Monday of the Fourth Week in Advent. Sometimes, God takes our greatest weakness and, with His power, turns it into a positive situation. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-19-16.

Direct download: 12-19-16_OurWeaknessSanctifiedByUrPower.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:19am EST

Fourth Sunday of Advent. What role does Saint Joseph play in our faith? Father Dave says that we shouldn't write Joseph out of the Jesus story because he's a critical example of following God's plan. Like Joseph, we should be more willing to accept the role that God has for us, even when it doesn't always make sense. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-18-16.

Direct download: 12-18-16_DontWriteUrselfOutOfTheScript.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:15am EST

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Father Dave relates the Batman signal in the sky to the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. As Catholics, we look towards the image of Guadalupe and feel comfort in her protection. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-12-16.

Direct download: 12-12-16_BatSignalOLGuadalupe.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:10am EST

Third Sunday of Advent. Father Dave draws a connection between the two themes of patience and joy in today's readings. While we're joyful that the birth of Jesus is coming, we must also practice patience in the waiting, so that when he arrives, it will truly be a joyful experience. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 12-11-16.

Direct download: 12-11-16_TheConnectionBtwPatienceAndJoy.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:09am EST

Monday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time. Today's reading says that only 144,000 people will be allowed to get into Heaven, but is that really the case? Father Dave explains that instead of getting caught up with all the numbers mentioned in today's readings, we should focus on Following Jesus everyday. Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-21-16.

Direct download: 11-21-16_FollowTheLambWhereverHeGoes.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:05am EST

Monday of the First Week in Advent. Father Dave reflects on Advent as a good time for a fresh start, especially for those who have been away from the Church. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-28-16.

Direct download: 11-28-16_AdevntNotJust4ThoseWhoLuvChurch.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:08pm EST

First Sunday of Advent. Father Dave relates the beginning of Advent to troubleshooting issues with technology. Often, when a computer, phone, or television stops working, rebooting it helps solve the problem at hand. The same can be said for the season of Advent, which allows for an opportunity to reboot our faith lives and start fresh, just in time for Christmas. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-27-16.

Direct download: 11-27-16_RebootForAdvent.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:47am EST

Memorial of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious. Sometimes we have trouble finding Jesus in our lives, but when we get to heaven, we will have no problem recognizing Him as our savior. Father Dave reflects on striving to find Jesus in our hearts and minds while here on earth. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-17-16.

Direct download: 11-17-16_InHeavenTheyRecognizeJesus.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:14am EST

Memorial of Saint Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church. Jesus says that The Kingdom of God is not a far off distant place that we can never reach. Rather, The Kingdom of God is right here with us, because we all are part of The Kingdom. Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-10-16.

Direct download: 11-10-16_LeoTheGreatAndTheKingdomOfGod.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:08am EST

After a tumultuous election cycle that divided the country and left people either happy or upset with the results, Father Dave offers some encouraging words in this homily. He reminds us that Jesus said we should have faith in Him -- in both good times and bad times. Father Dave also encourages us that this is the time when we should build each other up rather than tear one another down. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 11-15-16 (Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time).

Direct download: 11-15-16_PostElectionBothAndCatholics.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:22pm EST

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time. In business and in war, the term "acceptable loss ratio" is often used. We might even have an acceptable loss ratio in our own lives when it comes to money or personal belongings. But God does not have an acceptable loss ratio -- every single one of us is precious to Him. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-30-16.

Direct download: 10-30-16_AcceptableLossRatio.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:16am EST

Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time. When we're striving to achieve a goal, we often have to remind ourselves to persevere through the the tough times. The same mentality goes for our efforts to get to heaven -- we must never stop striving to enter The Kingdom of God. Preached at St. Joseph’s Church in Cockeysville, MD on 10-26-16.

Direct download: 10-26-16_StriveToEnter.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:19am EST

Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time. Our faith isn't meant to solely serve us as individuals, but meant to be shared among each other. Preached at St. Joseph’s Church in Cockeysville, MD on 10-25-16.

Direct download: 10-25-16_FaithIsAGiftMeant2Bshared.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:23am EST

Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time. Have you ever been afraid to ask God for something? Father Dave says that today is the day for you to reach out to God, knowing He is always around to help us. Preached at St. Joseph’s Church in Cockeysville, MD on 10-24-16.

