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314: Chesterton Academy of Notre Dame
Aug 9 • 26 min
Join Bishop Daly and Board Members of the new Chesterton Academy of Notre Dame: Dr. Chris Dewing, Laura Kolbe, and Zach Malahan to learn about a new Classic Catholic Education opportunity coming to Spokane in 2020. https://chestertonacademyofnotredame.org…
313: The Circle of Life with Fr. Tom Lamanna, SJ
Jul 26 • 27 min
In this summer episode of the Bishop & Vicars Bishop Daly and Father Pat Kerst enjoy a lively interview with Father Tom Lamanna, S.J. Fathers Kerst and Lamanna discuss their experiences as classmates growing up in Spokane and at Gonzaga Prep, Jesuit…
312: Bishop & The Vicars Top Ten Summer Reading Picks
Jul 12 • 26 min
In this episode of the Bishop and the Vicars, summer reading is on the table. Throughout the summer, many of us will take a few books to read on the beach, or in the backyard as the summer days stretch late into the evening. Bishop Daly and our three…
311: Heretics, Heresies, Villains, and the Church’s Response to Them
Jun 28 • 27 min
Heresy has profoundly affected the Church throughout the ages, leading many far from the true faith in Christ. Heresies served to help the Church to develop and refine her teachings. Join the Bishop and the Vicars as they dive into the topic of heresy,…
310: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Jun 14 • 26 min
Join Bishop Daly and the vicars as they continue their series on the Mass. The Introductory rites gather the clergy and people together for worship, in this episode Bishop and Vicars continue the conversation begun in episode 309 on the introductory rites…
Introíbo ad altáre Dei: The Introductory Rites of the Mass
May 24 • 24 min
Join Bishop Daly and the vicars as they continue their series on the Mass. The Introductory rites gather the clergy and people together for worship. The hosts speak about how this part of the liturgy developed and the role it plays in the spirituality of…
Hope in the Midst of Persecution and Tragedy
May 10 • 28 min
Join Bishop Daly and the vicars as they discuss tragedy and persecution. From the recent tragic fire at Notre Dame to the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, Christians experience suffering and persecution. With the visual images we see on the news, loss can…
Happiness
Apr 17 • 27 min
Join Bishop Daly and the vicars as they discuss happiness. Where does happiness come from? Does the Christian life lead to happiness? Bishop and the vicars dive into the topic of happiness and find Christian joy possible in the midst of good times and…
BONUS EPISODE: End of Life Issues, Dr. Tom Curran interviews Fr. Darrin Connall
Apr 17 • 22 min
Dr. Tom Curran, host of Sound Insight - a Sacred Heart Radio Program - interviews Fr. Darrin Connall to discuss the Church's teaching on end of life issues: medical life support, cremation vs. burial, Funeral Mass and more. Originally Heard on Sound…
Living a Life of Virtue
Mar 22 • 27 min
Join Bishop Daly and the vicars as they discuss the virtues. The Christian life requires we grow not only in prayer, a life of virtue is needed too. What are the virtues and why do they matter for us as Christians? Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin…
The Burning Question: What is Hell?
Mar 8 • 27 min
Join Bishop Daly and the vicars as they discuss hell. While the Far Side and other comics make good fun of hell, what lies behind the jokes and the casual use of the idea of hell? A lively discussion ensues about the reality of eternal separation from…
Our Father Who Art in Heaven: What are we praying when we pray the Lord’s Prayer?
Feb 8 • 27 min
Bishop Daly is joined by the three vicars as they examine the most universal of Christian prayers, the Lord’s Prayer. Recently, Pope Francis and others have questioned the best way to translate the final lines, “lead us not into temptation.” Bishop Daly…
Teaching Transcendentally: Catholic Education and Truth, Goodness, and Beauty
Jan 25 • 26 min
Bishop Daly sits down with the vicars to discuss Catholic education, one of the largest ministries of the Church. But what is Catholic education about and how does it fit into our spirituality? As pastors of parish schools, the vicars share experiences…
Credo in unum Deum: What do we believe?
