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Test your knowledge: Of these, how many were Franciscans? Junipero Serra, Peter of Alcántara, Bonaventure, Anthony of Padua, Maximillian Kolbe, St. Padre Pio, Marianne Cope, Elizabeth of Hungary, Angela Merici, St. Brigid of Sweden, Elizabeth of Portugal, Thomas More and Pope John XXIII? This week, on the SLHour, author Robert Ellsberg lists about 100 Franciscan saints and tells us what we can learn from them. ...read more
Do you hate going to confession? This week on the SLHour, Fr. Mike Prieur tells us about the art of the confessor. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley has the Windows to the Soul to a few superhero films; Billy Chan has a question about judgement and we reconnect with Matt Maher who has a new album, Echoes. ...read more
What does the Church need to know from young people? This week we speak with Cardinal Kevin Farrell, of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life; Gillian Kantor learns something new from her kids; Billy Chan has more questions for Dummies and we reconnect singer/songwriter Mikey Needleman, who has a new album, We Ask of ...read more
How can you still be Catholic? This week on an all-new SLHour, author Christopher Sparks suggests 50 answers to a very good question. Emilie gives us the weekly news, Billy Chan questions praying to statues on Church for Dummies; Mark Matthews tells us about the impending roboapocalypse and we speak with John Robinson of the Boys ...read more
This week we speak with Catholic composer Ken Canedo about the new Spirit and Song collection, Akwaaba! Also, Emilie Callan gives us the weekly news, Billy Chan questions original sin on Church for Dummies, Mark Matthews tells us what’s good about masculinity in Hollywood and, is pornography just a guy thing? We talk women and pornography ...read more
This week on the Salt and Light Radio Hour: How much do you go on the Internet for parenting advice? This week CatholicMom.com founder Lisa Hendey tells us all about the success of what started as a chat group. Emilie Callan gives us the weekly news, Billy Chan has some more questions about Adam and Eve ...read more