Was yesterday a Holy Day of Obligation for you? Did you go to mass? Why do some areas celebrate the Feast of the Ascension on Thursday and others celebrate it on Sunday? Father Dave explains the reasoning behind this difference to a caller, which prompts Brett to ask more follow-up questions and to comment on Jesus’ effectiveness. (Original Air 05-05-16)
Jim Wahlberg, director, producer, and Executive Director of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, chats with Father Dave about his upcoming autobiography and short film, and the role Mother Teresa played in his faith.
Father Dave and Team Busted Halo offer some advice to a woman whose husband was unfaithful, and encourage her to continue to have hope in God’s healing power.
Father Dave answers a question from a listener who’s wondering if being pro-choice is a mortal sin. Father Dave explains the different degrees of culpability in order to consider something a grave sin.
Father Dave sits down with husband-wife duo Chris and Emily Norton, the authors of “The Seven Longest Yards: Our Love Story of Pushing the Limits while Leaning on Each Other.”
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.
Fr. Dave explains what is meant when we pray that we are an “Apostolic Church” in the creed. He points out that the Church was started by apostles and explains apostolic succession, the line of priesthood that has been unbroken since the time of the Twelve Apostles.
Is grace always offered by God? Is it our responsibility to actively accept it? How is grace related to mercy? Father Dave talks all about God’s grace in response to a curious listener’s question. (Original Air 01-20-17)