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On Friday, December 7, the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton housed an evening of music and prayer. Together with Masterworks of Oakville and Salt and Light TV, the Cathedral played host to the Canadian premiere of Andrew T. Miller’s musical cantata, The Birth of Christ. Here are the stories that we bring you ...read more
As preparations continue for January’s World Youth Day in Panama, the organizers are also preparing for the “Festival de la Juventud.” Part of the official WYD program of activities, this Youth Festival will offer young men and women from around the world an opportunity to come together through the creativity and excitement of art, culture, ...read more
“What is it like to be you in this place?” That simple yet profound question can be asked of anyone: a coal miner, a CEO, a drug addict, an environmentalist, a tree, a flower, a mountain... ...read more
? The martyred Trappist monks of Tibhirine were beatified on Saturday alongside several other Algerians killed for their faith. The lives of these 19 religious men and women are a testament to God’s plan of love and peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims, Pope Francis said. The life and death of the monks was the ...read more
Read the prayer offered by Pope Francis before the statue of Mary in the Piazza di Spagna on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. ...read more
We don’t often really give much thought to the difference between Advent and Christmas music, but there is a difference. On today’s show, we bring you two nice Christmas themed stories: A music scholar explains why music is very important during Advent. We look at how these Benedictine sisters launch the spirit of the Christmas ...read more