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Join us for a special Easter edition of the SLHour with all our contributors giving their segments a bit of an Easter-twist: Emilie gives us the news of the week; Billy Chan wants to know about a number in ‘Church for Dummies’; Gillian Kantor has a special surprise guest; Mark Matthews tells us what he’s learned from Hollywood ...read more
Easter Sunday – April 16th, 2017 In reading the Resurrection chapters of the four gospels, the differences of the four accounts are very obvious. Not one of the evangelists recounts Jesus’ Resurrection itself. It is an event taking place within the mystery of God between Jesus and the Father. By its very nature the Resurrection ...read more
Joshua Rohrbach is a Grade 11 student at at McDowell High School in Erie, Pennsylvania. As an anchorman on his high school’s daily morning announcements, Josh prepared the following video on the Easter Triduum. He has a passion for videography and communications and hopes to pursue university studies in communications. He is also preparing to ...read more
At 10:00 am this morning, Solemnity of the Epiphany, Pope Francis presided over the Eucharistic celebration in the Vatican Basilica. Below are the texts of Proclamation of Easter, celebrated this year on April 16, and the Pope’s homily after the proclamation of the Holy Gospel: The Proclamation of Easter Know, dear brethren, that as we ...read more
Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C – May 1, 2016 The early Church community in Jerusalem was not without its problems! Several of the controversies are evident in today’s first reading from Chapter 15 of the Acts of the Apostles. When some of the converted Pharisees of Jerusalem discover the results of the first missionary ...read more
Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C – April 17, 2016 As we move away from the day of Christ’s resurrection, the Sunday Scripture readings for the Easter Season help to deepen our understanding of what happened to Jesus and to the Church through his triumph over death. On the Second Sunday of Easter, we looked carefully ...read more