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Since the very beginning, Carl Anderson has been a great friend to all of us at Salt + Light.  In the meantime, he continues to play a very important role in the Universal Church, in his capacity as Supreme Knight for the Knights of Columbus. Earlier today in Dublin at the International Eucharistic Congress, Anderson ...read more
On day three of the International Eucharistic Congress, the catechesis was delivered by Archbishop Barry James Hickey, Emeritus Archbishop for Perth in Western Australia. Below you can find the full copy of his text. Catechesis on the Eucharist and the Christian Family by Archbishop Barry James Hickey Emeritus Archbishop of Perth, Western Australia 12 June 2012 ...read more
S+L’s Kris Dmytrenko gives us an inside look at a Mass with Canadian pilgrims on Day 2 of the 2012 IEC in Dublin, Ireland. Presiding at Mass was Archbishop Albert LeGatt of St. Boniface, MB. ...read more
Today has been an incredible day for both our team in Dublin, Ireland and those of us here at home. The buck doesn’t stop here though! There’s much more happening throughout the week. Earlier today, we heard from Br. Alois Löser, Prior of Taizé Community in France, and a testimony from Dr. Maria Voce, International ...read more
His Eminence Marc Cardinal Ouellet Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops Papal Legate to the 50th International Eucharistic Congress June 10,2012 Dublin, Ireland I warmly greet all of you here: my brother bishops and priests, consecrated men and women and the many faithful from Ireland and from around the world who have gathered here for ...read more
The Feast of Corpus Christi or The Body and Blood of Christ is celebrated in North America this coming Sunday. However, in Europe and at the Vatican, the feast is still celebrated on the Thursday following Trinity Sunday. In many European nations the day is a public holiday. In Rome, on the feast of Corpus ...read more
Salt + Light’s latest film, Across the Divide, premiered Sunday night in Vancouver. Archbishop Michael Miller joined Br. Jack Curran of Bethlehem University and Carl Hetu, national director of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association – Canada, and Berlanty Azzam, one of the students whose story is featured in the film, for a panel discussion ...read more
In 1912, St. Peter’s Seminary opened its doors in London, Ont. One hundred years and 1,036 priests later, the seminary community celebrated its centennial anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving inside St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica on Wednesday, May 23. As the lead Producer for this project, I had the great privilege of representing Salt + ...read more
In his Post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation Sarcramentum Caritatis (or Sacrament of Charity), Pope Benedict XVI writes the following on the relationship between the Eucharist and the Church: Since the Eucharist makes present Christ’s redeeming sacrifice, we must start by acknowledging that “there is a causal influence of the Eucharist at the Church’s very origins.” The Eucharist ...read more
Dublin, Ireland will host the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, June 10-17th, 2012. This is the second time Ireland will host the Universal Church, the last time being in 1932. Join host Cheridan Eygelaar as she speaks with Father Kevin Doran, Secretary General of IEC 2012, about the Congress that celebrates the summit and source of ...read more