BLOG: Programming,Synod of Bishops 2019
What did saints look like and were they really like? This week on the SLHour, photographer Kristyn Brown tells us about The Saints Project. We get a Marketing 101 lesson with Danny Torchia, Sebastian Gomes speaks with Fouad Twal, retired patriarch of Jerusalem on Connect5 and we speak with conductor and composer J.J. Wright about the ...read more
This Advent, Deacon Pedro teams up with Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich to see how Judaism can help us prepare for the coming of the Messiah. In the first episode, Deacon Pedro and Rabbi Aaron explore the meaning of words in Judaism. ...read more
This has probably been the most tiring and surprising US election in history. It’s been a bitter and divisive campaign and one that has divided even Catholics. But the election is over and we have to move on. How does it affect us as Catholics? Deacon Pedro sits with Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB and with ...read more
In the past, I’ve looked at what it means to be called and the meaning of discernment. I’ve also Deacon-structed the Vocations to the Single Life, to the Ordained Life and have dedicated many columns to the topic of Marriage. This weekend I am in Kansas City for the National Religious Vocation Conference convocation, so I thought ...read more
By now you may have heard of Bill C-14. It is the bill that regulates medically assisted dying in Canada. This bill will affect all of us, but in a special way, it will affect our medical practitioners, many who argue the restrictions are not adequate. The issue is complicated further by the fact that ...read more
In 2007, almost 60 years after the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The declaration recognizes Indigenous people’s basic human rights, as well as rights to self-determination, language, equality and land, among others. There were four votes against: Australia, New Zealand, the United States ...read more
I first heard of Mark Pickup, 10 years ago when we were working on Turning the Tide. At the time, it was not possible to interview Mark for the documentary. He would have been a great addition to the film. Mark was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at age 30. He is one of Canada’s most ...read more
Tune in tonight at 8pm ET (9pm PT) for the Canadian premier of the new John Michael Talbot series, All Things Are Possible. Christian music legend and best selling author John Michael Talbot hosts and produces the TV show, which has been airing since this past April 2014, in partnership with Trinity Broadcasting’s The Church ...read more