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Professor David DeSteno on the Science Behind the Benefits of Religion

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

Singer Florence LaRue on Aging Gracefully

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.”

Why Are People Granted Dispensation to Marry Outside of the Church?

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.

How to Find a Spiritual Director

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

 

How to Find a Spiritual Director

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

 

Will the Church Grow After the Pandemic?

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.

Theologian Brett Salkeld on COVID Vaccines and Religious Exemption

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.

Is Salvation Possible for Everyone?

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.

Dr. Nicki Verploegen on Contemplative Living

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

Fr. Patrick Mary Briscoe on the Life of Saint Dominic

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.”