BLOG: Family LIfe,
On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, Pope Francis met with families in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Cuba. Below, find the full text to his prepared remarks. We are here as a family! And whenever we come together as a family, we feel at home. Thank you, Cuban families. Thank you, Cubans, for ...read more
James W. Foley, the American journalist and war correspondent that was the first American beheaded by ISIS in August, 2014, once said: “Drop a pebble in the water: Just a splash, and it is gone; But there’s half-a-hundred ripples Circling on and on and on, Spreading, spreading from the center, Flowing on out to the ...read more
When my wife and I got married we received many gifts. A group of my mom’s friends gave us what we thought was a pious, if not most unusual gift: a crucifix. With it was a card that read, “every time you gaze on this cross, remember that this is how you must love each ...read more
El Papa Francisco participo en una audencia vitual con los Americanos sobre todos los Estados Unidos en un evento organizado exclusivo por ABC News. Abajo puede encontrar la transmitacion en Español. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Salt + Light proporcionara cobertura completa en vivo del viaje de Papa Francisco a los Estados Unidos. Mantenganse al tanto. ...read more
Pope Francis participated in a virtual audience with Americans from across the country during an event hosted exclusively with ABC News. See below for the full English broadcast. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Salt + Light will provide live coverage of the Papal Visit to the United States. Stay tuned. ...read more
Rosemary Azu is hard to miss in a crowd. She has a natural presence that draws people to her. The fact that she is usually dressed in brightly coloured traditional Nigerian dresses also makes her stand out. That natural confidence in her own identity has helped her build her own successful mortgage and real estate ...read more
Last weekend, our Salt and Light team had the honour of being on hand for the sixth annual One Rock Youth Festival just outside of Calgary, Alberta. The Tsuu T’ina Rodeo Grounds provided a cozy home for the event, attended not just by young people, but young families and those of all ages from across ...read more
Husbands and wives are called to love each other as God loves us. Last week I asked if this is even possible. We spoke about the story of the Wedding at Cana (John 2:1-12) and the story of Tobias and Sarah from the Book of Tobit, both popular Wedding readings. Both these stories teach us a ...read more
For decades, the Franciscan University of Steubenville has been offering their famous teen conferences to groups around North America. This past weekend Toronto hosted its second Steubenville Conference. The team included Chris Stefanick, Matt Fradd, Cooper Ray, Sr. Miriam Heidland and Fr. Chris Martin. If you missed the broadcasts of their keynote talks on our ...read more
Last week, we saw that because God loves us freely, faithfully, fruitfully and totally, Married Love, has to be free, faithful, fruitful and total. This is why we can say that in Marriage we come closest to loving another person the way God loves us. But can we do that? Can I love my wife the ...read more