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.

A caller wonders how she can convince her nephew, who does not want to be confirmed, that Confirmation is an important sacrament. Her husband, the nephew's Godfather, is also struggling to get through to his Godson. Father Dave shares his advice. (Original Air 11-15-16)

Direct download: 11-15-16_Nephew_and_Confirmation.mp3
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Best friend of the show Rabbi Brad Hirschfield joins us to discuss life after the election, how to sit across the table from someone that you vehemently disagree with, and how faith can help us in divisive times. Father Dave and Rabbi Brad also discuss Pope Francis, the Year of Mercy coming to an end, and "forgiving the unforgivable sin." (Original Air 11-21-16)

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Are there specific days designated for praying The Mysteries of the Rosary? A rosary newbie asks Father Dave about prayer logistics. Father Dave offers insights into prayer practices and shares some history behind the newest mystery added by Saint John Paul II. (Original Air 11-09-16)

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What's the difference between a ciborium and a pyx? How much of the Eucharist can they both hold? Should they be made of gold? Does Father Dave own a personal chalice or ciborium? It's Mass Class Wednesday, and Father Dave answers questions from 10-year-old Busted Halo superfan Zachary. (Original Air 11-09-16)

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Father Dave shares a history lesson today after a non-Catholic woman asks why the Catholic Bible has more readings than other Christian Bibles. Father Dave explains that this distinction has to do with Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation, along with some other old Jewish rules as well. (Original Air 11-09-16)

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A woman seeks some Fatherly Advice from Father Dave regarding her husband's infidelity. The woman expresses that she is still in love with her husband and would like to continue being married to him, but she is not sure he feels the same way. Father Dave offers some guidance on this sensitive situation. (Original Air 11-01-16)

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Father Dave said what? A caller asks Father Dave why he said that missing Sunday Mass is a mortal sin. Father Dave explains the importance of our obligation, and why missing Mass hurts our relationships with God. (Original Air 10-19-16)

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Friend of the Busted Halo Show Dr. Charles Camosy, a professor of Christian ethics at Fordham University, joins Father Dave to talk about this upcoming election and how he views it from a Catholic's perspective. Dr. Camosy gives us insight into the positions and stances of the candidates surrounding the issue of abortion, and how this election is not necessarily a single-issue situation. (Original Air 10-31-16)

Direct download: 10-31-16_Dr._Charles_Camosy.mp3
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