Real Presence Live
We bring you local hosts and guests from across North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin and the dioceses of Fargo, Bismarck, Crookston, Rapid City, Duluth, Superior, and New Ulm.
Most Recent Episodes
RPL Hr. 2 Sept. 19 Gloria Purvis, Fr. Michel Mulloy, Dr. Mary Dockter, and Dr. Jodi Roller
In the second hour, hosts Andy Shaw and Fr. Michel Mulloy began by visiting with EWTN Morning Glory host Gloria Purvis about why she finds life to be so beautiful and the upcoming Respect Life event in the Diocese of Superior. They then spoke with Steve Kraushaar about a very special Fall Bazaar hosted by St. Anthony of Padua Church in Fargo. Next, Fr. Mulloy previewed the upcoming Sunday Gospel reading from Matthew where Jesus teaches his disciples about compassion and forgiveness. And finally, our hosts spoke with Dr. Mary Dockter and Dr. Jodi Roller from the University of Mary in Bismarck about their recent pilgrimage and what they learned about the dignity of the human person and how this applies to their roles as healthcare providers.
RPL Hr. 1 Sept. 19 DJ Bakken, Teresa Spiess, and Deacon Les Noehre
In the first hour, hosts Andy Shaw and Fr. Michel Mulloy spoke with DJ Bakken, a Forester for Beltrami County in Minnesota, about the work he does to help preserve the forests and how we can be good stewards in our own little way. Next, they visited with Teresa Spiess of the Diocese of Rapid City about a new survey available for people in the diocese to share their experience of the Mass. Finally, our hosts spoke with Deacon Les Noehre about his personal journey with the Catholic faith and how he hopes to help others find their home in the Church through a program called RCIA.
RPL Hr. 2 Sept. 14 Fr. Steve Daigle, Fr. Jason Lefor, and Barb Schauer
In the second hour, host Fr. Jason Lefor spoke with Fr. Steve Daigle from the Diocese of Duluth about his journey to the priesthood. Fr. Lefor then previewed the upcoming Sunday Gospel reading from Matthew where Jesus talks about the need for forgiveness. Finally, continuing our Fall Festival Tour, our host visited with Barb Schauer about the annual Chicken Dinner at St. Francis Xavier Church in Lake Park, MN.
RPL Hr. 1 Sept. 14 Dr. Michael Hickman, Deacon Greg Sass, and Aly Aleigha
In the first hour, host Fr. Jason Lefor visited with Dr. Michael Hickman about the morality of law in politics and what that means today. Fr. Lefor then joined Deacon Greg Sass to talk about his new role -- helping with diaconate formation and coordinating lay ministry in the Diocese of Rapid City. Aly Aleigha, one of the featured performers at the upcoming Built Upon a Rock Fest in Duluth, also shared with us her musical journey and how her faith continues to guide her as she sings and plays for concert-goers.
RPL Hr. 2 Sept. 12 Tim Staples, Fr. Matt Wiering, and Fr. Jared Kadlec
In the second hour, host Fr. Brian Gross spoke with Tim Staples of Catholic Answers about "Catholics and the Culture Wars," one of his presentations at the upcoming THIRST Men's Conference in the Bismarck Diocese. Fr. Gross then spoke with Fr. Matt Wiering, Director of Vocations in the Diocese of New Ulm, about his experience working with youth and some ideas he has for reaching your children with the Gospel message. Finally, our Fall Festival Tour continued as our host spoke with Fr. Jared Kadlec about the upcoming Fall Dinner at St. Benedict's Church of Wild Rice near Horace, ND.