S+L BLOG
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
At 10 am this morning in the Vatican Basilica, Pope Francis presided at the celebration of the Mass on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God in the Octave of Christmas and in commemoration of the 50th World Day of Peace on the theme: “Nonviolence: A Style of Politics for Peace.” Below you will find ...read more
This week, I’m taking a break from Deacon-structing and instead giving you my best shot at a summary of 2016: As seen from the SLHour radio desk, with many of the artists that we featured on the program this year. On this special New Years edition of the SLHour, we revisit all the new albums ...read more
The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy (Dec. 8, 2015 to Nov. 20, 2016) was the 27th holy year in history, and the first since the Great Jubilee of 2000, called by Pope John Paul II. In calling the 2016 holy year, Pope Francis said, “At times we are called to gaze even more attentively on ...read more
At 5:00 pm today, December 31 in the Vatican Basilica, Pope Francis presides over the first Vespers of the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God, followed Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, the the singing of the traditional hymn Te Deum of thanksgiving at the end of calendar year and Eucharistic Benediction. Here is the Holy ...read more
In this Video Fr. Rob Galea talks about the Holy Spirit. Who is the Holy Spirit? 1. The Holy Spirit is a Person. 2. The Holy Spirit Empowers us. 3. The Holy Spirit causes us to live and extraordinary life (Through the eyes of God) 4. The Holy Spirit is Powerful but Gentle. Follow Fr. ...read more
On this part 4 of 5, Deacon Pedro, Sebastian and Emilie remember the highlights of 2016. ...read more
“For God so loved the world, he gave us his only son.” ( John 3:16) The faith is really down to earth. It is not just let us to learn and experience the mercy from Jesus, but also to narrow down the distance between God and us by his dialogue. On October 28, 2015, Pope ...read more
On this part 3 of 5, Deacon Pedro, Sebastian and Emilie remember the highlights of 2016. ...read more