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***Programming UPDATE*** On Friday January 26th we will broadcast the Italian Telepace feed of Abbe Pierre’s Funeral. The funeral of this beloved French priest will be held at Notre Dame Basilica in Paris and will be aired on S+L at 3:30pm ET. In an entry I will save for another day I will let you ...read more
From the Toronto Sun As I sat in the Kingston Cathedral last Thursday evening with more than 700 people from throughout the Kingston Archdiocese and far beyond, I witnessed something remarkable happening before my eyes. Surrounding the casket of the late Archbishop Anthony Meagher were religious leaders representing the Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Bah’ai and ...read more
***Programming UPDATE*** Thursday January 25th, the feast of the conversion of the Apostle Paul, S+L TV will mark the conclusion of Christian Unity Week with a broadcast of the Holy Father’s Vespers. Live from 11:30am – 1:30pm ET, with an encore broadcast at 5pm ET, join His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI from the Basilica of ...read more
I recently interviewed Philip Marchand, author of Ghost Empire and Toronto Star literary critic, for the Writer’s Block segment on our book show, Word for Word (Mr. Marchand is featured on the January 24th episode which discusses parables and story-telling; the episode, airing at 8pm E-T also features a conversation with ‘Mary Called Magdalene’ author Margaret George).  At one ...read more
Salt and Light has already produced three documentaries on the lives of the saints (Love is a Choice (St. Gianna Beretta Molla); Opus Dei: Decoding God’s Work (St. Josemaria Escriva Balaguer): and Saints: Gospel Artists (featuring new Blesseds and Saints). These films have been shown throughout the world and garnered prizes at international film festivals, but ...read more
I hope that you were able to watch CATHOLIC FOCUS last Jan 18 and 21st and saw the “ADVERTISING LIFE” episode. I am still a bit shocked at the double standard that exists with media attitudes towards pro-life organisations. One thing is to say that media organisations are generally pro-choice. It’s a completely different thing ...read more

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As many of you know, the Archdiocese of Toronto has been blessed with the announcement that His Grace, Thomas Collins will be installed as the 10th Archbishop of Toronto. Though the January 30th Mass is limited to an invitation only crowd, you can watch the installation on our network that day! We were also graced ...read more
From the Toronto Sun Each year on New Year’s Day (also the World Day of Peace), the Pope offers a special message to the world. (See Message for the celebration of the World Day of Peace 2007 for the full text). This year’s message for January 1 is the fortieth in the series inaugurated by ...read more
From the Toronto Sun Christmas takes our breath away every year and we never tire of celebrating it! But did you ever stop to realize that Christmas is the day when God inaugurated a holy confusion on earth? The days are now over when God is in some far away heaven while we wallow in ...read more
From the Toronto Sun Standing in the middle of the present day Israeli city of Nazareth in Galilee is the mammoth basilica of the Annunciation.  It is built around what is believed to be the cave and dwelling of Mary, mother of Jesus. This cave commemorates the place where Mary received the message from the ...read more