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Roe v. Wade, the Movie

It is one of the most controversial court cases in U.S history. This week, Producer and Director Nick Loeb tells us about his new film, “Roe v. Wade”. Jermaine Bagnall returns with his new segment Book Ends to tell us about two new children’s books; Mark Matthews tells us about something that could only be possible in Hollywood and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Hannah Schaefer.

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From Mark:
Learn more about Parousia: The Bible and the Mass

From Jermaine:
Check out these two titles from Ignatius Press:
Petook: The Rooster Who Met Jesus
Anger! Three Stories About Channeling Anger

 

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Evangelizing Virtual Reality Games

Can video games be used for evangelization? This week on the SLHour, visual-effects-artist-turned-video-game-creator, Jarom Sidwell of Immersive History tells us what he thinks and about their new VR game based on the David and Goliath story. Danny Torchia returns to give us another tip in rearing rebels, Billy has another question about the pope in Church for Dummies and we learn about the worship collective, Village Lights.

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From Deacon Pedro:
Read more about DvG: Conquering Giants, written by Jermaine Bagnall.

 

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Morally Acceptable Vaccines

Are COVID vaccines ethically and morally acceptable? This week, Dr. Bill Sullivan of the International Association of Catholic Bioethics helps us understand. Also, we introduce a new segment, Book Ends with Jermaine Bagnall, who will introduce us to some great books for young people; Billy has a question in Church for Dummies about the pope and we meet singer/songwriter Mary Kate Westrich.

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Read the summary of the webinar on morally acceptable vaccines by the International Association of Catholic Bioethics: Is COVID-19 vaccination ordinary (morally obligatory) treatment?
Or watch the full webinar.

From Jermaine:
Learn more about book one in the Harwood Mysteries book series.
Learn more about Mark Shriver’s Hidden Heroes and watch Jermaine’s interview with Mark Shriver on Working In Faith, airing Thursday, July 29th at 8pm ET. 

From Billy:
Can the pope change Doctrine? Read Deacon-structing Doctrine.

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Best of SLHour: What I Learned From My Kids | 2021 Edition

This week on a special edition of the SLHour, once again, we focus on being children of God. Our parenting contributor, Gillian Kantor has been producing the What I Learned From My Kids segment for years now and it’s time again to share some of that wisdom. This week we learn a little bit of what Gillian has learned about promises, making excuses, the importance of quiet time and waiting, and spiritual warfare, from her six children from 2019-2021.

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SLHour 2021 Special Easter Edition!


Join us for our special Easter edition of the SLHour: Billy has an Easter question in Church for Dummies and Gillian learns an Easter lesson from her kids; Mark tells us what’s good in Hollywood for Easter; Danny has a tip for rearing rebels, and Sr. Marie Paul has the Windows to the Soul to some Oscar contenders, plus we listen to great music by the Vigil Project, Luke Spehar and Taylor Tripodi.

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New Film on the Resurrection

Babou Ceesay, Greta Scacchi and Chipo Chung, as John, Mary and Mary Magdalene in Resurrection. Photo by NBC/Joe Alblas/LightWorkers Media. Courtesy of LightWorkers Media LLC.

It is the greatest story ever told: This week, we speak with producer, Roma Downey about the new feature-length film, Resurrection. Also, Sr. Marie-Paul Curley, fsp gives us the windows to the soul to a couple great film dads; Billy has another question in Church for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter Will Hickl of the Novum Collective.

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Listen to more about the Novum Collective from our December 15, 2018 edition.
Listen to our conversation with Roma Downey and Mark Burnett about their hit mini-series, The Bible, from our March 2, 2013 edition.

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Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War

In the late 1930s the Spanish Civil War left many martyrs. This week, Producer, Victor Pap tells us about “Forbidden God” a film that tells one of those stories. Billy has a question about the Eucharist, Mark Matthews tells us how to pray for Hollywood and singer/songwriter Kay Clarity of Cassia and Myrrh has a new album, Catholic Chapters, Volume 1.

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From Deacon Pedro:
Listen to Kay Clarity’s last visit to the SLHour:
October 3, 2020

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Looking Back at the Pope’s Visit to Iraq

On March 6, 2021, during his apostolic visit to Iraq, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the Chaldean Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Baghdad. Photo courtesy of Vatican Media.

This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we look back at Pope Francis’ historic visit to Iraq. We hear from the Most Rev. Bashar Warda of the Chaldean Catholic Archdiocese of Erbil, and we examine the significance of the trip with a panel of experts, Fr. Dominic Robinson, SJ and John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need, UK and Stephen Rasche of the Catholic University in Erbil.

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Watch and read all our coverage of the Pope’s visit to Iraq.

 

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Hopes for Iraq

The Pope is in Iraq this weekend. Tune in to hear what the Chaldean Bishop of Canada, Bawai Soro has to say about his country and the pope’s visit. Gillian learns a Lenten lesson from her kids; Billy has a question about the Eucharist; and singer/songwriter, Luke Spehar has a new album, Solace.

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Watch and read all our coverage of the Pope’s visit to Iraq.

Listen to Luke Spehar’s previous visits to the SLHour:
October 2014
April 2018
March 2020

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Multimedia Extravaganza!


This week on the SLHour we learn about a Catholic multimedia extravaganza and learn how Array of Hope shares the beauty and truth of the Catholics faith through media and events. Danny Torchia returns to give us another tip in rearing rebels, Billy has a question about setting up prayer corners in Church for Dummies and we listen to great music from Array of Hope!

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From Danny Torchia
Read his blog at Dialogue and Grace.

 

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