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 208: Crusades, Pilgrimage and War 

    May 14th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 1 sec
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    "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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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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...