Catholic comedian Judy McDonald stops by the studio with her service dog, Oprah, to discuss PTSD, comedy, and surviving breast cancer. She explains how her faith has influenced her comedy, and how the gift of humor has gotten her through difficult times. Original Air 10-25-18
Author, professor, and friend of the show, Dr. Edward Sri discusses his new book, “Into His Likeness: Be Transformed as a Disciple of Christ.” He explains how the modern person can live as a disciple by focusing on the four pillars of prayer, fellowship, the Sacraments, and the teachings of Christ. Original Air 4-10-18
Internationally renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli discusses his new album, “Believe” and his Catholic faith.
A listener named Eric asks if the souls in purgatory are able to pray for us. He explains that his grandmother used to pray a novena to the holy souls in purgatory, but he is not sure if this is officially taught by the Church.
Author, speaker and pro-life advocate J.C. Beichner discusses her book, “Grace in Progress: Prayers for the Beautifully Broken.” J.C. shares her experience with abortion and offers encouragement to those who have suffered through it.
A listener named Craig asks, “What are the benefits of praying to saints?” Father Dave explains that asking for the intercession of saints is a great tool for helping us get in touch with God. Following the examples of the saints is helpful in living out our own lives of faith, and the saints can be a community of support for us as well. Original Air 7-26-18
Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave reflects on today’s reading in which Saint Paul calls us to imitate God. Father Dave points out that this can be challenging due to our own shortcomings, but the Lord is compassionate with us and we should trust in his grace. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-26-20
In honor of Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, Charlene Quint, family law attorney and domestic abuse survivor, discusses her new book, “Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers: The Comprehensive Handbook to Recognize, Remove and Recover from Abuse.”
Father Dave chats with Michael O’Neill, author, host and creator of the website Miraclehunter.com about Carlo Acutis, an Italian teen on his way to sainthood.