Direct download: 10-24-16_TodayIsTheRightDay.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:16am EST

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. A frequent question on the Busted Halo Show (SiriusXM 129) is: how do I pray correctly? Father Dave says that even though there is not necessarily one correct way to pray, we should always be humble in our prayer life and ask what we can do for God. Preached at St. Joseph’s Church in Cockeysville, MD on 10-23-16.

Direct download: 10-23-16_AHumbleAttitudeInPrayer.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:40am EST

Thursday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Jesus says that we have to make a decision of whether or not we want to follow Him, but acknowledges that this is not an easy choice. That's why He gave us the Holy Spirit, which acts as a great power at work within us. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-20-16.

Direct download: 10-20-16_ThePowerAtWorkWithinUs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:31am EST

Tuesday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time. Like Luke and Paul, we are called to be evangelists who spread the Catholic faith. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-18-16.

Direct download: 10-18-16_LukePaulAndUsMakeKnownUrGlory.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:34pm EST

Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time. In today's readings, Jesus tells us that prayer isn't the only thing we should rely on. While we should always practice prayer, we must also put in our own work if we hope to achieve a desired outcome. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-17-16.

Direct download: 10-17-16_UReallyNeed2WorkOnThat.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:25am EST

Thursday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time. Have you ever hesitated to pray about something in fear of it seeming unimportant? Jesus tells us that God never thinks any of our prayers are insignificant, and we should never be afraid to ask for help. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 10-06-16.

Direct download: 10-06-16_GodSaysTroubleMe.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:29am EST

Monday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time. Have you ever had one of those days where nothing in your life seems to be going right? Job experienced the same feeling thousands of years ago, and wondered why God was messing with him. Father Dave explores the question - does God actually "mess" with us? Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-26-16.

Direct download: 09-26-16_SeemsLikeGodIsMessinWithMe.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40pm EST

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Are rich people doomed for eternity? Father Dave reflects on the story of the rich man and Lazarus, and explores Jesus' words when it comes to the rich and the poor. Father Dave explains that this popular parable is less about money, and more about complacency when it comes to living out faith. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-25-16.

Direct download: 09-25-16_LazarusHasAName.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:34am EST

Thursday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time. Father Dave relates today's readings to the old fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," and considers our good stories of faith, medium stories of faith, and bad stories of faith. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-22-16.

Direct download: 09-22-16_GoldilocksReadings.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:35am EST

Monday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time. Today the readings give us two good reminders to live by: Live in the moment! Don't procrastinate when it comes to your faith. And be expressive and proud of your faith as well. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-19-16.

Direct download: 09-19-16_2GoodReminders.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:36pm EST

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. If we were as committed to our faith and getting the most out of it -- like we do with other things in our lives -- we would have a much deeper faith than we could ever imagine. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-18-16.

Direct download: 09-18-16_BeCleverInUrSpiritualLife.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:59am EST

Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. Jesus asks us to take up his cross and be filled with humility when we are going through both good times and bad times. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-15-16.

Direct download: 09-15-16-HumilityIsHardToWear.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:12pm EST

Memorial of Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Jesus may have visited his people on earth for only a short amount of time, but he is spiritually with us forever. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-13-16.

Direct download: 09-13-16_GodVisitedHisPeople.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:26pm EST

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. On a recent mission trip to Colorado, Father Dave calls us to find the lost people of faith in our lives and bring them back, just like the shepherd did when he went looking for the lost sheep in the desert. Preached at a Backyard Mass in Niwot, Colorado on 09-11-16.

Direct download: 09-10-16_WhosTheLostSheepInUrLife.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:21am EST

Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. God found value in the city of Bethlehem and the Blessed Virgin Mary -- both seemed very insignificant at the time because they were small, weak, and young. It is important for us to remember that God never finds us to be insignificant. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 09-08-16.

Direct download: 09-08-16_GodWillUseUrInsignificance.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:50am EST

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. Have you seen the new Boar's Head ad with the slogan "Compromise Elsewhere?" Father Dave considers the striking similarity to Jesus' message to His disciples. Preached at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri, Rome on 09-04-16.

Direct download: 09-04-16_CompromiseElsewhere.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:37pm EST

Twenty-first Monday in Ordinary Time. In the first reading, Paul praises the faith of the Thessalonians. Consider how we might be like the Thessalonians... will others praise us for the commitment we have to our faith? Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 08-22-16.

