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How do you make faith central to your life? This week, Libby Slater tells us about the new Family Theater Productions web-series Catholic Central. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley has the Windows to the Soul to a new romantic comedy; Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB offers a reflection for the 5th Sunday in Easter and we meet singing/songwriting ...read more
Last time we saw why Jesus used bread and why He referred to himself as the “bread of life.” In John chapter 6, in what is known as the “Bread of Life Discourse”, Jesus pretty much lays it all out. It was a hard teaching, because at the end of the chapter, John tells us ...read more
How comfortable are you around people with disabilities? This week Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Joseph Dutkowsky talks to us about his lifelong passion and his book, Perfectly Human; Gillian Kantor learns something new from her kids; Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB gives us a reflection for the fourth Sunday of Easter and we meet singer/songwriter, John Finch ...read more
Last time we saw how the Eucharist is rooted in the Jewish celebration of Passover. Christ is the new Passover Lamb that was sacrificed in atonement for our sins. We also looked at how the Eucharist is not just a Sacrament in that it makes Christ present, but in the Eucharist, Christ is truly present. ...read more
We’re all called to holiness? This week, Salt and Light’s Allyson Kenny explains the Pope’s new exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate; Emilie has the news; Billy has a question about relics on Church for Dummies, Mark Matthews gives us tips on making a first feature film in what’s good in Hollywood and we speak with Sarah ...read more
What ever happened to dating? This week Megan Harrington tells us about all about her new documentary, The Dating Project. Emilie gives us the weekly news; Billy Chan has another question for Dummies and the Luke Spehar has a new album, The Pilgrim. Email us your comments, find Deacon Pedro on Twitter, or send us a ...read more
This whole week, beginning today, we will be listening to post-resurrection narratives from the Gospels (and from the Book of Acts). We'll hear about Mary Magdalene and the other women running to tell the disciples. We'll hear about a gardener who turns out to be Jesus. We'll also hear about two disciples whose hearts were burning within them as they walked along the road with a stranger. We are going to hear about how the disciples were scared, troubled and confused. ...read more
Join us for a special Easter edition of the SLHour: Mark Matthews tells us what he’s learned from Sci-Fi and Sr. Marie Paul Curley has an Easter Windows to the Soul also, Emilie gives us the highlights of the pre-synod on youth and Gillian Kantor tells us about her new documentary A Woman’s Voice; We ...read more
Do gay people have a place in the Catholic Church? This week Fr. Mike Schmitz says that not only are they welcome but they belong there because we are made for love; Gillian Kantor learns something new from her kids about praising God during Lent; Billy Chan has Palm Sunday questions for Dummies and we ...read more
Read Deacon Pedro's reflection on the meaning of Martyrdom. ...read more