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.

Wedding season is fast approaching! On this podcast, Father Dave tackles marriage questions. What's the difference between a natural and sacramental marriage? Can you receive the Eucharist after going through a divorce? All this and more as we talk holy matrimony. (Original Air 11-11-15)

Direct download: 11-11-15_Marriage_Questions.mp3
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Have you ever wondered about the difference between venial and mortal sin? A listener calls in wondering what constitutes a mortal sin, and what he can do to be absolved of it. (Original Air 11-03-16)

Direct download: 11-03-16_What_Is_A_Moral_Sin.mp3
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Have you ever found yourself purposely not doing or limiting yourself to something, so that later it has greater significance? A caller has the same question on why we are allowed to receive the Eucharist everyday and why doing so does not devoid its value. (Original Air 03-30-16)

Direct download: 04-25-16_Why_Do_We_Recieve_The_Eucharist_Everyday.mp3
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How can you encourage your children (or grandchildren) to attend mass and participate in the church community? A pair of grandparents seek fatherly advice on approaching hesitant family members. (Original Air 01-28-16)

Direct download: 04-22-16_Fatherly_Advice_Encouraging_Kids_To_Go_To_Mass.mp3
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Wondering why the priest performs a certain action at mass, or why items are set up a certain way on the altar? Father Dave explains the arrangement of chairs on the altar, why a priest covers his hands before touching the monstrance, and why priests always seem to be flipping through the Roman Missal. (Original Air 04-05-16)

Direct download: 04-20-16_Church_Rituals.mp3
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Dr. Thomas W. Burnford, Interim President of National Catholic Education Association, joins the Busted Halo Show to talk about the importance of a Catholic school education, and the success of the many children who attend Catholic school every year. (Original Air 02-03-16)

Direct download: BH_04-20-16.mp3
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Being in an interfaith relationship can be difficult, especially when it comes to weekly services and religious traditions. Father Dave speaks to a Lutheran women in a relationship with a Catholic man about the challenges and graces of interfaith dating. (Original Air 04-05-16)

Direct download: 04-13-16_Inter_Faith_Relationahips.mp3
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Have you ever wanted to have a discussion about faith with a family member, friend or co-worker but wasn't sure how you could do so without offending them? Father Dave gives out some advice to a caller who is seeking answers on the appropriate way for her to discuss the topic of religion and going to church with a co-worker that she had a previous discussion with. (Original Air 02-16-16)

Direct download: 02-19-16_Fatherly_Advice_Back_To_Church.mp3
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Team Busted Halo hears from a caller frustrated with celebrity gossip, which sparks a lively conversation about faith, role models, and the merits of discussing the lives of the famous. (Original Air 03-29-16)

Direct download: 03-29-16_Beyonce_and_Kanye.mp3
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Today in mass class... communion questions! Father Dave explains the language used during Eucharistic prayers, and the correct way to consume the precious blood. Plus, do priests ever get tipsy? The team answers one caller's bold question. (Original Air 03-30-16)

Direct download: 03-30-16_Zachary_And_Others.mp3
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Melissa Joan Hart is an award-winning veteran actress of television, film, and theater. She is perhaps best known for her starring role in Sabrina The Teenage Witch, the kids’ classic Clarissa Explains It All, or the sitcom Melissa & Joey.  Hart visits the show to talk about her captivating new movie God's Not Dead 2, the sequel to the incredibly successful 2014 hit. (Original Air 03-31-16)

Direct download: 03-31-16_Melissa_Joan_Hart.mp3
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Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman talks to Father Dave about his new series "The Story of God," which takes viewers on an exploration of the cultures of the world, examining questions about God and the meaning of life. Find out the surprising things that he learned along his journey. (Original Air: 03-22-16)

Direct download: 03-22-16_Morgan_Freeman_Intreview.mp3
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Father Dave and Team Busted Halo take calls from newly confirmed Catholics.  The callers give us a exciting perspective on the process of joining the Church. As well as when they received the Eucharist for the first time. (Original Air 03-29-16)

Direct download: 03-30-16_New_Members_In_Church.mp3
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