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How can St. Anthony’s story continue to inspire generations of believers? That was one of many questions I looked into, as I prepared for this latest Catholic Focus. So you know, St. Anthony to this day continues to be one of my favourite Saints in the Church. Besides helping me with lost items (like keys), ...read more
One week ago, we began previewed A New Leaf across the country. Within the span of seven days, our documentary was screened in Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Victoria. It was a grueling tour for myself and our travelling team from Development and Peace. We were joined by Fr. Isidore Ouedraogo from Caritas Burkina Faso, who ...read more
The time has come for the premiere of our latest documentary! Here’s some background information on St. Kateri Tekakwitha (on whom this documentary is centred). For 350 years, a young Christian Mohawk woman has been interceding for and inspiring natives and non-natives around the world. Written accounts from Jesuit missionaries in the late 17th century ...read more
Here’s what you’ve been waiting for! At last, all of us here at Salt + Light Television are happy to bring you a sneak peak at our latest documentary. We hope you enjoy the following trailer! For 350 years, a young Christian Mohawk woman has been interceding for and inspiring natives and non-natives around the ...read more
Following an incredible nine day trip to Niger, S+L’s Kris Dmytrenko, David LeRoss and I are back in Toronto. As promised to you earlier, here is a sneak peak at some of the people we saw. This happened on Day 5. More than that, Kris, David and I spent the entire day interviewing locals and beneficiaries ...read more
For Kris Dmytrenko, David LeRoss and I, tonight marks our final evening here in Niger. Since July 23, we’ve been on the ground working alongside Canada’s Development and Peace, as well as Caritas Niger, known locally as Caritas Développement Niger (CADEV Niger). CADEV works in partnership with a number of national and international humanitarian organizations to support the ...read more
After an overnight flight to Paris and another flight to Niamey, we are finally on the ground here in Niger. When we reached Paris early this morning, we met up with Kelly Di Domanico, our Development & Peace representative who joined us on our flight to Niamey. It was quite surreal for our team, and ...read more
Over the years, Salt + Light has travelled as far away as Europe and Australia to bring you faith-filled stories in the Universal Church. As of Sunday, Salt + Light will be adding one more continent to our list of places traveled: Africa! Our very own David LeRoss, Kris Dmytrenko and I will be travelling ...read more
Salt + Light, a leader in Catholic media, has today launched This Side of Eden, a feature-length documentary that presents a poetic, compelling and richly intimate portrait of the Benedictine Monks of Mission, BC, in the days of Holy Week and the Easter Triduum. The documentary acts as a powerful portal into the world and ...read more
The Benedictine monks of Westminister Abbey will be coming to the big screen in Toronto next week. In anticipation of the Palm Sunday broadcast premiere of our latest documentary This Side of Eden, Salt + Light is offering a special public advanced screening this Tuesday, April 12th, at the Isabel Bader Theatre. This Side of ...read more