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Jean Vanier | 1928-2019

Jean Vanier, who has been called a living saint, has died. This week on the SLHour, we remember him. Also, Allyson brings us the news; Billy has a question about a candle; Mark tells us whats good in Hollywood and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Rita West, who has a new album, Invitation.

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From Mark:
Pontifical Council for Culture
Pontifical Academy of Sciences


Jean Vanier photo courtesy of L’Arche Canada.

Encore SLHour: Best Catholic albums of 2017


As we enter into 2019, let’s take a break to revisit some of the new albums released by Catholic artists in 2017 and featured on the SLHour. Tune in for some of the best songs of 2017, featuring Chris Bray, Marie Miller, Michael James Mette, Joe Zambon, Rita West, Mikey Needleman, Steve Angrisano, Cooper Ray, the Boys of the St. Paul’s Choir School and Matt Maher. This was our New Years 2017 special!

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Listen to the full interviews with these artists:
Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School
Chris Bray
Cooper Ray
Joe Zambon
Marie Miller
Matt Maher
Michael James Mette
Mikey Needleman
Rita West
Steve Angrisano

Best new albums of 2018!


Before we let go of the year, let’s revisit some new albums released by Catholic artists in 2018 and featured on the SLHour. Tune in for some of the best new contemporary Catholic songs of 2018, featuring , Luke Spehar, Sarah Hart, Joe Melendrez, The Thirsting, Dan Schutte, Corrie-Marie, Amanda Vernon, Rita West and Matt Maher.

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Listen to the full interviews with all these artists:

Luke Spehar
Sarah Hart
Joe Melendrez
The Thirsting
Dan Schutte
Corrie-Marie
Amanda Vernon
Rita West and Novum Collective
Matt Maher

 

Magisterium of the People


We’ve heard of the Magisterium of the Church but the Magisterium of the People? This week, Sebastian Gomes tells us about his new film of that title and we learn about babies being born in Bethlehem; Emilie has our news; Billy has a question for Dummies and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Rita West, who is part of a new collaboration, Novum Collective.

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From Emilie:
Learn more about the beatification of the Martyrs of Algeria.

From Deacon Pedro:
Listen to Rita West’s first visit to the SLHour: June 16, 2017

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Encore SLHour: The BeDADitudes and other great conversations


This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, author Peter Kreeft tells us what Catholics and Protestants can learn from each other and we speak with conductor and composer JJ Wright about his Advent/Christmas album, O Emmanuel. We also speak with author Dr. Greg Popcak about his latest book, the BeDADitudes and we meet singer/songwriter Rita West. These interviews first aired in the Spring of 2017.

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Best Catholic albums of 2017


Before we let go of the year, let’s revisit some new albums released by Catholic artists in 2017 and featured on the SLHour. Tune in for some of the best songs of 2017, featuring Chris Bray, Marie Miller, Michael James Mette, Joe Zambon, Rita West, Mikey Needleman, Steve Angrisano, Cooper Ray, the Boys of the St. Paul’s Choir School and Matt Maher.

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Encore SLHour: Catholics and Protestants and other great conversations


This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, author Peter Kreeft tells us what Catholics and Protestants can learn from each other and we speak with conductor and composer JJ Wright about his Advent/Christmas album, O Emmanuel. We also speak with author Dr. Greg Popcak about his latest book, the BeDADitudes and we meet singer/songwriter Rita West.

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The BeDADitudes


What’s the top quality in a Dad? This week author Greg Popcak (of the Pastoral Solutions Institute) tells us how the Beatitudes are the place to start. Gillian Kantor learns something from her 14-month old about project management; Billy Chan has one more tip for Dummies looking to make Mass less boring, and we meet singer/songwriter Rita West.

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Listen to other Church for Dummies segments on Youtube.

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and here is a video of the acoustic version of Rita West’s single (with John Finch), Heart of Mercy: