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S+L BLOG: Deacon Pedro



For the last five months, we’ve been taking the best of S+L on to the airwaves, through our new program S+L Radio, on the The Catholic Channel, which is available through Sirius Satellite Radio, channel 159 and XM Radio 117. All the programs are also available for streaming and downloading off our webpage: www.saltandlighttv.org/radio, and ...read more
A couple of weeks ago I posted an entry titled: What If I Was Miss California – and I wondered how I would answer if I was asked the same question she was asked, on national television. The question is: Do you believe every State (in the U.S.) should legalise same-sex marriage? My response would ...read more
In my old age, I am a bit behind… so I didn’t hear about the whole Miss California, traditional Marriage thing until last week. And when I did, the first thing I thought was, “Perez Hilton is not the same as Paris Hilton?!” Go figure! For someone who grew up in a family that watched ...read more
Here’s what you can catch on S+L Radio this week: On May 7th, thousands gathered in Edmonton for the second annual Alberta March for Life as cities across Canada hold their own marches to support the National March in Ottawa – we’ll speak to Lorraine Turchansky, Director of Communications & Public Relations of the Archdiocese ...read more
John Michael Talbot is remembered by many in Toronto for singing the Magnificat during the World Youth Day 2002, Evening Prayer with Pope John Paul II. He has been in Christian music ministry since 1976 when he was a founding artist of Sparrow Records, and after 15 years with Sparrow, John Michael founded his own ...read more
Since currently there are over 40 million hits on You Tube, and Matthew wrote about her yesterday, I probably don’t need to introduce Susan Boyle, the underdog story of the day – the woman whom everyone judged and turned out to blow everyone away. When I finally watched the clip, I did not have any ...read more
Some of you may be familiar with the Catholics Come Home ads that we’ve been running on our network – they are a part of a series of campaigns to invite lapsed Catholics back into the fold. The newest of these campaigns is We Are Catholic, launched by the Archdiocese of Toronto to reach out ...read more
“One does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” (Mt. 4:4) We sometimes forget that “the Church has always venerated Scriptures just as much as she venerates the body of the Lord” (Dei Verbum (herein DV) 21). I remember many years ago, having a discussion with ...read more
One of my joys of working at S+L is the concerts we get to film and meeting all the wonderful artists who dedicate their wonderful talent to greater service and praise of God. Last February we were at St. Anne’s in Brampton for a concert, “Celebrate Life”. In the words of the artist: An acknowledgment ...read more
We know that Jesus himself interpreted Scripture (see Luke 24:27). Last time we looked at how the Church encourages us not to just read Scripture but also to interpret it. A document that outlines this is the Second Vatican Council document Dei Verbum (DV). “The Church has always venerated Scriptures just as she venerates the ...read more