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As Ash Wednesday approaches, you’ve probably been pondering habits to abstain for Lent. Will it be carping about fellow drivers? Pressing the snooze button? Sudoku? Whatever the sacrifice, don’t give up be television, on weekends or otherwise, as Matthew Harrison suggested on this same blog. For a television employee, Mr. Harrison, this is an even ...read more
Sigh. It’s so easy to be distracted, isn’t it? Sometimes we sit in front of the television, flipping through channels (stopping at Salt + Light, of course!). Sometimes we sit in front of the computer surfing the net mindlessly… and it seems that’s the position I find myself in right now. I had intended to ...read more
Tonight is the launch of an exciting new series on S+L which promises to bring some fun and laughter to Youth Tuesdays! Generation Cross, an original Parish initiative to spread the Catholic message among young adults with host Lino Rulli, will make its Canadian television debut at 8pm ET (with a midnight repeat). Choosing comedy ...read more
I recently read an article about a taxi driver in New York who returned several diamond rings to a customer who had forgotten them in the cab. Two things stood out for me in this story: the first was the fact that the article noted the customer only gave the driver a 30 cent tip. ...read more
[Note: This blog entry comes from Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., CEO, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation] In light of the World Day of Prayer for the Sick that has been celebrated February 11th for the past 15 years, I would like to share these thoughts with our readers. Pope John Paul II fittingly chose ...read more
Recently on Zoom you may have heard a story about the Apostolic Penitentiary granting a plenary indulgence on this Sunday’s World Day of the Sick for those who pray for the sick, work with the sick or are united to them spiritually, or for those who are sick and offer up their suffering, while meeting ...read more
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