The Secrets of Star Wars

The Secrets of Star Wars is a fan podcast all about everything to do with Star Wars, including all of the movies, TV shows, streaming series, books, comic books, fan culture and more. The show looks at both the new creations as they are released as well as the existing library of Star Wars, going beyond the surface to look at the deeper layers and themes, while never forgetting how cool lightsabers are. Join your host Fr. Andrew “Father Fett” Kinstetter as well as Mike Creavey, Andrew Hermiz, Thomas Sanjurjo, and Angela Sealana for a weekly celebration of all things Star Wars.

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Recent Episodes

The Mandalorian, Ch. 4: Sanctuary - The latest episode of The Mandalorian continues to show the influences of Kurosawa's ronin films, which Fr. Andrew, Thomas, Angela, Andrew H., and Mike discuss as well as how Mando's relationships are changing him into a hero and father. And of course, plenty about Baby Yoda!
The Mandalorian, Ch. 3: The Sin - This is the way. Fr. Andrew, Angela, Andrew H., and Mike discuss adorable baby Yoda and how he lets us encounter the man behind the armor. They also discuss the "Way of the Mandalore" and how that parallels the Way of Christ. And the backstory of Mandalorian culture and the connection to the Clone Wars.
The Mandalorian Ch. 1 & 2 - The Mandalorian subverts expectations and is gritty, which makes it feel very Star Wars. Fr. Andrew, Angela, Andrew H., Mike, and Thomas also discuss religious undertones in the Mandalorian culture, talked about the man behind the armor, how his past may play into his journey, and how "the child" may change him too.
The Return of the Podcast - Secrets of Star Wars is back with a new panel of fans excited to talk about all things Star Wars, including the new The Mandalorian series. In this first episode, Dom Bettinelli introduces and hands off the reins to Fr. Andrew Kinstetter, Mike Creavey, Andrew Hermiz, Angela Sealana, and Thomas Sanjurjo.
SCR016: Secrets of Solo A Star Wars Story - From a casual fan of the movies to a hardcore geek who absorbs all related media, our panel of Dom Bettinelli, Shelly Kelly, and Steve Nelson look at the deeper layers of Solo: A Star Wars Story, ponder what made so many stay away, and conclude that it's a very good movie that more people should see.