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Is it possible to be judgmental and Christian at the same time? Read this reflection on the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. ...read more
To celebrate World Mission Sunday, Julian Paparella shares a reflection on the Gospel reading for the day and asks: What is faith? ...read more
Julian Paparella explores Pope Francis' thoughts on the fruitfulness of marriage and the unconditional, self-giving love of parents for their children. ...read more
In speaking of married love, Pope Francis offers us a blueprint for loving concretely and sincerely amidst the clamour of daily life. ...read more
The key to Christian marriage is the love of God at its centre. Read Julian Paparella's reflection on chapter 3 of Amoris Laetitia. ...read more
What challenges does the modern family face? What is the Church's role in its encounter with families? Julian Paparella explores ch 2 of Amoris Laetitia. ...read more
Julian Paparella explores the idea of the human family as a reflection of the Trinity, as expressed in the beginning of Pope Francis' Amoris Laetitia. ...read more
The Visitation springs forth as Mary’s response to receiving Jesus in the Incarnation: it is a response that calls her outwards, to the outskirts, to the hill country, to bear “good news” and go out in joyful love and service. ...read more
A reflection for the Feast of Saint Joseph Calasanz On August 25th the Church celebrates the feast of a man whose care for children has made him their patron saint. Saint Joseph Calasanz was born into a noble Spanish family in 1557. At the age of fourteen he decided to become a priest, but his ...read more
The staff of Salt + Light Media come from 14 different countries. This summer, for Canada’s 150th anniversary, we are reflecting on what makes Canada so special to each of us? Here Julian Paparella, a returning intern, reflects on the uniqueness that comes with being Canadian. A Reflection for Canada 150  As a Canadian since ...read more