The Busted Halo Show with Catholic priest Father Dave Dwyer, CSP, is an informative and entertaining take on the Catholic faith. Father Dave and team answer your questions of faith and tackle current issues in our world while having some laughs along the way! This podcast features excerpts from the show on The Catholic Channel -- SiriusXM, channel 129.

DeVon Franklin, a producer of the new film “Breakthrough,” talks with Father Dave about the movie, faith, and the power of prayer and surrender.

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Are relics scientific? Are science and faith at odds? How can a faithful Catholic reconcile the Big Bang Theory with the book of Genesis? Father Robert Spitzer, Jesuit priest and president of the Magis Center, discusses these burning questions with Father Dave and Brett from the Tower of Hope on the Christ Cathedral Campus in Orange, California.

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From the 2019 Los Angeles Religious Education Conference, Father Dave talks with Bishop Robert Barron about his upcoming projects, reaching out to young people, and the clerical response to the sexual abuse crisis. Original Air 3-21-19

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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 Father Dave for a conversation about how parishioners can support their priests during a busy time in the Church.

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Father Dave discusses Pope Francis’ homily from the recent bishops’ summit on clergy abuse and explains the policies and procedures of the Dallas Charter.

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Mike McDonnell, clergy sex abuse survivor, shares his experience with the Catholic Church, his journey as a victim, and what he would like to see out of the Bishops' summit on the protection of minors in the Church being held this week at the Vatican. (Original Air 2-20-19)

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Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti joins us to discuss his new book, “The Priestly Blessing: Rediscovering the Gift.” He looks at our faith's rich history of blessings and encourages his brother priests to embrace the gifts of this practice. Original Air 2-5-19

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Author, theologian, and friend of the show Father Jeff Kirby chats with Father Dave about his new book, “God’s Search for Us: Five Truths from a Missing Coin.” He explains the how a commonly overlooked parable relays the message of God's search for his people, and offers insights into our celebration of the Mass.

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August Turak, author and friend of the show, stops by to discuss his new book, “Brother John: A Monk, A Pilgrim, and the Purpose of Life.” August explains how an encounter with a Trappist monk changed his life and inspired him to seek a deeper understanding of his purpose. Original Air 1-23-19

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Two listeners named Donna and Pat ask Father Dave to explain chapel veils, if Vatican II discouraged use of them, and if it is still okay to wear them to Mass. Father Dave explains that veils are devotional and are not discouraged by the Church, but are no longer required. Original Air 1-10-19

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Monday after Epiphany. Father Dave discusses John's letter from today's readings, which describes the Christian life as keeping God's commandment to believe in Christ and to love one another. Father Dave points out that sometimes both faith and loving others can be difficult, but God can provide us with the grace to live out our call. Preached at Saint Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 1-07-19

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Father Donald Calloway, Vocation Director for the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, chats with Father Dave about his book, “10 Wonders of the Rosary.” He shares his journey to the Catholic Church and stories about the power of the Rosary.

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A listener named Bob asks, "How do I pray to the Holy Spirit?" Bob explains that as he has gone deeper into his prayer life, he can't seem to connect to the Holy Spirit. Father Dave suggests praying the popular "Prayer to the Holy Spirit" and reflecting on the fruits of the Spirit listed in Saint Paul's letter to the Galatians." Original Air 1-09-19

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During a Team Busted Halo chat on the air, Brett shares that he has been feeling overwhelmed lately, but feels unworthy to ask God for what he wants. He explains that he asked God for a sign to confirm that God is listening, and God delivered! Father Dave also offers some encouraging words for all who struggle with asking God for help. Original Air 1-07-19

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