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  • Go Ask Your Father for June 20, 2018 Caller Questions- Do you have any prayers to recommend for after Communion? What is the difference between the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and the Rosary? Caller Question- Why don’t the bishops ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 19, 2018 Caller Question- How do I respond to my friend who says that we should not follow Jesus, but Paul? Caller Question- Can I pray to the other Archangels besides Gabriel, Raphael, ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 18, 2018 Caller Question- How do I explain the faith to my adult children who are not practicing the faith? Caller Question- What does the Catholic Church believe about the Second Coming of ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 15, 2018 Caller Question- My brother was not practicing, passed away, and was cremated. Can I have a blessing said for his remains? Email Question- How should we treat members of the MS13 ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 14, 2018 Caller Question- Do I have to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet during the 3pm hour? Caller Question- What should my friend do if her husband is mentally ill and abusive? Should ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 13, 2018 Msgr. Swetland talks about St. Anthony of Padua. Email Question- When should we leave Mass? After the Recessional Song? Caller Question- What should I do about people talking before Mass? Caller Question- Can ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 12, 2018 Caller Question- How do I explain the Trinity to my daughter? Caller Question- Is it okay to have friends who are gay? Caller Question- Is feeling hatred for someone a mortal sin? Caller ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 11, 2018 Caller Question- Why do we only pray for the faithful? Caller Question- How do I explain Holy Days of Obligation to my adult children? Caller Question- What is the Gift of Counsel? Email ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 8, 2018 Guest Host: Fr. Marcel Taillon Caller Question- What should I do if I am discerning religious life, but I am too old for many communities? Caller Question- Is it spiritually beneficial to ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for June 7, 2018 Guest Host: Fr. John Paul Erickson Caller Question- What did Romans typically do with the cross after crucifixion? Does this cast doubts on relics of the True Cross? Caller Question- How do ...

Go Ask Your Father™ is your answer to the tough questions you have about faith and morals, doctrine and social teaching, and applying your beliefs to everyday life. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a question that host Monsignor Stuart Swetland, Relevant Radio® Chief Religion Correspondent, can’t answer. If you have a question about the Faith, why not Go Ask Your Father?

About Msgr. Swetland

Msgr. Stuart W. Swetland, S.T.D., is a convert to the Catholic Faith and was ordained a priest in 1991 for the Diocese of Peoria. He received his undergraduate degree in Physics from the United States Naval Academy. He is a Rhodes Scholar and holds a B.A. and M.A. from Oxford, a M.Div. and M.A. from Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, and his S.T.L. and S.T.D. from the Pontifical Lateran University.

He currently serves as the seventh President of Donnelly College in Kansas City, KS, where he is also Professor of Leadership and Christian Ethics. Previously, he served as Vice President for Catholic Identity and Mission and held the Archbishop Flynn Chair of Christian Ethics at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD. Msgr. Swetland was named a Prelate of Honor in 2000 by Saint John Paul II and is a Knight Commander for the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchure and a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus.

Msgr. Swetland serves as the Chief Religion Correspondent for the Relevant Radio® network and is the host of Go Ask Your FatherTM on Relevant Radio.

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