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S+L BLOG: Fr. Thomas Rosica



“I am Joseph, your brother.” A Reflection by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB “Benedict XVI Leaves the Papacy,” reads the stunning headline of the Vatican’s L’Osservatore Romano. Monday’s announcement of Pope Benedict’s resignation caught many in the Roman Catholic Church and the world by surprise. But perhaps it shouldn’t have. Pope Benedict XVI submitted his resignation ...read more
Reflection for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord – February 2, 2018 In 1997, St. John Paul II established the special Day of Consecrated Life to coincide with the Feast of the Presentation of the Child Jesus in the Temple of Jerusalem (February 2). The Pope gave three reasons for his selection of ...read more
The National Catholic Broadcasting Council presents today’s Mass led by Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, at Toronto’s Loretto Abbey Secondary School. This Mass celebrates the Feast of Francis De Sales; Patron Saint of Communicators and Journalists, celebrated each year on January 24th. ...read more
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently met with Father Thomas Rosica at the Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation headquarters in Toronto. Father Rosica is CEO of the foundation and a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil (Basilian Fathers). Kullervo Hynynen, the Toronto Ontario Stake president, presented Father Rosica ...read more
“Love Save Lives” A Reflection for All Who March for Life January 13, 2018 The last Presidential election campaign in the United States was a divisive, bitter, toxic, embarrassing and polarizing experience for many in the US and for people around the world, leaving many repulsed and despairing rather than excited and hopeful.  Voters were ...read more
Life on the Other Side of the Tracks: A Visit to the Leper Centre and Colony in Titagarh founded by Mother Teresa in 1979 Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB Throughout history, few diseases have been as dreaded as the horrible affliction known as leprosy. It was so common and severe among ancient peoples that God gave ...read more