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.
Father Dave helps a listener understand the challenging concept of transubstantiation better. Another caller expresses his gratitude for the quality of the answer, and asks if he himself could use explanation as well. (Originally aired: 01/19/10)
Direct download: 01-19-10_Transubstantiation.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:31pm EST

The devastating earthquake that has demolished Haiti and taken countless lives since striking Tuesday, including the life of the Catholic archbishop of Port-au-Prince, is surely weighing heavily on the minds of all of us.  But how can we help, what can WE possibly do to ease the suffering? On the Busted Halo Show to answer some questions and discuss what we can do and how to respond, is Tom Price from Catholic Relief Services. CRS is the official international humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic Church, and is responding in full force to victims of the massive earthquake.  Tom Price is Senior Manager for Communications for U.S. Operations of CRS.

Information for Donating:

To donate, please call 1-877-HELP-CRS, donate online at or send a check to Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21203-7090.  In the memo portion of your check, please write: Haiti Earthquake


Direct download: Interview_TomPriceCRS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:18pm EST

In the newest edition of Busted Halo Show's ongoing feature Real World Catholic Leaders, Father Dave talks with Susan King. Susan is currently the Vice President of External Affairs and the Director of Journalism Initiative, Special initiatives and Strategy for the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Before joining the foundation, Susan served as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of Labor, a presidential appointee confirmed twice by the Senate, where she oversaw the work of 16 different agencies. As an Emmy-winning journalist, she was both anchor in Washington television, and White House correspondent for ABC. Susan is on the Board of Trustees of several organizations including the BBC World Service Trust and the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management. In this interview, Susan talks with Father Dave about how her Catholic faith has influenced her various roles in the worlds of government, journalism, and philanthropy.(Originally aired: 01/07/10)

Direct download: Interview_SusanKing.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:40pm EST

Michele Castle is a Catholic working mother of three, who worked for the church for 14 years, including being the director of Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina.  She now runs her own business as a health and wellness consultant promoting lifestyle change and a line of products aimed at cleansing our bodies of toxins and impurities, resulting in weight loss, increased energy, and overall improved health.(Originally aired: 01/06/10)

Direct download: Interview_MicheleCastle.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:20pm EST