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Beauty in Brief: The Church We Believe in is Catholic

Beauty in Brief" is a series of video clip excerpts from the Nothing More Beautiful presentations made at St. Joseph's Basilica on February 17, 2011.  We offer them for use as short reflections. Each clip concludes with a few questions you may wish to consider..


Nothing More Beautiful was produced in partnership with Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, a registered charity devoted to spreading the light of Christ through media.




Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez: To Know, Love and Serve (3:40) 

  • How can I know the Church better?
  • How can I love the Church more?
  • How can I serve the Church better?

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez: The Church is catholic (6:46)

  • What does the catholicity of the Church mean to me?
  • What difference does this teaching make to my experience of our faith?

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez: The Missionary Mandate (5:43)

  •  How are the spiritual and humanitarian missions of the Church related?

Lesley-Anne Knight: All-embracing (3:43)

  •  How am I being called to share God's all-embracing love with others?

Lesley-Anne Knight: One Human Family (5:06)

  •  How does the diversity of our Church enrich our communion?


Lesley-Anne Knight: Moved with Compassion (4:46)

  • How do I live in communion with my brothers and sisters who are suffering?
  • Do I pray for them?
  • Am I generous with my time and money?