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The first episode of "Door of Mercy" brings you to New York City. The Archdiocese of New York has designated 5 churches with Doors of Mercy. ...read more
A woman and girl take part in a procession through the streets of Ayacucho, Peru, during Holy Week celebrations April 3, 2012. (CNS photo/Oscar Durand) ...read more
During our fifth day in the Holy Land, on our way to Jerusalem, we stopped by to Mount Tabor (or Mount Hermon), the place where the Transfiguration of Jesus occurred.  The mountain is mentioned for the first time in the Bible in the Book of Joshua (19:22) and now houses a three-aisled basilica, built on the design ...read more
It’s Solidarity Sunday across Canada! To remind us of the Lenten call to action on behalf of justice watch this episode of Catholic Focus with Emilie Callan on creating a climate of change with Development and Peace animator Luke Stocking. ...read more
S+L Producers and Hosts Alicia Ambrosio and Sebastian Gomes reflect on the night Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was elected Pope Francis, the 265th successor of Peter and the “Servant to the Servants of God”.  From the entire staff of S+L, thank you Pope Francis for your courageous and prophetic ministry!  We want you to know that ...read more
So far, in part 1 and part 2  we’ve looked at sin and why we need the Sacrament of Reconciliation. There are two Sacraments that can be received every day: The Eucharist and Reconciliation. The Church doesn’t say we have to go to Confession all the time but the Catechism of the Catholic Church says ...read more
A penitent of the San Esteban brotherhood walks during Holy Week in Andalusian, Spain, March 26, 2013. Hundreds of Easter processions take place around the clock in Spain during Holy Week, drawing thousands of visitors. (CNS photo/Marcelo del Pozo, Reuters). ...read more
It’s never easy collect your thoughts and talk about a trip like the one we just had the opportunity to experience. It is not easy simply because there is so much to say that we risk confusing and mixing thoughts and memories, days and visits. In situations like this, I think the only thing to do is truly ...read more
Pope Benedict XVI holds the cross as he leads the Way of the Cross at the Colosseum in Rome in 2007. (CNS photo/Max Rossi, Reuters) ...read more