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Tonight on Perspectives: it’s the Feast of St. Alphonsus Liguori! We bring you details on our Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention coverage and take a look back on the impact of WYD, fro those who were there. ...read more
Founding an influential religious order, championing devotion to the Blessed Sacrament, the Blessed Mother, and the Sacred Heart, and mastering Catholic Moral Theology: these are but a few of the achievements that make the life and ministry of St. Alphonsus Liguori a true gift to the Church, both for his time and ours. St. Alphonsus ...read more
  Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis returns from Rio! We take a look at his final day in Brazil. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis visits the Varginha favela, holds an impromptu meeting with Argentinian youth, and takes the Papal Welcoming Ceremony by storm–literally! Plus a new archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, a tragic train accident in Spain, and a new director of the National Liturgy Office’s English Sector. ...read more
  Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis has arrived! The Holy Father touches down in Rio; we bring you your connection to all things WYD; Vancouver pilgrims on the week ahead; and the feast of Mary Magdalene, model of conversion. ...read more
  Tonight on Perspectives: Meet S+L Team Rio! Plus, Fr. Tom checks out Rio’s papal residence, Franciscan brothers and sisters await the Pope, and a new commission to oversee Vatican finances. ...read more
  Tonight on Perspectives: The countdown is on! Only one week to WYD Rio! We bring you greetings from our Salt and Light crew en route to Brazil, celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and discuss the proper appreciation of the Extraordinary Form. Join us! ...read more
  Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis’s second trip to Castelgandolfo; celebrating St. Bonaventure; and the shanty towns of Rio await the visit of a special guest. ...read more
Tonight on perspectives:  a new encyclical illuminates the faith;  seminarians and novices meet the Pope;  and two soon-to-be saints to celebrate.  Check it out! ...read more
The following is a Salt and Light interview with Nadia Gundert (above), Director of Youth Ministry for the Archdiocese of Kingston, Ontario.  On Saturday, July 27, 2013, the Archdiocese will host their first-ever “WYD at Home,” to allow young people here in Eastern Ontario to engage in the experience and excitement of WYD Rio. 1. ...read more