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What Is the Best Way to Support Priests?

  Kathryn Whitaker, long-time listener, friend, and author of “Live Big, Love Bigger: Getting Real With BBQ, Sweet Tea, and a Whole Lotta Jesus” joins…

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Building Up Our Faith Muscles

First Sunday of Lent. Father Dave shares how Lent presents us with opportunities to make the right choices. Temptations are around us all the time, but the effort we make to avoid giving in to our temptations strengthens our faith. Preached at Resurrection of the Lord Parish, Honolulu on 3-10-19

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If Bad Weather Keeps Me from Church, Does Watching Mass on TV Fulfill My Sunday Obligation?

  Father Dave answers a question from a caller in Pittsburgh named Audrey, who’s concerned about being unable to get to church on Sunday. She…

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God Provides the Way Back

Monday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave shares a story about getting lost on a hiking trip with his friends. He discusses today’s reading from Sirach in which it states that God always provides a way back. We must trust in His providence and hope in Him. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-04-19

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How Do I Know I Can Trust You?

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses wisdom literature in Scripture and how it teaches us about God. He also reflects on today’s Gospel in which Jesus points out that we know a tree by its fruit, and we will know good people by the fruit they produce in the world. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 3-03-19

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Do Sundays Count During Lent?

It’s the Lenten question Father Dave receives most often! “Do Sundays count during Lent?” A caller named Michelle shares that growing up, her mom told her Sundays were not included in her Lenten sacrifice. Father Dave explains that Sundays do, in fact, count. When we celebrate Sunday Mass during Lent, the Church still calls them Sundays in Lent. He also explains the Catholic definition of fasting, and that our Lenten sacrifices generally do not count as fasting. Original Air 2-07-18

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Be Not Over Confident

Thursday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today’s reading from Sirach in which we are told not to rely on ourselves, power, or wealth, and that we shouldn’t be over confident about God’s mercy. God is infinitely merciful, but we should not take advantage of his generosity. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 2-28-19

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Saints of Our Lives: St. Clare of Assisi

“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 life of St. Clare of Assisi. 

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The Spirit Helps My Unbelief

Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today’s Gospel reading during which Jesus heals a man who is possessed by demons. Father Dave points out the importance of asking God to help our unbelief, and trusting in Him at all times. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 2-25-19

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Should I Give Something Up? Or Take Something On?

A caller participating in Lent for the first time after converting to Catholicism wonders if he is required to give something up, take something on, or both. Father Dave explains why we make these efforts during Lent, and what our actions represent as we lead up to Easter. (Original Air 02-28-17)

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