S+L BLOG
A reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent What keeps us going through difficult times? What inspires our hope when the situation is bleak? What makes us persevere when it would be easier to give up? In the Gospel reading for the Second Sunday of Lent, we see Jesus ascend Mount Tabor with His three ...read more
Today we begin in Medjugorje, where only weeks after the Pope announced that he was sending an emissary to study the pastoral needs there, the bishop of the local diocese publishes a statement saying that,.. “based on all the evidence he’s seen, there are many reasons to doubt, that Mary is appearing there”. Bishop Ratko ...read more
Second Sunday of Lent, Year A – March 12th, 2017 Abraham, our Father in Faith Abraham was a man with a mission and we could rightly consider him to be the quintessential missionary. He is revered by the followers of three world religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. He is the founder of the nation of ...read more
Here in Canada, Archbishop Michael Miller is appealing to Vancouver’s Catholic community to respond to the region’s drug overdose crisis, urging schools, parishes and organizations to consider how they can reach-out to the marginalized,.. especially those, suffering from addiction and mental illness. In a pastoral letter to the archdiocese’s Catholics, Archbishop Miller wrote,.. “As people ...read more
Last week, we spoke about how Lent doesn’t just have a penitential character, but also a baptismal character. I hope that if you didn’t already know the date of your baptism, you went to find out. We should all know the date of our baptism. Part of the reason that Lent has a baptismal character ...read more
Fr. Rosica: Monsieur le Rector, thank you so much for welcoming us here at the Institut catholique de Paris. We are in the historic heart in Paris. You are the rector of the Catholic Institute, a priest from Nanterre, professor of moral theology, the canon of Notre-Dame Cathedral. We are here today because you were ...read more
Saturday, March 25, Pope Francis will travel to Milan for a one-day pastoral visit. Between 500 and 600 thousand people are expected in Milan and Monza. However, it will not be a heavily guarded event, because that is not what the Pope wants. In addition to the faithful, there will also be 3,700 volunteers, 350 ...read more
Sebastian Gomes discusses where you can find Jesus this Lent. His answer may surprise you. A new season of Subject Matters premieres Sunday, March 19, 2017! ...read more
In this video, the first in a series on ‘Sacraments, Fr. Rob Galea explains what the Sacraments are and how we can live out the grace given to us through them. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Explore the Scriptures and the reflections on The Seven Last Words of Christ. Each day will include a question, prayer, or challenge for putting your faith into action. You are invited to ponder the seven phrases uttered by Jesus Christ in his final three hours, as he hung on the Cross. We pray with these ...read more