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 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.
RPL Hr. 1 February 6 Todd Tobin, Straight Talk with Fr. Kurt Farrell
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."
RPL Hr. 2 February 5 John Bradford, 10-Minute Tour, Glen Gauer, Paula Condol
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.