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Waiting.  Expecting.  Calmly expecting.  Expecting nothing else but to be with God.  Just being available for Him. Last time, I talked about how a friend’s visit inspired me into the “passive active-ness” needed to prepare for God this Christmas. But there’s someone else who inspires me.  On a regular basis.  A woman just like me ...read more
Waiting.  Expecting.  Calmly expecting.  Expecting nothing else but to be with God.  Just being available for Him. For almost two months, I have been focusing on what this is like as I reflected on Christ’s coming this Christmas.  This mode of silent, almost “passive active-ness” was inspired by a visit from a friend. Three weeks ...read more
Journalism is being committed everyday on Twitter… in 140 characters. Mark Lukasiewicz made this strong statement in front of around 100 journalists and those interested in the future of broadcast journalism.  Mark is the vice president of NBC news Specials and Digital Media.  He is a Canadian with a successful journalism career in the United ...read more
A week ago, Canada celebrated the canonization of Br. André Bessette at the Olympic stadium in Montreal.  It’s been an exciting time for the Church in Canada!  My time working on all things Br. André has now come to an end (I think, but who knows what the future always holds), so I wanted to ...read more
I wrote the blog Encores for Brother André, mentioning the rebroadcast of the Canonization Mass and the airdates for my Catholic Focus: Remembering Brother André episode this coming weekend. But there’s much more Br. André to catch this weekend than that! So, check this out: 1. Rebroadcast of the Coverage of the Canonization Mass: Saturday, ...read more
There were so many wonderful people I met and so many wonderful stories I heard during the filming for the documentary God’s Doorkeeper:  St. André of Montreal. Unfortunately, I couldn’t include them all in the documentary! So we’ve decided to feature a special episode of Catholic Focus entitled “Remembering Brother André”. This episode will give ...read more
For all of you who weren’t able to catch the Salt + Light coverage of the canonization of Br. André Bessette this past weekend, don’t worry.  Salt + Light is rebroadcasting the canonization coverage on Saturday, October 30th, at 10 am ET. You also have the option of viewing it at any time online.  Go ...read more
This blog was submitted by Fr. Andrew Gawrych, CSC, of the Indiana Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross. It is still sinking in. Brother André Bessette is now a canonized saint! Perhaps like many of you, I watched with great devotion, pride, and joy the canonization Mass early this morning. One of my own, ...read more
This is certainly a weekend dedicated to Brother André Bessette. Check out our Salt + Light coverage schedule of the canonization of Br. André Bessette here. The live coverage in French begins on Saturday, October 16th at 7 pm ET.  Host Sébastien Lacroix will be joined by Rita Sawaya in Rome and by Laura Ieraci ...read more
Welcome to the eighth of a series of blogs on the legacy of Brother André Bessette. In three days, we celebrate the canonization of our beloved first male Canadian-born saint. Of the many pilgrims descending on Rome for this wonderful occasion, there will be 18 enthusiastic young people from Brother Andre Catholic High School in ...read more