S4 E11: Working on Both Sides of the Border

In the Company of Father Louie Hotop, SJ, and Father Brian Strassburger, SJ,

February 15, 2022

In today's episode, we're joined by Father Louie Hotop, SJ, and Father Brian Strassburger, SJ, two recently ordained Jesuit priests working on the border in Brownsville, Texas. The pair discuss their unique experiences that led them to Brownsville and their plentiful ministries on both sides of the border, including hosting the Jesuit Border Podcast.

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This episode is the first of a four-part series surrounding the National Leprosarium in Carville, Louisiana. The Daughters of Charity are tied to the facility by having lived and ministered there for over 100 years. Our guest today, Wendy Chin-Tanner, is tied to the facility by her father having lived and been treated there for 9 years. Wendy has written a historical fiction novel, titled King of the Armadillos, based loosely on her dad's experience. Today, we dive into the book, her dad's history, and the impact of the Daughters at Carville and set the scene for the other three episodes to come!

S6 E17: Cohosts Chatting About Holy Week

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