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Shining a Spotlight on the Ministry with Maturing Adults
The month of June is dedicated to Adult Faith Formation for the ministries of the Office of Formation for Discipleship. It is also Seniors’ Month in Ontario. This office is committed to help parishes support all adults to grow...
Celebrating Nurses this National Nursing Week
The National Association of Catholic Nurses-Canada joined its international friends in honouring nurses at Nurses’ Week this year. We resumed in-person celebrations, inviting our members to host get-togethers for nurses in their parishes. This gave nurses...
Momentum Catholic Single Mothers
In 2015, Pope Francis wrote to a single mother, acknowledging the difficulties single mothers face because of the existing stigma against them. “I know it's not easy to be a single mother,” Pope Francis said. “I...
Exploring the ‘Gift of Faith and Mental Health’ this May
Fr. Stephan Kappler is the President and Chief Psychologist of Southdown Institute. In light of the upcoming day dedicated to raising awareness of mental health across the the archdiocese, he shares with readers some of the strong connections between faith...
Strengthening the Fabric of our Faith Community
In recognition and appreciation of all volunteers throughout the Archdiocese during National Volunteer Week (April 16-22, 2023) we asked various members of the community about the role of volunteers and how volunteering weaves us together, thereby strengthening the fabric...
Good Friday Procession Ends Pandemic Hiatus
Fr. Massimo Buttigieg, Pastor at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, reflects on the joy of being able to welcome back Toronto’s Good Friday Procession in Little Italy.
1. What does it mean for the Catholic community to once...
Walking Together in Pursuit of Healing and Reconciliation
Julia and Adam Kozak, a married couple, reflect on healing and repentance in light of the 2022 papal visit, Pope Francis’ ‘Pilgrimage of Penance.’ Adam, a Lay Pastoral Associate and musician, was the National Project Manager for...
Seven Things to Know about Ash Wednesday
Michelle Brylowski is Associate Director, RCIA and Liturgical Formation, for the Office of Formation for Discipleship. Below, she helps us prepare for Ash Wednesday.
1. What do the ashes on the forehead represent?Biblically, ashes symbolize mourning, mortality and penance...
The Christian Origins of St. Valentine’s Day
Dr. Cynthia Cameron is Assistant Professor of Religious Education and the Patrick and Barbara Keenan Chair in Religious Education at the Faculty of Theology. Below, she shares a snapshot of the religious beginnings of Valentine’s Day.
Strengthening the Marriage Bond through Service to Others
Lito and Arlene Martin have been married for 40 years. Members of the “Bukas Loob sa Diyos (BLD) Covenant Community” – a Catholic charismatic community – the couple reflects on how their marriage has been enriched by participation...
Monthly Golden Verses 每月聖經金句
鹽與光傳媒 九日敬禮 網誌
教宗方濟各在 2022 年 3 (月) 16 (日)公開接見活動中，以那不勒斯總主教巴塔利亞為烏克蘭祈禱天主教香港教區禮儀委員會 恭譯
Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel聖彌額爾總領天使經
Prayer in Time of COVID新冠肺炎疫情期間禱文
The Holy Martyr Saints of China...
Advent – A Time of Liturgical Renewal
As we make our Christmas preparations, plan holiday activities and catch up with old friends, our hearts are filled with memories of the past and our minds draft fresh resolutions for the future. We anticipate. We are hopeful. We feel...
CNEWA Canada Welcomes New National Director
Dr. Adriana Bara is the new national director of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association in Canada (CNEWA). Until her appointment, Dr. Bara directed the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism in Montreal, a not-for-profit organization founded in...
【鹽與光製作 － 愛的任務 : 多倫多的聖母亭無玷始胎慶節及祝聖聖母聖像禮儀】
隨即與中國一家承造商簽訂兩份合約，建造一座石亭及兩樽大理石聖像：(i) 聖母無玷原罪像 及 (ii) 聖若瑟連耶穌聖嬰像；分別建設在舊有的噴水池及聖母山位置。 ...