Jan 11 • 27 min
Bishop Daly and the vicars are back for the new year. Before the liturgical season of Christmas finishes out, our hosts tackle the Creed. We say the Nicene Creed at most Sunday Masses; where did it come from, and why is such a statement of faith created…
“Challenges Working on Campus” Campus Ministry Part 2
Dec 28, 2018 • 26 min
Bishop Daly is without the vicars this week. Joining him are the campus ministers at WSU, EWU and Whitworth University. Fr. Lucas Tomson is the pastor at St. Thomas More Catholic Student Center at Washington State University. Fr. Paul Heric is the…
Behold Your Mother
Dec 7, 2018 • 26 min
Bishop Daly and the vicars return for a special episode for the feast of the Immaculate Conception, a great feast we celebrate during Advent. But what exactly is the Immaculate Conception and why should we care about it? Marian devotion is close to the…
Campus Ministry Part 1
Nov 30, 2018 • 26 min
Bishop Daly is without the vicars this week. Joining him are the campus ministers at WSU, EWU and Whitworth University. Fr. Lucas Tomson is the pastor at St. Thomas More Catholic Student Center at Washington State University. Fr. Paul Heric is the…
USCCB Meeting
Nov 16, 2018 • 26 min
Bishop Daly, recently returned from the USCCB, shares about the most recent Bishop Conference General Assembly. While some expressed disappointment that more was not done, there remains hope for continued action on the crisis. Beyond the evil of the abuse…
Civility and Public Discourse
Nov 2, 2018 • 26 min
Story after story fill the opinion pages about the heated rhetoric present in our modern culture; how it may be fueling violence, the polarization of politics, even threatening the joy of family gatherings. Bishop Daly and the vicars discuss civility and…
Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment
Oct 23, 2018 • 26 min
The three vicars are back in the studio and ready to discuss the Synod. What exactly is a synod? How is it different than a council and why is the most recent synod on “the Youth?” Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee…
Intercessory Prayer, the Battle of Lepanto, and Our Lady of Victory
Oct 8, 2018 • 26 min
The summer hiatus is over and the vicars are back to discuss intercessory prayer, the feast of Our Lady of Victory and the Battle of Lepanto. G.K. Chesterton’s Poem Lepanto, about the battle of Lepanto, can be found here:…
Two Wings, Faith and Reason with Dr. Doug Kries
Sep 7, 2018 • 27 min
During the vicars’ summer break, Bishop Daly is inviting guests on the show to discuss important matters in the life of the Church. For this episode, Bishop Daly welcomes Dr. Doug Kries of Gonzaga Univerity’s Philosophy Department. Dr. Kries is the author…
The Ministry of Exorcism
Jul 18, 2018 • 26 min
During the vicars’ summer break, Bishop Daly is inviting guests on the show to discuss important matters in the life of the Church. For this episode, Bishop Daly, with the help of guest co-host Hilary Hammett, sits down again with an old friend from San…
Women and the Church
Jun 18, 2018 • 26 min
This week ‘Bishop and the Vicars’ is without the vicars; instead, Bishop Daly speaks with a panel of guests: Hilary Hammett, Stephanie Hammett, Charlotte Oliva, Laura Oliva and Sister Mary Eucharista, SMMC. These Catholic women discuss the #MeToo…
Episode 209: Vocations with Father Barnett
Jun 4, 2018 • 26 min
This week ‘Bishop and the Vicars’ is without the vicars. Bishop Daly speaks with Fr. Daniel Barnett, Vocations Director for the Diocese of Spokane. They discuss the challenges and importance of discerning a vocation, and supporting young people who are…
Episode 208: Crusades, Pilgrimage and War
May 14, 2018 • 27 min
This week Bishop Daly and the vicars take a look at the Crusades. Often the Crusades are seen as a war of imperialism, but historical research shows us otherwise. Bishop and the vicars discuss why the crusades were called, why people went on a crusade,…
Chivalry is Not Dead
Apr 20, 2018 • 26 min
This week on Bishop and the Vicars Radio Show, the idea of virtue and men’s spirituality is on the table. From calls for a “new knighthood of holy virtue” at the recent Phoenix, Arizona men’s conference, to the rise in popularity of Jordan Peterson, the…
