supplement

Catholic radio is heard in many places across the archdiocese

By Sean Gallagher

Many Catholics across central and southern Indiana can listen to Catholic radio stations.

There are currently five Catholic radio stations broadcasting within the archdiocese with others that may go on the air in the coming months.

The current stations include:

  • Catholic Radio Indy 89.1 FM—This station broadcasts its signal across Marion, Hamilton, Johnson, Hendricks and Boone counties. It can also be heard online at
  • Sacred Heart Radio 740 AM and 89.5 FM—These stations, broadcasting from towers respectively in Cincinnati and near Versailles, can be heard across southeastern Indiana. They are co-owned, and their programming is identical. To learn more about them or to listen online, log on to
  • WHOJ 91.9 FM—This Catholic radio station can generally be heard in a 20-mile radius around Terre Haute. It is part of Covenant Network’s 18 Catholic radio stations that stretch from North Dakota to Louisiana. To learn more about it or to listen online, log on to
  • WLCR 1040 AM—This Catholic radio station is based just south of Louisville, Ky., and can be heard in many parts of the New Albany Deanery. To listen online or for more information about WLCR, log on to

Additionally, St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Bedford and St. Mary Parish in Mitchell rent an hour of airtime from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Sundays on WQRK 105.5 FM, and an hour of airtime from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sundays on WBIW 1340 AM.

During this time, programs broadcast include those from EWTN, shows locally produced for WHOJ and recordings of Christmas Masses celebrated locally. †

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