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S+L BLOG: Jubilee of Mercy,Year of Mercy



There are only ten days left before the conclusion of this Year of Mercy. On November 20th, the last Sunday of the liturgical year and the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King, Pope Francis will close the Holy Door in St. Peter’s Basilica. This Sunday, November 13, all the other Holy Doors across ...read more
Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated Mass for the Jubilee of Prisoners in St Peter’s Basilica, telling those present, “by learning from past mistakes, you can open a new chapter of your lives.” Below, find the full text of his address: The message that God’s word wants to bring us today is surely that of hope. ...read more
Look to the model of Mary Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the Marian Jubilee on Sunday as part of the celebrations for the Year of Mercy. In his homily he told the faithful present in St Peter’s Square that, “we are given a model, indeed the model, to whom we can look: Mary, our Mother.” ...read more
At 17:30 on Saturday evening, in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis presided over the Holy Rosary on the occasion of the Marian Jubilee being held from October 7-9, 2016 in the context of the celebrations of the Jubilee of Mercy. Before the arrival of the Pope, Those present took part in a moment animation with ...read more
On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Pope Francis will preside at the Marian Vigil in the Jubilee of Mercy, after the feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the Rosary. This opportunity for prayer will include Marian songs and prayers, during which there will be a procession of delegations from national communities in Italy and from Marian Shrines. ...read more
A month after that memorable experience of World Youth Day Krakow, Salt and Light Television is pleased to bring you a special hour-long WYD Wrap-Up show this Wednesday, August 24 at 9pmET / 6pmPT. There were so many great story lines: the World Youth Day returning to its birthplace, the city of Saint John Paul II. ...read more
To commemorate the Feast of the Assumption of Mary a new Rosary path was opened at the Shrine of Our Lady of Grace and Marylake Monastery in Toronto on Sunday, August 14th.  Salt and Light was present at the event and spoke to some of the key people behind the construction and dedication of the Rosary ...read more
Story and Photos by James Ramos Maria offered us a place inside the bush. Suddenly, this sweet Polish lady moved so that we could find a place along the fence line to see Pope Francis in his Popemobile and we now found ourselves between a big green bush and a fence on Straszwskiego Street. Maria ...read more
Written by Ian Meaden I spent the past couple of days trying to think of an interesting aspect of World Youth Day to write about, namely because there is so much I could talk about. There is so much going on all the time. For those reading this blog who may not know, World Youth ...read more
On Friday, July 29, 2016, Pope Francis led the Way of the Cross at Jordan Park in Krakow Blonia with the youth for the World Youth Day Krakow 2016. Below, find the full text of the Holy Father’s prepared remarks following the conclusion of the Way of the Cross: I was hungry and you gave me ...read more