Busted Halo Cast
Answering your questions of faith

Crying babies? Loud cell phone rings? A caller asks about how priests handle distractions during mass. (Original Air 07-19-16)

Direct download: 07-19-16_Distractions_At_Mass.mp3
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How does not eating meat once a week benefit me spiritually? The team explains.

 

0:00 Intro

6:18 Question

24:52 Coming Attractions

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#466 Should you celebrate the civil wedding anniversary date or the wedding anniversary date in the Catholic Church?
Which wedding date is the one to celebrate if you're Catholic? We have the answer.

0:00 Intro
7:20 Question
22:50 Coming Attractions

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What do you do if your child's godparent is M.I.A.? We explain.

 

0:00 Intro

5:35 Question

22:40 Coming Attractions

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#464 How do you say yes to God when you can't hear God calling?
How do you know when God is calling you? What does it sound like? The team has answers.

0:00 Intro
9:21 Question
25:50 Coming Attractions

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#463 Why did Pope Francis open the "Holy Doors" to begin the Jubilee Year of Mercy?
What is a Holy Door? When is it supposed to be opened? The team has some explanations.

0:00 Intro
7:45 Question
25:30 Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_463.mp3
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#462 How do I respond to my niece saying she is an Atheist?
What do you do when a family member says they're an Atheist and trusts you with this information? We have some advice.

0:00 Intro
7:04 Question
19:53 Coming Attractions

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Why have two versions of the same story? The team explains.

 

0:00 Intro

13:23 Question

32:00 Coming Attractions

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#460 Can you disagree with church teaching and still be a faithful Catholic?
Is it okay to disagree with the Catholic Church? We have the answer!

0:00 Intro
9:55 Question
31:26 Coming Attractions

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If you had a falling out with someone awhile ago and they are reaching out to you, should you reconnect with them? We have some advice.

0:00 Intro

14:38 Question

27:48 Coming Attractions

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What do you do when a person special to you didn't invite you to their wedding after a falling out? We have the answer.

0:00 Intro
8:10 Question
23:10 Coming Attractions

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Pope Francis is back in the news with an announcement that has a lot of people asking questions. We have answers!

 

0:00 Intro

4:00 Question

 

24:20 Coming Attractions

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#456 How do I talk to my kids about creation?
What happens when kids want to know where everything came from? We have some ways to go about talking to kids about creation.

0:00 Intro
9:15 Question
24:51 Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_456.mp3
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#455 Do I have to go to Sunday Mass when I visit China?
Taking a trip? To China, perhaps? What do you do about your Sunday obligation to attend Mass? We'll let you know.

0:00 Intro
7:02 Question
21:07 Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_455.mp3
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#454 Does my husband who is Christian but not Catholic get to skip Purgatory? 
Not all Christians believe in Purgatory…so what happens when they die? We have the answer.

0:00 Intro
7:55 Question
25:00 Coming Attractions

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#453 What is the relationship between penance and absolution for sins?
We break down penance's role in the absolution of sins.

0:00 Intro
8:40 Question
23:11 Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_453.mp3
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#452 Why is the age of confirmation being lowered?


Wait, what?!? A new age for being confirmed? Sounds kinda like a big deal, right? We walk you through the rationale.

0:00 Intro
7:55 Question
30:50 Coming Attractions

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#451 If Mary of Bethany is not Mary Magdalen then why is she not at the foot of the cross but Mary Magdalen is?
The team explains the difference between two Marys in the Bible.

0:00 Intro
9:00 Question
22:17 Coming Attractions

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#450 Do I have to wait for a deceased Christian to be sainted before involving them in my prayers?
We answer a question about praying to those who have passed away.

0:00 Intro
8:33 Question
23:44 Coming Attractions

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#449 Why can Baptism be performed by anyone in extreme situations but Anointing of the Sick can't?
We explain some differences between Baptism and Anointing of the Sick.

0:00 Intro
10:30 Question
22:55 Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_449.mp3
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#448 How do I help my friends understand that celebrating First Communion is a big deal?
It’s First Communion Season! We have some suggestions for talking with others about this very important day.

0:00 Intro
9:22 Question
23:45 Coming Attractions

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#447 How would you describe the concept of "hell"? Is it really a biblical concept?
We answer a few questions about hell.
 
0:00 Intro
6:33 Question 
26:46 Coming Attractions
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#446 Where in the Bible does it authorize the use of a Pope?

The team answers a question about the Pope.

 

0:00 Intro

15:12 Question 

32:32 Coming Attractions

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#445 Is misleading your opponent in a game a sin? / Are you only forgiven for sins you verbally confessed?
We answer a couple questions about sin.

0:00 Intro
4:57 Question 1
15:32 Question 2
24:32 Coming Attractions

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#444 Where was Saint Joseph during the Crucifixion?

