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Imagine your surprise if your doorbell rang only to find Pope Francis at your door? So you can imagine the surprised faces of the families living in the public housing complex outside of Rome when the Pope decided to spend last Friday visiting residents in that area. Continuing the “Mercy Friday” visits he began during ...read more
Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Year A – Sunday, May 28th, 2017 Matthew’s Gospel for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (28:16-20) presents us the majestic, final scene in Galilee that brings the evangelist’s account to a fitting conclusion. In perfect harmony with his presentation of Jesus, Matthew has chosen to ...read more
Good Evening, I’m Noel Ocol. As I mentioned last week, we had a very special guest come visit us here at the Salt and Light studios. Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and the Pope’s right hand man when it comes to doctrine was in Toronto last ...read more
I once heard a talk by singer/songwriter Steve Angrisano that I have actually appropriated ’cause it’s so good. In it, he said that we have one destination (Heaven). After that he said that, actually there are two destinations but the second one is not such a great option; we need to stick to ‘Plan A’. I ...read more
get=”_blank”>EideCom How important is artistic and technical production when we evangelize? This week we speak with Mike Danielson and Charles Eide of EideCom – experts in Catholic events. Mark Matthews tells us about a bible study at a film studio; Billy Chan has tips on making the Mass less boring and Marie Miller has a ...read more
(May 13, 2017: Pope Francis speaks with journalists aboard his flight from Portugal to Rome following a visit to Fatima to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions and to canonize Sts. Francisco and Jacinta Marto, two of the young seers. Photo: CNS/Paul Haring) The Pope “doubts” Medjugorje apparitions As often happens following an international ...read more