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 find healing in the hope 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 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 Sacred Heart Radio.

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September 14, 2017

Season 1 Ep 15 Christian Hope

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 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 Sacred Heart Radio.

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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 Missionaries, Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), things that identify us as Catholic, social media for evangelization and much more. Our Lady, star of evangelization, pray for us.  

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 Sacred Heart Radio.

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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 the whole world. Join Bishop and the Vicars as they discuss the need for Catholics to embrace their baptismal call to evangelize, and what evangelization looks like in the Catholic context. 

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. 

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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 since 2005 after being sent to Rome by the Bishop of San Jose to attend classes on the Rite of Exorcism. While in Rome studying Fr. Thomas met a journalist, Matt Baglio, who asked Fr. Thomas if he could write a book about his training as an exorcist. That book, The Rite: Making of a Modern Exorcist, was later adapted into a movie, The Rite, staring Anthony Hopkins.

Fr. Thomas shares his experience with Bishop Daly, as well as the history and theology of exorcism. 

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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. 

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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 since 2005 after being sent to Rome by the Bishop of San Jose to attend classes on the Rite of Exorcism. While in Rome studying Fr. Thomas met a journalist, Matt Baglio, who asked Fr. Thomas if he could write a book about his training as an exorcist. That book, The Rite: Making of a Modern Exorcist, was later adapted into a movie, The Rite, staring Anthony Hopkins.

Fr. Thomas shares his experience with Bishop Daly, as well as the history and theology of exorcism. Stay tuned for part 2 of this special episode, which will be avaliable the week of July 23. 

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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. 

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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. 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. 

 

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The Second Vatican Council called the Eucharist the source and summit of the Christian Life. This week the Bishop and the Vicars discuss the Eucharist and the celebration of the feast of Corpus Christi. 

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. 

 

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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 and the Vicars discus the Catholic understanding of the Bible, its importance to our faith and how most Catholics know the Bible better than they think they do.

 

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. 

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"At the Lake..." can our vacation and leisure be a time to give glory to God? As Memorial Day and the summer vacation season approaches Bishop and the Vicars talk about vacation and the spiritual life.

 

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. 

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