What ever happened to Saint Joseph? We explain.

BONUS: We answer where Jesus' clothes came from after the Resurrection.

 

0:00 Intro

10:16 Question 1

16:00 Question 2

22:15 Coming Attractions

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Should I attend the rehearsal dinner on Good Friday for my daughter's wedding?

What should you do when a big event happens on Good Friday? We have some advice.

 

0:00 Intro

8:18 Question

17:10 Coming Attractions

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The team explains some Mass protocol.

0:00 Intro

6:26 Question

 

22:56 Coming Attractions

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We answer a question about a Lenten dilemma.

0:00 Intro

10:46 Question

 

23:44 Coming Attractions

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We answer a question about a not-so-prominent biblical figure.

0:00 Intro

9:43 Question

 

21:37 Coming Attractions

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This week's podcast answers a question about the Sacrament of Marriage.

0:00 Intro

9:39 Question

 

26:41 Coming Attractions

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A look at different Catholic churches and what it means for your Sunday obligation.

0:00 Intro

13:00 Question

 

27:02 Coming Attractions

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Say what? We answer a question about how to address the idea of "speaking in tongues."

0:00 Intro

6:12 Question

 

23:58 Coming Attractions

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We love answering questions that come from our Lutheran listeners! This week – tips for how to be a good godparent if you're not Catholic.

0:00 Intro

4:27 Question

 

16:25 Coming Attractions

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Have you ever wondered: Is there a difference between Christianity and Catholicism? We dive right in to the question on this episode.

 

0:00 Intro

7:01 Question

 

30:47 Coming Attractions

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Messiah, Son of God, Little League pitcher? We answer a young listener's question about Jesus' childhood. BONUS: Explanation about Heaven for a 2-year-old.

0:00 Intro

7:30 Question 1

18:28 Question 2

 

24:52 Coming Attractions

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What do these words mean? Did Jesus rise from the dead before? We clarify on this edition of the Busted Halo Cast. 

 

0:00 Intro

10:00 Question

19:30 Coming Attractions

 

22:07 Church Search

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We answer a question about religious vocation and permanent commitment.

0:00 Intro

5:18 Question

24:32 Coming Attractions

 

26:08 Church Search: Listener Picks

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Just in time for Christmas, some prep for confession if you haven't been to church in a while.

0:00 Intro

8:06 Question

25:00 Coming Attractions

 

28:11 Church Search: Listener Picks

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This week's podcast answers questions about Mary.

0:00 Intro

6:08 Question

20:23 Coming Attractions

 

21:55 Church Search: Listener Picks

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Timing is everything -- especially getting to Mass on time. The team discusses arriving late.

 

0:00 -- Intro

6:05 -- Question

22:36 -- Coming Attractions

24:19 -- Church Search: Listener Picks 

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With Thanksgiving around the corner, the team discusses family and forgiveness.

 

0:00 -- Intro

5:25 -- Question

21:58 -- Coming Attractions

24:30 -- Church Search: Listener Picks 

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This week, we talk about what Heaven will be like -- What age do we appear in Heaven and will we recognize other people?

0:00 -- Intro

6:02 -- Question

20:03 -- Coming Attractions

21:57 -- Church Search: Listener Picks 

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On this week's podcast, we talk about baptism -- What happens when you're baptized and if you ever need to be rebaptized.

 

0:00 – Intro

5:15 -- Question

23:11 -- Coming Attractions

 

24:59 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

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We answer a timely question for the celebration of the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls and Dia de Los Muertos.

0:00 – Intro

13:10 -- Question

25:50 -- Coming Attractions

28:18 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

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What will heaven be like? Will we be married? This week's podcast has the answer about what comes after "death do us part."

0:00 – Intro

7:52 -- Question

18:31 -- Coming Attractions

19:59 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

 

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On this week's podcast: questions about bishops and cardinals and a discussion of the Synod of Bishops.

0:00 – Intro

10:00 -- Question

26:56 -- Coming Attractions

29:12 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

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Asked to be a godparent? We review the requirements.

 

0:00 – Intro

6:37 -- Question

20:32 -- Coming Attractions

23:30 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

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 #421 Why are there differences in the gospel accounts of the Resurrection story?

We dive into the meanings of the gospel writers' accounts of Jesus' Resurrection.

 

0:00 – Intro

7:10 -- Question

26:56 -- Coming Attractions

29:17 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_421.mp3
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We have suggestions for how to respond when someone makes fun of your faith.


0:00 – Intro

7:18 -- Question

22:14 -- Coming Attractions

 

24:46 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

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Moses, Elijah, Jesus…all fond of mountaintop experiences! We explain why.

0:00 – Intro

9:12 -- Question

23:38 -- Coming Attractions

 

26:23 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

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How can we justify praying to saints as if they have specific magical powers?
Find out what the Church says about superstition.