Direct download: 08-22-16_WillPeopleBoastAboutU.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time. Just like Olympic competition requires great strength, effort, and struggle, Jesus reminds us that it's not easy to enter The Kingdom of God. No matter how good we think we might be, we must keep on practicing and striving for greatness. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 08-21-16.

Direct download: 08-21-16_OlympiansDontTakeMedals4Granted.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:09am EST

It can seem easier to be in touch with God while on a retreat or pilgrimage, but maintaining that same spiritual connection afterwards can feel a bit challenging. Father Dave gives a special homily during a pilgrimage in Poland on sustaining those deep feelings of closeness with God in the everyday. Preached at St. Andrew’s in Krakow, Poland. 08-07-16.

Direct download: 08-07-16_PilgrimBackpacks.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time. The Prophet Micah gives us a good mantra to live by. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 07-18-16.

Direct download: 07-18-16_DoRightLoveGoodWalkHumblyWithGod.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:36am EST

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. We all seek balance in our lives. In this homily, a reflection on finding harmony in our personal and spiritual lives. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 07-17-16.

Direct download: 07-17-16_Being-DoingBalance.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:19pm EST

Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time. Have you ever wanted something so bad - a vacation, a promotion at work, or new toy - that you just can't wait to have it? We should feel the same way about our relationship with God and yearn to be with Him forever. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 07-14-16.

Direct download: 07-14-16_Yearning4Vacation.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:13pm EST

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles. Saints Peter and Paul helped create a strong foundation for our Church. We, too, are a part of this foundation and must continue to build off of what Peter and Paul started. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-29-16.

Direct download: 06-29-16_BuiltUponUrFaith.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:29pm EST

Monday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time. God reminds us that while we are created in His image and likeness, this does not mean we are exactly like Him. We are susceptible to sin while God is filled with unconditional love and mercy. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-27-16.

Direct download: 06-27-16_DoUThinkThatIAmLikeU.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:39pm EST

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. If you've ever been in the trailing car on a road trip, you know it can be difficult to follow closely on the journey. A reflection on Jesus as the "lead car" in our lives, and the importance of staying the course, even when there are bumps in the road. Preached at St. Mary's on the Lake, at Lake George, New York on 06-26-16.

Direct download: 06-26-16_JesusIsInTheLeadCar.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:25am EST

Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time. There is a big difference between saying we're going to do something and actually doing it. When we follow through, we get closer to the kingdom of heaven. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-23-16.

Direct download: 06-23-16_ABigDifference.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:47pm EST

Monday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time. Jesus says that before we can cast judgement on another person and attempt to take the splinter out of their eye, we must first pull the plank out of our own. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-20-16.

Direct download: 06-20-16_StiffNecksAndPlanksInOurEyes.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39am EST

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time. God calls everyone to love and invites us all to experience His kingdom. His love knows no borders and accepts all people regardless of race, gender, or sexuality. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-19-16.

Direct download: 06-19-16_DiversityWithoutDivision.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:34am EST

Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time. We're called to live our lives to the highest degree; so much so that the generations after us should want to emulate our very actions. Father Dave shares a reflection inspired by the prophets Elijah and Elisha, where Elisha asks Elijah for a double portion of his spirit. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-16-16.

Direct download: 06-16-16_DoublePortionOfUrSpirit.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

Thursday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time. It can be easy to settle for the bare minimum in our lives; whether that's at work, school or in our relationships with God. But, Jesus calls us each and everyday to go beyond what's necessary and do more. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-09-16.

Direct download: 06-09-16_JustTheMinimum.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:45pm EST

Monday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time. Jesus gave us the beatitudes as a guideline of how we can live our lives. Father Dave equates this to Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" Speech. Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-06-16.

Direct download: 06-06-16_BeatitudesIHaveADream.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:21am EST

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. How we treat the least among us shows how we live according to our faith. Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-05-16.

Direct download: 06-05-16_TheGreatestOrTheLeast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:58pm EST

Thursday in the Ninth Week of Ordinary Time. Sometimes we get bogged down so much in the details that we lose focus on what we originally set out to do. It is important to take a step back every once in a while and remember our main goal. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 06-02-16.

Direct download: 06-02-16_KeepTheMainThingTheMainThing.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:12pm EST

Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In this homily for the nuns in residence, Father Dave tries to speak Spanish and also explains the challenges and benefits of sharing joy.Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-31-16.

