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Today on Perspectives: Social Networks are the next mission terrain for the church to explore, we hear about the second day of the trial of the Pope’s former butler, and we look at events happening across Canada in October to mark the year of faith, the anniversary of Vatican II, and the canonization of Blessed ...read more
The last several months, the phrase “The New Evangelization” has come up in many different spheres here in our Salt + Light office. I cannot comprehensively cover all the ins and outs of our efforts on this – as this is in some sense what we do everyday! What I will say is that this ...read more
Of all human activities, man’s listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will. Pope Paul VI – Credit: CNS photo ...read more
Over the past few days, the “Church Alive” team has been shooting the bibical segments of their new series in the historic chapel of Assumption University in Windsor. In this scene, Sebastian Gomes shoots one of the promos for the series which will premiere on October 11, 2012, the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican ...read more
…it is the love of Christ that fills our hearts and impels us to evangelize. Today as in the past, he sends us through the highways of the world to proclaim his Gospel to all the peoples of the earth (cf Mt 28:19). Through his love, Jesus Christ attracts to himself the people of every ...read more
In honour of the Year of Faith and the upcoming Synod on the New Evangelization, Salt and Light is producing a series that explores how we evangelize in the postmodern world. We’re pulling out all the stops and asking everyone; from people-in-the-pews to Cardinals and bishops: what is this New Evangelization all about? What opportunities ...read more
In 2012, the Church’s focus is on the New Evangelization. Coinciding with the “Year of Faith” called for by Benedict XVI, the Church will hold a Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization in October 2012. The Pope also created a Pontifical Council to oversee the New Evangelization efforts. Witness host Fr. Thomas Rosica speaks ...read more
If we were to step back for a moment and look at the extent to which traditionally Christian societies have become secular in recent history, we might conclude (quite reasonably) that by all appearances the Faith is dying, if not dead already.  So dangerous is the perception of this cultural shift away from God, that ...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