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.

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In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week, Father Dave speaks with Angelique Ruhi-Lopez, a writer whose own infertility journey motivated her to write "The Infertility Companion for Catholics: Spiritual and Practical Support for Couples." Her book was the first authentically Catholic book of its kind to provide answers on the Church’s view on infertility, as well as support to couples walking this path. (Original Air 04-25-17)

Direct download: 04-25-17_Angelique_Ruhi-Lpez.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

Are we required to bow our heads before we receive Communion? How much of a bow should we make? Father Dave explains how we can reverently receive the Eucharist. (Original Air 04-05-17)

Direct download: 04-05-17_Bowing_Head_Eucharist.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:58pm EDT

Father Dave receives a call from a woman who is traveling on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. She is excited to attend the pilgrimage, but wonders if attending Latin Mass will still fulfill her obligation, since she won't know what is being said. (Original Air 04-05-17)

Direct download: 04-05-17_Mass_In_Latin.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Father Dave receives an email from a listener asking if a baptism is authentic if the child isn't baptized by a priest. Father Dave explains the Sacrament of Baptism and the amount of times a person is allowed to be baptized. (Original Air 04-07-17)

Direct download: 04-07-17_Baptism.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

A woman whose husband passed away recently after many years of marriage is concerned that she may not be married to him, or even know him, in Heaven. Father Dave shares what Catholics believe Heaven will be like. (Original Air 04-03-17)

Direct download: 04-03-17_Married_To_Whom_In_Heaven.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

Father Dave provides some fatherly advice to a man who is strongly considering becoming a priest. The man has mixed emotions because he has a great job and a girlfriend that he loves very much and doesn't want to hurt; but he also feels that God is really calling him to become a priest. Father Dave shares with him how he can handle this difficult situation. (Original Air 03-31-17)

Direct download: 03-31-17_FA_Priesthood.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:23am EDT

A recent convert calls Father Dave for advice after trying to explain Catholics' deep devotion to Mary to her friends of other faiths. Father Dave explains why we ask for Mary's intercession, and why Catholics hold Mary in such high regard. (Original Air 04-03-17)

Direct download: 03-08-17_Intercession_of_Mary.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:20pm EDT

Father Dave answers special Holy Week and Easter "Mass Class" questions, including, "Why is the Passion read on Palm Sunday?" "Why do we visit seven churches after Mass on Holy Thursday?" And "When does our Lenten promise officially end?" (Original Air 04-12-17)

Direct download: 04-12-17_Easter_Questions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:27pm EDT

On Mass Class Wednesday, Father Dave hears from a listener wondering if the congregation should lift their hands during the "peace be with you" exchange with the priest during Mass. Father Dave explains the Church teaching on the proper protocol. (Original Air 03-15-17)

Direct download: 03-15-17_Peace_Be_With_You_Hands.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:16am EDT

Father Dave hears from a caller battling addiction. The caller wonders about going to confession in the midst of coping with issues of addiction. (Original Air 03-09-17)

Direct download: 03-09-17_Confession_With_Addiction.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Ernie Johnson Jr., sportscaster and host of "Inside the NBA," talks about his new book "Unscripted: The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary," and shares his story about the impact that sports, faith, and family had on his life. (Original Air 04-04-17)

Direct download: 04-04-17_Ernie_Johnson_Jr_Interview.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:07am EDT

Where did Catholics come up with the idea that we have guardian angels? Are they mentioned in the Bible? Father Dave provides some history and context when it comes to those watching over us. (Original Air 03-08-17)

Direct download: 03-08-17_Guardian_Angels.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

Have you ever wondered what happens to other people of faith when they die? Can they still they make it to Heaven, even if they weren't Catholic? Father Dave explains what Catholics believe happens to a person's soul after they pass away (Original Air 02-09-17)

Direct download: 02-09-17_Going_To_Heaven.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

Do Catholics believe in evolution? How can we explain it from a Catholic perspective? Father Dave highlights The Church's teachings on evolution and its place in our faith. (Original Air 03-23-17)

Direct download: Evolution.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:04am EDT