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

Father Dave receives an email from a couple who recently lost their son in an accident and are struggling with coping with their grief during the holiday season. Father Dave and Brett offer support and advice. (Original Air 11-16-17)

Direct download: Christmas_grief_Podcast._11.16.17_episode.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:53pm EST

A "Congregation of One" couple Brian and Joanna join team Busted Halo in studio to ask a question of faith. Joanna says that she has a friend in her parish who recently converted to Catholicism along with her husband, and she wonders if are required to get remarried in the Church since they were married before converting. (Original Air 11-01-17)

Direct download: 11-01-17_Remarriage_Convert.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:34pm EST

With the help of Busted Halo intern Larissa, Father Dave answers a question of faith from a listener asking why we call Mary "the Mother of God." Didn't God create Mary? Father Dave explains why we use this title for Mary. (Original Air 10-25-17)

Direct download: 10-25-17_Mary_Mother_Of_God.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38am EST

A caller wonders why we say the line "I have gravely sinned" during the part of the Mass known as the Confiteor. If a person is not in a state of mortal sin, isn't that line technically untrue? Father Dave explains why we say the Confiteor right before we receive The Eucharist. (Original Air 10-25-17)

Direct download: 10-25-17_Gravely_Sinned.mp3
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A listener wonders how she should pray when she is in front of the Blessed Sacrament, and asks if there are special prayers she should say, or specific rituals she should do. Father Dave and Christina share some helpful tips for a prayerful adoration. (Original Air 10-24-17)

Direct download: 10-24-17_Praying_At_Adoration.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:29am EST

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