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On this month’s edition, Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto continues his series of reflections on the Year of Faith by looking at chapter six of John’s gospel and his message on Faith and the Bread of Life. Join us for our fourth installment of Lectio Divina at the following times: Sunday, December 9 9:00 pm ...read more
On this month’s edition, Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto continues his series of reflections on the Year of Faith by looking at St. James and his letter on Faith and works. Join us for our third installment of Lectio Divina at the following times: Sunday, November 11 9:00 pm and 1:00 am ET 6:00 pm ...read more
As we get closer to marking the opening of the Year of Faith, Cardinal Collins of Toronto has released the following pastoral letter to each parish and ministry within the Archdiocese of Toronto. This being the feast day of St. Michael, the Cardinal’s intention was to help everyone celebrate and live out the coming year. ...read more
Lectio Divina returns to Salt + Light Television with a brand new season. We’ve been going strong for six full years now — ever since Cardinal Thomas Collins was installed as the Archbishop of Toronto. The theme for the 2012/13 series is “The Year of Faith”. This year’s Lectio Divina will focus on scriptural passages ...read more
Now that Consistory celebrations have ended in Rome, Cardinal Collins has much more to do here at home. To mark his homecoming, His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving on Feb. 29 at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Toronto. Salt + Light Television will air this celebration LIVE on our network at ...read more
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the announcement that the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, elevated His Grace, Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, to the College of Cardinals, an international group of principal advisors to the Pontiff: The appointment of Thomas Collins to the College of Cardinals is a great honour ...read more
What’s the difference between saying, ‘We come to pray together’ and ‘We come together to pray’? What is the difference between proselytizing, evangelizing and dialogue? Do these actions mutually exclude each other? These are some of the questions most people have when it comes to interfaith dialogue. It quickly becomes about fine distinctions and nuanced ...read more
Toronto continues to mourn the loss of Cardinal Aloysius Ambrozic. The city’s Archbishop Emeritus—one of three Canadian Cardinals—died at 81 after a long illness. He retired as Archbishop of Toronto in 2006. Pope Benedict XVI sent a telegram of condolence to his family and the Church in Toronto. In his message, he recalled with gratitude ...read more
It’s time to strap on your work boots and head out to the woods for a bit of spiritual work. Conveniently you can make the trek sitting in the comfort of your home — just tune into this month’s edition of Lectio Divina. Trees and forests pop up in the Scripture passage the Archbishop meditates ...read more
Politics and religion may be walking a tight line together come Easter weekend this year. Elections Canada announced last week that advanced polling will take place on the Friday, Saturday and Monday of Easter weekend, which means a possible influx of parishioners and partisans at a parish hall near you. As is customary in elections, ...read more