BLOG: Advent and Christmas
This post was written by Richard Valenti, one of our editors at Salt +Light. He has been with S+L since the beginning. He and his wife, former S+L producer Mary Rose Bacani, welcomed their second child on December 22, 2013, one year ago today. Read the story of the birth of Gianna Valenti below: It ...read more
By Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada We are just at the threshold of Christmas, a great event which – if we welcome it – is capable of changing our lives. A story by Tolstoy which I learned and owe to Pope Benedict XVI helps me to share the light and life that springs from ...read more
On Christmas Eve Pope Francis leads the church in celebrating the birth of Christ with Mass at The Vatican. S+L brings you full coverage with English commentary. Wednesday, Dec 24 3:30 pm ET / 12:30pm PT ...read more
The seasons of Advent and Christmas seem to come so quickly and to be filled with many activities to say the least. In the everyday planning and preparations for family and community celebrations there are inevitably certain individuals who for whatever reason go unnoticed or unrecognized. They make important contributions. They are invaluable in their ...read more
The Season of Advent helps us to prepare for Christmas where we recall in faith Christ’s coming among us. It is also a time in which we look at our present lives and reflect on the second coming of Christ in our own lives and at the end of the ages. It is definitely a ...read more
This year Salt + Light will televise a special Christmas Mass brought to you by The Sunday Mass. From its very first broadcast on Christmas Day forty-four years ago, The Sunday Mass’ television ministry has been joyfully received by the homebound and infirm. Today, their ministry encompasses Christians of all ages as The Sunday Mass ...read more
The Salt and Light Radio Hour comes to the TV screen! Join us for a special made-for-TV Christmas edition of the popular Salt + Light weekly radio program, the SLHour, with all contributors, giving their segments a little Christmas twist: Andrew has a Christmas saint; Gillian learns a Christmas lesson from her kids; Danny looks ...read more
This Christmas allow yourself to be transported to the threshold of heaven as Saint Paul’s Choir School debut their first Christmas recording. Join us for a special broadcast featuring select performances and behind-the-scenes interviews from the making of Christmas in Harvard Square. Christmas in Harvard Square premieres December 21, 2014 at 21:00pm ET / 18:00pm ...read more
Christmas Message 2014 The Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops December 4, 2014 As I write this Christmas message, barely a week has gone by since Remembrance Day, a day marked by the still fresh memory of the recent assassinations of two members of the Canadian Armed ...read more
For the past ten years my Christmas begins and ends with the noise and frenzy of an airport, the fuss associated with air travel, and the grogginess of jet lag. It is filled with the excitement of counting down to the days “till I fly home” and then the bittersweet countdown to the day I ...read more