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 February 27 Fr. Russell Kovash, Tara Brooke, Sr. Brenda, Straight Talk
In the first hour, RPR Executive Director Steve Splonskowski and Programming Coordinator Brandon Clark came to you live from St. Joseph's Parish in Williston, ND for our February "On the Road" show. Steve and Brandon began by visiting with Fr. Russell Kovash and Tara Brooke about the reality of couples struggling in their marriages and how a new program called Corazon can help those couples find healing. Sister Brenda then joined our hosts to talk about how she and two others sisters from Mexico have tried to help meet the spiritual needs of Hispanic workers in the oil fields. Finally, listeners had a chance to call in with or Facebook their questions for Fr. Kovash during our Straight Talk segment
RPL Hr. 2 February 26 Peter Martin, 10-Minute Tour, Emma Hergenroeder, Around the World/Catholic Lives Matter
In the second hour, hosts Frs. Josh and Justin Waltz joined Peter Martin of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester to talk about how we celebrate the process of preparation for matrimony and, at the same time, prepare engaged couples for the challenges they could face once married. It was then time for our 10-Minute Tour of local events. Emma Hergenroeder stopped by to talk about a holistic retreat for women that highlights their beauty and draws them to true femininity. Finally, our hosts took us “Around the World” to hear about events impacting Catholics near and far and showcased how, in each of these things, “Catholic Lives Matter."
RPL Hr. 1 February 26 Bishop David Kagan, Straight Talk with the "Sons of Thunder"
In the first hour, hosts Frs. Josh and Justin Waltz began by visiting with the Bismarck Diocese's Bishop David Kagan in their "Crushing It with Kagan" segment. It was then time for your calls during our Straight Talk segment.
RPL Hr. 2 February 19: Chris Motz, 10-Minute Tour, Deacon Mike Leman, Chris Dodson (LIVE from Catholics at the Capitol)
In this second hour of our special RPL broadcast from Catholics at the Capitol in St. Paul, MN, hosts Michael Wilde and Fr. Bryan Kujawa joined Chris Motz of the South Dakota Catholic Conference to get an update on their legislative session and talk about how, despite being a conservative state, challenges like relativism are creeping in. It was then time for our 10-Minute Tour of local events. After that, our hosts joined Deacon Mike Leman of the Diocese of Cheyenne to visit about his role as liaison for the Diocese and the state legislature. They also discussed some of the priorities Deacon has been focusing on so far in his state's legislative session. Finally, Michael and Fr. Bryan spoke with Chris Dodson of the North Dakota Catholic Conference about what has been happening in the North Dakota session and about the importance of letting our Catholic voices be heard.
RPL Hr. 1 February 19: Rachel Herbeck, Straight Talk with Fr. Chuck Huck (LIVE from Catholics at the Capitol)
In this first hour of our special RPL broadcast from Catholics at the Capitol in St. Paul, MN, hosts Michael Wilde and Fr. Bryan Kujawa began by visiting with Rachel Herbeck of the Minnesota Catholic Conference about equipping Catholics with the tools they need to participate in the political process. It was then time for your questions during our Straight Talk call-in segment with the Diocese of Crookston's Fr. Chuck Huck.