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S+L BLOG: Lent



It was a full house at Hamilton’s Cathedral Basilica last night, as both priests and lay people received the Pope’s awards for various ministries and years of service to the Catholic church in Hamilton. ...read more
Third Sunday of Lent, Year B – March 4th, 2018 In the Scripture readings for the Third Sunday of Lent (Year B), I would like to focus our reflection on two powerful images present in the texts: that of Jesus purifying Jerusalem’s Temple, and St. Paul’s message of the cross of Jesus Christ. Both the ...read more
Second Sunday of Lent, Year B – February 25th, 2018 Moriah. Sinai. Nebo. Carmel. Horeb. Gilboa. Gerizim. Mount of Beatitudes. Tabor. Hermon. Zion. Mount of Olives. Calvary. Golgotha. Mountains are often used in the Bible as the stages of important encounters between God and his people. Though we may have never visited the lands of ...read more
When you think of Lent, what do you think of? Do you think of feasting or fasting? Do you think of partying or penance? It’s true that Lent is a penitential season, but do you know that the word “Lent” comes from the old English word, lencten which means “springtime”? It comes from the old Germanic: ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B gives his Daily Mass dedicated to the beginning of Lent. Full video and Homily. ...read more
Read 'My Personal Journey Through Lent', A Lenten Reflection written by Rosina Di Felice on her personal experiences and goals for this Lenten Season. ...read more