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A Catholic Perspective on Palliative Care

Jack Levison, Chair of Old Testament Interpretation at at Perkins School of Theology, and Dr. Robert Fine, a palliative care physician, stop by the studio to discuss the spirituality of end of life care, and what ancient texts can teach us about pain and suffering. Original Air 5-15-18

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Dr. Charlie Camosy on Where the Pro-Life Movement Should Go Next

  Friend of the show Dr. Charles Camosy chats with Father Dave about where the Pro-Life movement should go if Roe v. Wade is overturned.…

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Fatherly Advice: Forgiving Someone Who’s Hurt You Deeply

Father Dave gives advice to a woman who is having a difficult time forgiving people in her life who have sexually, physically, and mentally abused her for many years.  (Original Air 05-12-16)

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Is Salvation Possible for Everyone?

A listener named Kenny asks if salvation is possible for all people. He shares that his girlfriend is Catholic while he is Protestant. His girlfriend believes that the Catholic Church teaches that all people go to heaven, no matter their religion, as long as they are good people. Kenny asks if this is true.

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Saints of Our Lives: Saints Jacinta and Francisco Marto

“Saints of Our Lives” features Team Busted Halo acting out the lives of the saints in soap opera fashion for your educational and entertainment pleasure. In this episode, we dramatize the lives of Saints Jacinta and Francisco Marto!

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Dr. Angela Gorrell on Joy in the Midst of Grief

Guest host Fr. Stuart Wilson-Smith chats with Dr. Angela Gorrell about her new book, “The Gravity of Joy: A Story of Being Lost and Found,” which reflects on finding joy in the midst of suffering.

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Mysteries of the Rosary, Explained

Are you looking for a new and different challenge during prayer that can help deepen your relationship with God? Did you know that there are specific days designated for praying The Mysteries of the Rosary? A rosary newbie asks Father Dave about rosary logistics. Father Dave offers insights into different prayer practices and shares some history behind the newest mystery added by Saint John Paul II. (Original Air 11-09-16)

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Fatherly Advice: Relating to Mary

A listener named Amy messages on Facebook asking how to view Mary as a mother when artwork makes her look so solemn. She shares that she would love to connect with Our Lady, but doesn’t find prayers such as the Rosary to be very approachable. Father Dave and Christina offer some advice.

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What Do We Mean When We Say ‘All the Sins of My Past Life’ During Confession?

A listener named Nicki asks why we say, “I’m sorry for these sins and all of the sins of my past life” during Confession.

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What the Road to Emmaus Story Teaches Us About the Mass

In this clip from the Busted Halo show, Father Dave and Christina examine the story of Jesus’ appearance on the Road to Emmaus from Luke 24:13-35 and reflect on its message about the importance of the Mass.

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