Direct download: 05-31-16_SharingJoyIsHardWork.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:51pm EST

Thursday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time. Despite our busy schedules, we must make time to remember we are truly God's people. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-26-16.

Direct download: 05-26-16_YouRnotNoPeople.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:34pm EST

We've all experienced a lack of faith at one point or another. Even though Jesus reminds us of His mercy, sometimes we still need help in reaffirming our belief in Him. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-16-16.

Direct download: 05-16-16_PossessedBoysDad-HelpOurUnbelief.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:33pm EST

Feeling confused, alone, and scared? These are not unnatural emotions for a person to experience in their life; in fact these are the very same emotions that the apostles were feeling once Jesus left them.  Fortunate for us that Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to give us comfort and guide us through the tough times. Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-15-16.

Direct download: 05-15-16_HolySpiritSendsUsOutAndDrawsUsTogether.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:47pm EST

Father Dave makes a discovery when seeing the readings anew today: Jesus had a cause. We might think of that differently today, but He had an agenda of what he would like the world to know and do. Do you have a cause? Do you support Jesus' cause? Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-12-16.

Direct download: 05-12-16_SupportJesusCauses.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:47pm EST

Do you ever find it difficult to be Catholic? It's not always easy living out the tenets of the Catholic life, especially in today's troubled world.  Luckily for us we have the Holy Spirit to guide us and give us courage in our times of need. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-09-16.

Direct download: 05-09-16_TroubleInTheWorld.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:43pm EST

The Feast of the Ascension is the day that Jesus ascended into Heaven, 40 days after he resurrected from the dead. As Jesus's disciples we hope to follow the path that he created for us so that one day we can join him in Heaven. Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-05-16.

Direct download: 05-05-16_AscensionHope.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:24am EST

Whenever we're feeling down about ourselves or the state of the world, it's important to remember that God delights in us - just as we delight in His unwavering love and protection by the Holy Spirit. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 05-02-16.

Direct download: 05-02-16_DelightAndProtection.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:16pm EST

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter. Sometimes our expectations for people are high, so high they cant possibly achieve them. It is important for us to remember that we should not always set our expectations so high for others and that sometimes its easier to keep things simple. Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on04-28-16.

Direct download: 04-28-16_LetsNotHoldOthersToAhigherStandard.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:32pm EST

Feast of Saint Mark, Evangelist. Saint Mark and the other Gospel writers were some of the first people to witness and encounter the word of Jesus. Just like them, we are all called to go out and spread the good news! Preached at St.Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 04-25-16.

Direct download: 04-25-16_YouRthePrimarySource.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:36pm EST

Thursday of the Second Week of Easter. It can be tempting to let celebrities, public figures, and even those close to us influence the way we think and act. But it's important to remember who we should listen to above all: God. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 04-07-16.

Direct download: 04-07-16_ObeyGodRatherThanMan.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28pm EST

Thursday in the Octave of Easter. It's easy to fall into a routine - at work, at home, and even at mass. It happens to the best of us - our minds wander while we sit in the pews, and we lose focus on the music, prayers, or even the fact that we are receiving Jesus. In today's homily, a reminder to stay alert. We are all witnesses to the risen Lord through his body and blood. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-31-16.

Direct download: 03-31-16_UareWitnesses2TheseThings.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:41am EST

Monday in the Octave of Easter. Is it possible to feel fear and joy at the same time? The mixed emotions might seem strange, but imagining the feelings of the women who witnessed Jesus' empty tomb helps us understand. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-28-16.

Direct download: 03-28-16_FearfulAndOverjoyed.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:41pm EST

Easter Sunday, The Resurrection of the Lord. Believing without seeing is one of the hardest things asked of us as Christians, yet our belief in the Resurrection is the cornerstone of our faith. A reflection on God's invitation to experience the joy of the Resurrection in our present-day lives.  Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-27-16.

Direct download: 03-27-16_SeeEmptinessAndBelieve.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:11pm EST

Monday of Holy Week. In times of suffering, do you ever wonder, "Why me?" Why are we surprised that we suffer? Everybody experiences suffering, but through all of our suffering, Jesus is always there ready to lift us back up. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-21-16.

Direct download: 03-21-16_WhyRWeSurprised.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:49am EST

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent. Obsessed with taking that perfect selfie? We all like to look good in the eyes of our friends and followers on social media. But, like St. Patrick, we should spend less time glorifying ourselves, and more time glorifying God. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-17-16.

