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Busted Halo Show w/Fr. Dave Dwyer

Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP
99 episodes
The Busted Halo Show with Catholic priest Father Dave Dwyer, CSP, is an informative and entertaining take on the Catholic faith. Father Dave and team answer your questions of faith and tackle current issues in our world while having some laughs along the way! This podcast features excerpts from the show on The Catholic Channel -- SiriusXM, channel 129.

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What Is Papal Infallibility?

Father Larry Rice explains papal infallibility and how it works.

How Do I Forgive My Sister?

A listener named Aida asks Father Steven Bell how to forgive her older sister who she hasn’t  spoken to for years due to a conflict over their inheritance.

Fr. Steven Bell on Pursuing Healing and Reconciliation in the Wake of the Chauvin Trial

Father Steven Bell and Team Busted Halo discuss working towards healing and reconciliation after the news of Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

Ryan Casey Waller on the Importance of Discussing Mental Health in the Church

Episcopal pastor, psychotherapist, and lawyer Ryan Casey Waller discusses his new book, ”Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don't Want to Talk About.”

Dr. Angela Gorrell on the Gravity of Joy

Guest host Fr. Stuart Wilson-Smith chats with Dr. Angela Gorrell about her new book, “ The Gravity of Joy: A Story of Being Lost and Found ,” which reflects on finding joy in the midst of suffering.

Theologian Brett Salkeld on Vaccines and the Catholic Church

Guest host Fr. Stuart Wilson-Smith chats with theologian Brett Salkeld about how the Catholic Church’s relationship with vaccines has evolved over time, and the morality of the various COVID vaccines available today.

Gia Chacón on Working to End Christian Persecution

Gia Chacón, humanitarian and founder of For the Martyrs , discusses Christian persecution in our world today.

Gloria Purvis Reflects on Black History Month and the Black Catholic Experience

Catholic speaker, author, and former host of the “Morning Glory” radio show Gloria Purvis discusses Black History Month and how the Church can better serve Black Catholics.

Fr. Jim Martin on the Many Different Ways to Pray

Jesuit priest and Editor of America Media, Fr. Jim Martin, S.J. discusses his new book, “ Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone .”

Dr. Scott Hahn on the Role of Religion in Society

Theologian Dr. Scott Hahn discusses his new  book, “ It is Right and Just: Why the Future of Civilization Depends on True Religion ,” which argues that religion is not only relevant to justice and law, but is necessary for civilization to thrive.

Father Dave Explains 2021 Ash Wednesday Guidelines

Father Dave explains the Vatican’s new guidelines for distributing ashes on Ash Wednesday due to the pandemic.

Jason Evert on Freedom From Lust

Jason Evert, Catholic speaker, author, and founder of The Chastity Project , discusses his new program created with Matt Fradd, “ Forged: 33 Days Towards Freedom .”

A Spiritual Journey with St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Claire Dwyer, Editor of discusses her new book, “ The Present Paradise: A Spiritual Journey with St. Elizabeth of the Trinity .”

Grieving a Loved One’s Loss to Suicide

Bishop John Dolan and Deacon Ed Schoener discuss their Catholic resources “ When A Loved One Dies by Suicide: Comfort, Hope and Healing for Grieving Catholics ” and “ Responding to Suicide: A Pastoral Handbook for Catholic Leaders .”

What if They Don't Come Back to the Pews?

Dan Cellucci, CEO of the Catholic Leadership Institute , discusses his OSV Initiative Talk, “What If They Don’t Come Back? ”

Caitlyn Kano on Faith and Finance

Caitlyn Kano. Executive Director of Compass Catholic ministries , discusses financial wellness and what role our faith can play in decisions about money.

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 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.

Fratelli Tutti: Understanding Pope Francis’ Latest Encyclical

Theologian and author Monsignor Kevin Irwin breaks down Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti .

Bishop John Stowe on Catholic Voting

Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv discusses Catholic voting as addressed in the Paulist Press book, “Voting and Faithfulness: Catholic Perspectives on Politics.” He discusses his chapter, “The Interrelatedness of Pro-Life Issues.”