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Ash Wednesday Video Reflection by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB Ash Wednesday is one of the most important holy days in the Roman Catholic Church. It signifies the beginning of the Lenten season, a season of fasting, prayer and almsgiving. This lent, Salt and Light brings you Lenten Reflections from Fr. Thomas Rosica who is the ...read more
Pope Francis gives his Homily for Mass on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and 22nd World Day of Consecrated Life. Feb. 2. 2018. Full Text: Forty days after Christmas, we celebrate the Lord who enters the Temple and comes to encounter his people. In the Christian East, this feast is called the ...read more
  Mary “gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn” (Lk 2:7). In these plain and clear words, Luke brings us to the heart of that holy night: Mary gave birth; she gave us ...read more
“The grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men” (Tit 2:11). The words of the Apostle Paul reveal the mystery of this holy night: the grace of God has appeared, his gift is free; in the Child given unto us the love of God is made visible. It is a night of ...read more
What does the Catholic Church teach about tattoos? Fr. Rob Galea offers some insight. A few points when considering a tattoo: Ask yourself Why? Why do you want a tattoo? Is it to elevate or draw attention (vanity), or harm yourself? Or is it to draw yourself and others to God? Ask yourself What? Be ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Carl Hetu, the Canadian Director of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association joins us in studio. ...read more