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Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the First World Day of the Poor 19 November 2017 Let us love, not with words but with deeds 1.“Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in deed and in truth” (1 Jn 3:18). These words of the Apostle John voice an imperative that ...read more
Much has happened over the weekend but first let’s begin in Rome where on Saturday, Pope Francis paid an official visit to the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella at the Presidential residence. During his visit, the pope said that Italy and the whole of Europe is being called to deal with problems such as international terrorism, ...read more
What’s behind the frame? When Pope Francis is photographed during a papal trip, it’s more than just a simple snapshot. Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Journalism wanted to know what we’re actually seeing in these photographs. By looking at Pope Francis’s apostolic visit to Cuba, they found the cultural background of photojournalists ...read more
Today’s Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity is making me think, of course, of God and the number three. I am also remembering a segment I recorded with our webmaster, Billy Chan for the SLHour on the number three (listen to the whole segment below). The number three is perfect. That’s what Billy, as a ...read more
What can we learn from our Protestant brothers and sisters? This week, on the SLHour, author Peter Kreeft tells us what we can learn from each other and Sr. Marie Paul Curley gives us the window to the soul to a popular children’s film. Sebastian Gomes speaks with Ojibway Sister Priscilla Solomon, CSJ on Connect5 ...read more
(S+L photo: Phyllis Zagano, PhD. argues why women should be admitted to the permanent diaconate of the Catholic Church to Subject Matters host Sebastian Gomes. May 5, 2017) Our Season II finale of Subject Matters has garnered a variety of spirited responses in church circles due to the nature of the topic and the timeliness of the ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea talks about Prayer. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Last Saturday hundreds of people gathered in Easton, Massachusetts for the 25th anniversary Mass of the death of Fr. Patrick Peyton. Fr. Peyton is best known as the Rosary priest or the Hollywood priest, because of his Family Theater program and his Rosary crusades. He is the person responsible for the phrase “The family that ...read more
We begin in Rome today where Pope Francis addressed the pilgrims at his weekly general audience. Continuing his catechesis on Christian hope, the Pope focused his talk on the Christian prayer, The Our Father. It is now the second violent week between the Philippine armed forces and ISIS fighters in the southern Philippines. Religious leaders ...read more
MEDIA RELEASE Faith leaders in Canada launch national appeal in response to famines in South Sudan and extreme food shortages in Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia (CCCB – Ottawa)… The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), has joined other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, and ...read more