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Do I Always Have to Pray With an Intention?

A listener named Carol shares that she prays the Rosary and Divine Mercy chaplet daily, but sometimes doesn’t have specific intentions. She asks if we must have intentions each time we pray.

Gospel Breakdown: Loving Your Neighbor When It's Hard

Father Dave and Team Busted Halo discuss Luke 6:27-38, the passage in which Jesus tells us to love our enemies.

Fatherly Advice: Dealing With Political Division

A listener named Lydia shares that she is seeing a lot of division within Catholic circles surrounding the upcoming presidential election. She has seen Catholics tear each other down and judge the faith of the other based on who they are voting for. Lydia asks Father Dave why this is happening and how to tackle it.

Dispensation and the Ten Commandments

A listener named Robert asks if the Ten Commandments are considered dogma, and if so, how bishops can give a dispensation for the obligation to attend Sunday Mass due to the pandemic

Gospel Breakdown: Forgiving 77 Times

Father Dave and Team Busted Halo discuss Matthew 18:22 in which Jesus tells us to forgive 77 times.

How Can I Be Brave About Confessing My Sins Out Loud?

An anonymous listener asks how to stay brave when confessing sins from six feet apart. They explain that they usually whisper in Confession because they are too afraid to speak their sins out loud.

Karen Duffy on Chaplaincy and Living With Chronic Pain

Actress and best-selling author Karen Duffy discusses her work as a hospital chaplain and her experience living with chronic pain.

‘You Can’t Do It Alone’: Maria Quiban Whitesell on Grief

Emmy Award-winning news anchor Maria Quiban Whitesell discusses her book, “You Can't Do It Alone: A Widow's Journey through Loss, Grief, and Life After.”

The Dangers of Conspiracy Theory Thinking

Dr. Brett Salkeld, Archdiocesan Theologian for the Archdiocese of Regina Saskatchewan and podcast host, discusses conspiracy theory thinking and how it can be harmful to our faith.

What's the Difference Between Catholic and Protestant Bibles?

A caller named Jackie asks if the Catholic Bible should be interpreted differently from the Protestant Bible. She points out that she knows that the Catholic Bible has more books, but wonders if the meanings of the words change as well.