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.

David DeSteno, Professor of psychology at Northeastern University discusses his new book, “How God Works: The Science Behind the Benefits of Religion.”

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Florence LaRue, founding member and lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning group The Fifth Dimension, chats with Father Dave about her new book, “Grace in Your Second Act: A Guide to Aging Gracefully.”

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In today’s podcast, a listener named Tina who works with engaged couples wonders why certain people are granted dispensations to marry outside of a Catholic Church.

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Claire Dwyer, editor of spiritualdirection.com, discusses how to find a spiritual director.

 

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Claire Dwyer, editor of spiritualdirection.com, discusses how to find a spiritual director.

 

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A listener named Gordon asks Father Dave if the Church will grow after the pandemic is over. Gordon shares that his own faith has deepened as a result of the pandemic and having access to faith resources online.

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With so much in the news about rising COVID-19 cases and vaccination efforts, Theologian Brett Salkeld stops by the show to discuss the ethics of vaccines, mandates, and religious exemptions in the midst of the ongoing pandemic.

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A listener named Kenny asks if salvation is possible for all people. He shares that his girlfriend is Catholic while he is Protestant. His girlfriend believes that the Catholic Church teaches that all people go to heaven, no matter their religion, as long as they are good people. Kenny asks if this is true.

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Dr. Nicki Verplogean, Cofounder of Tatenda International, chats with Father Dave about her book, “Organic Spirituality: A Sixfold Path for Contemplative Living.”

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This summer, the Dominican Order celebrated 800 years since the death of their founder, Saint Dominic. Dominican Priest Father Patrick Mary Briscoe chats with Father Dave about his new book, “Saint. Dominic's Way of Life: A Path to Knowing and Loving God.”

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Linda Znachko, founder of He Knows Your Name Ministries discusses her work honoring the life and dignity of every child, and highlights the importance of initiatives like the Safe Haven Baby Box program to prevent unnecessary infant abandonment or death. 

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A listener named Ron asks if Judas was denied communion at the Last Supper, as it seems that he was in the state of mortal sin.

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Brett shares that he was recently asked to define the word “faith” and found himself stumbling over the answer. This leads to an earnest discussion among Team Busted Halo.

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Father Dave discusses the U.S. bishops’ vote to draft a document on the Eucharist, and unpacks what this means for the Church.

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Kay Wyma chats with Father Dave about her new book, “The Peace Project: A 30-Day Experiment Practicing Thankfulness, Kindness, and Mercy.” 

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Father Dave breaks down the newly-revised sections of the Catholic Church’s Code of Canon Law regarding sexual abuse, expanding who can and must be punished for sexual abuses, and other abuses of power within the Church. 

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A listener named Dan asks Father Dave if there is a point in going to Confession if you know you are going to keep repeating the same sin.

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Fr. Larry Rice chats with Peter Mutabazi, advocate for vulnerable communities and founder of Now I Am Known, about his dedication to serving children in foster care.

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Father Larry Rice explains papal infallibility and how it works.

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A listener named Aida asks Father Steven Bell how to forgive her older sister who she hasn’t  spoken to for years due to a conflict over their inheritance.

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Giancarlo Bernini, Catholic Magician and speaker, discusses his unique career, his Catholic faith, and performs some tricks on-air!

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Father Steven Bell and Team Busted Halo discuss working towards healing and reconciliation after the news of Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

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Episcopal pastor, psychotherapist, and lawyer Ryan Casey Waller discusses his new book, ”Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don't Want to Talk About.”

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Guest host Fr. Stuart Wilson-Smith chats with Dr. Angela Gorrell about her new book, “The Gravity of Joy: A Story of Being Lost and Found,” which reflects on finding joy in the midst of suffering.

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Guest host Fr. Stuart Wilson-Smith chats with theologian Brett Salkeld about how the Catholic Church’s relationship with vaccines has evolved over time, and the morality of the various COVID vaccines available today.

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Gia Chacón, humanitarian and founder of For the Martyrs, discusses Christian persecution in our world today.

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Catholic speaker, author, and former host of the “Morning Glory” radio show Gloria Purvis discusses Black History Month and how the Church can better serve Black Catholics.

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Jesuit priest and Editor of America Media, Fr. Jim Martin, S.J. discusses his new book, “Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone.”

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Theologian Dr. Scott Hahn discusses his new  book, “It is Right and Just: Why the Future of Civilization Depends on True Religion,” which argues that religion is not only relevant to justice and law, but is necessary for civilization to thrive. 

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Father Dave explains the Vatican’s new guidelines for distributing ashes on Ash Wednesday due to the pandemic.

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Jason Evert, Catholic speaker, author, and founder of The Chastity Project, discusses his new program created with Matt Fradd, “Forged: 33 Days Towards Freedom.” 

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Claire Dwyer, Editor of Spiritualdirection.com discusses her new book, “The Present Paradise: A Spiritual Journey with St. Elizabeth of the Trinity.”

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Bishop John Dolan and Deacon Ed Schoener discuss their Catholic resources “When A Loved One Dies by Suicide: Comfort, Hope and Healing for Grieving Catholics” and “Responding to Suicide: A Pastoral Handbook for Catholic Leaders.”

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Dan Cellucci, CEO of the Catholic Leadership Institute, discusses his OSV Initiative Talk, “What If They Don’t Come Back?” 

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Caitlyn Kano. Executive Director of Compass Catholic ministries, discusses financial wellness and what role our faith can play in decisions about money. 

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