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What an adventure!! Months and months of reading have brought me to this page: the last episode of this season of Word for Word. And how appropriate – tonight we feature a book all about adventures. In “Let the Little Children Come to Me,” we interview Dr. Nancy Reeves and Linnea Good, authors of Adventures ...read more
On Friday June 1, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI approved a series of decrees clearing the way for the canonization of two women and formally recognizing the martyrdom of 188 Japanese Catholics, 127 victims of Spanish Civil War and an Austrian layman executed for refusing to fight in the Nazi army. With the publishing of the ...read more
When repentent Hummer driver starts spouting off about climate change, is there not a small, uncharitable part of you that wants to recreate the conclusion of Terminator 2? I mean you no harm, Arnie.  But—I know I’m not alone here — environmentalists just rub us the wrong way. Climate change activists frequently demand the impossible: ...read more
This Sunday is Trinity Sunday, where we Catholics celebrate that great mystery of the faith — three Divine persons in one! It’s been contemplated by Church fathers and saints, it’s been debated by philosophers and theologians, it’s left many scratching their heads! Not to sound defeatist — but it is a mystery! We can’t fully ...read more
Friday has brought exciting news for the Canadian Church: there’s been a number of Episcopal appointments by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI! Salt + Light rejoices with those in the areas of Vancouver, Kingston, and New Westminister at the good news! You can read all about the appointments HERE. One of the appointments involves the ...read more
This Sunday, June 3rd at 9:00 pm ET Salt and Light unveils our newest show “Eye on the Church.” You can read more about it here. The first episode in this investigative series is “Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust.” One scripture passage that has always inspired me was Christ’s words in the Gospel of ...read more
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 womb, having recognized the presence of the Lord and ...read more
I think many of us would think that someone who would run a double marathon, that’s 52 miles, or 84 kilometres, is of a different breed. We might be quick to judge that person and consider them a ‘running fanatic,’ or at the very least a sucker for punishment! But what if that person was ...read more
I hope you will watch our Zoom broadcasts on both last Friday and this coming Friday as we present a great new documentary film called “Champions of Faith.” The film was released on baseball’s opening day in April and has impressed everybody from Cardinals and Bishops to little league ballplayers. “Champions of Faith” features Major ...read more
The artists of the Middle Ages loved to contrast the Tower of Babel with the “Tower” of the Upper Room. Babel symbolizes the divisions of people caused by sin. Pentecost stands for a hope that such separations are not a tragic necessity. The babbling mob of Babel compares poorly with the heartfelt unity of the ...read more