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A reflection for the 4th Sunday, Lent, Year B. The readings are 2 Chronicles 36:14-17a, 19-23; Psalm: 137, Ephesians 2:4-10 and John 3:14-21. Picture it: Nicodemus was a Pharisee and a religious leader; perhaps a member of the Jewish Council, the Sanhedrin. It’s the Feast of Passover and Jesus is in Jerusalem. All eyes are on Him. Nicodemus is ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we speak with Emeritus Auxiliary of San Francisco, Bishop Ignatius Wang, first Chinese Bishop of the United States, and we meet singer/songwriter Cooper Ray. Deacon Dennis Lambert tells us about his novel The Table and about the challenges in publishing Catholic Fiction and we reconnect with the ...read more
Having followed Pope Francis throughout his five years of Papacy, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB gives a reflection on the Pope Francis Legacy to commemorate his anniversary. ...read more
At 5:00 this afternoon in the Vatican Basilica, Pope Francis presided over the Rite of Reconciliation of several penitents with individual confession and absolution. Below is the homily pronounced by the Holy Father during the Liturgy of the Word of today’s Penitential celebration. ...read more
Washington DC’s Cardinal, Cardinal Donald Wuerl has issued a detailed, pastoral plan to implement Pope Francis', Amoris Laetitia, in his Archdiocese. This plan is the first of its kind ever to be implemented at the parish level. ...read more
If you’re Catholic you do it all the time. If you’re not Catholic, you probably have noticed us making this sign: right hand to our forehead, then down to our chest, then over to the left shoulder and ending with the right shoulder as we say the words: “In the name of the Father, the ...read more