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Here is a translation of the Italian-language catechesis that Pope Benedict gave on Wednesday during the general audience. Pope Benedict’s General Audience will air at 2:30 pm ET on our network today. As always, you can live stream this week’s General Audience or any of our programming 24/7 on your computer. Dear brothers and sisters, ...read more
Salt + Light is proud to present to you a complete video of the closing mass held in Dublin, Ireland, of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. The presider was the papal legate, Marc Cardinal Ouellet, who serves as the Prefect for the Congregation of Bishops and President of the Pontifical Commission on Latin America. See ...read more
Following the Closing Mass of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, S+L’s Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB spoke with Fr. Patrick Jones, the director of the National Centre for Liturgy in Ireland. Fr. Jones shared his thoughts on the Pope’s video message, which reflected upon active participation in the liturgy. As always, be sure to log on ...read more
Below you will find closing remarks from Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, the Archbishop of Dublin. To read a full copy of his text, visit our S+L IEC web page. One week ago we set out on a journey of prayer and reflection, of song and silence, of renewal of our hearts and renewal of our ...read more
For the full copy of Pope Benedict’s message to the 2012 IEC, visit our special S+L IEC 2012 webpage. In his message, he willingly imparts his apostolic blessing on those gathered in Dublin for this year’s IEC. He also announced the host city for the 2016 International Eucharistic Congress. Dear Brothers and Sisters, With great ...read more
In our continuing series of coverage, we bring you the homily that Cardinal Marc Ouellet proclaimed earlier today at Mass. The closing Mass took place inside Croke Park. It concluded a week of celebrations and activities at the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. As a note to our viewers, we will re-broadcast the Statio Orbis Mass ...read more
Saturday, on the feast day of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the theme was, “Exploring and Celebrating the Word of God which Nourishes our Communion. Mary as a ‘hearer of the Word’ par excellence” The catechesis was delivered by Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle of the Archdiocese of Manila in the Philippines. The testimony was given ...read more
Published below is today’s homily, as delivered by Cardinal Robert Sarah at Mass. In his homily, Cardinal Sarah reflected on the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary – an important feast that the Universal Church celebrates today. It was through the body of a young, Jewish girl, living in a tiny village called Nazareth, ...read more
Published below is the full text of John Monaghan’s personal testimony.  Monaghan is the vice president for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Ireland. He offered some sobering stats on the number of people served by the SVDP, increasing poverty and isolation (especially for young people) in Ireland and the resources needed to ...read more
Below you will find the official text for Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle’s catechesis, as delivered on Day 7 of the International Eucharistic Congress. The 50th International Eucharistic Congress has been providing us with a wealth of reflection on The Eucharist: Communion with Christ and with one another. Having explored communion in baptism, in marriage and ...read more