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The time has finally come! After countless interviews and extensive coverage, Archbishop Thomas Collins of Toronto was formally inducted into the College of Cardinals at a public consistory earlier today. Collins is now the 16th Cardinal in Canadian history. As you can see in the video above, Archbishop Collins was called forward by Pope Benedict ...read more
A prayer vigil was held at Rome’s St. Ignatius Church on Dec. 7 to show contrition for clerical sexual abuse. The service was led by Canada’s Cardinal Marc Ouellet, who currently serves as prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops. Below is the full text of his homily. My venerable brother bishops and priests and ...read more
In a tradition that is centuries old, the Apostleship of Prayer publishes the Pope’s monthly prayer intentions. We will now be posting these on our blog with the hope that you will unite with us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Benedict XVI. For February 2012, we join the Holy Father ...read more
December 12th is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, one of the most important feasts for the Church in Latin-America. This feast day was always a big one in my life, as my parish in Panama was named Our Lady of Guadalupe. I wrote about this four years ago. Perhaps this story is new ...read more
The following post was submitted by Carlos Ferreira, a new addition to the S+L team. Coming from Europe to join to the Salt + Light team, more specifically from Portugal, is an experience of faith. After a big event like WYD Madrid – where I worked for the organizing committee’s communications department – I came ...read more
After several weeks of writing about the changes brought about by the new translation of the English version of the Roman Missal, the much anticipated roll-out day finally arrived. Truth be told, I was quite excited to see how it would all unfold. I even found myself walking just a little bit faster to get ...read more
By Deborah Gyapong Canadian Catholic News OTTAWA (CCN) – The importance of the New Evangelization and the deep sense of communion between the Church in Canada and the Holy See are two themes that emerged from the recent visit to Rome by a delegation of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB). “It is fair ...read more
In the second installment of this four-part teaching series, Fr. Bill Burke, Director of the National Liturgy Office of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, helps us to understand the revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal. ...read more
In this first installment of the four-part teaching series, Fr. Bill Burke, Director of the National Liturgy Office of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, helps us to understand the revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal. ...read more
Last week on Perspectives: The Weekly Edition, we spoke about some of the changes we can expect when the new Roman Missal goes into effect on November 27th (the First Sunday of Advent). This week, Pedro asks the question: What does the new translation teach us about music in the liturgy? Pedro speaks with Fr. ...read more