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Father Dave Convinces You: Why Holy Days of Obligation are Important

In a new segment called “Father Dave Convinces You,” a listener named Julie asks Father Dave to convince her why she should attend Mass on holy days of obligation. She explains that she understands why going to Mass on Sundays is important, but challenges that there is no biblical evidence for holy days.

The Two Popes

Film director, producer and screenwriter Fernando Meirelles sits down with Father Dave to discuss his new film, “The Two Popes,” which chronicles the friendship between Pope Benedict XVI and the future Pope Francis through a series of imagined conversations.

NT Wright on the Historical Context of the New Testament

NT Wright, award-winning author and New Testament scholar, stops by the show to discuss his new book, “The New Testament in Its World: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the First Christians.”

The Power of the Magnificat

Catholic author and speaker Sonja Corbitt discusses her new book, “Exalted: How the Power of the Magnificat Can Transform Us.”

Fatherly Advice: How Can I Forgive Myself?

A listener named Joe  explains that he’s struggling with self-hatred and moving beyond a past sin, even though he has already confessed the sin. He asks for Father Dave’s advice for moving on.

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What Are O Antiphons?

What are O Antiphons, and are they only used during Advent?

Sister Bethany Madonna on the Gift of Vocation

Sister Bethany Madonna of the Sisters of Life sits down with Father Dave at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis to discuss vocations and what she has learned about responding to God’s love.

Joanne Rogers on the Legacy of Mr. Rogers

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