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Praying every day can seem an ambitious task to undertake. We think it’s a practice better suited to those who have “time” like sisters, religious, priests… or our grandmothers. However, the Church tells us it’s actually meant for everyone because we are all called to holiness. Holiness is built on a continuous friendship with God. That’s ...read more
Reflecting on the Second Chapter of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on Love in the Family “We have long thought that simply by stressing doctrinal, bioethical and moral issues, without encouraging openness to grace, we were providing sufficient support to families, strengthening the marriage bond and giving meaning to marital life. We find it difficult to ...read more
“I will not leave you orphans” (Jn 14:18) The central purpose of Jesus mission, which culminated in the gift of the Holy Spirit, was to renew our relationship with the Father, a relationship severed by sin, to take us from our state of being orphaned children and to restore us as his sons and daughters. ...read more
Here is a look at the vast and varied things that we’ve been reading about across the country this week: The Fort McMurray fire is still very much front and centre this week. The WCR has this special report about what its like to fight Alberta wild fires. In Saskatoon, the Prairie Messengers is offering ...read more
Pope Francis will ask the Vatican’s doctrinal congregation to study the issue of women deacons. The pope announced the decision during a question and answer session with participants of the International Union of Superiors General plenary assembly. During a question and answer session with the nearly 900 religious sisters taking part in the meeting, Pope ...read more
In today’s episodes of Perspectives Daily, we feature some of our coverage from the March For Life Rally in Ottawa. Our team on the ground spent the day filming and interviewing people about why this event is important to them. Here is a small sample of our coverage. Enjoy!   ...read more
The head of the International Union of Superiors General on Friday shared details of the organisation’s meeting with Pope Francis, including his comments on women in leadership and the possibility of their being readmitted to the diaconate. Sr Carmen Sammut, the president of the UISG and superior general of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady ...read more
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Cicero Subject Matters is a brand new series on Salt + Light Television that promotes the reading and writing of books in our time. As digital content becomes more prominent and accessible, books are becoming more peripheral in people’s lives. But are they still ...read more
The Henri Nouwen Society is delighted to welcome popular writer, columnist, and spiritual memoirist Anne Lamott to Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm. An enthusiastic admirer of Henri Nouwen, Anne will share her unique perspective on living a spiritual life, warts and all, with raw and disarming honesty. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis speaks of missionaries; the Holy Door opens at Midland; and a special report on the Prayer Vigil to Dry Tears. ...read more