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Each year on Good Friday, dioceses and parishes in Canada and around the world hold a Collection for the Holy Land. Cardinal Leonardi Sandro, Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches, has issued a letter to promote this Collection. His letter includes a report (in English only) by the Custody for the Holy Land on ...read more
Canadian Bishops gather every year in Cornwall, Ontario for their annual Plenary Assembly. This week, on a special rebroadcast of S+L Radio, we travel to the Bishops’ Plenary and learn what they’ve been working on this past year. Featured chats include Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton, Archbishop Michael Miller of Vancouver, Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of ...read more
In the fourth installment of this four-part teaching series, Fr. Bill Burke, Director of the National Liturgy Office of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, helps us to understand the revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal. ...read more
In the third installment of this four-part teaching series, Fr. Bill Burke, Director of the National Liturgy Office of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, helps us to understand the revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal. ...read more
By Deborah Gyapong Canadian Catholic News OTTAWA (CCN) – The importance of the New Evangelization and the deep sense of communion between the Church in Canada and the Holy See are two themes that emerged from the recent visit to Rome by a delegation of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB). “It is fair ...read more
In the second installment of this four-part teaching series, Fr. Bill Burke, Director of the National Liturgy Office of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, helps us to understand the revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal. ...read more
In this first installment of the four-part teaching series, Fr. Bill Burke, Director of the National Liturgy Office of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, helps us to understand the revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal. ...read more
In the Gospel of Luke we are told about a Centurion who asks Jesus to heal his servant who is ill. The centurion says to Jesus, “Lord I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my servant shall be healed” (Luke 7: 6-7). That line, with ...read more
I love Advent. I love counting the days to Christmas, but this year I feel like I have been counting down the days to Advent. It’s all because of those little changes to the language of the Mass. About a year ago, I mentioned to my children that the Mass was going to change. The eldest ...read more
Today Archbishop Richard Smith, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, welcomed a parliamentary report that addresses the care of vulnerable Canadians. His statement follows: The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) welcomes the report by the Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care, entitled “Not to be forgotten: Care of Vulnerable Canadians”. The ...read more