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Fatherly Advice: Helping a Loved One With Anxiety

A listener named Kelly explains that her 18-year-old daughter has stopped attending Mass and youth group due to her anxiety. She asks how she can help her daughter in her faith life without triggering her anxiety.

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith on 'Sacred Rest'

Physician, researcher, and speaker Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith discusses her book, "Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity."

Fatherly Advice: Coping With Infertility

A listener named Amanda shares that she and her husband suffer from infertility as a result of her husband’s battle with cancer. She asks how they can fulfill their duty to God in upholding the Sacrament of Matrimony without children, and shares that she does not feel welcome in the Church because infertility is not discussed often.

Father Dave Answers Questions on Getting Married in the Catholic Church

Father Dave answers two questions on marriage. A listener named Patricia shares that her daughter was supposed to be married in August, but her Pre-Cana marriage course was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and she is unable to be married without it.

Carlos Whittaker on the Fight Against Racism

Popular Christian speaker and worship leader, Carlos Whittaker discusses his book “Enter Wild: Exchange a Mundane Faith Life for Life Wwith an Uncontainable God and shares how he is working to heal racial injustice in our country.

Katie Prejean McGrady on Catholic Social Teaching and Our Call to Justice

Friend of the show Katie Prejean McGrady discusses the “Ave Explores” series on Catholic Social Teaching and how to better aid in the fight against racism. 

Viewing Ourselves as One Family

Father Dave and Brett discuss the need to view each other as one family in light of the current civil unrest and racial injustices we see in our country.

Father Steven Bell

Father Steven Bell, CSP, shares his journey of faith as a convert to Catholicism, Paulist priest, and member of the Black Catholic community. He shares his perspective on how we can support our Black brothers and sisters in the Church.

What Does the Church Teach About Evolution?

Father Dave answers a question about whether or not the Church supports the theory of evolution, and how evolution could still support the Creation story in Genesis.

What Does It Mean That Mary was Assumed Into Heaven?

Father Dave answers a question about the Assumption of Mary and why we believe she was taken up to heaven at the end of her earthly life.