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 January 9 Sr. Kathleen Atkinson, Straight Talk with Fr. Darin Schmidt
In the first hour, hosts Heather Karrow and Dr. Chris Burgwald began by visiting with Sr. Kathleen Atkinson about a ministry she began to help those in need in Bismarck called Ministry on the Margins. It was then time for your calls during our "Straight Talk" call-in segment. Listeners directed questions to Dr. Burgwald and Fr. Darin Schmidt on topics including: what to do with Protestant children's bibles that are in a parish faith formation classroom, what a person needs to do to complete Confirmation as an adult, and how purity of heart relates to living a sexually moral life.
RPL Hr. 2 January 8 David Borlaug, 10-Minute Tour, Deacon John Foucault, Susan Safford
In the second hour, hosts Fr. Richard Kunst and Fr. Ryan Moravitz joined David Borlaug to talk about the upcoming Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra performance for January. Our hosts then took listeners on our 10-Minute Tour of local events. The Diocese of Duluth's Deacon John Foucault spoke about a popular program in Duluth called Theology Uncapped and plans for helping it to continue to grow. Finally, Fr. Rich and Fr. Ryan spoke with Susan Safford of the Diocese of Rapid City about an opportunity to refuel our spiritual lives with the source and summit of our Catholic faith.
RPL Hr. 1 January 8 Pastor Rich Wyatt, Straight Talk with Fr. Rich and Fr. Ryan
In the first hour, hosts Fr. Richard Kunst and Fr. Ryan Moravitz began by visiting with Pastor Rich Wyatt about praying for our legislators and how he is coordinating a program that starts each day of the legislative session in ND with a prayer. It was then time for our "Straight Talk" call-in segment. Listeners asked questions on topics including: what the Church teaches about kids playing Mass at home, how we keep the joy of the Christmas season alive as we move into Ordinary Time, and what each of our hosts' favorite childhood faith memory is.
RPL: On the Road Hr. 2 January 3 Ben Frost, 10-Minute Tour, Martha Cook, Bob Seigel
In the second hour of our first "On the Road" feature of Real Presence Live, Executive Director Steve Splonskowski and Programming Coordinator Brandon Clark spoke with Ben Frost, Director of Adult Evangelization at Holy Spirit Church in Virginia, MN, about social media, the New Evangelization, and if the two can work together. Steve and Brandon then took us on a 10-Minute Tour of local events. Martha Cook joined our hosts to talk about the Hearts Afire parish-based programs and how they have touched her life. Finally, our hosts visited with Bob Seigel, Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Council #4463, about appreciating our clergy and a great opportunity to do just that.
RPL: On the Road Hr. 1 January 3 Dr. Susan Windley-Daoust, Straight Talk with Fr. Brandon Moravitz
This was our first "On the Road" feature of Real Presence Live! Executive Director Steve Splonskowski and Programming Coordinator Brandon Clark came to you live from Holy Spirit Church in Virginia, MN. In the first hour, Steve and Brandon began by visiting with Dr. Susan Windley-Daoust of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester about deliberately inviting God to help us forgive those who have trespassed against us. It was then time for our "Straight Talk" call-in segment with Fr. Brandon Moravitz, Pastor of Holy Spirit Church. Listeners called in with questions on topics including: how to engage youth that don't have a faith life, how we have hope in our world when there seems to be so much darkness, if Mary had birthing pains, and what the difference between apostles and disciples is.