Episode 206: Long Shall you Live Part 2 - Interview with local author Marja Henderson
Apr 11, 2018 • 26 min
This episode, Bishop Daly welcomes back to the show local author Marja Henderson. Marja has recently published a book entitled Long Shall You Live. ”Long Shall You Live is a memoir following the lives of a young couple, Mienus and Suze, during the Nazi…
Episode 205: Human Dignity
Mar 7, 2018 • 26 min
This week on Bishop and The Vicars Radio Show, the idea of human dignity is the topic of discussion. In today’s society, our understanding of anthropology has been increasingly unmoored from objective standards. The human person is whatever he or she…
Episode 204: Catholic Literature
Feb 23, 2018 • 26 min
“Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed.” G.K. Chesterton This episode the Bishop and the Vicars wade into the vast world of Catholic literature.…
Episode 203: Ash Wednesday, Lent and Valentine’s Day
Feb 9, 2018 • 27 min
Its a contest of Hallmark vs the Church this Ash Wednesday, as Valentine’s Day falls on Ash Wednesday. As the Bishop and the Vicars note Ash Wednesday is in many ways a celebration of love and forgiveness. We can turn towards one another and offer both…
Episode 202: Catholic Schools Week 2018
Jan 31, 2018 • 29 min
In the midst of Catholic Schools Week Bishop Daly and the Vicars reminisce on their school days and share the meaning and value of Catholic Schools in today’s church. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for…
Episode 201: Fatherhood
Jan 5, 2018 • 27 min
Welcome back for Season 2! After some technical difficulties with the Christmas episodes, the Bishop and Vicars are back. To begin the new year the topic of fatherhood was chosen. What makes a good father? How do fathers (both spiritual and biological)…
Episode 122: Advent - Part 2
Dec 13, 2017 • 26 min
Bishop Daly and the Vicars discus Advent, as the Church begins to prepare for Christmas and the coming of Christ. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as they…
Episode 121: Advent
Nov 30, 2017 • 27 min
Bishop Daly and the Vicars discus Advent, as the Church begins to prepare for Christmas and the coming of Christ. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as they…
Episode 120: The Faithful Departed
Nov 17, 2017 • 29 min
Bishop Daly and the Vicars discuss the faithful departed, purgatory and our remembrance of the dead in the month of November. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for…
Episode 119: Long Shall you Live - Interview with local author Marja Henderson
Nov 10, 2017 • 29 min
This episode Bishop Daly welcomes to the show local author Marja Henderson. Marja has recently published a book entitled Long Shall You Live. “Long Shall You Live is a memoir following the lives of a young couple, Mienus and Suze, during the Nazi…
Episode 118: All Saints
Nov 1, 2017 • 29 min
Join Bishop Daly and the Vicars as they discuss the Saints. On the Feast of All Saints, the Church commemorates those who have gone before us in the life of faith and who now intercede for us in Heaven. Also featured in this episode are some biographical…
Episode 117: Faith and Reason
Oct 13, 2017 • 29 min
Join Bishop Daly and the Vicars as they discuss the relationship between faith and reason. Our Catholic Faith is not grounded both in faith and reason which reinforce one another as we live out our faith. St. John Paul II wrote an encyclical letter in…
Episode 116: Tragedy and Healing - Freeman Shooting
Sep 15, 2017 • 27 min
In light of the recent tragedy in our own community with the school shooting in Freeman, Bishop Daly and two of the Vicars discuss how tragedy impacts us, how we should respond as Catholics, how they have dealt with tragedies as pastors and finally how we…
Episode 115: Christian Hope
Sep 14, 2017 • 25 min
Bishop Daly and the Vicars discuss the concept of Christian hope. Focusing on the idea that hope differs from an unrealistic optimism, and how we as Christians can understand and live out the theological virtue of hope. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin…
Episode 114: Evangelization, How To?
