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S+L BLOG: Pre-Synodal Meeting 2018,Synod of Bishops 2018



Canadian bishops briefed on newly updated and expanded national guidelines for the Protection of Minors from Sexual Abuse - and other stories. ...read more
Read Michael Pirri's reflection on his take on faith, and his experience working as a full-time Social and Community Coordinator for his home parish. ...read more
Read Chelsea Santiago's reflection on her insecurities with the Lord, and personal encounter with Jesus in her reflection God calls everyone to his table. ...read more
On Saturday, May 26, close to six hundred young people 12-17 years old spent a full day at Bishop MacDonell Catholic High School for the third annual Youth Rally. The theme for this year’s rally was “BE”, inspired by the story of the Annunciation: “Do not be afraid… you have found favour with God” (Luke 1:30). ...read more
Today, on the fourth Sunday of Easter, the Church celebrates the 55th World Day of Prayer for Vocations Read full text of the Holy Father's message. ...read more
Join us for a special Easter edition of the SLHour: Mark Matthews tells us what he’s learned from Sci-Fi and Sr. Marie Paul Curley has an Easter Windows to the Soul also, Emilie gives us the highlights of the pre-synod on youth and Gillian Kantor tells us about her new documentary A Woman’s Voice; We ...read more
Here is the final document from the Pre-synod of Bishop 2018. These reflections were borne out of the meeting of more than 300 young representatives from around the world, convened in Rome March 19-24 ...read more
Emilie Callan, one of your Canadian delegates at the pre-synodal meeting, talks about her first day in Rome with 300 other youths from around the world. “Young people never won the Nobel prize for being cautious!” It’s not unusual to hear memorable nuggets such as this one come from the mouth of Pope Francis. He ...read more
Where are young people today? That is really the question that the Church hopes to address this year. In October 2018, bishops from around the world will, once again, gather in Rome for a Synod. The topic of this meeting is Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. Proclaiming the joy of the Gospel is ...read more
On Canada’s Salt and Light Television – October 22, 2017 With the participation of Pope Francis and Cardinal Kevin Farrell A nationally televised youth forum on the theme of “Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment” will air on Canada’s Salt and Light Catholic Television Network on Sunday evening, October 22, 2017. Taped in “Fr. Michael McGivney ...read more