Father Dave interviews author, journalist, and former presidential speechwriter, Colleen Carroll Campbell, who discusses her newest book about the saints and perfectionism.
Physician, researcher, and speaker Dr. Sanudra Dalton-Smith discusses her book, “Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.”
Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today’s Gospel in which Jesus asks us to do unto others as we would have them do to us. He explains that Jesus says this “golden rule” sums up the law and the prophets, which we call the Old Testamant today. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 6-23-20
A listener named Amanda shares that she and her husband suffer from infertility as a result of her husband’s battle with cancer. She asks how they can fulfill their duty to God in upholding the Sacrament of Matrimony without children, and shares that she does not feel welcome in the Church because infertility is not discussed often.
Father Dave answers two questions on marriage. A listener named Patricia shares that her daughter was supposed to be married in August, but her Pre-Cana marriage course was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and she is unable to be married without it.
Popular Christian speaker and worship leader, Carlos Whittaker discusses his book “Enter Wild: Exchange a Mundane Faith Life for Life With an Uncontainable God” and shares how he is working to heal racial injustice in our country.
Friend of the show Katie Prejean McGrady discusses the “Ave Explores” series on Catholic Social Teaching and how to better aid in the fight against racism.
Father Dave and Brett discuss the need to view each other as one family in light of the current civil unrest and racial injustices we see in our country.
Wednesday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses our search for fulfillment. He explains that fulfillment is to bring to completion or reality something that has been desired or promised. Father Dave points out that there are many in our society who are still longing for the fulfillment of racial justice, and challenges us to unite our prayers and actions to bring about fulfillment. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 6-10-20
Father Steven Bell, CSP, shares his journey of faith as a convert to Catholicism, Paulist priest, and member of the Black Catholic community. He shares his perspective on how we can support our Black brothers and sisters in the Church.