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February 19th, 2015

Thursday after Ash Wednesday. How does a popular commercial help us learn something about God and the decisions he puts in front of us? (Preached on Thursday, February 19, 2015, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, New York City)
 

February 18th, 2015

Ash Wednesday. What does it really mean to get ashes on our foreheads on this special day? It is a small showing of a far greater sacrifice by Jesus.  (Preached on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City)
 

February 16th, 2015

Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time.  On President’s Day, Father Dave makes a point that we should indeed be brothers with one another, and look out for each other. (Preached on Monday, February 16, 2015, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City)
 

February 15th, 2015

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave assures us that faith and the promise of faith, is much more than those claims of an infomercial. It’s the real deal.  (Preached on Sunday, February 15, 2015, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City)

February 13th, 2015

Our first guest today is Amy-Jill Levine, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Sciences. Professor Levine has been awarded grants from the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies. She has held office in the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Biblical Association, and the Association for Jewish Studies. Her books include The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish JesusThe Historical Jesus in Context, and as well as the editor of The Jewish Annotated New Testament. With us today

February 12th, 2015

Thursday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time. Today has some challenging readings, for certain. Father Dave helps us with some difficult words and images we hear of Jesus today. How should we respond to them? (Preached on Thursday, February 12, 2015, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, New York City)
 

February 10th, 2015

Memorial of Saint Scholastica, Virgin. Why does it seem like Jesus is frustrated in the readings today? Father Dave explains.  (Preached on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City)
 

February 6th, 2015

The Busted Halo Show is pleased to welcome our special guests to the program this evening, Rick and Karen Santorum.  Senator Rick Santorum, a native of Pennsylvania, was a candidate for the Republican nomination for president of the United States in 2012. He served in the House of Representatives from 1991 to 1995 and in the Senate from 1995 to 2007 and is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestseller It Takes a Family.   His wife Karen Santorum is a former neonatal intensive care nurse and attorney.  She is the author of Letters to Gabriel and Everyday Graces: A Child’s Book of Good Manners.  Karen and Rick are the parents of seven children, and their newest book—just

February 5th, 2015

Memorial of Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr.  Can God be both “terrible” or difficult and approachable and welcoming? (Preached on Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, New York City)

February 2nd, 2015

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. How does the song This Little Light of Mine play into the readings and feast day today? I’ll give you a hint, the Presentation of the Lord is like bringing light into the world, even today. (Preached on Monday, February 02, 2015, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City)
 

February 1st, 2015

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. It may feel disconcerting to admit, but this demon asks some intriguing questions in the readings today. Father Dave points out why. (Preached on Sunday, February 01, 2015, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City)

 

January 30th, 2015

Our very special guest this evening on the Busted Halo Show is two-time Academy Award winning actor/director, Kevin Costner.  Even though he just turned 60, he hasn’t slowed down—as evidenced by the fact that he is starring in two movies opening the next couple of weeks.  He’s here today to talk about the first, a film he also produced, called Black or White.  It’s the story of a custody battle over a young bi-racial girl. Her parents are out of the picture, but her grandparents are played by Oscar winners Octavia Spencer from “The Help” and Kevin Costner.   That’s the movie“Black or White,”  and we’re honored to have its producer and star with us… welcome to the Busted Halo Show, Kevin

January 21st, 2015

Should we have female altar servers? It may seem like an odd question to some, but it is very real and serious to some, as well. The question has been put back in the news recently when the archbishop of San Francisco upheld a decision by a local priest to not allow altar girls at his masses. What do you think? Listen to Father Dave’s take here.
The Busted Halo Show with Father Dave Dwyer is on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Channel 129, Monday through Thursday, 7:00pm to 10:00pm and Fridays from 2:00pm to 5:00pm Eastern. Give us a call with your questions and comments: 1-888-3-CATHOLIC, or at bustedhalo@thecatholicchannel.org. Go to www.siriusxm.com to get subscription information.…

January 19th, 2015

Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time. Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day here in the United States. How is MLK like a high priest of earlier times? (Preached on Monday, January 19, 2015, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, New York City)
 

January 15th, 2015

Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time. It is difficult to truly follow and obey God’s will. So how do we do it? We encourage each other. (Preached on Thursday, January 15, 2015, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, New York City)
 

January 13th, 2015

This is a particularly special podscast, if I do say so myself. Primarily because it contains so many different intriguing elements in it. Mainly, this podcast of the show consists of many incredible Faith-in-Culture requests, where people request songs or movies/shows from the pop culture that in some way reflects or inspires their faith lives. But then we also have a riveting conversation abouyt speeding, annnnnd Father Dave hints at a possible meeting with Pope Francis later this year. Have a listen!
The Busted Halo Show with Father Dave Dwyer is on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Channel 129, Monday through Thursday, 7:00pm to 10:00pm and Fridays from 2:00pm to 5:00pm Eastern. Give us a call with your questions…

January 12th, 2015

Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time. Why did they follow Jesus? They felt they were being called. Is God calling you? Are you ready to pick it up? (Preached on Monday, January 12, 2015, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City)
 

January 12th, 2015

Feast of Baptism of the Lord. Less then a week after the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed employees at “Charlie Hebdo,” Fr. Dave invites us to further solidarity with one another–because Jesus chose to become one with us. St. Paul the Apostle Church, NYC, 5:15pm Sunday Mass, 1-11-15.…

January 8th, 2015

Thursday after Epiphany. We have been given the capacity to love. Will we have the courage to use it?  (Preached on Thursday, January 8, 2015, 12:15pm, St. Malachy’s Church, New York City)
 

January 7th, 2015

Wednesday after Epiphany. What does it mean to love unconditionally? What is just love? (Preached on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City)
 

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