BLOG: Faith Education,Prayer,Reflections
Below you will find the official text for Noreen Carroll’s personal testimony. Good afternoon.  My name is Noreen Carroll. I am a retired Primary school teacher having spent all of my professional life in Primary education.  For the final 17 years of my career I was Principal of a large Catholic girls’ primary school in ...read more
On Day 4 of the IEC, we were delighted to see a familiar face take centre stage. This morning, Archbishop Michael Miller, CSB of Vancouver presented his catechesis, speaking about the “Priest as a Man of Communion.” Below you can find the full copy of his text. Introduction The Eucharist, as we have been hearing ...read more
Below you will find the official text for Breda O’Brien’s personal testimony, as delivered on Day 3 of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin. Good afternoon, everyone. When I was asked to speak at the Congress, I was both deeply honoured and deeply terrified. I have never missed a deadline for my Irish Times column, ...read more
Since the very beginning, Carl Anderson has been a great friend to all of us at Salt + Light.  In the meantime, he continues to play a very important role in the Universal Church, in his capacity as Supreme Knight for the Knights of Columbus. Earlier today in Dublin at the International Eucharistic Congress, Anderson ...read more
On day three of the International Eucharistic Congress, the catechesis was delivered by Archbishop Barry James Hickey, Emeritus Archbishop for Perth in Western Australia. Below you can find the full copy of his text. Catechesis on the Eucharist and the Christian Family by Archbishop Barry James Hickey Emeritus Archbishop of Perth, Western Australia 12 June 2012 ...read more
Today has been an incredible day for both our team in Dublin, Ireland and those of us here at home. The buck doesn’t stop here though! There’s much more happening throughout the week. Earlier today, we heard from Br. Alois Löser, Prior of Taizé Community in France, and a testimony from Dr. Maria Voce, International ...read more
Below is the full text of Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin. His catechesis was presented earlier today at the Royal Dublin Society arena at the International Eucharistic Congress. Those of us who studied theology, at least here in Ireland, at the time of the Second Vatican Council were greatly influenced by the Council’s ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Benedict XVI. For June 2012, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Christ Present in the Eucharist. That believers may recognize in the Eucharist the living presence of the Risen One who accompanies them in daily life. European Christians. That Christians in ...read more
Over recent months private, internal Vatican documents have been leaked to Italian media. The various documents reveal that even within the Holy See not everyone agrees on how things are done and by whom. That disagreement is not always handled in the best possible way.  The May 23 arrest of the Pope’s personal butler, after ...read more
This article was first published in L’Osservatore Romano, no. 21, on Wednesday, May 23, pg. 9. It is written by Salt + Light’s very own Sebastian Gomes. Click here to see all his blog posts. When our most distant ancestors awoke on the first Easter morning, they could not have imagined what took place during ...read more