Select segments from the show on The Catholic Channel - SiriusXM ch. 129

A pregnant woman asks Father Dave if her unborn baby also receives Communion. Father Dave explains the teachings behind receiving The Eucharist. (Original Air 10-18-17)

Direct download: 10-18-17_Baby_Get_Communion.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:22am EST

Father Dave gets a call from a man wondering about the mixing of water and wine. His new parish priest consecrates the Blood of Christ differently than their old priest, who would pour a drop of water into each chalice. (Original Air 10-17-17)

Direct download: 10-17-17_Altar_Server_Holy_Water.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:15am EST

A listener asks for Fatherly Advice on talking to his son's friend's mother about coming back to Church. The friend of the family was a practicing Catholic before she met her new husband, and the listener suspects she has some interest in returning to the Church. (Original Air 10-17-17)

Direct download: 10-17-17_FA_Friend_Coming_Back_To_Church.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01am EST

Father Dave receives a call from a listener asking for advice on how he can continue to be strong in his faith while he is experiencing difficult times without a strong community around to help. Father Dave offers some thoughts on finding spiritual support. (Original Air 10-10-17)

Direct download: 10-10-17_FA_Being_Part_Of_Community.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am EST

A mother calls Father Dave asking for advice on how to help her daughter. Her daughter attends a Baptist high school, and some of her classmates told her she was going to Hell because she is not Baptist. Her daughter was hurt and upset by the comment, and the caller wonders what she can do. (Original Air 10-10-17)

Direct download: 10-10-17_FA_Girl_Bullied.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57pm EST

On the Feast of St. Francis, a caller asks why some Franciscan orders refer to the feast day as the "Transitus of St. Francis." Father Dave explains the significance of this terminology. (Original Air 10-04-17)

Direct download: 10-04-17_Francis_Called_Transitus.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52pm EST

A caller asks why we celebrate the Sabbath on Sunday and not on a Saturday. She says that her friend, a Seventh Day Adventist, insists the Sabbath is on a Saturday. So, did Catholics change the day of the Sabbath? Father Dave explains. (Original Air 10-03-17)

Direct download: 10-03-17_Sabbath_on_Saturday.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00am EST

Have you ever wondered what role relics play in our faith, and why? A Protestant listener who finds the concept odd asks Father Dave to explain the importance of relics in Catholicism. (Original Air 10-03-17)

Direct download: 10-03-17_Email_About_Relics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EST

A caller asks why the Church declares people saints. She also wonders why Catholics are the only canonized saints, and why good people from other faith denominations are not considered. Father Dave explains why and how we declare saints. (Original Air 09-12-17)

Direct download: 09-12-17_Why_Declare_Saints.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:09pm EST

A caller asks Father Dave if the Church requires us to contribute to welfare programs. He doesn't feel comfortable giving to government-funded agencies without knowing where the money is going. Father Dave speaks about the importance of following the laws set in place, while considering better ways of contributing to organizations in the future. (Original Air 09-12-17)

Direct download: 09-12-17_Welfare_Programs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:39pm EST