Direct download: 03-17-16_StPatrickSelfies.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:18am EST

Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent. If you've ever run a marathon, you know the last miles of the race can be the toughest to get through. Lent is like a marathon in many ways, and the final days can feel like the most difficult. An important reminder to keep your eye on the finish line! Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-15-16.

Direct download: 03-15-16_MarathonersPerseverence.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:08am EST

Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent. A special homily given for the students of St. Patrick School in Louisville, KY. "What sort of things are easy to forget?" Father Dave gets some amusing answers from the kids, and explains just how easy it is to forget God's involvement in our lives. Preached at St. Patrick Church, Louisville KY on 03-09-16.

Direct download: 03-09-16_EasyToForget.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:05pm EST

Fourth Sunday of Lent. Have you ever blown off or intentionally forget something because it was convenient and easy for you to do?  Have you ever been tempted to give up on something because it seemed hard or required more effort than you might want to put in?  If that's the case, then it is time for us to come to our senses and follow God's grace and mercy. Preached at St. Patrick Church,Louisville,KY on 03-06-16

Direct download: 03-06-16_ComeToYourSenses.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time. Have you ever been in awe of the power and presence of God in your life? Or have you been so desperate just to have God in your life that you wish that you can just reach out and touch Him? These feelings of awe and desperation towards God empower us and ultimately connect us to Him. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 02-08-16.

Direct download: 02-08-16_AweAndDesperation.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:39pm EST

Thursday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time. Ever leave home without your phone, wallet or keys? Jesus asks his disciples and us today to do just that and leave behind our "stuff" and follow Him.  Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 02-04-16.

Direct download: 02-04-16_WalletKeysPhone.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:36pm EST

Monday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time. Have you ever had the feeling in life that even when things seem to be going down the wrong path that God is actually present and taking you down the right path? Well have no fear because people have felt this way for thousands of years. The good news is that God knows how to write straight with crooked lines.Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 02-01-16.

Direct download: 02-01-16_GodWritesStraightWithCrookedLines.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:39pm EST

Thursday of the Third Week of Lent. Do you have a hardened heart for the Lord? Or do you have a warm soft heart for the Lord?  Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 03-03-16.

Direct download: 03-03-16_HardnessOfOurNYhearts.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:50pm EST

Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent. Have you ever felt like somebody else had something against you? Or that someone was out to get you? Well, you’re not alone. This happened to people in the Bible, even thousands of years before Christ. The good part though is that, as per usual, God has your back. Preached at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Las Vegas, NV, on 02-24-16.

Direct download: 02-24-16_GodHasOurBack.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:41pm EST

Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, Apostle. Jesus very pointedly asks his disciples, "who do you SAY that I am." Do we ever say the name of Jesus? In one of St. Peter's first writings, he tells us to tend our flock--whoever it is in our lives that needs us--both willingly and eagerly.  Preached at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Las Vegas, NV, on 02-22-16.

Direct download: 02-22-16_WillinglyAndEagerly.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:47pm EST

Second Sunday of Lent. Even we can be "enemies" of the Cross of Christ if we prefer to skip over the sacrifice and cut right to the Hollywood ending. Preached at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Las Vegas, NV, on 02-21-16.

Direct download: 02-21-16_Enemies-CrossOfChrist.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:34pm EST

Memorial of Saint Thomas Aquinas. While there is much polarization in the world today, St. Thomas points to the "middle way," or Via Media. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 01-28-16.

Direct download: 01-28-16_TheViaMedia.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus. Fr. Dave tells us that he likes risotto--and links it to the action of Holy Spirit! Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 01-26-16.

Direct download: 01-26-16_KeepStirringIt.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. You know how when you show up to a party and you're not dressed as well as other people? This may tell us a bit about our spiritual lives. Preached at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City on 02-07-16.

Direct download: 02-07-16_UnderdressedForTheParty.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:48pm EST

Solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord. Sometimes we wonder why Jesus needed to be baptized by John in the Jordan.  Fr. Dave says that misses the point of this feast. Preached on Sunday, January, 10, 2016 at St. Paul the Apostle Church, New York City.

Direct download: 01-10-16_ProclaimJesusBcOfUrBaptismNotHis.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:35pm EST