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[Note: This blog entry comes from Bryan Duggan and John Moss, two seminarians from the Seminary of Christ the King in Mission, British Columbia. The two have been interning at Salt + Light for the month of August.] Several months ago, in the parish hall of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Abbotsford, British Columbia, a ...read more
In October 1954, Pope Pius XII released an encyclical proclaiming the Queenship of Mary. The encyclical helped bring to a close a Marian year and contains descriptions of Our Lady from Popes and early Church writers. It reminds us of the great gift that God has given to us in the Blessed Virgin Mary. I ...read more
[Note: This blog entry comes from Glenn McDonald, a Basilian Scholastic, who has appeared on Salt + Light in the past] On Sunday, April 24th, 2005, Pope Benedict XVI marked the beginning of his Petrine ministry with the celebration of Mass and the reception of the pallium and the fisherman’s ring. The event was watched ...read more
Stepping off the plane, I had a quick taste of the late-July Nashville heat and realized that I was in for a very sweaty three days! I was sent to Nashville by Salt + Light to film the Final Vows and First Profession of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation, or the Nashville Dominicans ...read more
From the Toronto Sun In early July, newspapers around the world were filled with headlines: “Pope Benedict XVI reverses church position, allows use of old Latin rite;” “Catholic church undergoes new schism over language issue;” “Some Jews object to Latin rite’s prayer for their conversion;” “Pope Ratzinger demolishes Vatican II.” Such headlines caught many people ...read more
It’s been a week now since Antigonish, Nova Scotia hosted Steubenville Atlantic. I hope the memory remains fresh in the mind of the 1,100 high school aged young people who attended the event, and I pray that the spiritual high they left the conference with, will guide them to share their renewed commitment to the ...read more
This weekend our digital network will feature primetime encores of the past weeks major events from the KofC Supreme Convention in Nashville Tennessee. Saturday night at 8pm and Midnight Salt + Light will rebroadcast the Opening Mass of the convention celebrated by Vatican Secretary of State, His Eminence Tarcisio Cardinal Bertone, S.D.B. For the full ...read more
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican Secretary of State and distinguished guest at the 125th Supreme Knights Convention in Nashville, Tennessee held a press conference on Wednesday, August 8th, where he spoke openly on several important issues facing the Church. I had the opportunity to be present at the press conference along with more than a ...read more
As many of you have probably noticed by the coverage on Salt + Light Television, the Knights of Columbus 125th Supreme Convention is well underway in Nashville, Tennessee. One of the highlights on Tuesday was the Opening Mass with the Holy See’s Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone. In his homily, Cardinal Bertone praised Father ...read more
Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger of Paris died on Sunday evening, August 5 after a long battle with cancer.  He was 80 years old. Cardinal Lustiger was a wonderful friend and mentor to me, and a great friend and supporter of World Youth Day 2002 and the Salt and Light Television Network. Aaron Lustiger was born in ...read more