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Fatherly Advice: How to Talk With a Houseguest Who’s Overstayed Their Welcome

In today’s podcast from the Busted Halo Show, Brett asks for some fatherly advice from Father Dave about an unwanted houseguest. Father Dave, Brett, and Christina talk about the boundaries of good deeds and learning when to say no.

 

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Dealing With a Hurtful Sermon

A caller asks Father Dave how she should handle a situation where she experienced a sermon that she found to be offensive. While attending a friends child’s dedication at a Baptist Church, she felt caught off guard by the preacher’s use of insulting words. Father Dave shares advice for how she might express her feelings with her family and friends. (Original Air 05-31-17)

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Father Dave Interviews Jason Evert About Chastity, Human Love, and Confirmation

Father Dave talks chastity, St. John Paul II, and the Sacrament of Confirmation with Jason Evert, founder of the Chastity Project and a contributor to “Chosen,” a program for those receiving Confirmation. 

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Fatherly Advice About Gossip

What is gossip? What’s the difference between gossiping and just venting to a friend? In today’s podcast, a caller asking for some fatherly advice sparks a conversation about one of the most common sins.

 

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The Power of Forgiveness: A Conversation About a New Documentary on the Emanuel Church Shooting

Father Dave discusses the power of forgiveness with Brian Ivie, Pastor Dimas Salaberrios, and Rose Simmons, all of whom were involved in the making of “Emanuel,” a documentary film about the 2015 shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

 

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Which Sacraments Can Only Be Done by a Priest?

In this segment from the Busted Halo Show, a listener asks a question about the Sacraments. “Which sacraments can only be done by a priest?” she asks. “By a deacon?” Father Dave explains “who can do what” when it comes to the seven sacraments.

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How the Saints Helped Author Colleen Carroll Campbell Overcome Her Struggle With Perfectionism

Father Dave interviews author, journalist, and former presidential speechwriter, Colleen Carroll Campbell, who discusses her newest book about the saints and perfectionism.

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How Can I Explain to Others Why God Allows Suffering?

Father Dave offers some fatherly advice to a caller asking an age-old question: Why would a good God allow us to suffer?

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Father Dave Interviews Brother Malachy About His Transformation From Rebellious Teen to a Man of God

Father Dave talks with Brother Malachy, a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal and soon-to-be priest, about his life-changing encounter with God, which inspired him to become a friar who serves others.

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