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.

Highlights from Father Dave's 20th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood, featuring friends of the show Lino Rulli, Kathryn Whitaker, and more!

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A listener asks if receiving Communion on the hand is a sacrilege. Father Dave explains that the Church allows reception of Communion on the hand, therefore it is not a sacrilege. He provides history and context for why we're welcome to receive the Eucharist in the mouth or on the hand.

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Father Dave and Team Busted Halo offer some advice to a woman whose husband was unfaithful, and encourage her to continue to have hope in God's healing power.

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Jim Wahlberg, director, producer, and Executive Director of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, chats with Father Dave about his upcoming autobiography and short film, and the role Mother Teresa played in his faith. 

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Father Dave answers a question from a listener who's wondering if being pro-choice is a mortal sin. Father Dave explains the different degrees of culpability in order to consider something a grave sin.

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A listener named Amy messages on Facebook asking how to view Mary as a mother when artwork makes her look so solemn. She shares that she would love to connect with Our Lady, but doesn’t find prayers such as the Rosary to be very approachable. Father Dave and Christina offer some advice.

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Fr. Dave explains what is meant when we pray that we are an "Apostolic Church" in the creed. He points out that the Church was started by apostles and explains apostolic succession, the line of priesthood that has been unbroken since the time of the Twelve Apostles.

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Fr. Dave explains what is meant when we pray that we are an "Apostolic Church" in the creed. He points out that the Church was started by apostles and explains apostolic succession, the line of priesthood that has been unbroken since the time of the Twelve Apostles.

Direct download: apostolicchurch.mp3
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Dr. Josh Packard, Executive Director of Springtide Research Institute, discusses research on loneliness and isolation among young adults, and how social distancing has been agitating those feelings. 

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A listener asks why priests bow during the words of consecration. Father Dave explains that this is typically generational due to Vatican II, and while a slight bow is in the rubrics of the Roman Missal, it is open to interpretation.

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