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Salt and Light cameraman David LeRoss examines an original page from the St. John’s Bible, the first handwritten Bible in hundreds of years that was commissioned by the Benedictine monks in Collegeville, Minnesota. The page is from the opening of the Gospel of John, depicting the Word made flesh amidst the cosmic energy of the more
Do not be afraid. Open wide the doors for Christ. To his saving power open the boundaries of states, economic and political systems, the vast fields of culture, civilization, and development. Do not be afraid. Christ knows what is in man. He alone knows it. So often today man does not know what is within more
As can be seen, before being a doctrine, Christianity is an “event,” indeed, a Person: it is Jesus of Nazareth. He is the heart of the Christian faith. Hosts of saints, monks, and mystics have left everything to enjoy intimacy with him. But Christ can also be met in the world’s highways. The great Dostoyevsky, more
Visitors look over the study “Mother and Child” by Henri Matisse at the Vatican Museums in this 2011 CNS photo. For the first time beginning this month, the museums will have a pair of priests serving as guides to visitors as they view the Vatican’s vast collection of artwork and artifacts. CNS photo/Paul Haring more
Our heartfelt congratulations to our marketing manager Joshua Lanzarini who was married on Saturday August 4, 2012 in Reggio Emilia, Italy. On behalf of all of us here at Salt + Light, we give Joshua and Elena our warmest congratulations. Joshua is a jack of all trades – he’s the creative talent behind the design more
At the Catholic Women’s League annual convention, three long time members sit behind their Centennial Display, a collection of CWL memorabilia spanning the organization’s one hundred years of existence. From left to right: Rose Marie McCarthy (member for 50 years) Mary Ann Warren (member for 53 years) and Natalie Carley (member for 62 years). The more
In Edmonton Alberta the Catholic Women’s League is holding their 92nd annual national convention. Just over 900 women are taking part in the gathering. Here they were listening to Dr. Chantal Beauvais speaking about spiritual poverty. more
Only through believing, then, does faith grow and become stronger; there is no other possibility for possessing certitude with regard to one’s life apart from self-abandonment, in a continuous crescendo, into the hands of a love that seems to grow constantly because it has its origin in God.” Pope Benedict XVI, Porta Fidei more
The Council itself, in the Dogmatic Constitution Lumen Gentium, said this: While Christ, ‘holy, innocent and undefiled’ (Heb 7:26) knew nothing of sin (cf. 2 Cor 5:21), but came only to expiate the sins of the people (cf. Heb 2:17)…the Church…clasping sinners to its bosom, at once holy and always in need of purification, follows more
…it is the love of Christ that fills our hearts and impels us to evangelize. Today as in the past, he sends us through the highways of the world to proclaim his Gospel to all the peoples of the earth (cf Mt 28:19). Through his love, Jesus Christ attracts to himself the people of every more