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Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year B – April 29th, 2018 In John’s Gospel (15:1-8) for the 5th Sunday of Easter, we have the image of the vine and its branches to express the relationship between Christ and his disciples. We should not be surprised that at one level it seems utterly simple, but that at ...read more
To Cuba where Catholic youth received a video message from the Pope asking them to be good patriots, to love your nation, and to love your country. "Be generous and open your hearts to the Lord," the Pope said in the video message sent to young men and women attending a meeting for youth ministry leaders in Havana. ...read more
Creation shows that dealing with environmental issues by focusing on political, economic, or ideological solutions alone is noble, but lacking. Learn more about 'Creation' here as we celebrate Earth Day 2018! ...read more
Today, on the fourth Sunday of Easter, the Church celebrates the 55th World Day of Prayer for Vocations Read full text of the Holy Father's message. ...read more
Last time we saw why Jesus used bread and why He referred to himself as the “bread of life.” In John chapter 6, in what is known as the “Bread of Life Discourse”, Jesus pretty much lays it all out. It was a hard teaching, because at the end of the chapter, John tells us ...read more
How comfortable are you around people with disabilities? This week Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Joseph Dutkowsky talks to us about his lifelong passion and his book, Perfectly Human; Gillian Kantor learns something new from her kids; Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB gives us a reflection for the fourth Sunday of Easter and we meet singer/songwriter, John Finch ...read more
We might know their names from film, TV, or the world of sports.  But do we really know who celebrities are as people? Do we know what motivates them, what speaks to their hearts, and how faith informs their life?  ...read more
Yesterday on Parliament Hill, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops addressed the Canadian media to provide clarity on the Pope’s response to the residential schools' issue and to address the "misconceptions" that the Pope “refuses” to apologize to Indigenous Peoples of Canada ...read more
Tom Evans, the father of the seriously ill child Alfie Evans, met with the Pope pleading for "asylum" so that his son, who has a rare brain disease, may receive care in Italy, and not be euthanized in England ...read more
Learn more about Cardinal Wuerl's talk with College Students at The Catholic University of America, where he reflects on the Challenges of Racism in Society today. April 18. 2018. ...read more