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Planning for Dementia

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How do we prepare for Alzheimer’s? Author, Rhonda Hoffman shares with us the pre-dementia letter she wrote to her daughters. Matteo has more updates from Rome; Billy has another question; Gillian learns something new from her kids and we meet hip-hop artist Connor Flanagan.

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From Matteo:
Here’s the photo of Pope Francis walking down the street last Sunday.

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And to read about his interview in La Repubblica, go to Vatican News.

From Billy:
Here’s a great little prayer for Spiritual Communion:

SLHour COVID Special: Church for Dummies How to Watch Mass on TV?


Since so many Churches all closed and Masses are cancelled, we rely on watching or listening to Mass on TV, the Internet or Radio. In this SLHour Church for Dummies segment, Billy Chan asks what is the proper way to participate when watching Mass on TV.

A Featured Chat with Beloved Author, Michael O’Brien

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Michael O’Brien is a prolific Catholic painter and author, best known for his Children of the Last Days series. Today we have a featured chat with Michael O’Brien. Also, Matteo has updates from Rome, Sr. Marie-Paul Curley, fsp gives us the windows to the soul to 2 bio-pics; Billy has a question about church rules and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Luke Spehar.

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From Deacon Pedro:
Here are some of Michael O’Brien’s Stations of the Cross:

Jesus Prays in the Garden


Jesus is Betrayed and Arrested



Jesus Speaks to His Mother and His Beloved Disciple

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SLHour: Parish Political Action


We’ve been sold on the idea of separation of Church and State – but what does that actually mean? This week, Mark Brosens tells us about the new political engagement campaign of the Archdiocese of Toronto; Billy has a question about an article of the creed; Mark Matthews has something good about digital media from Hollywood and we meet the band Sonar Worship.

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From Noel:
Read Toronto’s Archbishop, Cardinal Collins article on the Euthanasia expansion in the Toronto Star.

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Church for Dummies Special Edition 2020

This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we feature the best of Church for Dummies with Billy Chan. Tune in for questions about the Mass, the Eucharist, Grace, blessings and gambling. Let’s learn some basics of our Faith with this SLHour- 2020, Church for Dummies Special. All these segments first aired in 2018.

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As I Have Done

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This week we learn about the work of religious sisters in East Africa and the new Salt + Light Media documentary series that tells their stories, As I Have Done. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley, fsp gives us the windows to the soul to the best film of 2019; Billy has a question about the papacy and we meet singer/songwriter John Trabbic.

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From Pedro:
Read the new Apostolic Exhortation, Querida Amazonía.
Learn more about the Loyola Institute for Ministry.

 

The Golden Knight

Epic battle between good and evil? This week father and son authors, Steven and Justin Clark tell us all about the Golden Knight book series for kids. Matteo brings us the news from Rome; Emilie tells us about something she found in the diocese of Sault Ste Marie; Billy has a question for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter and artist Michael Corsini.

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From Matteo:
Read the new Apostolic Exhortation, Querida Amazonía.

 

Christmas special featuring Audrey Assad

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Join us for a special Christmas edition of the SLHOUR with all our contributors: Emilie joins us; Billy has a Christmas question; Gillian learns a Christmas lesson from all her kids; Mark has something good about Hollywood at Christmas, plus Audrey Assad joins us to talk about her new album, Peace.

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Follow me on Instagram, Twitter and/or Facebook and send me a message letting me know which is your favourite Christmas album of all times, for a chance to win Nancy Bodsworth’s Christmas album, The Greatest Gift.

Transubstantiation

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Can you believe in the Real Presence and not believe in Transubstantiation? This week, author and theologian Brett Salkeld explains; Matteo brings us the news from Rome; Billy has a question about daily Mass; Mark Matthews addresses technology fear and we meet the Dutch Christian band, Trinity.

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From Deacon Pedro:
Listen to Brett Salkeld’s Podcast, Thinking Faith.

Watch Trinity’s Video Alive Again

The Little Douglings Return


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How do we teach our children about the battle between good and evil? Author, Carissa Douglas, author of the Little Douglings series tells us why she wrote a children’s adventure story about her children, to teach them about it. Billy has more questions about prayer; Gillian learns something new from her kids and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Nancy Bodsworth who has a new Christmas album, The Greatest Gift.

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From Deacon Pedro:
Listen to Carissa Douglas’ first visit to the SLHour on our Dec 8, 2012 edition.