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 November 29 Dr. James Link, Straight Talk with Fr. Michel Mulloy and Andy Shaw
In the first hour, hosts Andy Shaw and Fr. Michel Mulloy joined psychologist Dr. James Link to talk about ideas for how we can manage stress during the holiday season. Our hosts then invited you to call in for our "Straight Talk" segment. Listeners asked questions on topics including: why Advent is so important to celebrate, if being buried in a Catholic cemetery can reduce our Purgatory time, if Jesus can still feel human emotion when we betray him with our sins despite having died and risen, who the first saints were, and if martyrdom changes the process for becoming a canonized saint.
RPL Hr. 2 November 28 Sam Nielsen, 10-Minute Tour, Sr. Penny Bingham, Kevin Losleben
Host Heather Karrow welcomed new co-host Fr. Mark Lichter as they brought you Real Presence Live from Sacred Heart Church in Aberdeen, SD for the first time. In the second hour, our hosts visited with Sam Nielsen about how one group in the Duluth area is coming together to truly live out their vocations of marriage and family life. Heather and Fr. Mark then traveled around the listening area to hear about local events in our 10-Minute Tour. Sister Penny Bingham then talked about the divide between light and darkness and how that struggle plays out during the season of Advent. Finally, Kevin Losleben of the Diocese of New Ulm shared some practical ways for families to celebrate Advent.
RPL Hr. 1 November 28 Dr. Melanie Weiss, Jackie Braun, Straight Talk with Fr. Mark Lichter
Host Heather Karrow welcomed new co-host Fr. Mark Lichter as they brought you Real Presence Live from Sacred Heart Church in Aberdeen, SD for the first time. Our hosts visited with Dr. Melanie Weiss and Jackie Braun about the destructive nature of addiction and if it's possible to find healing. Then, it was time for our "Straight Talk" call-in segment. Listeners asked Fr. Mark questions on topics including: what to say to someone considering joining the Church, the role of music in expressing beauty within the Church, and how to get started with a devotion to Mary.
RPL Hr. 2 November 27 Bishop John Folda, 10 - Minute Tour, Maria Oszwaldowska, Fr. Greg Luger
In the second hour, host Tim Mosser was joined by the Diocese of Fargo’s Bishop John Folda to talk about the upcoming Convocation of Parish Leaders between the Fargo and Crookston Diocese and what it means for both diocese as they seek to step out and serve a special mission of the Church. Tim then traveled around the listening area to hear about some great local events in our 10 - Minute Tour. Maria Oszwaldowska of the Diocese of Rapid City then spoke about Our Lady of Guadalupe and what she tells us about living out our faith today, despite appearing almost 500 years ago. Finally, our host visited with the Diocese of Bismarck’s Fr. Greg Luger about praising the Lord as Mary did while visiting Elizabeth and how that could help us prepare for the birth of our Lord.
RPL Hr. 1 November 27 Dr. Susan Windley-Daoust, Straight Talk with Fr. Jayson Miller
In the first hour, host Tim Mosser began by visiting with Dr. Susan Windley-Daoust of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester about why we shouldn't be able to legally kill ourselves and how assisted suicide is actually centered on tricks of the heart. It was then time for our "Straight Talk" call-in segment with special guest Fr. Jayson Miller of the Diocese of Fargo. Listeners asked questions on topics including: why we use parts of the saints' bodies to venerate as relics and the options that are available for young men to explore the priesthood before attending seminary.