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Interested in Women Deacons? Read what Sebastian Gomes recently wrote on this topic. And the two interviews with Phyllis Zagano: Subject Matters and Witness with Fr. Rosica Either the Church ordains women to everything, or we don’t ordain deacons. There are two questions we have to answer: ‘What is Ordination?’ And ‘What is the Diaconate?’ ...read more
I wrote this 5 years ago. This year the Feast of the Sacred Heart falls five days after Father’s Day, but I think of this every year since I first wrote it. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about being a dad, since that 13-year-old that I mention below will be soon graduating from High School ...read more
Today’s Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity is making me think, of course, of God and the number three. I am also remembering a segment I recorded with our webmaster, Billy Chan for the SLHour on the number three (listen to the whole segment below). The number three is perfect. That’s what Billy, as a ...read more
This Pentecost weekend, we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. Some of you may be suspicious or cautious when it comes to the Charismatic Renewal, but there is no need to. This is one of the most visible fruits of the Second Vatican Council. The origins of the Charismatic movement are ...read more
What do you know about the Church in Latvia? This week, on the SLHour, Fr. Peter Skudra, director of Radio Maria Latvia joins us for a chat; Sebastian Gomes, on Connect5, speaks with retired patriarch of Jerusalem, Michel Sabbah, Billy Chan continues with tips on making the Mass less boring on Church for Dummies and Michael ...read more
Last time we looked a little bit into the Ascension and what some differences between the Gospel narratives are. The Solemnity is celebrated today, Sunday in Canada, but in many parts around the world, including the U.S., it was celebrated, last Thursday (read last week’s post to find out why). The Book of Acts is ...read more
Some will say that pornography is healthy and good. This week, author Matt Fradd tells us all about the Porn Myth; Sebastian Gomes speaks with Massimo Faggioli about Pope Francis and Vatican II on Connect5, Billy Chan continues with tips on making the Mass less boring on Church for Dummies and we meet cellist and ...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
Sometimes our work here at Salt + Light takes us to different cities or countries and when we travel, we often have to hire someone who we call a “fixer” – that’s what they call them in the industry. The fixer is a local person, someone who speaks the language, knows the customs and knows ...read more