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S+L BLOG: Conversion



One of the most spiritually touching moments I had in my life was last year during my work for the national committee of World Youth Day Madrid. I had the opportunity to visit Loyola, the town where today’s saint is from. Why was this trip spiritually touching? Not just because of the company – I ...read more
During the Last Supper, Jesus pleaded four times for unity. Pope Benedict says that plea remains his constant prayer to the Father on our behalf. Unity, conversion and humility were themes from the Holy Father’s homily celebrated today at the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. “How deeply it must have concerned him!” said the Holy ...read more
We are all in need of conversion. My colleague Pedro mentioned previously in his blog and the weekly edition of Perspectives on Christian Unity (and they talked about this on the show). Hearing the phrase “we are all in need of conversion,” I recall the story of how Brother André begged those around him to ...read more
Happy 400th Anniversary to the Mi’kmaq First Nations people. The Mi’kmaq peoples’ annual St. Anne’s Mission took place in Cape Breton this weekend. St. Anne’s Mission is one of the longest running annual assemblies in North America. They meet each year to celebrate their faith and promote their culture. This year was particularly special as ...read more