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Still not healed from the clergy sexual abuse crisis


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How are we to respond to the sexual abuse crisis in the Church? Sr. Nuala Kenny joins us to tell us why we are still not healed and what we need to do in order to heal. Allyson has the news; Billy has more questions about relics; Gillian learns something new from her kids and J.J. Wright has a new jazz vespers album for the Immaculate Conception.

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From Allyson:
Find out more about the joint declaration against assisted suicide that was presented to Pope Francis

All-New SLHour: St Louis Jesuits Coming Home!


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How to have a vocation-minded parish? This week, “vocation lady” Rhonda Gruenewald tells us how to start a parish vocation ministry. Allyson brings us the weekly news; Billy has a question about incense; Mark Matthews tells us how to prepare for a career in Hollywood and we catch up with Dan Schutte  who tells us about the recent St. Louis Jesuits reunion concert, plus we listen to some of their beloved songs!

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From Allyson:
Find out more about the Synod on the Amazon

All-new SLHour: Annunciation as a Call to Faith

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How is the Annunciation a call to faith in a broken world? This week author Sally Read joins us to explain. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley gives us the windows to the soul to a new Netflix series; Billy has a question for Dummies and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Marie Miller who has a new album, Little Dreams.

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From Allyson:
Find out more about the statue that was thrown in the Tiber from Crux.

From Sr. Marie Paul:
Check out this new series on the life of Christ: The Chosen.

From Marie Miller:
Check out Imprint Hope: Serving Childen with Disabilities in Uganda.

All-new SLHour: Overcoming the Shame Game


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So many of us struggle with shame. This week, author, Kristin Maher joins us to tell us about her children’s book The Awfulizer and how to defeat him. Allyson has the news; Billy has a question about church buildings; Gillian learns something new from her kids about God’s promises and Sarah Hart has a new album And Lovely It Is.

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From Allyson:
Find out more about the Canonizations.

From Kristin Maher:
More about The Awfulizer:

All new show: Synod on the Amazon


Town of Leticias, Colombia in the Amazon region. Photo: Ana Palacios/CIDSE & REPAM

Why is there a synod on the Amazon? This week, Fr. Peter Bisson, SJ joins us to explain. Emilie Callan introduces a new segment based on her new show, This Place, where she visits Canadian dioceses; Billy has a question for Dummies and singer/songwriter Lorraine Hess has a new album, See the Miracle.

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From Deacon Pedro:
Find out more about the Synod on the Amazon.

Watch his new show Deacon-structing. First episode explains synods!

Responding to the Sri Lanka Easter Attacks

 


How do we respond to the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka? This week Fr. Basil Fernando of Pontifical Mission Societies of Sri Lanka joins us for a featured chat.  Emilie brings us the news; Sr. Marie Paul Curley, fsp gives us the windows to the soul to two new films; Billy has a question for Dummies about Confirmation and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Taylor Tripodi who has a new album, Awakening.

[Photo courtesy of Taylor Tripodi.]

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From Emilie:
The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, are seen June 24, 2019, after they drowned in the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Mexico, while trying to reach the United States. (CNS photo/Reuters)

 

From Fr. Basil Fernando:
To support the work of Ponitifical Mission Societies in Sri Lanka, and Fr. Fernando’s seminary projects and Easter attack victims fund, contact your PMS office in your own country. Make sure your donation is directed to the work in Sri Lanka.
In the U.S. https://www.missio.org/
In English Canada: https://www.missionsocieties.ca/
In French Canada: https://www.opmcanada.ca/

Walking in Grace with Homeboy Industries

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Have you heard of Homeboy Industries? This week author Alison Fogg Carlson tells us about the book she wrote about the work of Fr. Greg Boyle with L.A. gangs. Allyson brings us the weekly news; Mark Matthews tells us how to be famous without losing your faith and we meet singer/songwriter Dana Catherine.

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From Alyson:
Find out more about the Synod on the Amazon.

From Alison Fogg-Carlson.
Some photos from her book Walking in Grace. Find out more at https://foggbooks.com/

Johanna. Photo by Michael Collopy. Courtesy of Fogg Books.

Gonzalo. Photo by Michael Collopy. Courtesy of Fogg Books.

Davy and his daughter Melanie. Photo by Michael Collopy. Courtesy of Fogg Books.

Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ at Homeboy Industries. Photo by Michael Collopy. Courtesy of Fogg Books.

Walking in Grace:

Grace FINAL02 V2 from Alison Carlson on Vimeo.

Patrick’s Corner


Ever heard of Patrick’s Corner? This week we speak to beloved author Sean Patrick about growing up Catholic in America. Emilie brings us the news, Billy has a question about Holy Water in Church for Dummies and we meet Epic, the Band.

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From Emilie:
Listen to the first Latin Broadcast on Vatican Radio.
Read Male and Female He Created Them.

From Billy:
To learn more about exorcisms, listen to Deacon Pedro’s interview with Matt Baglio of The Rite from the October 18, 2014 edition of the SLHour (at 27:00).
You can also read about exorcisms and watch an interview that Kris Dmytrenko did with Matt Baglio.    

And to read more about Exorcisms, read Deacon Pedro’s post:
Deacon-structing the Devil Part 3: Exorcisms


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Archbishop Fulton Sheen


How much do you really know about Archbishop Fulton Sheen? This week, Sheen expert, Allan Smith joins us to tell us all we didn’t know. Billy has a question about the crucifix; Gillian learns something new from her kids and we meet singer/songwriter John Paul Von Arx.

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From Emilie:
Follow the Cause for Canonization for Darwin Ramos on Facebook.
See a photo and read more about the Pope Francis Amazon Hospital Ship.

From Allan Smith:
Follow the Cause for Beatification for Archbishop Sheen.


Image courtesy of John Paul Von Arx. Photo by Kendal Huntsman.

National Evangelization Teams


Interested in spreading the love of Christ to young people? This week we learn all about the National Evangelization Teams. Emilie brings us the news with details of the Pope’s visit to Romania, Billy has another  question about the Eucharist in Church for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter Lee Roessler.

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From Emilie:
More about the Pope’s Trip to Romania.
See the Knights of Columbus new regalia.


Image courtesy of Lee Roessler. Photo by Eric Spore.