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In our household, Christmas is on call twelve months a year. That’s not to say that we celebrate it in the summer as well as in winter, but the possibility of its inclusion is always there, even if it is just one small part of our Advent and Christmas traditions. Yes, there is always a ...read more
We all have probably read before the story about a kid who collects some money and goes to his always-busy father asking: how much is an hour of your day? Well, picture yourself for a second answering: an hour of my day is worth an iPad. Which means that your kids will have the option of choosing to spend ...read more
Are women still becoming religious sisters? Is there anyone responding to the call? Are 21st Century women still interested in pursuing a radical Gospel life in the Church? What contribution does a religious sister make in the world?   For Love Alone opens its audiences to the lives of modern women who have responded to ...read more
Christmas time is a colorful time for many of us, the music is everywhere and the lights cover many homes’ windows, roofs, trees and anywhere. We all want to communicate that our spirit has changed and we are ready to have a good time on the darkest month of the year. I believe that in the Christmas time, we allow our inner ...read more
Fr. Rob Galea discusses Christian Joy. For further reading… http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesc… Follow Fr. Rob Galea! www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
«Nonviolence: a Style of Politics for Peace » At the beginning of this New Year, I offer heartfelt wishes of peace to the world’s peoples and nations, to heads of state and government, and to religious, civic and community leaders. I wish peace to every man, woman and child, and I pray that the image ...read more
Update: The video reflection was completed! Check it out above: Some of the Salt + Light team are in the Holy Land on pilgrimage. We are also preparing something special for you to watch in the near future. Stay tuned! In the meantime, here is the text of a reflection that was recorded at the ...read more
Since moving to Canada, I’ve met quite a variety of people from all over the world, most of them Catholic. We go through the usual motions – ‘What’s your name? What do you do? Are you from Toronto? You’re from Texas? Oh your parents are Mexican?’ – etc. etc. And shortly after the ‘Mexican parents’ ...read more
Subject Matters: “Particles of Faith: A Catholic Guide to Navigating Science” Stacy Trasancos, Author Sunday, December 11 at 8:30pmET / 5:30pm PT This Sunday’s all-new episode of Subject Matters features scientist and theologian Stacy Trasancos. Her book, Particles of Faith: A Catholic Guide to Navigating Science is a practical guide for engaging questions relating to faith and ...read more