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Mission at the heart of the Christian faith Dear Brothers and Sisters, Once again this year, World Mission Day gathers us around the person of Jesus, “the very first and greatest evangelizer” (Paul VI, Evangelii Nuntiandi, 7), who continually sends us forth to proclaim the Gospel of the love of God the Father in the ...read more
Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday, the Solemnity of Pentecost, in St. Peter’s Square. Below, please find the full text of his homily in its official English translation: Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Solemnity of Pentecost 4 June 2017 Today concludes the Easter season, the fifty days that, from Jesus’ resurrection to Pentecost, are ...read more
What do you know about the Church in Latvia? This week, on the SLHour, Fr. Peter Skudra, director of Radio Maria Latvia joins us for a chat; Sebastian Gomes, on Connect5, speaks with retired patriarch of Jerusalem, Michel Sabbah, Billy Chan continues with tips on making the Mass less boring on Church for Dummies and Michael ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For June 2017, we join the Holy Father in praying for: National Leaders – That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimizes so many innocent people. Daily Offering Prayer God, our Father, I offer You my day. ...read more
TORONTO, Thursday June 1, 2017 – Salt + Light Television, Canada’s Catholic network, is pleased to announce that it will be available in high definition to viewers across Canada on Sunday June 4, 2017. This announcement follows the announcement of Salt + Light’s recent move in 2016 to its state-of-the-art broadcast centre and studio in ...read more
“Much that men and women know and think about life is conditioned by the media; to a considerable extent, human experience itself is an experience of media…as the church takes a positive, sympathetic approach to media, seeking to enter into the culture created by modern communications in order to evangelize effectively, it is necessary at ...read more
During the inaugural celebration of the new Salt and Light Studio in Toronto on May 25, 2017, CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, presented the “Distinguished Journalist Award” to Scott Pelley, Anchor of the CBS Evening News and also one of the hosts of 60 Minutes on the CBS network. Here is Fr. Rosica’s citation of Scott ...read more
Formal Dedication Ceremony Father Michael J. McGivney Studio of Salt and Light Television Toronto, Canada Thursday, May 25, 2017 by His Eminence Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington Your Eminence Cardinal Thomas Collins, Your Eminence Cardinal Gérald Lacroix, brother priests, religious, and in a very special way, Father Federico Lombardi and particularly the CEO, founder ...read more
Holy Cross Chapel Toronto, Canada Thursday, May 25, 2017 Your Eminence, Cardinal Lacroix, brother priests, distinguished guests and members of the Salt + Light family. Jesus, in the Gospel today, speaks of the “little while.” This is the time between his return to his Father in heaven and when he then returns again in glory to ...read more
Deacon-structing The Ascension part 2 ...read more