S+L BLOG
Last week we defined prayer as relationship. If our relationship with God is a love relationship (and it should be), then prayer is how we relate with our loved one. When I was a little kid, my mother taught us that prayer was just talking. That’s why I’m not so much into the standard prayers; ...read more
(S+L Photo: Ahmet Tarmici, National Director of the Intercultural Dialogue Institute (far left) moderates a discussion as Dalia Hashim (far right), Kevin Lo (middle right), and Naomi Shore (middle left) answer questions related to religion and culture in Canada today.) How do we stay true to ourselves in a multicultural context? That was the question ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we celebrate one of the greatest spiritual thinkers of our time, Henri Nouwen; Dynamic Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers tells us what is an authentic male spirituality; We meet singer/songwriter and entertainer, Kyle Heimann and we catch up with Mikey Needleman. Email us your comments or send us ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea seeks to shed some lighten what love is. – Storge – Philia – Eros – Agape Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Have you watched Reel Faith? Every week, hosts David DiCerto and Steven Greydanus offer a Catholic perspective on the latest Hollywood releases and Father Robert Lauder selects his Movie With a Message. These are film reviews you can have faith in. This week, on a Reel Faith special, David and Steven will be joined by ...read more
Dozens of poster posted by anonymous protestors opposing the Pope were plastered along streets in the center of Rome last Saturday morning. The posters depict a very stern looking Pope Francis and a clear message – criticizing some of his policies, and referring to specific events, such as the most recent events concerning the Order ...read more
Saints would be the first ones to declare that prayer is a battle. But a battle with who and what? Well, they would say, with ourselves and with whatever is keeping our eyes fixed on God. “The great figures of prayer of the Old Covenant before Christ, as well as the Mother of God, the saints, ...read more
To help clarify the Catholic Church’s positions on abortion, contraception, genetic engineering, fertility treatments, vaccines, frozen embryos and other life issues, the Vatican released an expanded and updated guide of the church’s bio-ethical teachings. Msgr. Jean-Marie Mupendawatu secretary delegate for health care in the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, said the charter “is a ...read more
Reflection for the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes – February 11 This year as we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on February 11, we also commemorate the 25th World Day of the Sick. My mind goes back to my first visit to famous shrine of Lourdes, one of the most visited ...read more
Today on Perspectives Daily, Pope Francis encourages the faithful to strive to be living signs of hope for the entire human family. Speaking during the weekly General Audience in the Paul 6th Hall, the Pope continued his catechesis on Christian hope, conceding that especially in times of darkness and difficulty, hope is no easy virtue. ...read more