Aug 25, 2017 • 29 min
Bishop Daly and the Vicars continue their discussion on Evangelization. How can Catholics practically begin to evangelize, how do we put ourselves out there? Also under discussion the Convocation of Catholic Leaders that happened in Orlando, Mormon…
Episode 113: Evangelization
Aug 15, 2017 • 27 min
Evangelization can often be a bit of a dirty word for Catholics. We so often hear the supposed quote of St. Francis of Assisi: “Preach the Gospel always, and when necessary use words.” But Catholics are called by our baptism to go and make disciples of…
Episode 112: Exorcism, what does the Church teach? An interview with Fr. Gary Thomas (Part 2)
Jul 23, 2017 • 29 min
Summer vacation is here! At least for the Vicars, while they are away Bishop Daly welcomes to the show a friend from the Diocese of San Jose, Father Gary Thomas. Fr. Thomas is the official exorcist of the Diocese of San Jose, he has served in that role…
Episode 111: Exorcism, what does the Church teach? An interview with Fr. Gary Thomas (Part 1)
Jul 17, 2017 • 28 min
Summer vacation is here - at least for the vicars! While they are away, Bishop Daly welcomes to the show Father Gary Thomas, a friend from the Diocese of San Jose. Fr. Thomas is the official exorcist of the Diocese of San Jose. He has served in that role…
Episode 110: The Problem of Evil
Jul 12, 2017 • 27 min
A question often asked of Christians is if there is an all-powerful loving God, then how can there also be evil? How can we understand sin, evil and suffering in the light of our faith? Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr.…
Episode 109: The Source and Summit of the Christian Life
Jun 16, 2017 • 27 min
The Second Vatican Council called the Eucharist the source and summit of Christian Life. This week, Bishop Daly and the vicars discuss the Eucharist and the celebration of the feast of Corpus Christi. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar…
Episode 108: Do Catholics read the Bible?
Jun 2, 2017 • 27 min
If you share something you love about your Catholic faith with a friend or colleague who is protestant, one might often here, “where is THAT in the Bible?” As Catholics we are often left stammering feeling inadequate to respond. In this episode, Bishop…
Episode 107: “At the Lake…” can our vacation and leisure be a time to give glory to God?
May 25, 2017 • 26 min
“At the Lake….” Can our vacation and leisure be a time to give glory to God? As Memorial Day and the summer vacation season approach, Bishop and the vicars talk about vacation and the spiritual life. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar…
Episode 106: Marriage
May 19, 2017 • 29 min
As we enter into the wedding season, Bishop Daly and the vicars share their thoughts on the Sacrament of Marrriage and the practical realities of weddings. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and…
Episode 105: Mary and her role in the lives of Catholics
May 16, 2017 • 30 min
Bishop and the Vicars share their personal devotions to Mary and discuss why Catholics give honor to the Mother of God. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests)…
Episode 104: Easter and the Resurrection
Apr 21, 2017 • 28 min
Bishop and the Vicars discuss the moving liturgies of the Easter weekend and the profound reality of the resurrection. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as…
Episode 103: Holy Week
Apr 20, 2017 • 28 min
Bishop and the Vicars discuss the unique liturgies and devotions of Holy Week as we prepare for the great feast of Easter. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for…
Episode 102: Lent, is there more to this season than Fish Sandwiches?
Apr 5, 2017 • 27 min
Bishop and the vicars discuss the opportunities for spiritual growth during this Holy Season of Lent. Prayer, fasting and almsgiving are traditional Lenten practices; how can we live them out today? Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar…
Episode 101: Getting to Know the Hosts
Apr 5, 2017 • 28 min
Bishop and the vicars of the Diocese of Spokane share their stories and introduce the new format of the radio show. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as…