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With the decline of mainline Protestantism in Canada, Evangelicals are more and more likely to be the non-Catholic Christians that Catholics encounter today. There are Evangelical churches, educational institutions, and service projects all across Canada, and they are growing and vibrant. Catholics also meet Evangelicals in the halls of power, where they are frequently on the same side ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, appeared on CBC Radio PEI on Friday October 21, 2016 to discuss Salt + Light, Pope Francis, the Vatican and more. Listen below: ...read more
Fr. Rob Galea discusses whether we can receive the Sacraments over the internet. The 7 Sacraments: 1. Baptism 2. Confirmation 3. Reconciliation 4. Holy Communion 5. Marriage 6. Holy Orders 7. Anointing of the sick Further Reading: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pon… Follow Fr. Rob Galea! www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
At the canonization mass for Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, Pope Francis spoke of the latter with these words: “In his own service to the People of God, John Paul II was the pope of the family. We are now in the process of journeying with families towards the Synod on the family. ...read more
After announcing 13 new cardinals two weeks ago, the Pope presided over the canonization mass of seven blessed on Sunday, October 16, 2016, in front of 80,000 people, who filled St. Peter’s Square for the occasion. Speaking of the new saints, during his homily, the pontiff said the saints are men and women who enter fully into the ...read more
Every Friday, from October 28th at 4:30pm ET tune in to a Perspectives Weekly in Italian, a 25-minute show in which Italian Producer Matteo Ciofi discusses themes and events in the Church featuring different guests every week. Topics discussed in the the Italian Perspectives Weekly series include the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis, major events in the Church and the ...read more
On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, the Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, gave a lecture on the Gospel of Luke at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC titled Luke: Gospel of Tenderness and Mercy. Find the full video of his talk below: ...read more
Salt + Light Italian Producer and Host Matteo Ciofi recalls WYD 2000 in Rome, his hometown, and welcoming the world into his backyard. ...read more
Today, on the Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), through its Episcopal Commission for Christian Unity, Religious Relations with the Jews, and Interfaith Dialogue, has published a new resource entitled: Our Evangelical Neighbours – A Catholic Reflection on Evangelical Christianity. The resource provides Catholics in Canada an introduction ...read more
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – October 23rd, 2016 Last Sunday’s Gospel focused on the necessity of prayer (Luke 18:1-8). The second of two parables in Chapter 18:9-15 condemns the self-righteous, critical attitude of the Pharisee and teaches that the fundamental attitude of the Christian disciple must be the recognition of sinfulness and ...read more