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Catalyst Radio: Year of Interfaith Understanding

Year of Interfaith Understanding is for all faith traditions in the West Michigan
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About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speach issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Fred Stella serves as President of Interfaith Dialogue Association as well as Outreach Minister for West Michigan Hindu Temple

Fred Stella serves as President of Interfaith Dialogue Association as well as Outreach Minister for West Michigan Hindu Temple

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INTERVIEW

Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell declared 2012 to be The Year of Interfaith Understanding -- a year-long effort to cultivate community interest and engagement of all faith traditions in West Michigan. Fred Stella, president of the Interfaith Dialogue Association, discusses the effort and events that make up the community focus. Stella additionally previews the West Michigan Hindu Temple's open house set for Sunday, March 11 -- also part of the Year of Interfaith Understanding events.

 

MUSIC

Music featured this week on Catalyst is from jazz musician Sonny Fortune, with his album A Better Understanding, with the song “Awakening.”

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