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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. Email ...read more
Today we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family. This year the Gospel for today is the finding of the child Jesus in the temple (Luke 2:41-52). In other years, it is the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt (Matthew 2:13-23) or the presentation of Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:22-40). Is your family ...read more
Christmas is such a stressful time. All our stresses are multiplied. We have to worry about guests and presents and food… And so I love going for a walk in the woods. It’s so quiet and peaceful. Might be a little cold, but it’s so comforting. That’s also one of the reasons why I love ...read more
Join us for a special Christmas edition of our weekly radio program, the SLHOUR, with all our contributors: Emilie shares a Christmas insight; Billy has a Christmas question; Gillian learns a Christmas lesson from all her kids; Mark has something good about Hollywood at Christmas; and Sr. Marie-Paul Curley finds a new animated Christmas classic, ...read more
Bad things happen: war, persecution. People are displaced, and they have to wait for things to get better. But this is not forever. There is hope. ...read more
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 ...read more
Join Deacon Pedro as he continues his exploration of Catholic Doctrine by looking at the way Church teaching on capital punishment has developed. ...read more
What does it mean to die with dignity? This week Doctor and Sister Nuala Kenny, SC, tells us how to rediscover the art of dying. Emilie brings us the weekly news; Billy has another question on Church for Dummies; Mark Matthews tells us what’s good in Hollywood; and we meet singer/songwriter Steve Bell. Email us your ...read more
Deacon Pedro continues his exploration of doctrine vs. dogma by looking more closely at Catholic teaching on cremation and burial after suicide. ...read more
A new Native American saint? This week, author Damian Costello tells us about the cause for Nicholas Black Elk. Billy has a question on Church for Dummies, and Gillian tells us what she learned from her kids. Singer/songwriter-turned author, Amanda Vernon, tells us how God wrecked her romance, and we listen to music from her ...read more