 


0:00 -- Intro
5:43 -- Question
23:34 -- Coming Attractions
26:56 -- Church Search: Listener Picks

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Learn more about the timing of the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation.

0:00 Intro

10:28 — Question

29:00 — Coming Attractions

 

31:06 — Church Search: Listener Picks

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Listeners, this is Fr. Steve's last podcast! We answer a question about the Bible’s many versions.  

0:00 Intro

14:25 — Question

30:45 — Coming Attractions

 

33:48 — Church Search: Listener Picks

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_416.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41am EST

Want to show how your faith impacts your life while at work but just don't know how? The Busted Halo Cast has some tips.

0:00 Intro

6:21 — Question

 

15:15— Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_415.mp3
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Considering a call to religious life and also struggling with paying back student loans? The Busted Halo Cast has some advice.

0:00 — Intro

6:46 — Question

 

24:27 — Coming Attractions

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Do you ever feel like you’re just going through the motions of faith? Want to get out of a rut? The Busted Halo Cast has some insight.

0:00 — Intro

10:00 — Question

 

23:15 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_413.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:24am EST

Wait — There are more books in the Catholic Bible? We'll tell you why on this episode of the Busted Halo Cast.

0:00 — Intro

7:52 — Question

 

25:39 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_412.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:21am EST

Do you ever wonder what the priest is doing with the water, wine, and the chalice? We talk about the rituals of Mass.

 

0:00 — Intro

5:45 — Question

 

20:00 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_411.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:22am EST

Struggling with what you believe? Does something feel "off" at church? The Busted Halo Cast talks about exploring your faith.

 

0:00 — Intro

7:45 — Question

 

23:20 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_410.mp3
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This week’s podcast covers a serious topic – funerals in cases of suicide.

 

0:00 — Intro

7:23 — Question

 

19:29 — Coming Attractions

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On this week’s podcast – a conversation about prayer postures during Mass.

0:00 — Intro

7:56 — Question

 

19:44 — Coming Attractions 

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With things getting warmer outside, the Busted Halo Cast answers a question about when things start getting heated up on the inside!

0:00 — Intro

5:10 — Question

 

22:52 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_407.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:27am EST

A little water, a little Father-Son-and-Holy Spirit -- and you have a baptism! On this episode we talk about the Sacrament of Baptism.

0:00 — Intro

5:20 — Question

21:55 — Coming Attractions

 

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_406.mp3
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Altar call anyone? On this week’s episode we answer a question about publicly being asked to repent and declare your faith.

0:00 — Intro

6:36 — Question

 

19:30 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_405.mp3
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#404 -- Is it okay to ask the priest questions during confession?

Sin or no sin? On this week’s episode we answer a question about asking questions during the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

0:00 — Intro

6:00 — Question

 

17:25 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_404.mp3
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What to do about people who leave Mass early?

Should I stay or should I go? This Busted Halo Cast covers the topic of leaving Mass early.

0:00 — Intro

5:12 — Question

 

23:50 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_403.mp3
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This episode of the Busted Halo Cast answers a question about interfaith marriage in the Catholic Church.

 

0:00 — Intro

6:50 — Question

19:53 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_402.mp3
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The date of Easter changes every year. Why? We have the answer -- plus this week’s scripture readings as the Season of Easter continues. 

 

0:00 — Intro

5:21 — Question

 

15:23 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_401.mp3
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Happy 400th Busted Halo Cast! Things have changed a bit through the years – as you can see in the photo to the right. For this very special episode, we have an “on location” report from Fr. Dave to help us answer a caller’s question of faith. Here at the Busted Halo Cast, we go to great lengths to get your questions answered! Coming Attractions -- We’re on the road to Emmaus with Jesus and the disciples, sharing hospitality and breaking bread with one another. Church Search from the most famous Catholic church in the world -- St. Peter’s Basilica. Save your frequent flyer miles for a visit.

 

Don’t miss this special edition of the Busted Halo Cast -- and thank you for listening!

 

0:00 — Intro

5:21 — Question

 

15:23 — Coming Attractions

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_400.mp3
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Podcast #399 – Why Do Catholics Pray To Mary and the Saints?

 

The Busted Halo Team answers a question about prayer and the tradition of Mary and the Saints as they relate to our prayer lives. 

 

0:00 — Intro

7:48 — Question

28:13 — Coming Attractions

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It’s Extreme Home Makeover: Church Edition! The Busted Halo team answers a question about side altars and their purpose in today’s churches. Coming Attractions from Matthew -- It's Palm Sunday! 

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_398.mp3
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"Is there a rhyme or reason for choosing a saint name?"  Question begins at 5:00.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Ezekiel.  'Church Search' visits Philadelphia, PA.

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Do Lutherans cross themselves and genuflect like Catholics do?  Question begins at 9:12.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Ephesians 5.  'Church Search' visits Muncie, Indiana.

