Bishop Richard Pates will be honored with the Local Spirit Award on Oct. 25 by Spirit Catholic Radio for his weekly radio show "In the Heartland With Bishop Pates." Bishop's show airs on Spirit Catholic Radio Network in much of Nebraska and western Iowa and on Iowa Catholic Radio in central Iowa. His show features local, national and internationally known guests. This Friday's show, for example, featured John Carr and John Allen, who is internationally known for his commentary on the Church. In a few weeks, Bishop Pates will have Cardinal Peter Turkson in the studio for his show. Tune in on Fridays at 10 a.m. in central Iowa on 1150 AM/88.5 FM/94.5 FM or, in western Iowa, at 102.7 FM.