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Before and After Car Wash

Thursday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave compares life before and after conversion. He explains that there should be a difference in the way we live after we encounter Christ. He encourages us to be a witness of our “before and after” for others. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-24-19

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Fr. Chris Alar on Finding Hope After a Loved One’s Suicide

Marian priest Fr. Chris Alar, MIC shares the story behind his new book, “After Suicide: There’s Still Hope for Them and You.”

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Our Help Is in the Name of the Lord

Wednesday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today’s letter from Saint Paul which urges us not to give into temptation. Father Dave points out that while living the life of a Christian is difficult, God can and will give us the grace we need to be who he has called us to be. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-23-19

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Memento Mori: What It Means to ‘Remember Our Death’

In a special homily preached on All Souls’ Day from the Church of Notre Dame de Lorette, in France, Father Dave discusses our culture’s tendency to avoid thinking about death and the importance of preparing for it

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How to Be a Disciple

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

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How Do I Pray to Saints Without Worshipping Them?

A listener named Amanda asks, “How do I ask for a saint’s intercession without praying to them?” Amanda shares that she became Catholic a year ago and is still trying to understand how to pray to saints without it feeling like we are worshipping them. Father Dave explains the difference between intercession and worship. (Original Air 12-05-18)

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Why Do We Bless Ourselves During Mass?

A listener named Katrine asks, “Why do we bless ourselves during Mass?” She’s noticed people making the sign of the cross during certain parts of the Mass, and wonders if we’re required to do so at specific times.

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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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Jonah & Our Lady of the Rosary

Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary. Father Dave recounts the story of Jonah and the whale and compares it to our call to be prophetic, even giving voice to things that may be unpopular among our peers. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-07-19

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My Right vs. The Common Good

Twenty-Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time. Father Dave discusses today’s Gospel in which Jesus emphasizes our duty to follow the Lord. We shouldn’t feel entitled to things, rather we should serve God and his people as we are called. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-06-19

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