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S+L BLOG: Israel



We just ended a very historic pilgrimage/retreat in God’s lands. It surpassed anything I had hoped for or dreamt of over the past months… To have had the privilege of leading 35 fellow pilgrims from across Canada and the USA as well as 14 members of our Salt and Light Television Network Staff, was a ...read more
Written by Jay Turchansky, camerman This pilgrimage to the Holy Land has been an exciting and challenging situation for myself as a cameraman. The uncertainty that arises from not having visited the area before requires creativity and perseverance in the face of adversity. Every stop we make is an unknown environment in which to capture ...read more
Our first full day in Jerusalem brought us to the outskirts of the city where the Church of the Visitation is located. A beautiful courtyard welcomes to pilgrims. Tiles pave the walls of the courtyard, each bearing the text of The Magnificat im a different language. I thought this was the main part of the ...read more
Today, fifteen members of the S+L team depart for the Holy Land for a ten-day Lenten pilgrimage where we’ll visit the major Christian holy sites and film a number of programs. We’ll be joined by a larger group of pilgrims from across Canada and the US who are participating through our Blessed Journeys program. Few ...read more
Today on Perspectives, news that Pope Francis met with Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis while visiting the United States. ...read more
The enormous amount of media attention that Pope Francis attracts has highlighted the Church’s influence in the world of global politics. The Pope, whoever he is, is a spiritual leader, but one with a permanent seat at the political table. Hardly a week goes by in which Francis doesn’t meet with some head of state ...read more