BLOG: Archbishop Thomas Collins
Avoid being alone. Well, at least avoid the word “alone” when it comes to some theological arguments. That from Archbishop Thomas Collins in this month’s Lectio Divina. He’s speaking in the context of the Scripture passage that deals with faith and works: But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me ...read more
As we mentioned on Monday, Toronto’s Archbishop Thomas Collins has been in Rome as part of the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications. While he was there, Catholic News Service caught up with him to ask about his new book Pathway to our Hearts: A Simple Approach to Lectio Divina with the ...read more
Toronto’s Archbishop Thomas Collins and Salt + Light Television CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica are among the participants of the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications gathered in Rome this week. Catholic News Service’s Rome bureau chief John Thavis reports Pope Benedict XVI addressed the assembly today. To download Flash Player please click ...read more
There’s nothing really around that can turn lead into gold, but by God’s grace we can turn trials into love. That line is one of many gems from Archbishop Thomas Collins in February’s Lectio Divina. This month Toronto’s chief shepherd begins a series of reflection on the Letter of St. James.  In this particular episode ...read more
There is nothing more beautiful than to be surprised by the Gospel, by the encounter with Christ. There is nothing more beautiful than to know Him and to speak to others of our friendship with him. Those words are from Pope Benedict XVI’s homily at the Mass inaugurating his Pontificate It’s also the inspiration for ...read more
I know your works. You have the name of being alive, and you are dead. Awake, and strengthen what remains and is on the point of death, for I have not found your works perfect in the sight of my God. Remember, then, what you received and heard. Keep that, and repent. That is an ...read more