WATCH LIVE   ·   App   ·   S+L site  

The Francis Impact


How much impact has Pope Francis had on the world? This week, producer Sebastian Gomes tells us about the new SL production The Francis Impact. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley has her top 10 animated films; Billy has a question for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter Taylor Tripodi.

Email us your comments, find Deacon Pedro on Twitter, or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Full program:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

The Church in Latvia


What do you know about the Church in Latvia? This week, on the SLHour, Fr. Peter Skudra, director of Radio Maria Latvia joins us for a chat; Sebastian Gomes, on Connect5, speaks with retired patriarch of Jerusalem, Michel Sabbah, Billy Chan continues with tips on making the Mass less boring on Church for Dummies and Michael James Mette has a new album, Between the Lines.

Email us your comments,or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Full program:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Watch Sebastian Gomes’ interview with Patriarch Michel Sabbah on Connect5.
Watch Fr. Thomas Rosica’s interview with Patriarch Michel Sabbah on Witness.
Listen to Michael James Mette’s last appearance on the SLHour from our March 7, 2015 program.
Listen to Michael James Mette’s first appearance on the SLHour from our January 26, 2013 program.

Debunking the pornography fantasy


Some will say that pornography is healthy and good. This week, author Matt Fradd tells us all about the Porn Myth; Sebastian Gomes speaks with Massimo Faggioli about Pope Francis and Vatican II on Connect5, Billy Chan continues with tips on making the Mass less boring on Church for Dummies and we meet cellist and Camino pilgrim Dane Johansen.

Email us your comments, or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Full program:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Watch Sebastian Gomes interview with Massimo Faggioli on Connect5.

More on the Camino de Santiago:

Kris Dmytrenko tells us about his Camino Journey on the SLHour

Discovering The Way: El Camino de Santiago on Catholic Focus

The Camino de Santiago on Perspectives

From Kris Dmytrenko’s walk:
Peace on the Camino
Where is God on the Camino
A Pilgrim Arrives

 

Healing After Divorce


How do we begin healing after divorce? This week we speak with Lisa Duffy, author of the Catholic Guide to Dating After Divorce. On Connect5, Sebastian Gomes speaks with Vatican commentator, John Thavis about Amoris Laetitia, Gillian Kantor learns something new from her kids and we meet Sounds of Prayer composer Galloway Hiatt.

Email us your comments, or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Full program:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Watch Sebastian Gomes’ conversation with John Thavis on Connect5.

Watch Deacon Pedro’s conversation with Lisa Duffy and Fr. Robert Foliot, SJ, from the Weekly Edition of Perspectives from February 24, 2012:

Meeting God in the Upper Room


How can we find God in the upper room in our lives today? This week, Mons. Peter Vaghi tells us about his new book; Billy Chan learns more about how to read the Bible and Gillian Kantor learns something from her children. Also Sebastian Gomes speaks with Sr. Nualla Kenny about assisted dying on Connect5 and singer/songwriter Chris Bray has a new album, Joy in My Heart.

Email us your comments, or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Full program:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Watch Sebastian Gomes’ conversation with Sr. Nualla Kenny on Connect5.

Turns out Chris Bray has been on the SLHour six times! Listen to all previous interviews:
May 21, 2015
March 22, 2014
March 10, 2012
November 5, 2011
April 9, 2011
July 10, 2010

Watch Emilie’s Reflection in the Upper Room (in French).

Portraits of Faith


Do you think young people are not in Church? Think again, This week we speak with Sr. Mechtilde O’Mara, CSJ and Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt of Faith Connections, about young portraits of faith and Sr. Marie Paul Curley gives us 3 films to watch this Lent. Billy Chan asks another question about Genesis; Sebastian Gomes speaks to Cardinal Peter Turkson on Connect5 about Laudato Si’ and we meet Catholic band, The Thirsting.

Email us your comments, or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Full program:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Watch Sebastian Gomes’ conversation with Cardinal Turkson on Connect5.

Subject Matters, Faithful Traveler and other great conversations

This week, on the best of the SLHour, S+L producer, Sebastian Gomes tells us why we need another Catholic book show and we learn about traveling in the Holy Land with The Faithful Traveler‘s Diana von Glahn; We also meet Australian singer/songwriter Maria Pineda of the Verbum Dei Fraternity, and catch up with Fr. Robert Galea.

Email us your comments or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

You can listen to this program for free thanks to the support of our generous donors. Please make a donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Listen to other interviews with Fr. Rob Galea:
March 2, 2013
December 11, 2010
and the very first time we heard about Fr. Rob, when he was still a seminarian: This special concert we aired on May 23, 2009.

For more, here’s a interview Deacon Pedro did with Fr. Rob for Catholic Focus:

 

The Face of Mercy

blog_1479500602
As we approach the end of the year of Mercy, let’s look at one contemporary face of mercy, St. John Paul II. Producer David Naglieri tells us about the newest Knights of Columbus film of that name; Gillian Kantor learns something from her children, Sebastian Gomes speaks with Br. Peter Bray of Bethlehem University on Connect5  and singer/songwriter Lupe Rios has a new album, Paradisum.

Email us your comments, or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Full program:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Watch Sebastian Gomes’ conversation with Br. Peter Bray on Connect5.
Listen to Lupe Rios’ first interview on the SLHour.
Learn about another Knights of Columbus Film: Guadalupe: The Miracle and the Message.
Learn more about the Knights of Columbus Film: Liberating a Continent.

Subject Matters

blog_1463157576
Are people still reading books? This week Sebastian Gomes tells us why we need another book show; Also Danny Torchia tells us about the new frontier in communications, we hear Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster on pastoral challenges of the family and we catch up with singer/songwriter Sarah Hart.

Email us your comments, or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Full program:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Listen to Sarah Hart’s other interviews on the SLHour:
June 29, 2013
November 23, 2013
Christmas Special 2011
January 29, 2011 
June 26, 2009

And for a real throwback treat, here’s a TV interview Deacon Pedro did with Sarah Hart in 2009 for Catholic Focus.

Pope Francis visits three Eastern African Countries

african_pope_blog_640x360
Pope Francis is in Eastern Africa this week and so we are joined by Kenyan Father Zachary King’aru to tell us about his country and this historic visit. Mark Matthews tells us about a time he met a pornography producer in Hollywood; Sebastian Gomes speaks with Stephen Colbert on Connect5 and we meet singer/songwriter Michael Marian.

Email us your comments or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking on the tab on the right side of this webpage —>

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This program is available thanks to the support of our generous donors. Thank you for your donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn more…

Watch our coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic.

Watch Sebastian Gomes’ conversation with Stephen Colbert on Connect5.

Read some of Mark Matthew’s Blog posts.