Bishop and the Vicars

Faith and Life in the Light of Christian Joy

About the show

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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Episodes

  • Episode 122: Advent - Part 2

    December 13th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  26 mins 50 secs
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    Bishop Daly and the Vicars discus Advent, as the Church begins to prepare for Christmas and the coming of Christ. 
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as th...

  • Episode 121: Advent

    November 30th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 12 secs
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    Bishop Daly and the Vicars discus Advent, as the Church begins to prepare for Christmas and the coming of Christ. 
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as th...

  • Episode 120: The Faithful Departed

    November 17th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 19 secs
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    Bishop Daly and the Vicars discuss the faithful departed, purgatory and our remembrance of the dead in the month of November. 
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Pr...

  • Episode 119: Long Shall you Live - Interview with local author Marja Henderson

    November 10th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 44 secs
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    This episode Bishop Daly welcomes to the show local author Marja Henderson. Marja has recently published a book entitled Long Shall You Live. 
     
    "Long Shall You Live is a memoir following the lives of a young couple, Mienus and Suze, during the Nazi occu...

  • Episode 118: All Saints

    November 1st, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 49 secs
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    Join Bishop Daly and the Vicars as they discuss the Saints. On the Feast of All Saints, the Church commemorates those who have gone before us in the life of faith and who now intercede for us in Heaven. 
    Also featured in this episode are some biographica...

  • Episode 117: Faith and Reason

    October 13th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 24 secs
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    Join Bishop Daly and the Vicars as they discuss the relationship between faith and reason. Our Catholic Faith is not grounded both in faith and reason which reinforce one another as we live out our faith. St. John Paul II wrote an encyclical letter in 19...

  • Episode 116: Tragedy and Healing - Freeman Shooting

    September 15th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 43 secs
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    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 w...

  • Episode 115: Christian Hope

    September 14th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 15 secs
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    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. Darr...

  • Episode 114: Evangelization, How To?

    August 25th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 59 secs
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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 Missi...

  • Episode 113: Evangelization

    August 15th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 28 secs
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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 t...

  • Episode 112: Exorcism, what does the Church teach? An interview with Fr. Gary Thomas (Part 2)

    July 23rd, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 52 secs

    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 ...

  • Episode 111: Exorcism, what does the Church teach? An interview with Fr. Gary Thomas (Part 1)

    July 17th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 46 secs
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    Summer vacation is here - at least it is for the vicars! While they are away, Bishop Daly welcomes to the show Father Gary Thomas, a friend from the Diocese of San Jose. 
    Fr. Thomas is the official exorcist of the Diocese of San Jose, he has served in that role ...

  • Episode 110: The Problem of Evil

    July 12th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 27 secs
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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. Bri...

  • Episode 109: The Source and Summit of the Christian Life

    June 16th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 50 secs
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    The Second Vatican Council called the Eucharist the source and summit of Christian Life. This week Bishop Daly and the vicars discuss the Eucharist and the celebration of the feast of Corpus Christi. 
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar...

  • Episode 108: Do Catholics read the Bible?

    June 2nd, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 59 secs
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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 ...

  • Episode 107: "At the Lake..." can our vacation and leisure be a time to give glory to God?

    May 25th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  26 mins 43 secs
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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 approach, Bishop and the vicars talk about vacation and the spiritual life.
     
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar...