BLOG: St. Francis de Sales
The National Catholic Broadcasting Council presents today’s Mass led by Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, at Toronto’s Loretto Abbey Secondary School. This Mass celebrates the Feast of Francis De Sales; Patron Saint of Communicators and Journalists, celebrated each year on January 24th. ...read more
The theme for the Church’s 2017 World Day for Social Communications is: “Fear not, for I am with you” (Is 43.5). Communicating hope and trust in our time. The message is released on January 24 each year, feast of St. Francis de Sales, patron saint of journalists and communicators. The day is usually commemorated on ...read more
Communication and Mercy: a fruitful encounter The choice of theme this years has clearly been determined by the Celebration of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, and the Holy Father undoubtedly desired that World Communications  Day  would  provide  the  appropriate  occasion  to  reflect  on  the  deep  synergy between communication and mercy. In the Bull of Indiction ...read more
Read the message of His Holiness Pope Francis from Pontifical Council for Social Communications on the 49th World Communications Day: the importance of the family as ‘environment in which we learn to communicate’. Pontifical Council for Social Communications  49th World Communications Day 2015 Message of His Holiness Pope Francis The family is a subject of profound ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Social Networks are the next mission terrain for the church to explore, we hear about the second day of the trial of the Pope’s former butler, and we look at events happening across Canada in October to mark the year of faith, the anniversary of Vatican II, and the canonization of Blessed ...read more
January 24th was the feast day of St. Francis de Sales – patron of journalists and communicators – and the occasion Pope Benedict chose to announce the Church’s message for World Communications Day 2012.  The message is an interesting one, highlighting the importance of silence as a crucial variable in effective and meaningful communication.  “In ...read more