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S+L BLOG: Deacon Pedro



This week on a special edition of the SLHour we focus on Dummies. For the last couple of years we’ve been airing segments with Billy Chan that hope to make our Faith a bit more hands-on, trying to answer questions that you all have, in a simple way. This week we learn some basics of ...read more
By now I’m sure you’ve heard about Alfie Evans – the 23-month-old British boy who was removed from life support last week. Let me begin by saying that most of us were not in that Liverpool hospital for the year or so that Alfie was on a ventilator and receiving care. Most of us do ...read more
Read Deacon Pedro's reflection on the role Joseph plays in the bible. Nowhere in the  Gospels do we ever hear anything Joseph says. He never says anything... but he’s a man of action. ...read more
Last week we looked at the significance of Jesus being the bread of life. I think most of us get the nourishment part. There is so much spiritual hunger in the world. But the Eucharist is feeding a lot more than what we think. How many of us really recognize all the fruits of receiving ...read more
How do you make faith central to your life? This week, Libby Slater tells us about the new Family Theater Productions web-series Catholic Central. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley has the Windows to the Soul to a new romantic comedy; Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB offers a reflection for the 5th Sunday in Easter and we meet singing/songwriting ...read more
Last time we saw why Jesus used bread and why He referred to himself as the “bread of life.” In John chapter 6, in what is known as the “Bread of Life Discourse”, Jesus pretty much lays it all out. It was a hard teaching, because at the end of the chapter, John tells us ...read more