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. 1 April 4 Will Gardner and Bishop Sirba
In the first hour, host Msgr. Patrick Schumacher was joined by Will Gardner of Trademark Realty in Bismarck to share his expertise on making the home-buying, home-selling, and home-owning processes a little easier. Our host also spoke with Bishop Sirba of the Diocese of Duluth about the Chrism Mass and Holy Week.
RPL Hr. 2 March 28 Bishop-elect Steve Biegler, Msgr. Thomas Richter, and Pam Johnson
In the second hour, Fr. Vasek spoke with Bishop-elect Steve Biegler about his great joy and excitement in being called to shepherd the people of the Diocese of Cheyenne. He then spoke with Msgr. Thomas Richter, Rector of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in the Diocese of Bismarck, about penance and penance services during the season of Lent. Finally, Fr. Vasek spoke with Pam Johnson, Co-Chair of the upcoming Chopped Culinary Competition at St. Joseph's Church in Moorhead, about the event and why people should plan to attend.
RPL Hr. 1 March 28 Deacon John Foucault and Melissa Haas
In the first hour, host Fr. Craig Vasek spoke with Deacon John Foucault, who currently serves at St. Benedict's Church in the Diocese of Duluth, about some ideas on best management practices based on his experience as a business owner and what he has learned from the mistakes he has encountered. Fr. Vasek then spoke with Melissa Haas, the Development Assistant at St. Paul's Newman Center in Fargo. She talked about her faith journey, Jesus' invitation to join the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus in New Ulm, and her response to that call.
RPL Hr. 2 March 21 Dr. Jay Hershberger and Jerome Richter
In the second hour, host Fr. Brian Gross spoke with Dr. Jay Hershberger, Professor of Piano at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and Choir Director at St. Mary's Cathedral in Fargo, about Truth, Beauty, and Goodness. Dr. Hershberger explained what these three concepts are, how they relate to God, and how we can find them in our lives. Fr. Gross also spoke with Jerome Richter, Vice President for Public Affairs at the University of Mary in Bismarck, about the Passion of Christ, virtue, and the basics of prayer as he previewed his upcoming talks at a Men's Lenten Retreat in Williston.
RPL Hr. 1 March 21 Bishop John Folda and Fr. Mark McCormick
In the first hour, host Fr. Brian Gross spoke with the Diocese of Fargo's Bishop Folda about St. Joseph, answering common questions about the great foster father of Jesus. Fr. Gross also spoke with Fr. Mark McCormick, Director of Vocations and Stewardship in the Diocese of Rapid City, about Pastoral Ministry Days coming up in the Diocese.