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

Brett reflects on his grandmother's funeral service and the many emotions that come with saying goodbye to a loved one. He considers the impact his grandmother had on the lives of so many others. (Original Air 08-18-16)

Direct download: 08-18-16_Brett_And_Family_At_Grandmothers_Funeral.mp3
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On Mass Class Wednesday, a listener asks Father Dave why going to Sunday Mass is a requirement for all Catholics, and why missing Mass is considered a mortal sin. (Original Air 08-17-16)

Direct download: 08-17-16_Importance_Of_Going_To_Weekly_Mass.mp3
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A caller is curious about how to join the Catholic Church and wonders if she needs to be baptized a second time despite having received the sacrament in another denomination. Father Dave clears up this baptism quandary. (Original Air 07-19-16)

Direct download: 07-19-16_Sacrament_of_Baptism.mp3
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A concerned sacristan calls Father Dave with a question about recently having to drink the remaining precious blood after Mass and purify the chalice. Father Dave reviews Church teaching and offers some reassuring words to the sacristan. (Original Air 07-19-16)

Direct download: 07-19-16_Are_Sacristans_Allowed_to_Purify_the_Sacred_Vessels.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:52pm EDT

Wondering how to get more people to attend your young adult ministry events? Father Dave shares some great tips in response to a #TwitterTuesday question about getting a new young adult group off the ground. And check out Young Adult Ministry in a Box, Busted Halo's digital toolkit for starting young adult ministry from scratch, for more tips and ideas. (Original Air 07-19-16)

Direct download: 07-19-16_Young_Adult_Ministry.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:45pm EDT

A caller seeks out Father Dave's advice on how to handle difficult issues with her coworkers. And this is a tough one -- the caller feels like she's in a hopeless situation because the conflict is with one of her bosses. (Original Air 07-14-16)

Direct download: 07-14-16_Fatherly_Advice_How_To_Handle_Your_Work_Relationships.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:21am EDT

A woman struggling with feeling accepted at Church asks for Father Dave's advice. She feels that because she is married to a Muslim man, she is not fully welcome. (Original Air 07-12-16)

Direct download: 07-12-16_Catholic_Women_and_Muslim_Faith.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:20pm EDT

Weekday masses have less music and fewer readings than a Sunday Mass, but why? Father Dave explains the specific reason for the liturgical difference. (Original Air 07-19-16)

Direct download: 07-19-16_Difference_Between_Weekday_And_Sunday_Mass.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:06pm EDT

Father Dave answers a #TwitterTuesday question about church layout - Why do some altars seem to be miles away from the congregation? Find out if there's a spiritual reason behind this curious aspect of church design. (Original Air 07-19-16)

Direct download: 07-19-16_Altar_Located_Far_Away.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

Hello from Krakow, Poland! Father Dave and "The Catholic Guy" Lino Rulli share a podcast directly from World Youth Day. Find out what this great event is all about, and join in on the faith-filled celebration with pilgrims from all over the world. (Original Air 07-26-16)

Direct download: 07-26-16_World_Youth_Day.mp3
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