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SLHour “Best of Christmas” Special


Before we completely let go of the Christmas season, this week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we revisit some of the best Christmasey conversations we’ve had on this program. Tune in for great music and conversations with Amanda Vernon, Rita West, Nancy Bodsworth, Matt Maher and the Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist.

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Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist
Amanda Vernon
Rita West and Novum Collective
Nancy Bodsworth
Matt Maher

Encore Presentation: Best new albums of 2018!


As we enter 2020, having heard the best new albums of 2019, let’s now revisit new albums released by Catholic artists in 2018 and featured on our program. Here’s some of the best new contemporary Catholic songs of 2018, featuring , Luke Spehar, Sarah Hart, Joe Melendrez, The Thirsting, Dan Schutte, Corrie-Marie, Amanda Vernon, Rita West and Matt Maher.

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Listen to the full interviews with all these artists:

Luke Spehar
Sarah Hart
Joe Melendrez
The Thirsting
Dan Schutte
Corrie-Marie
Amanda Vernon
Rita West and Novum Collective
Matt Maher

 

Best Catholic Contemporary Albums of 2019!

Before we let go of the year, let’s look at some new albums released by Catholic artists in 2019 and featured on the SLHour – tune in for some of the best new contemporary Catholic songs of the year, featuring , Marie Miller, Sarah Hart, Taylor Tripodi, Sarah Kroger, Rita West, Ivan Diaz, Timothy Smith, Ryan Tremblay and Audrey Assad.

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Enter our Christmas Give-Away!

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter and/or Facebook and send me a message letting me know which is your favourite Christmas album of all times, for a chance to win Nancy Bodsworth’s Christmas album, The Greatest Gift.

Best of SLHour: Jesus, His Life and other great conversations

Image courtesy of Rita West.

This week, on a special “best of” edition of the SLHour, we learn about Witness to Love, a marriage prep program that now includes ministry to civilly married couples and about the History channel series, Jesus: His Life. We also reconnect with Rita West and talk about her new album, Invitation, and we meet singer/songwriter Ryan Tremblay. These interviews first aired in the Spring of 2019.

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Best of SLHour: Jesus, His Life and other great conversations

Image courtesy of Rita West.

This week, on a special “best of” edition of the SLHour, we learn about Witness to Love, a marriage prep program that now includes ministry to civilly married couples and about the History channel series, Jesus: His Life. We also reconnect with Rita West and talk about her new album, Invitation, and we meet singer/songwriter Ryan Tremblay. These interviews first aired in the Spring of 2019.

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Jean Vanier | 1928-2019

Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, 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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More Information:

From Mark:
Pontifical Council for Culture
Pontifical Academy of Sciences


Jean Vanier photo courtesy of L’Arche Canada.

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

Best new albums of 2018!


Before we let go of the year, let’s revisit some new albums released by Catholic artists in 2018 and featured on the SLHour. Tune in for some of the best new contemporary Catholic songs of 2018, featuring , Luke Spehar, Sarah Hart, Joe Melendrez, The Thirsting, Dan Schutte, Corrie-Marie, Amanda Vernon, Rita West and Matt Maher.

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You can listen to this program for free thanks to the support of our generous donors. Please make a donation to keep the SLHour on the air.

Learn More:

Listen to the full interviews with all these artists:

Luke Spehar
Sarah Hart
Joe Melendrez
The Thirsting
Dan Schutte
Corrie-Marie
Amanda Vernon
Rita West and Novum Collective
Matt Maher

 

Magisterium of the People


We’ve heard of the Magisterium of the Church but the Magisterium of the People? This week, Sebastian Gomes tells us about his new film of that title and we learn about babies being born in Bethlehem; Emilie has our news; Billy has a question for Dummies and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Rita West, who is part of a new collaboration, Novum Collective.

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From Emilie:
Learn more about the beatification of the Martyrs of Algeria.

From Deacon Pedro:
Listen to Rita West’s first visit to the SLHour: June 16, 2017

Learn more about the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem:

Encore SLHour: The BeDADitudes and other great conversations


This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, author Peter Kreeft tells us what Catholics and Protestants can learn from each other and we speak with conductor and composer JJ Wright about his Advent/Christmas album, O Emmanuel. We also speak with author Dr. Greg Popcak about his latest book, the BeDADitudes and we meet singer/songwriter Rita West. These interviews first aired in the Spring of 2017.

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