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Baptism of the Lord, Year A – Monday, January 9th, 2017 In 2009, Salt + Light Television produced a magnificent documentary, “Within Your Gates,” on Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s historic pilgrimage to Jordan and Israel. Among the moving scenes in the film is the Holy Father’s visit, along with Jordan’s King Abdullah II and his wife ...read more
Fr. Rob Galea discusses whether we can receive the Sacraments over the internet. The 7 Sacraments: 1. Baptism 2. Confirmation 3. Reconciliation 4. Holy Communion 5. Marriage 6. Holy Orders 7. Anointing of the sick Further Reading: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pon… Follow Fr. Rob Galea! www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Baptism of our Lord, Year C – Sunday, January 10, 2016 The theme of Christ’s epiphany — of Jesus inaugurating his divine mission on earth — reaches its fulfillment in the feast of the Baptism of the Lord. The feast seemingly brings an end to the Christmas season, but Christmas really ends with the feast ...read more
So far in part 1, we looked at questions people have regarding fasting and abstinence, in part 2 we looked at suffering and in part 3 we looked at what Scripture has to tell us about why Jesus had to suffer.  I think when people think of Lent, that’s what they think about: fasting, abstinence ...read more
The whole week between the Feast of the Epiphany and the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord we heard readings from the First Letter of St. John and on the Saturday I heard something that I had never heard before: “If anyone sees his brother sinning, if the sin is not deadly, he should ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis baptizes 33 babies, his weekly Angelus address, his address to the Diplomatic Corps., the Archbishop of Rimouski dies and a look ahead at Salt + Light’s coverage of the Pope’s trip to Asia. ...read more