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August 11th, 2011

Memorial of Saint Clare, virgin…. While our cultural perspective might be based on abusive and violent mobster-type films, today’s readings show us that, unlike that stance, when we come back to God, His forgiveness is given to us without debt. (Preached on Thursday, August 11, 2011, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, 49th and Broadway, Times Square, New York City)

August 8th, 2011

Memorial of Saint Dominic, priest…. St. Dominic challenges us to try only to speak of God or to God, and nothing else. (Preached on Monday, July 25, 2011, St. Paul the Apostle Church, 59th St. and Columbus Ave., New York City)

August 7th, 2011

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time.… How does the story of Jesus walking on water relate to how people sometimes talk too loudly on their cell phones? (Preached on Sunday, August 7, 2011, St. Paul the Apostle Church, 59th St. and Columbus Ave., New York City)

August 6th, 2011

What are the Knights of Columbus?  Special on-location podcast from Denver, CO, and the K of C Supreme Convention.  An interview with Philadelphia’s new archbishop, Charles Chaput, OFM Cap. 08-04-11.…

August 5th, 2011

Father Dave takes a caller question about her strict cousin that refuses to brush her teeth before mass. This leads to a discussion about fasting, in several religions.
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July 29th, 2011

Father Dave talks a question from a new listener about who exactly really wrote the Bible. You might be intrigued, and even shocked by the answers.
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July 28th, 2011

Thursday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time. Not only should we revere our beautiful dwelling places, but we should also strive to have reverence for what we might consider not as grand – even such as our own bodies. (Preached on Thursday, July 28, 2011, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, 49th and Broadway, Times Square, New York City)

July 27th, 2011

What do the phrases “God’s Will” and “God’s plan” really mean? Is it God’s Will when someone suffers? Is it against God’s Will if we decide a possible calling isn’t right for us? A caller question on the Busted Halo radio show about whether the use of medical technology interferes with God’s plan leads Fr. Dave, Robyn and Brett into an interesting conversation about our ability to intervene in, or even define, God’s will for our lives — spanning topics of medical care, callings, the movie The Adjustment Bureau, genetic engineering and the anthropomorphizing of God.
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July 26th, 2011

Memorial of Saint Joachim and Saint Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We ask that the Lord forgive us, even though we may be a “stiff-necked people”, and receive us as His own. (Preached on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, St. Paul the Apostle Church, 59th St. and Columbus Ave., New York City)


July 25th, 2011

Feast of Saint James, apostle. …The apostles were great pillars of the faith, but they were also human beings with flaws, just like you and me. (Preached on Monday, July 25, 2011, St. Paul the Apostle Church, 59th St. and Columbus Ave., New York City)

July 21st, 2011

Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time. …It is good to realize that even our faith alone is in and of itself, a blessing.(Preached on Thursday, July 21, 2011, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, 49th and Broadway, Times Square, New York City)

July 19th, 2011

Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time.… Rather than deny that Mary is His mother, Jesus is making a point to say that we are all brothers and sisters in Christ. (Preached on Wednesday, July 19, 2011, St. Paul the Apostle Church, 59th St. and Columbus Ave., New York City)

July 17th, 2011

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. …Father Dave uses the wheat-and-weed parable from the readings and a Harry Potter reference to make a point about what distinctions we can really make between good and bad. (Preached on Sunday, July 17, 2011, St. Paul the Apostle Church, 59th St. and Columbus Ave., New York City)
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June 30th, 2011

Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time…. Yes, our faith saves ourselves, but indeed, it helps others as well. Father Dave shows how both readings today show this as the truth. (Preached on Thursday, June 30, 2011, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, 49th and Broadway, Times Square, New York City)

July 14th, 2010

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave uses an analogy from the Sean Connery movie “The Hunt for Red October” to relate to today’s scripture readings about the commitment of Elisha. (Preached on Sunday, June 27th, 2010, 6:00pm at St. Malachy’s Church, 49th and Broadway, Times Square, New York City)…

July 14th, 2010

Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time. Jesus asks us a poignant question in today’s readings: who do you say that I am? Who is Jesus for you? What does that mean for you? (Preached on Saturday, June 19, 2010, 11:00pm, St. Malachy’s Church, 49th and Broadway, Times Square, New York City)…

July 13th, 2010

Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time. It migh be curious to most Catholics that in the readings for today, it seems that Jesus is telling us not to repeat some of our prayers. But Father Dave explains that rather, Jesus is telling us simply not to babble. (Preached Thursday, June 17, 2010, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, 49th and Broadway, Times Square, New York City)…

July 7th, 2010

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave explores where we might find in the Bible the Catholic concept and practice of confession. (Preached at St. Malachy’s Church, Times Square, New York City, Sunday June 13th, 2010.)…

June 30th, 2010

Thursday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave examines some readings to shed some light on figuring why we what we do with our faith lives. (Preached on Thursday, June 10, 2010, St. Malachy’s Church, Broadway and 49th, Times Square, New York City.)…

June 27th, 2010

Father Dave uses an analogy from the Sean Connery film “Hunt for the Red October” to make a point about the readings and our faith lives. (Preached on June 27, 2010 at St. Malachy’s Church, Times Square, New York City)…

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