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 Dec. 19 Deacon Richard Rhinehart, Joe McDonald, Chris Riedman, and Fr. Michel Mulloy
In the second hour, host Fr. Brian Gross visited with newly ordained Deacon Richard Rhinehart about his excitement to be one step closer to the priesthood in the Diocese of Superior. Fr. Gross then spoke with Joe McDonald and Chris Riedman about the national award the University of Mary Knights of Columbus council recently received. Finally, our host joined the Diocese of Rapid City's Fr. Michel Mulloy to talk about how we can make our Christmas events, like decorating the tree and baking cookies, ones that build memories, rather than ones that divide us.
RPL Hr. 1 Dec. 19 Bishop David Kagan, Bruce Karevold, and Mariah Prussia
In the first hour, host Fr. Brian Gross began by visiting with the Diocese of Bismarck's Bishop David Kagan about Christmas and why we continue the celebration for eight days. Fr. Gross then spoke with Bruce Karevold and Mariah Prussia from Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Fargo about the importance of staying active during the winter.
RPL Hr. 2 Dec. 14 Dominic Bouck, Hank and Karen Weber, and Fr. Paul Wolf
In the second hour, host Fr. Jason Lefor visited with Dominic Bouck, a Bismarck Diocese seminarian, as he prepares to be ordained to the Transitional Diaconate. Fr. Lefor then joined Hank and Karen Weber to visit about their role as caretakers of Carmel of Mary Monastery near Wahpeton, ND and discuss what it means for them to be lay Carmelites. Finally, the Diocese of New Ulm's Fr. Paul Wolf previewed the Gospel reading for the Third Sunday of Advent.
RPL Hr. 1 Dec. 14 Dr. Destin Coles, Johnnette Benkovic, and Corey Baumgartner
In the first hour, host Fr. Jason Lefor visited with Dr. Destin Coles, an optometrist in East Grand Forks, MN, about some tips for taking care of our eyes. In the next segment, Fr. Lefor joined Johnnette Benkovic to talk about what it means to be a woman of grace and to begin previewing the upcoming Real Presence Radio Fundraising Banquet in Duluth. Finally, our host bantered with seminarian Corey Baumgartner about this year's Collar Classic in the Diocese of Fargo.
RPL Hr. 2 Dec. 12 Teresa Tomeo, Tara Brooke, and Fr. Dave Pivonka
In the second hour, hosts Brad Gray and Jeanine Bitzan visited with Teresa Tomeo, host of Catholic Connection and keynote speaker at the upcoming RPR Fundraising Banquet in Fargo, about the importance of Catholic media and the upcoming banquet. Brad and Jeanine then spoke with Tara Brooke from the Bismarck Diocese Office of Family Ministry about the first annual Cana Dinner to celebrate and renew God's gift and blessing of marriage. Finally, our hosts joined Fr. Dave Pivonka to talk about the Advent Parish Mission he is leading at St. Joseph's Parish in Williston, ND.