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There aren’t a lot of things that bring Canada together; that make us feel like we are all part of this great country. I mean, do people in Vancouver feel like they are one and the same as people in Charlottetown or St. John’s? Do people in Whitehorse feel a kinship with the people of ...read more
The WYD2002 compilation album is the only completely international Catholic music collection in the world with artists from over 15 different countries, singing in 7 different languages. They were all in Toronto for WYD in 2002 and pulled together a concert with most of the songs from the album. On this special encore edition of ...read more
In case you’ve just stumbled upon this article because you’re curious about the female diaconate, you may want to backup and start where we started a couple of weeks ago: We began first by addressing the event that brought about this whole conversation and then in two parts (part 1 and part 2), briefly, the meaning of the Sacrament of Holy ...read more
This coming week, we are celebrating the 15th anniversary of World Youth Day 2002, which took place in Toronto. Since 1984, young people from around the world have been gathering together with the Holy Father in celebration of our Faith. This week, on a special edition of the SLHOUR we remember the first 24 years of ...read more
Last time we looked at a little bit of the tradition of deacons in the Catholic Church. Deacons go way back and there is a consistent presence of deacons and the diaconate in many Church documents and writings up until the 3rd century. We also saw that the diaconate as a permanent order was brought back ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we learn about the new Way of the Cross comic book and author Sally Read shares her conversion story. We also meet singer/songwriter PJ Anderson and Lupe Rios has a new album. Email us your comments or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking ...read more
Last time we saw how far back the diaconate goes in our Catholic tradition. Deacons are there from the time of the Apostles and all throughout the early Church. We saw a lot of proof. At the expense of making this an exhausting (not just exhaustive) exercise, let me lead you to Council documents: Council ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we speak with author Chris Stepien about how to live life to the fullest and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Mags. Producer David Naglieri tells us about the latest Knights of Columbus films and John Michael Talbot has a new album. Email us your comments or send ...read more
In the last couple of weeks we’ve been looking at the diaconate, first by addressing the event that brought about this whole conversation and then in two parts (part 1 and part 2), briefly, the meaning of the Sacrament of Holy Orders, for I don’t think you can separate the conversation about Church hierarchy outside ...read more
This week we speak with Catholic composer Ken Canedo about the new Spirit and Song collection, Akwaaba! Also, Emilie Callan gives us the weekly news, Billy Chan questions original sin on Church for Dummies, Mark Matthews tells us what’s good about masculinity in Hollywood and, is pornography just a guy thing? We talk women and pornography ...read more