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Tune into S+L this weekend for our Vatican Programming which starts this Saturday  at 3:30pm with a special Celebration for the Small Groups of Christ, followed by a Papal Audience with paramedics. Then, on Sunday Feb 11 at 10am (with a 3:30pm repeat) we will air the Mass for the Sick from St. Peter’s Basilica. ...read more
Did you ever wonder about the significance of your name? You had no say in your parent’s decision but the name they gave you in many ways sets the tone for your future. Every time somebody says “Who are you?” it’s the first word out of your mouth. Your name is on every significant document ...read more
It’s been a few days since the Super Bowl and we’ve had some time to digest the game, the commercials, and the highlights. For me, the highlight did not come on offense or defense (in fact I thought the game was kind of sloppy!). Nor did it happen during a commercial break (because of the ...read more
Tonight’s episode of Salt + Light’s English book show, Word for Word (airing at 8 p.m. and midnight ET, with repeats Saturday at 9:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. ET) focuses on journeying and includes host Gillian Kantor’s interview with the authors of the fantasy novel The Stoneholding. The Writer’s Block segment features poet Father Pier ...read more

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    [Note: This blog entry comes from Bosco Chan regarding the recent Salt + Light Chinese Programming fundraiser.]             On January 27, the Chinese programming team, Fountain of Love and Life (FLL), had the second fundraising dinner at Grand Baccus Banquet & Convention Centre in Scarborough, Ontario. The event ...read more
In one unforgettable week, Archbishop Thomas Collins’ installation brought visits to S+L from Halifax’s Archbishop Prendergast and Denver’s Archbishop Chaput (who was interviewed for an upcoming Witness). The installation itself was heavenly—and not just for the Catholic press. Collins impressed with his accessibility and candidness to print, radio and television. But there was another installation ...read more
Today we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple. Salt + Light will be carrying the Mass from St. Peter’s in Rome on this feast day – if you didn’t catch it live late this morning, you can see it Friday on Salt + Light at 8pm or Midnight E-T ...read more
Pardon the tardiness of the post, but my thoughts are still fixated on January 31st. The 31st marked the Feast of St. John Bosco, as well as my encounter with a man who bore extraordinary spiritual resemblance to the saint. I was riding the westbound Dundas streetcar late Wednesday night when, as we passed Spadina, ...read more
Given the outcome of what happened at Carleton U. with the Student Association and the Pro-life group (watch Catholic Focus, CAMPUS FREE SPEECH), it’s easy to get disheartened with the secular direction the world is taking. It’s amazing to know that not long ago, the debate was whether to grant pro-abortion groups status on campus. ...read more
Today is the feast day of St. John Bosco. Tomorrow morning at 9am ET S+L TV will air the feast day mass from the direct Italian feed of Telepace. A little bit on St. John Bosco: Growing up John wanted to become a priest, but he kept it a secret as he knew his mother ...read more