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Last Sunday, Pope Francis visited the parish of Santa Maria Josefa del Cuore di Gesù in Ponte di Nona, in the eastern outskirts of Rome, an area of ??town that suffers problems such as poverty and unemployment. It was his thirteenth visit to a parish in his diocese. John Paul II had also visited that ...read more
I’d like to welcome Fr. Jonathan Kalisch, Director of Chaplains and Spiritual Development for the Knights of Columbus to Perspectives Daily. World Youth Day was just a mere 7 months ago and already the Knights have released this wonderful film about the whole experience called: “World Youth Day Krakow, A Pilgrimage of Mercy” Fr. Jonathan talks ...read more
Catholics who remember the paradigm shift that took place at Vatican II often point to the transformation of the liturgy as its most concrete expression. That’s understandable. As Catholics, the Mass is the most frequented celebration in the life of the community.  Even if you didn’t follow the theological developments at the Council, you couldn’t escape the ...read more
We begin with news today from Fatima, where Carmelite Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children who saw Our Blessed Mother appear in Fatima in 1917, is now one step closer to canonization. The diocesan phase of the Fatima visionary’s cause concluded the local phase of investigation into her life and holiness last week in ...read more
“He imposes peace in His heights. Can His troops be numbered? On whom does His light not shine?[…] even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in His sight.” Book of Job, Chapter 25 Few books of the Bible are as telling as The Book of Job. Some books of the ...read more
Last Saturday the Pope appointed Henryk Hoser, Archbishop of Warsaw, as the special envoy to Medjugorje. In the official statement by the Holy See, it reads that: The mission has the aim of acquiring a deeper knowledge of the pastoral situation there, and above all, of the needs of the faithful who go there on pilgrimage, ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea gives some tips on how to keep your faith in God when moving away. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
This year, Development and Peace is celebrating its 50 year anniversary with the Pilgrimage of the Solidarity Quilt. For the 2017 Lenten campaign, D&P launched a collaborative quilt project where each diocese in Canada has been asked to create a patch in honour of Development and Peace’s anniversary. The patches will form a quilt that will be ...read more
This article was originally published on The Catholic Register by Jean Ko Din on February 15, 2017.  Fr. Thomas Rosica is stepping down as national coordinator of the World Youth Day delegations. Rosica, CEO of Salt + Light Catholic Media Foundation, has organized the Canadian delegations to the international World Youth Day gatherings since he ...read more
Salt + Light Producer and Host Sebastian Gomes recalls Pope Francis’ visit to a favela in Rio during World Youth Day in 2013. ...read more