Real Presence Live
We bring you local hosts and guests from across the diocese of Fargo, Bismarck, Crookston, Rapid City, Duluth, Superior, New Ulm, Sioux Falls, Winona-Rochester, and Cheyenne.
Most Recent Episodes
RPL Hr. 2 February 13 Dr. David Anders, 10-Minute Tour, Rachael Kramer, Tom Andrews
In the second hour, hosts Heather Karrow and Fr. Tim Smith began by visiting with Dr. David Anders, host of EWTN’s Called to Communion, about what the Church does well and what She can teach other denominations. It was then time for our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Rachael Kramer stopped by to talk about an upcoming event to help support the O'Gorman High School Concert Choir Capers in Sioux Falls. Finally, our hosts spoke with Tom Andrews from the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm, MN about a great opportunity for young pianists to learn more about playing the organ, so they can take their skills to the next level.
RPL Hr. 1 February 13 Dr. Chris Burgwald, Straight Talk with Fr. Tim Smith
In the first hour, hosts Heather Karrow and Fr. Tim Smith were joined by Dr. Chris Burgwald of the Diocese of Sioux Falls to talk about how you can prepare to journey well throughout the coming Lenten season. It was then time for your questions during our Straight Talk segment. Listeners asked questions on topics including: why we can't have a common language among us in the United States and how to communicate the importance of bringing children up in the Catholic faith versus the Protestant faith.
RPL Hr. 2 February 12 Jenna Cooper, 10-Minute Tour, Sam Dols, Deacon Paul Treinen
In the second hour, hosts Fr. Richard Kunst and Fr. Ryan Moravitz spoke with Canon lawyer Jenna Cooper about if the Church can excommunicate politicians who go against Church teaching. It was then time for our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Sam Dols spoke about a Baby at Work program and how it makes for joyous work. Finally, Deacon Paul Treinen of the Diocese of New Ulm talked about the importance of married couples going on regular dates.
RPL Hr. 1 February 12 Robb Stauber, Straight Talk with Fr. Richard Kunst and Fr. Ryan Moravitz
In the first hour, hosts Fr. Richard Kunst and Fr. Ryan Moravitz began by visiting with Coach Robb Stauber about what it was like for him to win a gold medal in the Olympics with the U.S. Women's Hockey team last year. He also shared how his Catholic faith carried him then and carries him now through each game. It was then time for your calls during our Straight Talk call-in segment. Listeners asked questions on topics including: who the 12 were that Jesus appeared to after the Resurrection, why there is an emphasis on the family line of Esau, what an anti-pope is, if we still do things that bring physical discomfort as a form of penance, and why God lets bad things happen.
RPL Hr. 2 February 6 Fr. Kyle Metzger, 10-Minute Tour, Margaret Mulligan, Paul George
In the second hour, host Michael Wilde spoke with Fr. Kyle Metzger, Diocese of Fargo Vocations Director, about how discerning the Lord's call requires us to be free to listen and to be willing to do so. Fr. Metzger also talked about an upcoming Discernment Weekend. It was then time for our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Margaret Mulligan joined our host to talk about a great opportunity for evangelization involving coffee and a parking lot. Finally, Michael spoke with Paul George about what it means to "bear witness" in today's world and the upcoming Men's Conference in the Diocese of Duluth.