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Today as we celebrate the feast of St. André Bessette, join Father Thomas Rosica CSB, CEO, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, for an inspiring reflection on the remarkable life of Saint André: Montreal’s porter and heaven’s gatekeeper.   Purchase your copy of our documentary on Brother André God’s Doorkeeper on our online store today or ...read more
Who knew? Long before Hurricane Matthew crashed into the lives of the Haitian people, some fifty thousand Haitians had already fled their homeland seeking new hope in Brazil. Reeling from the devastation of the 2010 earthquake, Brazil’s promise of employment opened new horizons for a crushed people. Those horizons, alas, never opened up. Brazil’s political ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis in his weekly General Audience, speaks of the pain of parents who lose a child; he also prays for victims of the prison riot in Brazil. Paul Ryan is re-elected as Speaker of the House of Representatives in the U.S. and Calgary has a new Bishop. ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For January 2017, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Christian Unity – That all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity.  ...read more
Pope Francis has named His Excellency Most Reverend Bishop W. T. McGrattan as the eighth Bishop of Calgary replacing Bishop Frederick Henry who has served as Bishop of Calagary since March 19, 1998. Bishop McGrattan will be installed as Ordinary for the Diocese of Calgary on February 27, 2017. He has served as Bishop of ...read more
Salt and Light Magazine is a high-quality seasonal publication that is widely distributed across Canada. Written in both English and French, the publication features guest columns, in-depth features and highlights from Salt + Light programs and initiatives. It is offered to donors without charge. Salt and Light Magazine is also made available to parishes and ...read more
Solemnity of the Epiphany, Year A – Sunday, January 8th, 2017 The word “epiphany” means, “to show forth.” Epiphanies, both large and small, tend to be private events – yet events with great significance for the public. Trying to share the details with another of an epiphany is fraught with complications. The words are never quite ...read more
On this last of 5, Deacon Pedro, Sebastian and Emilie look forward to 2017. ...read more
At Salt + Light we spend a lot of time reading, analyzing and sharing the words of Pope Francis. And over the past four years, the Pope has given us a lot to think about and act upon. Of the many recurring themes that emerge in his speeches and official documents, one that has not ...read more
The letter of Pope Francis sent to the Bishops of the world on December 28, 2016, Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs Dear Brother, Today, on the feast of the Holy Innocents, as the words of the angel to the shepherds still resound in our hearts – “I bring you good news of a great ...read more