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John Spalding, a contributing editor of the Busted Halo website (www.bustedhalo.com), the founder and editor of the religious culture magazine SOMA, and author of the book “A Pilgrim’s Digress: My Religious Quest for the Celestial City” talks to Father dave this evening about John’s newest book. (Originally aired: 07/23/07)
Award-winning journalist and senior correspondent for both CNN and NPR John R. Allen, Jr. speaks with Father Dave about his new book and about the “mega-trends that are shaping the global Catholic church.” (Originially aired: 07/18/07)
Dr. Tom Beaudoin is an associate professor of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University. Father Dave talks to Dr. Beaudoin about his new book, "Consuming Faith: Integrating Who We Are with What We Buy," which examines the relationship between consumerism and religion and how we might develop an "economic spirituality." (Originally aired: 07/25/07)
The senior senator from Kansas and candidate for the Republican party’s nomination for President of the United States, Senator Brownback talks to Father Dave about his conversion to Catholicism, his staunchly conservative position on abortion, raising his hand when asked at the candidate debate who didn’t believe in evolution, and his bus trip through Iowa. Originally aired: (6/22/07)
American Idol 2007 runner-up, Blake Lewis, talks to Father Dave in-studio about beatboxing, his courageous musical choices, where he finds inspiration, and succeeding while bucking the popular trends. Originally aired: 6/12/07
Fr. Dave and Fr. Jude Siciliano, OP, talk about the process of preparing to preach a homily, and give up a preview of the Scripture readings for Trinity Sunday, explaining a bit about the Holy Spirit along the way. originally aired 6/1/07.
In the wake of the tragic shooting at Virgina Tech, The Busted Halo Show highlighted the many positive things happening on college campuses across North America. Dr. Micahel Galligan-Stierle is Vice President of the National Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities in Washington DC. Originally aired: 4-18-07.
Yes, as in “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” He won a Grammy Award for that, you know. He talked in studio about his Gospel music albums, his first time attending Catholic Mass (in Iraq), and his “Soapbox” blog at CharlieDaniels.com. (4/13/07)
Questions on: the Sunday obligation, which parts of Mass are different during Lent, chatting before Mass, standing after communion, altar relics, life in an Abbey, “liturgy” vs. passive entertainment, why we ring bells during Mass, how to receive communion, where did the altar rail go?
Questions on what to do when hosts are dropped, consuming more than one host, the transcendent vs. immanent at Mass, taking a break for the Lenten promise for one day, what to do with those who come forward in the communion line but do not receive.
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