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S+L BLOG: Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB



Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B – May 6th, 2018 On this Sixth Sunday of Easter, I wish to offer some reflections on the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles [10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48], and then some thoughts on friendship flowing from John’s Gospel [15:9-17] and Benedict XVI’s teaching. Christianity demands that the believer ...read more
Read Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B's reflection on the life of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, the Patron Saint of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, as we commemorate her feast day. ...read more
[The following is Father Thomas Rosica’s Keynote Address at the Benefit Dinner for the St. Gianna Home held November 6, 2009 in Aurora, Ontario. Reader’s will recall that in September, St. Gianna’s daughter and her husband, Laura Molla and Giuseppe Pannuti, were in the Toronto area to officially open the St. Gianna Home.] Dear Friends, ...read more
Read Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B's reflection on the Canonization of Pope John XXII and Pope John Paul II as we celebrate the 4th anniversary of their canonization. April 27. ...read more
Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year B – April 29th, 2018 In John’s Gospel (15:1-8) for the 5th Sunday of Easter, we have the image of the vine and its branches to express the relationship between Christ and his disciples. We should not be surprised that at one level it seems utterly simple, but that at ...read more
Watch Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB's reflection on the life of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha in honour of her feast day on April 17th. Created for the World Meeting of Families 2015. ...read more
This post was originally published on December 18, 2013, when Cardinal Francis George celebrated 50 years of priestly ordination. As we celebrate the anniversary of his death, lets look back on all of his accomplishments. ...read more
Read Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B's brief summary on the life and Canonization of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha in commemoration of her Feast day. April 17. ...read more
Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B – April 22nd, 2018 In the Bible and in the ancient Near East, “shepherd” was a political title that stressed the obligation of kings to provide for their subjects. The title connoted total concern for and dedication to others. Tending flocks and herds is an important part of the ...read more
Read the Full Text of the Funeral Homily used for Gaetano Gagliano's funeral, to commemorate his memorial day. (1917 – 2016) ...read more