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Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – August 27th, 2017 Son of the living God “Son of God” must be understood against the Greek mythological background of the site where Peter’s confession occurred. The Greek god Pan was associated with a mountain in Arkadia and a grotto in Attika. Since Arkadia was not rich ...read more
In today’s episode, the Director of the Vatican Observatory and Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno was in the United States for the total solar eclipse. The Vatican released Pope Francis’s message for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, marked next January 2018. Finally, the Holy Father focused his Angelus address on persevering in times ...read more
Most of the time, as kids, we don’t have much choice in our friends. But if we did, what would you look for? What friend qualities would you look for? Last week I called friendship a sacramental, because, like all sacramentals (like a Rosary, prayer card of holy medal), it is something that points us ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, actor Leonardo De Fillipis tells us about the St. Benedict Press study program, Queen of Heaven and we reconnect with singer/songwriter Chris Bray. Author Lisa Duffy helps us heal after divorce and we meet Sounds of Prayer composer, Galloway Hiatt. Full program: [audio:SLRadio_170819.mp3] This program is ...read more
The staff of Salt + Light Media come from 14 different countries. This summer, for Canada’s 150th anniversary, we are reflecting on what makes Canada so special to each of us. Here Jay Turchansky, Junior Editor, reflects on the relationship food has with national identity. In 2014, I went to Poland for a volunteer exchange ...read more
A Royal Commission want Australia to introduce legislation, that would make it a criminal offense, for Priests to keep the Seal of The Confessional. ...read more
In three weeks, the Pope will make a historic apostolic journey to Colombia. I have for you now, some of the scheduled highlights of his visit. ...read more
Venezuelan Cardinal said that a foreign military intervention would not solve the real problem in Venezuela which is a social, political & economic crisis ...read more
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – August 20th, 2017 In the pre-conclave meetings of the College of Cardinals prior to the election of the new pope in March 2013, one very memorable and decisive intervention was made by the Cardinal Archbishop of Buenos Aires on the morning of March 7, 2013. In his ...read more
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, hopes that the process will conclude within a year and Catholics around the world will soon honour, St. Oscar Romero the Martyr. ...read more