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S+L BLOG: Photo of the Day,The Producer Diaries



It is not a matter of indifference that so many people are living in the desert. And there are so many forms of desert. There is the desert of poverty, the desert of hunger and thirst, the desert of abandonment, of loneliness, of destroyed love. There is the desert of God’s darkness, the emptiness of ...read more
Today’s photo is of the Chapel of the Holy Cross, nestled into the hillside in Sedona, Arizona. It was taken by our producer, Deacon Pedro Guevara Mann, who is on location in Sedona, shooting for our upcoming film about Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha. ...read more
At the 2008 General Congregation of the Society of Jesus, a painting in the Church of the Gesu is lowered to reveal a statue of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the order. Every day at 5pm a conversion machine built by Andrea Pozzo is turned on. The machine lowers a painting in the church’s ...read more
After a week of unforgettable moments in Toronto for World Youth Day, Pope John Paul II takes his leave of Canada. It was his third and final visit to Canada, but perhaps one of the most memorable. From Toronto he flew to Guatemala City to canonize blessed Pedro de San Jose Betancur. — Photo courtesy ...read more
Today’s photo is from WYD 2002. Pope John Paul II arrives for the closing Mass at Downsview Park, accompanied by young people in the traditional costume from their native countries. An estimated 800,000 people participated in the closing Mass. ...read more
Today’s photo of the day is courtesy of WYD Rio 2013. The official WYD prayer was launched July 13 during a mass with Archbishop Joao Orani Tempesta. A participant holds the sheet of paper with images of the WYD patrons saints and intercessors printed on it. The words in the centre of the page say ...read more
Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Niger. A small S+L crew is on the ground in Niger for a special project. Their accommodations in Niamey feature an outdoor seating area that is home to some interesting wildlife. Cameraman David LeRoss and Associate Producer Andrew Santos can be seen trying to capture a photo of ...read more
Our producer Pedro Guevara Mann is in Albany, NY for the Tekakwitha Conference. The conference began with a group of youth from St. Regis, Quebec who entered with a dance and drumming song. ...read more
Today’s photo of the day comes from Catholic News Service. At the recent annual meeting of the Catholic Press Association this photo was awarded “Best scenic, still life, or weather photo.” It was taken Christmas Eve 2011 by Paul Haring. ...read more
This is the S+L Photo of the Day. Our producer Deacon Pedro Guevara Mann, with the director of the new documentary on the life of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Matt Gallagher, with the Finkbonner family of Ferndale, Washington. Jake Finkbonner (2nd from the left) was healed of Necrotizing fasciitis or “flesh-eating disease” through the intercession of Blessed ...read more