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Encore Presentation: Update from Latvia and other Covid-19 Conversations


This week on an encore edition of the SLHour, Fr Peter Skudra of Radio Maria Latvia, gives us a COVID update from his country. Emilie speaks with Ben and Megan Turland and learns how to live Easter intentionally; Billy has a question about the Creed in Church for Dummies and singer/songwriter Tori Harris has a new album, Speak. This program first aired on April 18, 2020.

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Fr. Michael McGivney’s Cause Moves Forward


A miracle has been approved and attributed to Fr. Michael McGivney. This week we learn all about the cause for beatification of the founder of the Knights of Columbus. Emilie Callan tells us about something she found in the diocese of Calgay; Billy has one last question about indulgences and we meet singer/songwriter Anna Nuzzo.

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From Billy:
Learn more about indulgences by reading Deacon-structing.

From Emilie:
Watch more of This Place.

From Anna Nuzzo
Listen to one of the songs from the new album, Lady of Fatima Song:


 

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Update from Latvia and other Covid-19 conversations

Photo courtesy of Tori Harris

How is this pandemic affecting people around the world? This week on the SLHour Fr Peter Skudra of Radio Maria Latvia, gives us an update from his country. Emilie speaks with Ben and Megan Turland and learns how to live Easter intentionally; Billy has a question about the Creed in Church for Dummies and singer/songwriter Tori Harris has a new album, Speak.

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The Fatima Story comes to Theatres


Jorge Lamelas, Alejandra Howard and Stephanie Gil star in Fatima, an uplifting story about the power of faith. Photo Courtesy of Picturehouse ©2020 PICTUREHOUSE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

A new film about the Apparitions at Fatima? This week on the SLHour screenwriter, Barbara Nicolosi tells us why this film is important at this time. We learn how Covid-19 is affecting the town of Bethlehem; Billy has a question for about Confession in the time of pandemic; Emilie speaks with Toronto’s Archbishop, Cardinal Thomas Collins about church closures, and singer/songwriter Lee Roessler has a new album, Write My Story.

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From Deacon Pedro:
Learn more about the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem

Watch the Fatima film trailer:

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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Running an Evangelization Series in Your Parish


What is effective evangelization and how do we do it? This week Life Teen’s Joel Stepanek tells us about the 99 Experience. Emilie Callan visits Ottawa; Billy has a question for Dummies and we speak to Andrew and Katie Hall – a couple that has written songs for their four children.

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From Matteo:
Find out more about the Promoting Digital Child Dignity Conference.
Find out more about the Pope’s trip to Japan and Thailand.

From Emilie:
Find out more about Stella Maris Academy.
Watch This Place.

From “The 99”

All new show: Synod on the Amazon


Town of Leticias, Colombia in the Amazon region. Photo: Ana Palacios/CIDSE & REPAM

Why is there a synod on the Amazon? This week, Fr. Peter Bisson, SJ joins us to explain. Emilie Callan introduces a new segment based on her new show, This Place, where she visits Canadian dioceses; Billy has a question for Dummies and singer/songwriter Lorraine Hess has a new album, See the Miracle.

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From Deacon Pedro:
Find out more about the Synod on the Amazon.

Watch his new show Deacon-structing. First episode explains synods!

Responding to the Sri Lanka Easter Attacks

 


How do we respond to the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka? This week Fr. Basil Fernando of Pontifical Mission Societies of Sri Lanka joins us for a featured chat.  Emilie brings us the news; Sr. Marie Paul Curley, fsp gives us the windows to the soul to two new films; Billy has a question for Dummies about Confirmation and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Taylor Tripodi who has a new album, Awakening.

[Photo courtesy of Taylor Tripodi.]

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From Emilie:
The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, are seen June 24, 2019, after they drowned in the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Mexico, while trying to reach the United States. (CNS photo/Reuters)

 

From Fr. Basil Fernando:
To support the work of Ponitifical Mission Societies in Sri Lanka, and Fr. Fernando’s seminary projects and Easter attack victims fund, contact your PMS office in your own country. Make sure your donation is directed to the work in Sri Lanka.
In the U.S. https://www.missio.org/
In English Canada: https://www.missionsocieties.ca/
In French Canada: https://www.opmcanada.ca/

Patrick’s Corner


Ever heard of Patrick’s Corner? This week we speak to beloved author Sean Patrick about growing up Catholic in America. Emilie brings us the news, Billy has a question about Holy Water in Church for Dummies and we meet Epic, the Band.

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From Emilie:
Listen to the first Latin Broadcast on Vatican Radio.
Read Male and Female He Created Them.

From Billy:
To learn more about exorcisms, listen to Deacon Pedro’s interview with Matt Baglio of The Rite from the October 18, 2014 edition of the SLHour (at 27:00).
You can also read about exorcisms and watch an interview that Kris Dmytrenko did with Matt Baglio.    

And to read more about Exorcisms, read Deacon Pedro’s post:
Deacon-structing the Devil Part 3: Exorcisms


Image courtesy of E.P.I.C. Photo by Oscar Velazquez.