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 Last Battle: Rebels, Season 3, Ep. 6 - Rex dealing with PTSD from the Clone Wars inspires Fr. Andrew, Mike, Andrew H., and Angela to discuss how the devil tries to get us to fight one another and not the True Enemy (as with the clones, droids, and Palpatine in the Clone Wars) and how we are called to react as Christians.
An important message from StarQuest’s Dom Bettinelli - Dom Bettinelli shares an important message about the future of this podcast and all the shows at StarQuest.
Twilight of the Apprentice: Rebels, Season 2, Ep. 21 & 22 - Ahsoka vs. Vader! Fr. Andrew, Andrew H., and Angela discuss the Rebels season 2 finale and the universal themes found therein, like resisting Ezra resisting the Dark Side and how we must resist evil in our Christian journey. Plus, of course, the epic encounter between Ahsoka and Darth Vader/Anakin.
The Future of the Force: Rebels, Season 2, Ep. 10 & 18 - Does the Force have a future? Thomas, Mike, and Andrew H. discuss how the Jedi procuring Force-sensitive children in light of the Inquisitors’ abduction of two during the Empire. The theme of Jedi “sacraments” continues in the knighting of Kanan, and more questions about how the Jedi Order persists in the time of the Empire.
Rebels, Season 2, Ep. 3 & 4: Rex Returns! - Rex is back! Fr. Andrew, Andrew H., Thomas, and Angela discuss the clones' return in Rebels and the impact felt after Clone Wars, season 7. They talk about the PTSD Kanan and the clones have and how they deal with it and talk about the infinite value of all human life, even "old-timers" like Rex, Gregor, and Wolffe.