Real Presence Live
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Most Recent Episodes
In the first hour, Michael Wilde and Programming Coordinator Brandon Clark began by visiting with Chris Motz, Executive Director of the South Dakota Catholic Conference, about the idea of surrogacy brokerages and why we need to stand against them. Michael and Brandon then joined Gregory Splonskowski for a live update as he heads with a group from the Diocese of Fargo to the March for Life. Finally, Fr. Raymond Courtright took listener calls during our "Straight Talk" segment. Questions were asked on topics including: how to evangelize as a cradle Catholic, what the Church's stance is when it comes to if a baby can be baptized after death, and if Catholics believe in karma.
In the second hour of our special live broadcast from CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck, hosts Frs. Josh and Justin Waltz spoke with Ramona Trevino about her story of conversion in how she went from being a former director at Planned Parenthood to becoming an advocate for life. Our hosts then took listeners on our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Fr. Mark Horn and Mason Litz bantered with Frs. Josh and Justin about this year's Men in Black Basketball Game in the Diocese of Rapid City. Finally, our hosts joined the Diocese of Duluth’s Bishop Paul Sirba to talk about the recent retreat he participated in with most U.S. bishops.
In the first hour of our special live broadcast from CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck, hosts Frs. Josh and Justin Waltz began by visiting with Val Jundt and Donna Miller of FirstChoice Women’s Care Center about The Area's Largest Baby Shower and how Real Presence Radio, CHI, and churches around the area are helping support this great cause. Our hosts then joined student Dylan Stradling from Trinity High School in Dickinson to talk about his excitement for the upcoming March for Life. It was then time for our "Straight Talk" call-in segment. Listeners asked questions on topics including: how contraception is related to abortion and why the commercial media doesn't cover the March for Life.
In the second hour, hosts Paul Braun and Jeanine Bitzan joined Maria Oszwaldowska of the Diocese of Rapid City to talk about being a disciple of the Lord and what that means as a young woman. Our hosts then took listeners on our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Jenna Cooper of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester explained some details about Canon Law, the guidelines clergy and the faithful are to follow within the Church. Finally, Rachelle Sauvageau of the Diocese of Fargo shared details on an upcoming novena we can pray to help the pro-life movement.
In the first hour, hosts Paul Braun and Jeanine Bitzan began by visiting with the Diocese of Fargo's Fr. Raymond Courtright about his role as the chaplain for the Fargo Police Department. It was then time for your calls during our "Straight Talk" segment. Listeners asked Msgr. Gregory Schlesselmann questions on topics including: the beauty of music as part of the Christian life, why people don't visit Jesus as much in adoration, and what happens when a priest refuses to give absolution in confession.