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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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United States

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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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@bishop_daly

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English

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Episodes

405: Ad Limina: Bishop Daly Returns from Rome

3/13/2020
Bishop Daly shares his experience of meeting Pope Francis and talks about his time in Rome. Bishop Daly and the vicars also talk about the North American Seminary in Rome, and their own seminary experiences, letting some seminary rivalries show. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, 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:00:26:11

404: Living with Forgiving

2/21/2020
Charles Finck, a marriage and family counselor, joins the podcast to discuss the importance of forgiveness. Listen as Bishop Daly and Charles discuss the importance of forgivness, what it its and why it is so vital to relationships. Charles will be presnting on forgiveness in a parish mission at St. Mary Parish in Spokane Valley, February 23 - 25. https://stmaryspokane.org/events/living-with-forgiving-st-mary-parish-lenten-forgiveness-retreat Charles book on forgiveness can be found on...

Duration:00:27:45

403: Going on Retreat

2/7/2020
Deacon John Ruscheinsky joins the podcast to talk about Immaculate Heart Retreat Center and the benefits of going on a retreat. Learn more about Immaculate Heart Retreat Center at www.ihrc.net Join Bishop Thomas Daly, 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 - Jingle Punks https://youtu.be/84eq146KLU8 Cover Photo:...

Duration:00:27:18

402: Replay: Teaching Transcendentally

1/24/2020
_Due to a weather cancelation of a recent recording date we took a look through the archives to find one of our Catholic Schools episodes as we approach Catholic Schools Week. _ https://bishopandthevicars.fireside.fm/302 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...

Duration:00:26:35

401: Ad Limina: Bishop Daly prepares to go to Rome

1/10/2020
Bishop Daly and two of the vicars discuss the upcoming ad limina visit. The ad limina visit traditionally occurred every five years. Bishops would travel to Rome to share with the Pope the work of their dioceses. As the number of dioceses has grown the visits have transitioned to an eight-year rotation. Bishop Daly speaks with his vicars about his upcoming trip, churches to visit, questions he hopes to ask the pope and much more. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance),...

Duration:00:27:09

323: Christmas Traditions

12/20/2019
This week’s episode of Bishop and Vicars is all about Christmas. The vicars share some of their favorite Christmas memories, both as children and as pastors. Bishop and the vicars also explore the connection between the incarnation and the paschal mystery; the wood of the manger leads to the wood of the cross. The episode ends with a prayer composed by Fr. Darrin Connall, the prayer is below. A Prayer Before the Manger Lord Jesus Christ, I kneel before Your crib in profound gratitude for...

Duration:00:26:48

322: Evangelization

12/13/2019
This week on the podcast Bishop Daly and Vicars talk about the need for evangelization. With an increasing number of Catholic young people becoming nones the issue of sharing the faith is a pressing concern. Our hosts speak about the missionary nature of the church, beauty as a means to evangelize, the need for parishes to be welcoming, and the laity's call to mission. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for...

Duration:00:27:25

321: Vocations Awareness Week: Is God Calling Me?

11/15/2019
Father Kyle Ratuiste joins Bishop Daly this week on the Bishop and the Vicars radio show. Fr. Ratuiste is the newly appointed diocesan Vocations Director. Bishop and Fr. Ratuiste discuss the role of a vocations director, how vocations are nourished in families and parishes, and the need for more vocations to the priesthood and religious life here in the diocese of Spokane. If you think you might be called to a vocation in the priesthood or religious life, reach out to your pastor as well as...

Duration:00:27:17

320: Saints and their Spirituality

11/1/2019
The Saints show us that death does not have the final word in our lives; that Christ's saving work on the Cross is applied again and again in the lives of the Faithful. The Saints show us the way to follow Christ and become Christ-like in many different cultural settings and times. This week, the Bishop and Vicars share their favorite Saints and spiritualities that they find encouraging and helpful. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for...

Duration:00:27:19

319: End of Life Decisions

10/18/2019
End of life and medical decisions can be fraught for Catholics trying to stay true to their beliefs in a culture that often sees the value of human life, of suffering and care of the body after death differently than the Church. This episode of the Bishop and the Vicars, Father Kyle Ratuiste joins the program to share from his expertise on biomedical ethics. Father Ratuiste is a recent graduate of the University of Mary with a Master of Science in Bioethics. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr....

Duration:00:27:39

318: Diversity’s Endgame: Interview with Fr. Bill Watson, SJ

10/4/2019
Join Bishop Daly and Fr. Bill Watson as they discuss the unifying nature of God and the mission of Sacred Story Institute. Sacred Story Institute: www.sacredstory.net Fr. Watson's recent article in Notre Dame's Church Life Journal: https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/discernment-for-the-postmodern-condition/ Programs discussed by Fr. Watson: Forty Weeks - An Ignatian Path to Christ https://sacredstory.net/forty-weeks/ True Heart - A Way to Selflessness...

Duration:00:27:01

317: Stewardship and Gratitude

9/20/2019
Bishop Daly and the vicars of the diocese discuss St. Vincent de Paul and ‘stewardship’ - and how there is much more to the term than material things. Stewardship is an attitude and a way of life - and trusting in God. 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...

Duration:00:26:54

316: What is the Purpose of Education?

9/6/2019
As students begin another academic year, Bishop Daly and the vicars sit down and discuss the true purpose of an education and how it's a moral and intellectual privilege to come to know our world - and all the color and beauty within. 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:...

Duration:00:27:11

315: Illuminated By Love: St. Augustine

8/23/2019
Join Bishop Daly and Fr. Luke Tomson as they discuss the brilliant life and unifying work of St. Augustine whose personal transformation has profoundly impacted Western Civilization for the last 16 centuries by providing a captivating template for knowing God. Links: https://www.amazon.com/Confessions-Works-Saint-Augustine-Translation/dp/1565481542/ https://www.amazon.com/City-God-Saint-Augustine-Hippo/dp/1598563378 https://pivotalplayers.com/augustine-and-benedict Join Bishop Thomas Daly,...

Duration:00:27:17

314: Chesterton Academy of Notre Dame

8/9/2019
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 Suggested Reading on Chesterton and Classical Education: * The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton, Vol. 1 & 2 * Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning, Charlotte Mason * The Harp & Laurel Wreath, Laura Berquist * The Well Trained Mind,...

Duration:00:26:48

313: The Circle of Life with Fr. Tom Lamanna, SJ

7/26/2019
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 influences, and reminisce about their vocational discernment. 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...

Duration:00:27:17

312: Bishop & The Vicars Top Ten Summer Reading Picks

7/12/2019
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 vicars share some of their favorites. Below is a list of some of the books discussed during the show. The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien Black Robe - Brian Moore The Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson The Power and the Glory by Graham...

Duration:00:26:55

311: Heretics, Heresies, Villains, and the Church's Response to Them

6/28/2019
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, and explore many of the historical heresies that have shaped the history of the church and her theology. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as...

Duration:00:27:13

310: Gloria in excelsis Deo

6/14/2019
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 and discuss the Gloria and the Collect prayer. The hosts speak about how this part of the liturgy developed and the role it plays in the spirituality of the Mass. Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee...

Duration:00:26:54

Introíbo ad altáre Dei: The Introductory Rites of the Mass

5/24/2019
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 the Mass. 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:00:24:09