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 Bad Batch – Aftermath and Cut and Run - The Bad Batch! Fr. Andrew, Angela, Thomas, and Mike discuss the start of The Bad Batch from surprise cameos to deeper truths about human nature like free will. They also talk about the family that is forming and how they find where they belong in this new Empire.
Star Wars Day LIVE 2021 - May the 4th be with you! Fr. Andrew (Father Fett), Andrew H., Angela, and Mike celebrate Star Wars Day, discussing news; how Star Wars has affected their spiritual journeys; discuss the best viewing order of the movies; do a show & tell; and answer rapid fire questions; and host trivia questions with prizes for the live viewers!
Vanessa Marshall - Don't quit before the miracle! Fr. Andrew, Angela, Mike, Thomas, and Andrew H. are joined by the voice of Hera Syndulla from Star Wars Rebels--Vanessa Marshall--and they talk all things Star Wars focusing on Vanessa's experience and how portraying Hera has changed her. She also shares her desires and hopes for the for a future that recognizes the dignity of all peoples and how she is playing a part in that through Star Wars.
Hera Syndulla - Spectre 2, Hera Syndulla! Fr. Andrew, Angela, Thomas, and Mike talk about the leader of the Ghost crew from Rebels; how Hera's leadership is very authentically and relatably maternal; and how she grows in her relationships with her crew and helps them grow too and why this is important.
Darth Jar Jar Binks - Darth Jar Jar! Fr. Andrew, Thomas, and Mike discuss the most sinister Sith Lord of all time, Jar Jar Binks. They talk about all the surprising evidence that reveals Jar Jar not as the harmless Gungan we all thought, but truly the master manipulator behind everything in the Star Wars Saga.