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 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...

  • Episode 106: Marriage

    May 19th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 46 secs
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    As we enter into the wedding season, Bishop Daly and the vicars share their thoughts on the Sacrament of Marrriage and the practical realities of weddings.
     
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), ...

  • Episode 105: Mary and her role in the lives of Catholics

    May 16th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 13 secs
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    Bishop and the Vicars share their personal devotions to Mary and discuss why Catholics give honor to the Mother of God.
     
    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 104: Easter and the Resurrection

    April 21st, 2017  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 55 secs
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    Bishop and the Vicars discuss the moving liturgies of the Easter weekend and the profound reality of the resurrection.
     
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests)...

  • Episode 103: Holy Week

    April 20th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 44 secs
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    Bishop and the Vicars discuss the unique liturgies and devotions of Holy Week as we prepare for the great feast of Easter.
     
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Prie...

  • Episode 102: Lent, is there more to this season than Fish Sandwiches?

    April 5th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 59 secs
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    Bishop and the vicars discuss the opportunities for spiritual growth during this Holy Season of Lent. Prayer, fasting and almsgiving are traditional Lenten practices; how can we live them out today?
     
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar Genera...

  • Episode 101: Getting to Know the Hosts

    April 5th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 56 secs
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    Bishop and the vicars of the Diocese of Spokane share their stories and introduce the new format of the radio show.
     
    Join Bishop Thomas Daly, Fr. Darrin Connall (Vicar General), Fr. Brian Mee (Vicar for Finance), and Fr. Pat Kerst (Vicar for Priests) as...