Across the Divide takes viewers to Bethlehem University, the only Catholic university in the Holy Land. Throughout its history, the campus has been caught in the crossfire of the ongoing conflict. In the first of our series of behind the scenes interviews, we hear from the documentary's writer/co-director, Kris Dmytrenko (who you might already recognize as a host on S+L). Kris explains the challenges of addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- an explosive topic that is bound to cause controversy.
The world premiere of this new documentary takes place in Vancouver on Sunday, June 3 at 7:15pm. The film will be screened at the Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. This special event includes a panel discussion with Archbishop Michael Miller of Vancouver, Carl Hetu from CNEWA Canada, Br. Jack Curran from Bethlehem University, and S+L's Fr. Thomas Rosica. Visit the Across the Divide webpage to reserve your tickets. Seating is limited.
Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – September 4, 2016 Today’s Gospel passage (Luke 14:25-33) contains a collection of sayings that are peculiar to Luke. Luke has Jesus speak about the demands of discipleship. He gathers three sayings (14:26, 27, 33) and two parables (14:28-30, 31-32). They focus on the total dedication necessary for ...read more
WYD Wrap-Up: Krakow 2016 is now available to watch and share online! (watch below) A month after the memorable experience of World Youth Day Krakow, Salt and Light Television brings you a special hour-long WYD wrap-up show, featuring many great story lines including: the World Youth Day returning to its birthplace, the city of Saint ...read more
Feast of the Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist Fr. Thomas Rosica August 29, 2016 On August 29, the Church remembers the death of St. John the Baptist, a prophet who was put to death through beheading because he spoke the truth. There is no Gospel that begins the story of Jesus’ public ministry without ...read more
Last week, we reflected a bit about Mary and especially on what it means that she is “Full of Grace”. Perhaps the best reflection on this is from Munificentissimus Deus, the Apostolic Constitution of Pope Pius XII that I mentioned last week, on the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This excerpt is taken from ...read more
Written by Ines Angeli Murzaku Ph.D. On August 23, 2007, TIME magazine published excerpts of the private journals and letters of Mother Teresa depicting her crisis of faith and her almost 50 years without sensing God’s presence. TIME’s author, David Van Biema, asked: What does her experience teach us about the value of doubt? The late ...read more
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