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Kimberly Hahn on Faithful Marriages

Author, speaker, wife, and mother, Kimberly Hahn chats with Father Dave about her Bible study book, “Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage.” 

Are We Supposed to Fast During Advent?

A fan named Patricia asks if we are required to fast during Advent, and uses the example of abstaining from meat on Fridays during Lent.

Chris Stefanick on Living Joy

Catholic speaker, author, and television host Chris Stefanick discusses his new book, “Living Joy: 9 Rules to Help You Rediscover and Live Joy Every Day.

How to Have a Crucial Conversation

Campus minister, educator, and Busted Halo writer Mary Ann Steutermann chats with Father Dave about navigating challenging conversations. 

Andrea Bocelli on the Faith Influence Behind His Music

Internationally renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli discusses his new album, "Believe" and his Catholic faith.

Can the Souls in Purgatory Pray for Us?

A listener named Eric asks if the souls in purgatory are able to pray for us. He explains that his grandmother used to pray a novena to the holy souls in purgatory, but he is not sure if this is officially taught by the Church.

Charlene Quint on Overcoming Domestic Abuse

In honor of Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, Charlene Quint, family law attorney and domestic abuse survivor, discusses her new book, “Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers: The Comprehensive Handbook to Recognize, Remove and Recover from Abuse.” 

A New Saint for Our Times? A Look at Blessed Carlo Acutis

Father Dave chats with Michael O’Neill, author, host and creator of the website Miraclehunter.com about Carlo Acutis, an Italian teen on his way to sainthood.

Kathie Lee Gifford on Faith and Following God’s Call

Emmy Award-winning TV host Kathie Lee Gifford chats with Father Dave about her new children’s book, her faith, and the loss of Regis Philbin. 

What Is the Hypostatic Union?

A listener named Sue asks Father Dave to explain the “hypostatic union,” a technical term used in Christian theology, that she heard mentioned in a previous episode.