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Bishop Thomas Daly and the Vicars of the Diocese of Spokane, Wash. discuss the faith and life in the spirit of joy and humor.

Bishop Thomas Daly and the Vicars of the Diocese of Spokane, Wash. discuss the faith and life in the spirit of joy and humor.
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Bishop Thomas Daly and the Vicars of the Diocese of Spokane, Wash. discuss the faith and life in the spirit of joy and humor.

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Episodes

Hope in the Midst of Persecution and Tragedy

5/10/2019
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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 seem all around us even if we are secure in our own communities. We as Christians are called to have hope knowing that, "the people [of God] will not be defeated because Christ is not defeated." In Christ, we know the victory is won, and in...

Duration:00:28:06

Happiness

4/17/2019
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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 suffering. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as they talk about faith, life, and challenging issues of the day; always keeping in mind the joy...

Duration:00:27:23

BONUS EPISODE: End of Life Issues, Dr. Tom Curran interviews Fr. Darrin Connall

4/17/2019
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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 Insight on April 16, 2019: mycatholicfaith.org/sound-insight/ Dr. Tom Curran and co-hosts bring insight into issues pertaining to the Catholic faith and our local community. Both entertaining and thought provoking, this program offers humor,...

Duration:00:22:19

Living a Life of Virtue

3/22/2019
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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 Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as they talk about faith, life, and challenging issues of the day; always keeping in mind the joy our faith inspires. Music: Pedro Versus the World...

Duration:00:27:18

The Burning Question: What is Hell?

3/8/2019
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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 God’s love, how everyone in hell has chosen to be there, and even hear about Fr. Pat’s overnight in Gehenna! Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests)...

Duration:00:27:13

Our Father Who Art in Heaven: What are we praying when we pray the Lord's Prayer?

2/8/2019
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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 and the vicars share their thoughts and discuss how the Our Father has shaped Christian prayer over the centuries. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for...

Duration:00:27:17

Teaching Transcendentally: Catholic Education and Truth, Goodness, and Beauty

1/25/2019
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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 from their youth and from today of how the search for truth, goodness, and beauty permeate teaching and learning in our Catholic schools. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr....

Duration:00:26:35

Credo in unum Deum: What do we believe?

1/11/2019
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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 by a council over 1500 years ago still used? Bishop and the vicars dive in as they continue a series on the parts of the Mass. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst...

Duration:00:27:29

"Challenges Working on Campus" Campus Ministry Part 2

12/28/2018
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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 Director of the Eastern Washington University Newman Center, and Fr. David Kruse is the chaplain to the Catholic student organization at Whitworth University. Bishop and the college chaplains discuss the challenges of working on campus. From the...

Duration:00:26:43

Behold Your Mother

12/7/2018
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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 heart for Catholics. It is particularly important in the Diocese of Spokane given that Our Lady of Lourdes is our patroness and more than 20 parishes and missions are named in Mary's honor. Listen in for the answers and interesting...

Duration:00:26:22

Campus Ministry Part 1

11/30/2018
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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 Director of the Eastern Washington University Newman Center, and Fr. David Kruse is the chaplain to the Catholic student organization at Whitworth University. These three Catholic priests and Bishop Daly discuss evangelization on campus, how...

Duration:00:26:30

USCCB Meeting

11/16/2018
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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 crisis, Bishop Daly and the vicars take a look at the wider crisis in the Church and the world: individualism, the lack of authentic friendship, and the sexualization of so much of our culture. Good friendships among men are joked about as...

Duration:00:26:35

Civility and Public Discourse

11/2/2018
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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 the need to recognize human dignity in the people with whom we engage in debate and discussion. Also addressed is the idea of the sacred, those places and situations, not necessarily religious in nature, that are set apart as special. Join...

Duration:00:26:29

Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment

10/23/2018
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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 (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as they talk about faith, life, and challenging issues of the day; always keeping in mind the joy our faith inspires. Also heard on AM 970 & FM 106.1 Sacred Heart Radio.

Duration:00:26:55

Intercessory Prayer, the Battle of Lepanto, and Our Lady of Victory

10/8/2018
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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: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47917/lepanto Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as they talk about faith, life, and challenging issues of the day; always keeping...

Duration:00:26:49

Two Wings, Faith and Reason with Dr. Doug Kries

9/7/2018
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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 of several books, the most recent he co-authored with fellow Gonzaga professor, Brian Clayton, entitled Two Wing: Integrating Faith and...

Duration:00:27:02

The Ministry of Exorcism

7/18/2018
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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 Jose, Father Gary Thomas. Fr. Thomas is a priest and exorcist of the Diocese of San Jose. He received his training as an exorcist in Rome and offers consultations with other dioceses on the topic of exorcism. While in Rome studying, Fr....

Duration:00:26:50

Women and the Church

6/18/2018
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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 movement, the role of women in society and the Church, and the importance of complementarity between men and women. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for...

Duration:00:26:25

Episode 209: Vocations with Father Barnett

6/4/2018
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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 discerning where God may be calling them. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as they talk about faith, life, and challenging issues of the day;...

Duration:00:26:45

Episode 208: Crusades, Pilgrimage and War

5/14/2018
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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, and why it matters to us in the 21st century. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as they talk about faith, life, and challenging issues of the...

Duration:00:27:01