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Pope Francis arrived in Colombia on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to begin his first apostolic visit to Colombia. His first meeting in the country of Colombia was with the civil authorities in bogota. Below, find the full text of his address: Mr President, Members of the Government and of the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished Authorities, Representatives ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica celebrates daily TV Mass Thursday, September 7, 2017 ...read more
More than 1,000 Catholics in Colombia are asking the Church to seek forgiveness for the role it played during the 50 year civil war. ...read more
Pope Francis is in Colombia! Salt + Light will provide you full and live coverage (more information here) plus, you can follow along with the official Missal for his Apostolic Journey to Colombia! Download here. ...read more
The Pope sent the people of Colombia a video message yesterday inviting them to "take the first step" towards peace, and here's what he said. ...read more
Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – September 10th, 2017 Today’s Gospel passage from Matthew 18:15-20 compels us to consider the essential elements in the process of forgiveness among members of the Church community. Matthew’s text stresses the fraternal correction of members who sin (18:15-18); the importance of the disciples’ prayer (18:19-20); and the ...read more
Exactly one year ago today, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (Kolkata) was proclaimed a Saint in St. Peter’s Square before tens of thousands of people from around the entire world. Tomorrow, September 5, is her feast, marking the date of her death 20 years ago in Calcutta. She was born August 26, 1910 in Skopje, then ...read more
“I invite all Colombians, without distinction, to joyfully welcome the visit of Pope Francis. He comes to bring us a message of peace, that peace that we are all called to build from hearts open to forgiveness, to reconciliation and solidarity.” These were the words of Cardinal Rubén Salazar, Archbishop of Bogotá, upon the announcement ...read more
Some of you would say that friends stick together; they are loyal. Last week we looked a trust and gossiping and I shared a real handy formula for knowing when to say or not to say something to a friend or about a friend- this is especially helpful in this day and age of social ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we speak with Saints photographer Kristyn Brown and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Michael James Mette. We are also joined by the director of Radio Maria Latvia who tells us about his ministry and also about Catholic music in Latvia. Full program: [audio:SLRadio_170902.mp3] This program is available ...read more