July 23, 2017

Season 1 Ep 11 Part 2 — Exorcism, what does the Church teach? An interview with Fr. Gary Thomas

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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