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How can I be less negative during Lent?  Fr. Dave & Barbara are on location from the Anaheim Convention Center and the 2014 L.A. Religious Ed Congress.  3-17-14.

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"Is it a sin to kneel DURING the 'Holy, Holy' and 'Lamb of God' as opposed to afterward?" Question begins at 9:45.  'Coming Attractions' reads the Transfiguration from Matthew 17.  'Church Search' visits Las Vegas, Nevada.

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LENT 2014!  "Did I fulfill my Sunday Mass obligation when I attended a Russian Orthodox service?  Question time is 11:55.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Matthew 4.  'Church Search' visits Portland, Maine.

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'What do the letters after a priests name mean?' Question begins 6:55. 'Coming Attractions' reads from Matthew 6.  'Church Search' visits Knoxville, TN.

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"Do cremated remains have to be buried in a Catholic cemetery?" Question begins 7:40.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Matthew 5.  'Church Search' visits Windsor, Canada.

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_391.mp3
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Why is a non-Catholic marriage require an annulment in the Catholic Church? Question begins at 7:30.  'Coming Attractions' reads from 1st Corinthians.  'Church Search' visits Tacoma, Washington.

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_390.mp3
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"Can I baptize myself?" Question begins at 6:30.  'Coming Attractions' reads from the Gospel of Matthew.  'Church Search' visits Cedar Falls, Iowa.

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"How can we have faith in the Bible with all its exaggerations?" Question is at 10:20. 'Coming Attractions' reads from the Gospel of Matthew.  'Church Search' visits Honolulu, HI.

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How did the Gospel writers come to know the stories they wrote in the Gospels?" Question begins at 8:09. 'Coming Attractions' reads from the Gospel of John. 'Church Search' 

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"How can I talk with my friend about my faith without it becoming conflictual?"  Question begins at 7:56. 'Coming Attractions' reads from the prophet, Isaiah.  'Church Search' visits Miami, FL. 

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"Why is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception moved this year?" Question time is 8:45.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Isaiah.  'Church Search' visit Jonesboro, Arkansas.

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Did God change the vocation of people who leave religious life?  Question time is 9:18.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Isaiah.  'Church Search' visits Dallas, TX.

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_382.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:01pm EST

"Did Jesus Suffer While He Was in Hell?" Question begins at 8:00. 'Coming Attractions' reads from Psalms.  'Church Search' visits Indianapolis, IN.

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Must we have children to make our lives valuable? Question begins at 3:26. Happy Halloween & All Saints Day!   10-30-13

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"How can I tell what God wants me to do with my life?"  Question is at 5:00. 'Coming Attractions' reads from Luke.  'Church Search' visits Upper Saddle River, NJ.

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"Can I make up for a missed Holy Day of Obligation?" Question begins at 8:50.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Luke's Gospel.  'Church Search' visits Albuquerque, NM.

Direct download: Busted_Halo_Cast_378.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

Why Does Our Priest Consume Extra Hosts After Communion? Question is at 13:30. 'Coming Attractions' reads from II Timothy. 'Church Search' visits Chico, CA.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:24pm EST

What can I do when I am physically unable to genuflect?  Question starts at 9:45.  'Coming Attractions" reads the Lazarus parable from Luke. 'Church Search' visits Meridian, Idaho.

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Why do Catholics have to get married in a Catholic Church?  Question begins at 8:00.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Luke.  'Church Search' visits Salt Lake City, UT.

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"Do All Priests Take a Vow of Poverty?"  Question begins at 8:20.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Luke. 'Church Search' visits Lawrence, Kansas.

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"Do Saints Have to Be Catholic?"  Question begins at 6:40.  'Coming Attractions' reads from Luke's Gospel.  'Church Search' visits Rapid City, SD.

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Is it okay for men to wear earrings while serving at Mass?  Fr. Steve is on retreat...  Question begins at 7:23. 08-15-13.

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What does tithing mean to you? Question begins at 6:55. 'Coming Attractions' reads from Luke. 'Church Search' visits Arlington, VA.

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What are your favorite World Youth Day memories?  Recorded in front of a live audience at Vivo Rio at World Youth Day in Brazil.  Special guests Lino Rulli and Brett Siddell assist in answering the question. 08-02-13.

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As you may know, World Youth Day is happening!  On this week's Busted Halo Cast, Fr. Dave answers a vocation question in Rio! Question begins at 5:15.  Check out this video of Fr. Dave's answer from World Youth Day where he addressed English-speaking pilgrims on vocations at the US National Gathering. Fr. Dave begins speaking at the 1:10:00 mark.  And, don't forget to follow our ongoing coverage of World Youth Day on our Rio 2013 blog!  There are photos, videos, Pope Francis sightings, and more!

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