Every week, our host Deacon Pedro brings you the best of Salt + Light: Inspiring messages, insightful interviews, interesting commentary and music; plus news updates, as well as great segments from our contributors. Stay current with the Catholic Church in Canada and the world, and nourish your faith with the SLHour.
SLHour: Multimedia Extravaganza!
This week on the SLHour we learn about a Catholic multimedia extravaganza and learn how Array of Hope shares the beauty and truth of the Catholics faith through media and events. Danny Torchia returns to give us another tip in rearing rebels, Billy has a question about setting up prayer corners in Church for Dummies and we listen to great music from Array of Hope!
SLHour: Helping Parishioners with their Mental Health
One in four people are affected by mental health issues. This week, we speak Daniel Whitehead of Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries about how Churches can support our parishioners who are struggling. Also, Sr. Marie-Paul Curley, fsp gives us the windows to the soul to a few films to start our Lenten movie watching; Billy has another question in Church for Dummies and we meet singer/songwriter Andrea Thomas.
Best of Edition: Let us Dream and other Great Conversations
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we learn about In the Thicket, the new podcast about suffering and we meet singer/songwriter Thomas Muglia. We also learn all about the pope’s new book, Let Us Dream and we meet singer/songwriter Hannah Schaefer.
Best of Edition: Mary's Meals and Other Great Conversations
This week, on a special “best of” edition of the SLHour, we speak with author Brendan Hodge about his novel, If You Can Get It and we meet singer/songwriter and teen-ager, Miley Azbill. We also have a featured conversation with Magnus Macfarlane-Farrow about Mary’s Meals and we meet singer/songwriter Brother Isaiah.
Best of Edition: UN Declaration on Abortion and other conversations
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we learn all about the Center for Family and Human Rights at the United Nations and Jason Jensen of Glass Canvas tell us about a new tool that will revolutionize the parish. We also meet the musical family Rhythm and Grace and reconnect with Singer/Songwriter Sarah Kroger.
Best of Edition: McGivney's Miracle and other great conversations
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we revisit some of the conversations we had on this program in the Fall of 2020. We look at the miracle that led to the beatification of Fr. Michael McGivney and remember the pope’s exhortation Christus Vivit. We also meet singer/songwriters Mike Boucher and Francesca Larosa and listen to their music.