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Feast of the Visitation – Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Today’s feast of the Visitation of Mary and Elizabeth invites us into a deeply personal moment of the Scriptures (Luke 1:39-56). The Precursor and the Lord are both hidden from each other. Yet even before the two women embrace, John leaped for joy in his mother’s ...read more
During the inaugural celebration of the new Salt and Light Studio in Toronto on May 25, 2017, CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, presented the “Distinguished Journalist Award” to Scott Pelley, Anchor of the CBS Evening News and also one of the hosts of 60 Minutes on the CBS network. Here is Fr. Rosica’s citation of Scott ...read more
Tonight on this special edition of Perspectives Daily, I had a chance to sit and talk to a Canadian legend in the TV News business. He is chief correspondent for CBC News, and the anchor of CBC Television’s flagship nightly newscast, The National. He has a name everyone knows, and the the voice that everyone recognizes. His reputation ...read more
How to communicate? Why communicate? What does it mean to communicate? Unity, Truth, Goodness and Beauty Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ Former Director of the Holy See Press Office, Vatican Television Center and Vatican Radio President of the Joseph Ratzinger – Pope Benedict XVI Foundation Inauguration Ceremony for the new Salt and Light Broadcast Centre Toronto ...read more
Formal Dedication Ceremony Father Michael J. McGivney Studio of Salt and Light Television Toronto, Canada Thursday, May 25, 2017 by His Eminence Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington Your Eminence Cardinal Thomas Collins, Your Eminence Cardinal Gérald Lacroix, brother priests, religious, and in a very special way, Father Federico Lombardi and particularly the CEO, founder ...read more
Holy Cross Chapel Toronto, Canada Thursday, May 25, 2017 Your Eminence, Cardinal Lacroix, brother priests, distinguished guests and members of the Salt + Light family. Jesus, in the Gospel today, speaks of the “little while.” This is the time between his return to his Father in heaven and when he then returns again in glory to ...read more
Solemnity of Pentecost – Sunday, June 4th, 2017 Pentecost is the fiftieth day after Easter that signals the start of the universal mission of the Church – a mission that overcomes human obstacles and has the Spirit as its driving force. The mighty breath of God and the fire of the Spirit’s presence engulf the ...read more
Much has happened over the weekend but let’s first begin in Rome where the Pope met today with the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, during the Prime Minister’s trip to Italy to attend the G7 Summit The Prime minister told media that he asked the Pope to help Canadians “move forward on a real reconciliation” ...read more
Last time we looked a little bit into the Ascension and what some differences between the Gospel narratives are. The Solemnity is celebrated today, Sunday in Canada, but in many parts around the world, including the U.S., it was celebrated, last Thursday (read last week’s post to find out why). The Book of Acts is ...read more
Some will say that pornography is healthy and good. This week, author Matt Fradd tells us all about the Porn Myth; Sebastian Gomes speaks with Massimo Faggioli about Pope Francis and Vatican II on Connect5, Billy Chan continues with tips on making the Mass less boring on Church for Dummies and we meet cellist and ...read more