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Jean Vanier | 1928-2019

Jean Vanier, who has been called a living saint, has died. This week on the SLHour, we remember him. Also, Allyson brings us the news; Billy has a question about a candle; Mark tells us whats good in Hollywood and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Rita West, who has a new album, Invitation.

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From Mark:
Pontifical Council for Culture
Pontifical Academy of Sciences


Jean Vanier photo courtesy of L’Arche Canada.

Francis’ Real Impact


How much impact has Pope Francis had on the world? This week, producer Sebastian Gomes tells us about the new S+L TV production The Francis Impact. Allyson Kenny tells us about the Pope’s latest trip, Billy has a question about the Eucharist in Church for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter Chris Muglia.

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From Allyson:
Pope’s trip to Bulgaria and
North Macedonia
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Superheroes, Gaudete et Exsultate and other conversations


This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we speak with Jim Papandrea about Superheroes, Science Fiction and Christ and we learn about all about Pope Francis’ latest Exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate. We also hear music and speak with two husband/wife groups, Out of Darkness and The Mosleys.

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Defying Gravity


How do you lift your family from death into life? In his book, Defying Gravity, radio host Joe Sikorra describes how he and his family did it. This week, he tells us. Billy Chan has a question about papal documents. Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB has a reflection for the 6th Sunday in Easter, and we meet singer/songwriter Kyle Sinkule.

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The Sikorra Family Story:

And a song Joe Sikorra wrote for his son John:

From Allyson Kenny’s news items:
More information on the Motion to have Pope Francis come to apologize in Canada.
CCCB statement on Residential School Apology

Gaudete et Exsultate!

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 Hart who has a new album, Sacrament.

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More on Gaudete et Exsultate

From Mark Matthews:
Watch The Extrovert

Listen to Sarah Hart’s other interviews on the SLHour:
May 14, 2016
June 29, 2013
November 23, 2013
Christmas Special 2011
January 29, 2011 
June 26, 2009