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
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.
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.
In the first hour, host Michael Wilde began by visiting with Todd Tobin about a program that’s helping lead other men and women back to their faith and how there’s one common denominator that triggers the curiosity to pursue Jesus and His Church. It was then time for your questions for Fr. Kurt Farrell of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester during our "Straight Talk" segment. Listeners asked questions on topics including: if you can be Catholic and a Democrat and why Catholics don't say "For Thine is the kingdom, power, and glory."
In the second hour, hosts Brad Gray and Jeanine Bitzan joined John Bradford to talk about what it means to be a man of action and an upcoming opportunity that can help men in the Diocese of Rapid City achieve this. It was then time for our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Glen Gauer joined our hosts to talk about how Mission Blueprint is on the front lines battling to improve our culture. Finally, our hosts spoke with Paula Condol, Executive Director of the Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center, about how we can help our children become more resilient.
In the first hour, hosts Brad Gray and Jeanine Bitzan began by visiting with Chris McKenna about making sure our families are prepared for the good and bad use of technology. It was then time for your calls during our "Straight Talk" call-in segment. Listeners asked the Diocese of Fargo's Msgr. Gregory Schlesselmann questions on topics including: how to approach human formation with Millennials and those of Generation Y, how the process for becoming a deacon in the Fargo Diocese works, and what can be done to deal with pornography in our Catholic middle schools.