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

  • Civility and Public Discourse

    November 2nd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 29 secs

    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 Daly and the vicars discuss civility and the need...

  • Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment

    October 23rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 56 secs

    The three vicars are back in the studio and ready to discuss the Synod. What exactly is a synod? How is it different than a council and why is the most recent synod on "the Youth?"
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vica...

  • Intercessory Prayer, the Battle of Lepanto, and Our Lady of Victory

    October 8th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 49 secs
    bishop, catholic, christian, jesus, lepanto, prayer, spokane

    The summer hiatus is over and the vicars are back to discuss 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.poetryfounda...

  • Two Wings, Faith and Reason with Dr. Doug Kries

    September 7th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 2 secs
    bishop, catholic, christian, faith, jesus, john paul ii, philosophy, reason, spokane

    During the vicars' summer break, Bishop Daly is inviting guests on the show to discuss important matters in the life of the Church. For this episode, Bishop Daly welcomes Dr. Doug Kries of Gonzaga Univerity's Philosophy Department. 
    Dr. Kries is the author of...

  • The Ministry of Exorcism

    July 18th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 50 secs

    During the vicars' summer break, Bishop Daly is inviting guests on the show to discuss important matters in the life of the Church. For this, episode Bishop Daly, with the help of guest co-host Hilary Hammett, sits down again with an old friend from San Jose,...

  • Women and the Church

    June 18th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 26 secs

    This week 'Bishop and the Vicars' is without the vicars. Instead, Bishop Daly speaks with a panel of women to discuss the #MeToo movement, the role of women in society and the Church, and the importance of complexity between men and women....

  • Episode 209: Vocations with Father Barnett

    June 4th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 45 secs
    bishop, catholic, christian, consecrated life, jesus, priesthood, spokane, vocations

    This week 'Bishop and the Vicars' is without the vicars. Bishop Daly speaks with Fr. Daniel Barnett, Vocations Director for the Diocese of Spokane, about discerning a vocation and supporting young people who are discerning where God may be calling...

  • Episode 208: Crusades, Pilgrimage and War 

    May 14th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 1 sec
    bishop, catholic, christian, crusades, jesus, spokane

    This week Bishop Daly and the 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 ...

  • Chivalry is Not Dead

    April 20th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 5 secs
    bishop, catholic, chivalry, christian, jesus, spokane

    This week on Bishop and the Vicars Radio Show, the idea of virtue and men's spirituality is on the table. From calls for a "new knighthood of holy virtue" at the recent Phoenix, Arizona men's conference, to the rise in popularity of Jordan Peterson, the question of ...

  • Episode 206: Long Shall you Live Part 2 - Interview with local author Marja Henderson

    April 11th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 47 secs
    bishop, catholic, christian, interview, jesus, spokane, world war ii

    Bishop Daly welcomes back to the show local author Marja Henderson. Marja has recently published a book entitled Long Shall You Live, a memoir following the lives of a young couple, Mienus and Suze, during the Nazi ...

  • Episode 205: Human Dignity

    March 7th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 45 secs

    This week on Bishop and The Vicars Radio Show, the idea of human dignity is the topic of discussion. In today's society, our understanding of anthropology has been increasingly unmoored from objective standards. The human person is whatever he or she wants to be. ...

  • Episode 204: Catholic Literature

    February 23rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 37 secs
    bishop, catholic, christian, jesus, literature, spokane

     
    "Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed." G.K. Chesterton
    This episode the Bishop and the Vicars wade into the vast world of Catholic literatur...

  • Episode 203: Ash Wednesday, Lent and Valentine's Day

    February 9th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 2 secs
    bishop, catholic, christian, jesus, lent, spokane, valentine's day

    Its a contest of Hallmark vs the Church this Ash Wednesday, as Valentine's Day falls on Ash Wednesday. As the Bishop and the Vicars note Ash Wednesday is in many ways a celebration of love and forgiveness. We can turn towards one another and offer both c...

  • Episode 202: Catholic Schools Week 2018

    January 31st, 2018  |  Season 2  |  29 mins 14 secs
    bishop, catholic, catholic schools, christian, csw, jesus, spokane

    In the midst of Catholic Schools Week Bishop Daly and the Vicars reminisce on their school days and share the meaning and value of Catholic Schools in today's church.
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for F...

  • Episode 201: Fatherhood

    January 5th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 32 secs
    bishop, catholic, christian, fatherhood, jesus, spokane

    Welcome back for Season 2!
    After some technical difficulties with the Christmas episodes, the Bishop and Vicars are back. To begin the new year the topic of fatherhood was chosen. What makes a good father? How do fathers (both spiritual and biological) e...

  • Episode 122: Advent - Part 2

    December 13th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  26 mins 50 secs
    advent, bishop, catholic, christian, jesus, spokane

    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...