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Encore SLHour: Best Catholic albums of 2017


As we enter into 2019, let’s take a break to revisit some of the new albums released by Catholic artists in 2017 and featured on the SLHour. Tune in for some of the best songs of 2017, featuring Chris Bray, Marie Miller, Michael James Mette, Joe Zambon, Rita West, Mikey Needleman, Steve Angrisano, Cooper Ray, the Boys of the St. Paul’s Choir School and Matt Maher. This was our New Years 2017 special!

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Listen to the full interviews with these artists:
Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School
Chris Bray
Cooper Ray
Joe Zambon
Marie Miller
Matt Maher
Michael James Mette
Mikey Needleman
Rita West
Steve Angrisano

St. Paul, A Woman’s Voice and Youth on our Easter Edition!


Join us for a special Easter edition of the SLHour: Mark Matthews tells us what he’s learned from Sci-Fi and Sr. Marie Paul Curley has an Easter Windows to the Soul also, Emilie gives us the highlights of the pre-synod on youth and Gillian Kantor tells us about her new documentary A Woman’s Voice; We also speak with Eric Groth, producer of the film Paul, Apostle of Christ and we listen to music by Cooper Ray, Out of Darkness and Matt Maher.

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Learn More:
From Emilie:
Information on the Synod on Youth
Also go to the Vatican’s Synod on Youth page.

Listen to Matt Maher’s last time on the SLHour on our October 20, 2017 show.

Listen to Cooper Ray’s last time on the SLHour on our November 11, 2017 show.

Lori Ubowski from Out of Darkness speaking about Set A Fire on our March 24, 2018 show.

Best of the SLHour: First Chinese Bishop of the US and other great conversations!


This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we speak with Emeritus Auxiliary of San Francisco, Bishop Ignatius Wang, first Chinese Bishop of the United States, and we meet singer/songwriter Cooper Ray. Deacon Dennis Lambert tells us about his novel The Table and about the challenges in publishing Catholic Fiction and we reconnect with the Full Armor Band.

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Here’s the first time the Full Armor Band was on the SLHour.
February 22, 2014.

Best Catholic albums of 2017


Before we let go of the year, let’s revisit some new albums released by Catholic artists in 2017 and featured on the SLHour. Tune in for some of the best songs of 2017, featuring Chris Bray, Marie Miller, Michael James Mette, Joe Zambon, Rita West, Mikey Needleman, Steve Angrisano, Cooper Ray, the Boys of the St. Paul’s Choir School and Matt Maher.

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The Church in China


This week on the SLHour we have a featured chat with the first Chinese Bishop in the United States, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Francisco, Ignatius Wang; Gillian Kantor learns something from her kids about making the effort; Billy Chan questions the afterlife in Church for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter Cooper Ray.

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Learn More:

From Emilie:
Pope’s prayer intentions for November.
Pope offers prayers for victims of Texas shooting. 
New appointment for Dicastery of Laity, Family and Life.

From Billy (in case Deacon Pedro’s explanation made no sense):
Vatican Statement regarding the Hope of Salvation for Infants who Die Without Being Baptised (and Limbo).
From the Catechism: On Eternal Life and Judgement (Heaven, Hell and Purgatory).