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S+L BLOG: Vancouver



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
Salt + Light’s latest film, Across the Divide, premiered Sunday night in Vancouver. Archbishop Michael Miller joined Br. Jack Curran of Bethlehem University and Carl Hetu, national director of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association – Canada, and Berlanty Azzam, one of the students whose story is featured in the film, for a panel discussion ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Officials at the Vatican are set to host a conference on health care. Also, Catholic leaders in Vancouver take time to share their faith and Canada’s first Yeshiva and Rabbinical School celebrates a milestone. Finally, a proposed waste site is casting a big shadow over a northern Ontario festival. ...read more
What’s the last Catholic book you read? Or perhaps it’s better to ask how you read that last book. Was it online, or did you listen to it as an audio book? Or, do you still prefer to bench press your hard copy of the Summa? Do you break out your iPhone when you want ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Occupy movement has spread well beyond Wall Street and now Vancouver’s Cathedral is being targeted. Also, the head of the Catholic Church in Ukraine says that Soviet-era justice is putting the innocent behind bars. ...read more
It’s been just about a week since the Olympics have wrapped up, leaving many of us wondering: have the Olympics changed Canada for the better? This past Monday morning—the morning after Sidney Crosby’s historic goal and the resulting goal medal win in men’s hockey—S+L took to the streets to hear what Canadians had to say. ...read more
I could hear the roar of the crowd even before I stepped out of my apartment building. The celebration for Canada’s final gold medal was in full swing on Yonge Street in downtown Toronto. I could hardly contain my own excitement as I rushed towards Dundas Square, camera in hand, to join the revelry that ...read more
They seem at odds, don’t they? Christianity that encourages us to foster virtue – everything that’s nice and sweet, gentle and kind; versus Olympic ambition (supplemented by the Own the Podium program) that encourages our athletes to go for gold, to win, win, win! Own the Podium has been criticized as un-Canadian, as rude, as ...read more