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Novalis celebrates its first 75 years this year. Join host Cheridan Eygelaar and guests Joseph Sinasac, Publishing Director of Novalis, and Suzanne Spino, President of Bayard Canada, to find out about the remarkable story behind Canada’s largest religious publishing house. ...read more
I love books. I love going to bookstores and agonizing over which book I’ll read first, what I will re-read next, and (perhaps a little dejectedly) thinking about all the books I haven’t read yet. Somewhere amidst all my nuttiness, I also manage to convince myself that if I could just sleep a few hours a ...read more
Pedro asks, what is Hanukkah? What is the significance of the symbolism of light? These are are just some of the questions asked in this episode. Joining him for this discussion is Fr. Thomas Rosica, CEO of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, and Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich, Senior Rabbi of Beth Sholom Synagogue. ...read more
I’ve made a point for the last 20 or so years to acquire a new Christmas album every year. It sort of happened by accident first; I bought some albums that I had grown up with (Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” among them) and then I continued adding to my collection. It means that today, I ...read more
Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York delivered this eloquent homily at the funeral Mass for Cardinal John Foley at Pittsburgh’s Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. He described the late Cardinal as “the voice” who spoke the Eternal Word in everything he did and with his very being. ...read more
What is Hanukkah? What does it have to do with the coming of the Messiah and what is the significance of light for this Jewish feast day? How does Hanukkah help us understand our own faith tradition? These are just some of the questions that Pedro asks this week on Perspectives: the Weekly Edition. Joining him ...read more
Dublin, Ireland, will host the 50th International Eucharistic Congress from June 10 to 17, 2012. This is the second time Ireland will host the Universal Church, the last time being in 1932. Join host Cheridan Eygelaar as she speaks with Father Kevin Doran, Secretary General of IEC 2012, about the Congress that celebrates the summit ...read more
The Canadian Church is becoming increasingly engaged in new media. As the first Canadian priest with a blog, called Waiting in Joyful Hope, Fr. Thomas Dowd started the trend. Now an Auxiliary Bishop in Montreal, Bishop Dowd has extended his online ministry to Facebook and Twitter. In this Witness interview filmed at the 2011 CCCB ...read more
Benedict XVI included a big announcement in his homily on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, but it was hardly a surprise. For weeks, journalists had speculated that plans for a trip Mexico and Cuba would be unveiled at the special Mass for Latin America. The bishops of Cuba had essentially confirmed the trip ...read more
In the fourth installment of this four-part teaching series, Fr. Bill Burke, Director of the National Liturgy Office of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, helps us to understand the revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal. ...read more