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S+L BLOG: Heaven



A few days ago, the World Health Organization, or WHO, reported that all processed meats such as bacon, sausages and ham do in fact cause cancer; moreover, red meats were categorised as “probably carcinogenic.” My first reaction after reading the report was, “Then, who can be saved?” (Luke 18:26). I think most of us knew ...read more
The problem with holiness is that we don’t think it’s for us. We believe that we are made for Heaven. We believe that God wants us to go to Heaven, but how many of us would say that we belong in Heaven? How many of us would say that we are going to Heaven? Sure, ...read more
Last time ,we looked at what Scriptures tell us about Heaven. Perhaps we do know more about Heaven than we think. Well, I guess, at least we know with certainty that we are going to die. So what happens when we die? We believe that we will be judged for our actions during this life. But ...read more
I was at the March for Life last Thursday, on the day that most places around the world celebrated the Feast of the Ascension. Here in Canada we celebrate it today, the Sunday after the 6th Sunday in Easter. After the March, as I was reflecting about it, I started thinking about how the life ...read more
One of the biggest questions of humankind is what happens after we die? Is there life after death?As Catholics we believe God is the ultimate judge of what we have done during our time on earth. He will decide if we go to heaven or to hell. The documentary Hellbound, directed by Kevin Miller looks at ...read more
A few months ago, our very own Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB joined Rabbi Aaron Flazraich of  Beth Sholom Synagogue and Justin Trottier of the Freethought Association of Canada, for this year’s inter-faith panel discussion from Beth Sholom in Toronto. They shared a view from earth, with a look at heaven. If you missed it, watch ...read more