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In countries where the majority of the population is of Christian background, the question of dialogue with Muslims may not be such a pressing one. Although this very question is in the minds of many, especially now with the influx of refugees from the Middle East. It is also a question that is important for ...read more
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
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
I think everyone who’s been through the tortuous process of starting and/or running a prayer group can attest that it’s not easy to persuade people to attend. Maybe some of you have stories about this that you can share with us. I’ve also been part of fledgling prayer groups that last for a couple months ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, Sr. Priscilla Solomon, CSJ tells us how it’s possible to be aboriginal and Catholic at the same time and we learn about good Catholic fiction for all ages. We also meet singer/songwriter Jonathan Hilsden and catch up with Sarah Hart. Email us your comments or send ...read more
So far we’ve looked at what Scriptures and Tradition tell us about the figure called “the devil”. First we looked at what the Church teaches and last week we looked at what the Scriptures tell us about the “prince of darkness.” It may be interesting to note that there is a fascination with the topic, at ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we learn about the new Way of the Cross comic book and author Sally Read shares her conversion story. We also meet singer/songwriter PJ Anderson and Lupe Rios has a new album. Email us your comments or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the Holy Father continues his catechesis on Christian Hope, he accepts the resignation of the Grand Master of the Knights of Malta and presides at Vespers to conclude the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Also, Congolese bishops express concern regarding the peace deal and Filipino Cardinal speaks in Toronto about dialogue ...read more
Last week we looked at the figure of the devil and why the Church teaches that Lucifer was an archangel created by God, who rebelled. There are many names for the devil. You may have heard Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub and Diabolos. He is also referred to as Belial, Prince of Darkness, Prince of demons, Angel of ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we speak with author Chris Stepien about how to live life to the fullest and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Mags. Producer David Naglieri tells us about the latest Knights of Columbus films and John Michael Talbot has a new album. Email us your comments or send ...read more