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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.

Archbishop Fulton Sheen


How much do you really know about Archbishop Fulton Sheen? This week, Sheen expert, Allan Smith joins us to tell us all we didn’t know. Billy has a question about the crucifix; Gillian learns something new from her kids and we meet singer/songwriter John Paul Von Arx.

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From Emilie:
Follow the Cause for Canonization for Darwin Ramos on Facebook.
See a photo and read more about the Pope Francis Amazon Hospital Ship.

From Allan Smith:
Follow the Cause for Beatification for Archbishop Sheen.


Image courtesy of John Paul Von Arx. Photo by Kendal Huntsman.

National Evangelization Teams


Interested in spreading the love of Christ to young people? This week we learn all about the National Evangelization Teams. Emilie brings us the news with details of the Pope’s visit to Romania, Billy has another  question about the Eucharist in Church for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter Lee Roessler.

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From Emilie:
More about the Pope’s Trip to Romania.
See the Knights of Columbus new regalia.


Image courtesy of Lee Roessler. Photo by Eric Spore.

Women in the Old Testament


How well do you know the stories of women in the Old Testament? This week author Danielle Bean tells us how the lives of these women give us valuable lessons for us today. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley gives us the windows to the soul to a new BBC series of a timeless classic; Billy has a question for Dummies about the Eucharist and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Sarah Kroger who has a new album, Bloom.

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From Danielle Bean:
Email for a copy of the Companion Journal for the book: Danielle@daniellebean.com

From Emilie:
More about the World Meeting of Families.


Image courtesy of Sarah Kroger.

SLHour 2019 Easter Edition!


Join us for a special Easter edition of the SLHour: Emilie gives us the news, Billy has an Easter question for Dummies and Gillian tells us what she learned from her kids; Also, Mark tells us what’s good in Hollywood; Sr. Marie Paul has the Windows to the Soul to some heroic films and we listen to music by PJ Anderson, Corrie-Marie and The Thirsting.

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From Gillian:

Heavenly Father,
Lent is hard.
When we want to watch a show, show us a new opportunity.
When we want to eat something sweet, help us to be sweet to one another.
When we would rather play than pray, let our praise be fun.
And may a Lent that is hard make us better servants of God.
We love you, Jesus.
Amen.

From Mark:
Learn more about Steve Harvey

Me and My House: A Parish-based program for Parents

Could your parish use a parenting program? This week Canadian evangelizer Patrick Sullivan tells us about Me and My House. Emilie brings us the news; Sr. Marie-Paul Curley reviews a new Netflix Original; Billy has a question about Grace and Blessings and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Michael James Mette.

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From Emilie:
Apostolic Exhortation: Christus Vivit.
All Papal Texts from Morrocco
Motu Propio on the protection of minors. (In Italian)

Read Sr. Marie Paul’s review

Unplanned: A featured interview with Abby Johnson


This week, Abby Johnson tells us about how she left Planned Parenthood to become one of the nation’s biggest pro-life advocates, a story told in the new film Unplanned. Emilie brings us the news, Billy has a hard question in Church for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter Teresa Peterson.

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From Emilie:
Apostolic Exhortation: Vive Cristo; Esperanza Nuestra.
Pope’s viral ring video from Jimmy Kimmel Live.