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S+L BLOG: St. Patrick



Published below is a message from Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate for all of Ireland. In the Universal Church today, we celebrate the feast day of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. With great joy, on this, the Feast day of St Patrick, our National Apostle, I wish Irish people everywhere a ...read more
The time has finally come! After countless interviews and extensive coverage, Archbishop Thomas Collins of Toronto was formally inducted into the College of Cardinals at a public consistory earlier today. Collins is now the 16th Cardinal in Canadian history. As you can see in the video above, Archbishop Collins was called forward by Pope Benedict ...read more
Politics are something that I would rarely associate myself with and a section of the newspaper that I’d normally use to wrap up my valuables rather than read. Working in media and television, I have been exposed to politics on a local, national and international scale. I was in the room last year at Queen’s ...read more
And so begins my trip to the emerald isle. A six and a half hour flight to Dublin and a three-hour bus trip brought me to Dundrum, Northern Ireland. I must say that I have never before seen a place quite like this. A ride through this country is like a 10-course feast for the ...read more
This Friday I will be boarding a red-eye flight from Toronto’s Pearson airport. My final destination: Northern Ireland. As I mentioned on Tuesday’s Perspectives, I am one of ten lucky candidates sponsored by the St. Patrick Centre to take part in their Young Ambassador Program. The St. Patrick Centre is located in Downpatrick, right next ...read more