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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

[Image courtesy of Dana Catherine.]
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


Image courtesy of E.P.I.C. Photo by Oscar Velazquez.

SLHour: 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.

Women in the Old Testament


How well do you know the stories of women in the Old Testament? This week author Danielle Bean tells us how the lives of these women give us valuable lessons for us today. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley gives us the windows to the soul to a new BBC series of a timeless classic; Billy has a question for Dummies about the Eucharist and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Sarah Kroger who has a new album, Bloom.

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From Danielle Bean:
Email for a copy of the Companion Journal for the book: Danielle@daniellebean.com

From Emilie:
More about the World Meeting of Families.


Image courtesy of Sarah Kroger.

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.

Canada, Why Are We Here?


What does it mean to be a Canadian? This week, theologian and social justice advocate, Mary Jo Leddy joins us to ask why we are here. Emilie brings us the weekly news; Billy has a question about the Bible; Gillian learns something new from her kids and we meet singer/songwriter Ivan Diaz.

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From Emilie:
Pope’s trip to Bulgaria and North Macedonia.
More about Jean Vanier
More about the March for Life

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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Church for Dummies Special Edition!

This week on a special edition of the SLHour we focus on Dummies. For the last couple of years we’ve been airing segments with Billy Chan that hope to make our Faith a bit more hands-on, trying to answer questions that you all have, in a simple way. This week we learn some basics of our Faith in a SLHour-Church for Dummies Special.

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