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 12: The Siege - What's an M-count? Fr. Andrew, Mike, Angela, and Thomas discuss how The Siege feels like old school Star Wars; the reveal of why Baby Yoda is so important; how it could shed light on Anakin Skywalker's nature; and the ramifications of the possibility of Dark Troopers.
The Mandalorian, Ch. 11: The Heiress - Bo-Katan! Fr. Andrew, Mike, Thomas, and Angela talk about the action-packed episode with the return of fan favorite, Bo-Katan. They discuss the family themes present and how this episode may mark a significant turning point in Din's own journey by forcing him to address the question of what it truly means to be a Mandalorian.
The Mandalorian, Ch. 10: The Passenger - Ice spiders?! Fr. Andrew, Thomas, and Angela talk about Din's growth as a dad and protector, how he embodies the way to respond to temptation to act contrary to our morals, and how the horrific spiders is an allegory for the Christian life (really).
The Mandalorian, Chapter 9: The Marshal - The Mandalorian returns! Fr. Andrew, Andrew H., Angela, Thomas, and Mike all can't stop praising the opening of season 2. They discuss the many callbacks and easter eggs; how the battle against the dragon parallels the spiritual battle against evil and how the cooperation shows we must live out our humanity in fighting against evil.
The Secrets of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian - Though the Force is magical, the act of making everything in that galaxy far, far away is a huge team effort requiring a deep understanding of the vision. Mike, Andrew, and Thomas go behind the cameras with The Disney Gallery and share their thoughts on how the magic is made.