Newly elevated Thomas Cardinal Collins' Thanksgiving Mass in Toronto

February 29, 2012 - This Pontifical Mass, included representation from politicians and other local and national dignitaries, as well as live-on-location commentary by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, CEO of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation.

What is a cardinal and how does an archbishop become a cardinal? What actually happens during a consistory? Join host Alicia Ambrosio and her guest Kris Dmytrenko as they look at Consistory Week 2012 and answer these questions and more. Also, get a rare glimpse into Rome through the eyes of Cardinal Collins.


Cardinal Collins receives the red biretta and ring
2012 Consistory Homily for new Cardinals

Interview with Archbishop Collins, filmed just days before he flew to Rome for the consistory
Archbishop Thomas Collins on the signifcance of the red vestments worn by cardinals.