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S+L BLOG: Lent 2018,Reflections



Read full text of the Homily of Fr. Cantalamessa at Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at St. Peters Basilica. March 30. 2018. ...read more
Read the Full text of Pope Francis' homily at Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, where he focuses on the virtue of 'closeness'. March 29. 2018. ...read more
Read the 2018 Easter Message by the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S.,Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. ...read more
At 10:00 am this morning Pope Francis presided in St Peter's Square at the solemn liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday and the Passion of the Lord. Below is the homily that Pope Francis pronounced after the proclamation of the Lord's Passion according to Mark ...read more
Read Sebastian Gomes' reflection on Pope Francis. What are his greatest accomplishments? What opportunities have been missed? ...read more
March 13 2017, marks the four year anniversary of the election of the relatively unknown Cardinal Bergolio, from Argentina, to the Chair of St. Peter, who, as Pope Francis, has gone on to become one of the most riveting, intriguing and remarkable world leaders of our time. ...read more
A reflection for the 4th Sunday, Lent, Year B. The readings are 2 Chronicles 36:14-17a, 19-23; Psalm: 137, Ephesians 2:4-10 and John 3:14-21. Picture it: Nicodemus was a Pharisee and a religious leader; perhaps a member of the Jewish Council, the Sanhedrin. It’s the Feast of Passover and Jesus is in Jerusalem. All eyes are on Him. Nicodemus is ...read more
At 5:00 this afternoon in the Vatican Basilica, Pope Francis presided over the Rite of Reconciliation of several penitents with individual confession and absolution. Below is the homily pronounced by the Holy Father during the Liturgy of the Word of today’s Penitential celebration. ...read more
Every one of us, in a small way, can make a difference in someone else’s life. Read a short reflection on the importance of Almsgiving during the Lenten Season. ...read more
If you’re Catholic you do it all the time. If you’re not Catholic, you probably have noticed us making this sign: right hand to our forehead, then down to our chest, then over to the left shoulder and ending with the right shoulder as we say the words: “In the name of the Father, the ...read more