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Brett Siddell is a production assistant at BustedHalo.com
February 18th, 2010

Thursday After Ash Wednesday. As Lent begins, let us choose life and blessings intead of me, me, me all the time. (Preached on Thursday, February 18, 2010, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)…

February 13th, 2010

Saturday of the Fifth Week of Ordinary Time. Father Dave helps us realize that yes, it is better to put God in the spot where we would normally do something perhaps not so productive. (Preached on Saturday, February 13, 2010, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)…

February 5th, 2010

Memorial of Saint Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor of the Church. …We should rest assured that God will not deceive us, and he will answer our prayers, even if they might not be exactly what we had been thinking of planning. (Preached on Thursday, January 28th, 2010, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

February 3rd, 2010

Father Dave and Team Busted Halo discuss with a caller the theories and practice of saying “God Bless You” to someone after he/she sneezes. What do you think? Have a listen. (Originally aired: 01/29/10. The Busted Halo Show with Father Dave Dwyer is on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, Sirius 159, and XM 117, Monday through Friday, 7:00pm to 10:00pm EST. Give us a call with your questions and comments: 1-888-3-CATHOLIC, or at bustedhalo@thecatholicchannel.org. Go to www.sirius.com to get subscription information.)…

February 3rd, 2010

Saturday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time.… The readings today remind us of the beginning of what we now know as the mass, the source of our faith and lives. (Preached on Saturday, January 23rd, 2010, 11:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

February 1st, 2010

Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time. …As we are called to be like Christ, we need to remember to have mercy, even for those we may consider our enemies. (Preached on Friday, January 22nd, 2010, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

January 27th, 2010

Memorial of Saint Agnes, virgin and martyr. We hear today that intercessary prayer is not just good for those receiving the prayers, but beneficial for those sending them along as well. (Preached on Thursday, January 21st, 2010, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)…

January 26th, 2010

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave reminds us that even in a dark time, Jesus provides for us, now and always.(Preached on Sunday, January 17th, 2010, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)…

January 25th, 2010

Father Dave helps a listener understand the challenging concept of transubstantiation better. Another caller expresses his gratitude for the quality of the answer, and asks if he himself could use explanation as well. (Originally aired: 01/19/10)…

January 25th, 2010

The Baptism of the Lord.… On this, the feast day of the Baptism of the Lord, Father Dave reminds us to try and bring our faith into the world.(Preached on Sunday, January 10th, 2010, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

January 22nd, 2010

Friday, January 8, Christmas Weekday. …We can learn a lesson by the man with leprosy in the readings today: have the power of faith to trust in the Lord.(Preached on Friday, January 8th, 2010, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

January 19th, 2010

Christmas Weekday.… We hope in this new year that we can all strive to live in a way that is acceptable to the Lord. (Preached on Thursday, January 7th, 2010, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

January 14th, 2010

The devastating earthquake that has demolished Haiti and taken countless lives since striking Tuesday, including the life of the Catholic archbishop of Port-au-Prince, is surely weighing heavily on the minds of all of us.  But how can we help, what can WE possibly do to ease the suffering? On the Busted Halo Show to answer some questions and discuss what we can do and how to respond, is Tom Price from Catholic Relief Services. CRS is the official international humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic Church, and is responding in full force to victims of the massive earthquake.  Tom Price is Senior Manager for Communications for U.S. Operations of CRS.
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To donate, please call 1-877-HELP-CRS,

January 12th, 2010

The Epiphany of the Lord.… On this day, we remember that the epiphany means showing the Lord to the world, in every way imaginable. (Preached on Sunday, January 3rd, 2010, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

January 11th, 2010

In the newest edition of Busted Halo Show’s ongoing feature Real World Catholic Leaders, Father Dave talks with Susan King. Susan is currently the Vice President of External Affairs and the Director of Journalism Initiative, Special initiatives and Strategy for the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Before joining the foundation, Susan served as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of Labor, a presidential appointee confirmed twice by the Senate, where she oversaw the work of 16 different agencies. As an Emmy-winning journalist, she was both anchor in Washington television, and White House correspondent for ABC. Susan is on the Board of Trustees of several organizations including…

January 4th, 2010

Feast of the Holy Innocents, martyrs. …Today’s readings remind us that we should strive to be both Christ-like and child-like. (Preached on Monday, December 28th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

December 30th, 2009

Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent. …Our very hope in this season of Advent can be reflected by the story of Zephaniah’s hope. (Preached on Wednesday, December 16th, 2009, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)

December 30th, 2009

Father Dave explains to Team Busted Halo how there is in fact not just one Christmas, but five. (Originally aired: 12/29/09)…

December 28th, 2009

Third Sunday of Advent. In today’s readings, St. Paul tells us to “Rejoice always.” But Father Dave explains that he does not necessarily mean those words in the Pollyanna way that we might be thinking. (Preached on Sunday, December 13th, 2009, 6:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)…

December 18th, 2009

We have been getting a lot of calls recently from people who are curious about the possible upcoming changes to mass that may happen soon. Father Dave tries to answer some of these questions in this segment from Mass Class Wednesday on the Busted Halo Show. (Originally aired: 10/07/09)…

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