November 16, 2018

Season 2 Ep 15 - USCCB Meeting

Bishop Daly, recently returned from the USCCB, shares about the most recent Bishop Conference general assembly. The disappointment that more was not be done and the hope for continued action on the crisis. 

Beyond the evil of the abuse crisis Bishop 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 "bromances," many don't know how to live friendships beyond the use they get out of the relationship and how such an individualistic culture is part of the roots of this present crisis in the Church. While there is no golden age for human relationships, is the way we view our fellow human beings part of the problem?  

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.

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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 and Vicars discuss civility and the need to recognize the human dignity the people with whom we engage in debate and discussion. Also addressed is the idea of the sacred, places and situation -- not necessarily religious in nature -- that are set apart as special. 

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.

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The vicars are all back in the studio and ready to discuss the Synod; just what exactly is a synod? How is it different than a council and why is this synod on "the Youths?"

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.

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The summer hiatus is over and the Vicars are back to discuss the 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 in mind the joy our faith inspires. 

Also heard on AM 970 & FM 106.1 Sacred Heart Radio.

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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. 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 a fellow Gonzaga professor, Brian Clayton, entitled Two Wing: Integrating Faith and Reason. 

https://www.amazon.com/Two-Wings-Integrating-Faith-Reason/dp/1621641953/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1536361477&sr=8-1&keywords=two+wings

Also discussed in an upcoming lecture series with Archbishop Charles J Chaput and Robert Royal on the 20th Anniversary of the publication of the papal encyclical Fides Et Ratio. More information can be found here: 

https://www.gonzaga.edu/news-events/events/2018/9/13/faith-and-reason-institute-lectures-robert-royal

https://www.gonzaga.edu/news-events/events/2018/9/14/faith-and-reason-institute-lecture-archbishop-charles-j-caput 

For more on Dr. Douglas Kries visit his website: www.douglaskries.com 

 

 

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.

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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. 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 of the diocese of San Jose, as well as the exorcist for the Diocese of San Jose. He consults with other dioceses on the topic of exorcism and received his training as an exorcist in Rome. 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, starring Anthony Hopkins.

Fr. Thomas also appeared on two episodes of the Bishop and the Vicars in the summer of 2017 to speak about exorcism and its role in the church. 

https://diocesespokane.podbean.com/e/season-1-ep-11-exorcism-what-does-the-church-teach-an-interview-with-fr-gary-thomas-part-1/

https://diocesespokane.podbean.com/e/season-1-ep-11-part-2-%E2%80%94-exorcism-what-does-the-church-teach-an-interview-with-fr-gary-thomas/ 

Father Gary Thomas has spoken on Exorcism, Deliverance, and the Healing Ministry of Christ to many audiences, a few excellent videos can be found below. 

Fighting Temptation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJxfeEUfVK4

Talk at Colorado State University on Exorcism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIKxf-RYzP0 

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This week 'Bishop and the Vicars' is without the Vicars; instead, Bishop Daly speaks with a panel of guests, Hillary Hammett, Stephanie Hammett, Charlotte Oliva, Laura Oliva and Sister Mary Eucharista, SMMC, about 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 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.

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This week 'Bishop and the Vicars' is without the Vicars; instead, Bishop Daly spoke with Fr. Daniel Barnett, vocations director of the Diocese of Spokane, about 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; always keeping in mind the joy our faith inspires. 

Also heard on AM 970 & FM 106.1 Sacred Heart Radio.

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This week Bishop and 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 day; always keeping in mind the joy our faith inspires. 

Also heard on AM 970 & FM 106.1 Sacred Heart Radio.

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This week on the Bishop and Vicars, the idea of virtue and men's spirituality is on the table. From calls for a "new knighthood of holy virtue" at the recent Pheonix, Arizona men's conference, to the rise in popularity of Jordan Peterson the question of what it means to be a man in the 21st century is a pressing topic. Bishop and the Vicars take up the idea of how, as Catholic Christian men, we could and should pursue a life of Christian virtue and holiness.

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.

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Archbishop Chaput speaks to Pheonix Men's conference on Knighthood and Virtue

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/archbishop-chaput-encourages-new-knighthood-of-holy-virtue

Matthew Smitz from First Things Magazine on "Jordan Peterson, Unlikely Guru"

https://www.firstthings.com/article/2018/04/jordan-peterson-unlikely-guru 

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