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Praying Through Pain: Finding Faith in Suffering With Spiritual Director Barbara Lee

We all inevitably face suffering in our lives, and spiritual director Barbara Lee discusses faith during hardships in her book, “Praying Through Pain: A Scripture Based Journey.

Will Heaven Be Boring?

Many people have questions about heaven, but a listener brings a concern to Father Dave regarding eternal life. John asks, “I have an acquaintance who's scared of eternity. This person believes heaven will be boring, day after day after day…How can I explain heaven and eternity so that this person will look forward to it?”

How To Inhabit Time: Learning To Reflect With James K. A. Smith

As we begin a new year, the Busted Halo Show welcomes back author and philosophy professor James K.A. Smith to discuss his new book, “How to Inhabit Time: Understanding the Past, Facing the Future, Living Faithfully Now.”

His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan Reflects on the Life of Pope Benedict XVI

While broadcasting from Rome, Father Dave, Lino Rulli of SiriusXM’s Catholic Channel, and Timothy Cardinal Dolan reflect on Pope Benedict XVI’s life following his funeral.

Remembering Pope Benedict XVI: Father Dave and Lino Rulli Broadcast From Vatican City

As we remember the life and legacy Pope Benedict XVI, Father Dave and Lino Rulli from SiriusXM’s The Catholic Channel travel to Rome for Thursday’s funeral Mass.

How to Celebrate Solemnities Throughout the Year with Alexis Kutarna

We all know the traditions surrounding Christmas, but how can we celebrate other solemnities throughout the year? The show welcomes Alexis Kutarna who co-authored a new book, “Solemnities: Celebrating a Tapestry of Divine Beauty.

Understanding Scripture With the Church Fathers and Dr. Jim Papandrea

People often have difficulty interpreting the Bible, and Fr. Dave welcomes back Dr. Jim Papandrea to give insights from his new book, “Reading Scripture Like the Early Church: Seven Insights From the Church Fathers to Help You Understand the Bible.

Am I Not Your Mother?

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Father Dave discusses the amazing events surrounding today’s feast day, and the image imprinted on Juan Diego’s tilma. The saint sees Mary as his mother, and Father Dave explains how we are called to recognize her in that same way today. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-12-22

Crown of Eternal Joy

3rd Sunday of Advent. Father Dave discusses his recent experience at a college football game where the fans rushed the field after a surprising win. Today’s readings on Gaudete Sunday explain how joy can still be present, even while happiness is fleeting. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-11-22

Have To Be A Little Crazy

Feast of St. Andrew. Father Dave reflects on today’s readings where Simon Peter and Andrew left their old lives and immediately followed Jesus. We’re challenged to be a little crazy like the apostles and bring the good news to others. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-30-22