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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 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
On this month’s edition, Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto continues his series of reflections on the Year of Faith by looking at St. Paul and his gift of faith. Join us for our our second installment of Lectio Divina at the following times: Sunday, October 28 9:00 pm and 1:00 am ET 6:00 pm and ...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
The long-suffering Christians of the Holy Land are rarely discussed in the West. However, for one night in Toronto, they were the focus of over 350 guests at the St. Michael’s College School Centre for the Arts. The diverse audience came to see the Toronto premiere of Across the Divide. This S+L documentary takes viewers ...read more
If you’ve outlawed religion and politics when dining with the in-laws, then you should avoid bringing up the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at your Labour Day BBQ. This volatile mixture of policy and prophecy will singe everyone on the patio, and becomes even more combustible with a little alcohol. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a ...read more
Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto gave the homily at the daily Mass for Wednesday, August 8 at the Knights of Columbus Supreme Annual Convention. Below is the text of the homily, as pronounced during the mass. Our mission, like that of each generation of Christians, is to make Christ known in the age in which ...read more
In 1912, St. Peter’s Seminary opened its doors in London, Ont. One hundred years and 1,036 priests later, the seminary community celebrated its centennial anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving inside the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel on May 22 and St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica on Wednesday, May 23. As the lead Producer for this project, ...read more
An interfaith delegation of nearly 20 religious leaders from Ukraine were in Canada this week. The delegation included Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk (Patriarch of the Ukrainian Catholic Church), Mr. Jacob Dov Bleich (Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine), Patriarch Filaret Denysenko (Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyivan Patriarchate), as well as senior representatives of the Roman Catholic, ...read more
To much fanfare throughout Canada, the Archbishop of Toronto was recently made a Cardinal by Benedict XVI. Last night, Cardinal Thomas Collins returned to where it all began: his hometown parish in Guelph, Ontario, where he had been baptized. The faithful filled the Church of Our Lady Immaculate for a celebration of Evening Prayer. He ...read more