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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

Evangelizing the imagination

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This week we learn about Catholic fiction with Regina Doman of Chesterton Press and Sr. Marie Paul Curley proposes the top three films on mercy. Sebastian Gomes speaks with Archbishop Paul Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States for the Vatican and we re-connect with singer/songwriter Mikey Needleman.

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Watch Sebastian Gomes’ conversation with Archbishop Paul Gallagher on Connect5.

From Emilie:
Coverage of Pope’s trip to Armenia.
Laudato Si’ website
Pope’s message to Death Penalty Congress.
Human Trafficking initiative, “Play For Life”.

and Sister Marie Paul’s top films on Mercy from the Image Journal.

Subject Matters

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

Guadalupe: The Miracle and the Message

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We all love Our Lady of Guadalupe, but how much do you know about her story and the miraculous image? This week we speak with David Naglieri, director of Guadalupe: The Miracle and the Message; Gillian Kantor tells us what she learned from her kids this week, Sebastian Gomes speaks with Chris Wallace of Fox News on Connect5 and Mathias Michael has a new album, Amplified.

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Watch Sebastian Gomes’ conversation with Chris Wallace on Connect5.

Listen to Mathias Michael’s first time on the SLHour.

Encore Presentation: From Synod to Synod

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This week on the SLHour we bring you a special radio edition of From Synod To Synod, a look back at the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family and a look forward to this year’s synod, featuring Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, Sebastian Gomes, Charles LeBourgeois and Rodney Leung. This program first aired in March 2015.

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The Synod on the Family and other great conversations

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This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, S+L producer Sebastian Gomes tells us about the Synod on the Family and liturgical composer Ken Canedo takes us back to the folk Mass revolution. We also reconnect with singer songwriter Fr. Rob Galea and meet Simonetta. These interviews first aired between October and December 2014.

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You can also watch Deacon Pedro’s conversation with Fr. Robert Galea on Catholic Focus.