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S+L BLOG: Saint Gianna Beretta Molla



This past weekend, I had the great honour to speak at the Inaugural Women’s Conference for the Archdiocese of Vancouver. It was a soulful and joyful experience to be gathered together with women of faith from all walks of life, sharing and learning together. After the talk, several women inquired if the talk would be ...read more
By Mary Rose Bacani Valenti We were riding on the subway with a friend of ours a few years ago.  He started to tell the story of Chiara Luce, an Italian teenager who was then recently beatified.  When he mentioned her name, Richard and I immediately looked at each other.  I knew we were both ...read more
  August 31 marks the first anniversary of the death of Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, SJ. This is Father’s Rosica’s tribute to the Cardinal one year ago. The video above is the trailer for a new documentary about the late Cardinal Martini. The Italian version of the documentary premiered this week at the Venice Film ...read more
On this season premiere of Nothing More Beautiful, Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton begins with a catechesis as he reflects on evangelizing the family. Witness speaker, Pierluigi Molla, talks about growing up with his mother, St. Gianna Beretta Molla (who beautifully enough, is Salt + Light’s patron saint). Join us for our season premiere of Nothing ...read more
Left to right: Marie Brunet, Pierluigi Molla, Andre Brunet after presentations in Varese, Italy during the VII World Meeting of Families. Varese, Italy – On our  second full day of the VII World Meeting of Families, we spent the afternoon outside of Milan, in the town of Varese. To our great surprise, this trip outside ...read more
Last night, Salt + Light Television inaugurated a special annual tribute that will honour a person who has played an important role in protecting and promoting the dignity and sacredness of human life in Canada. The award, called “Lover of Life”, was presented last night to Mrs. Joanne Verduci of Brampton, Ontario. Mrs. Verduci is ...read more