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From the Office of Readings for September 17, Memorial of St Robert Bellarmine, Bishop and Doctor Excerpt from St. Robert Bellarmine’s ‘On the Ascent of the Soul to God’ O Lord, good and forgiving and abounding in steadfast love, who would not serve you with all his heart, when he has begun at least to ...read more
For me, life means Christ, and death is gain: A Reflection for the Feast of St John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. ...read more
After an incredibly busy year here at the office, I began wondering how I would spend my two weeks holidays. To date, I really haven’t taken any personal days for myself. It’s been go, go, go all year with many exciting projects. Many possibilities presented themselves. I was asked a few months ago by a ...read more
From the office of daily readings for August 28, Memorial of St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor O Eternal Truth, true love and beloved eternity from The Confessions of Saint Augustine Urged to reflect upon myself, I entered under your guidance the innermost places of my being; but only because you had become my helper was ...read more
In 1912, St. Peter’s Seminary opened its doors in London, Ont. One hundred years and 1,036 priests later, the seminary community celebrated its centennial anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving inside the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel on May 22 and St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica on Wednesday, May 23. As the lead Producer for this project, ...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
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
Below you will find the official text for Noreen Carroll’s personal testimony. Good afternoon.  My name is Noreen Carroll. I am a retired Primary school teacher having spent all of my professional life in Primary education.  For the final 17 years of my career I was Principal of a large Catholic girls’ primary school in ...read more
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
On day three of the International Eucharistic Congress, the catechesis was delivered by Archbishop Barry James Hickey, Emeritus Archbishop for Perth in Western Australia. Below you can find the full copy of his text. Catechesis on the Eucharist and the Christian Family by Archbishop Barry James Hickey Emeritus Archbishop of Perth, Western Australia 12 June 2012 ...read more