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 Sept. 14 Fr. Steve Daigle, Fr. Jason Lefor, and Barb Schauer
In the second hour, host Fr. Jason Lefor spoke with Fr. Steve Daigle from the Diocese of Duluth about his journey to the priesthood. Fr. Lefor then previewed the upcoming Sunday Gospel reading from Matthew where Jesus talks about the need for forgiveness. Finally, continuing our Fall Festival Tour, our host visited with Barb Schauer about the annual Chicken Dinner at St. Francis Xavier Church in Lake Park, MN.
RPL Hr. 1 Sept. 14 Dr. Michael Hickman, Deacon Greg Sass, and Aly Aleigha
In the first hour, host Fr. Jason Lefor visited with Dr. Michael Hickman about the morality of law in politics and what that means today. Fr. Lefor then joined Deacon Greg Sass to talk about his new role -- helping with diaconate formation and coordinating lay ministry in the Diocese of Rapid City. Aly Aleigha, one of the featured performers at the upcoming Built Upon a Rock Fest in Duluth, also shared with us her musical journey and how her faith continues to guide her as she sings and plays for concert-goers.
RPL Hr. 2 Sept. 12 Tim Staples, Fr. Matt Wiering, and Fr. Jared Kadlec
In the second hour, host Fr. Brian Gross spoke with Tim Staples of Catholic Answers about "Catholics and the Culture Wars," one of his presentations at the upcoming THIRST Men's Conference in the Bismarck Diocese. Fr. Gross then spoke with Fr. Matt Wiering, Director of Vocations in the Diocese of New Ulm, about his experience working with youth and some ideas he has for reaching your children with the Gospel message. Finally, our Fall Festival Tour continued as our host spoke with Fr. Jared Kadlec about the upcoming Fall Dinner at St. Benedict's Church of Wild Rice near Horace, ND.
RPL Hr. 1 Sept. 12 Bishop David Kagan and Rachel Herbeck
In the first hour, host Fr. Brian Gross spoke with the Diocese of Bismarck's Bishop David Kagan about reaching out to our brothers and sisters following natural disasters and why God allows these things to happen. He also spoke with Rachel Herbeck of the Minnesota Catholic Conference about protecting the dignity of human life and how the Catholic Advocacy Network helps us answer this call.
RPL Hr. 2 Sept. 7 Bob Wentz, Al Wolf, and Fr. Daniel Weiske
In the second hour, host Msgr. Patrick Schumacher talked with Bob Wentz about a program in the Diocese of Rapid City called Returning Catholics. Monsignor then joined Al Wolf to talk about his thoughts on creating a spirit of support and prayer for those in and considering vocations. Our host also previewed the upcoming Sunday Gospel reading and continued our Fall Festival Tour as he spoke with Fr. Daniel Weiske about an event called Septemberfest.