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Thursday December 6 will mark the first of what is sure to be many celebrations recognizing 10 years of Salt + Light Television. A decade into the brainchild of Gaetano Gagliano, the small upstart, which many said was doomed to failure is now on the cusp of branching out far and wide, already showing signs ...read more
Bosco Chan is a Volunteer with Fountain of Love and Life, Salt + Light’s Chinese production divison. In this installment of the 12 Days of Christmas Bosco talks about a particularly memorable Christmas Eve he spent in Hong Kong as a child. ...read more
A member of Salt + Light’s French production department, Sr. Marie Noelle Chaumette is Xaverian sister from Paris, France. She shares her experiences, both as a youth in Paris and as a religious sister is the south of France and Montreal, creating a sense of family in the unlikeliest of places at Christmas. ...read more
Our Master Control Operator Jonathan Hilsden grew up in Jerusalem. He sat down on the Salt + Light Christmas set and shared with us what it is like to celebrate Christ’s birth in the place where it happened. He also remembers how his family brought their Canadian traditions to Jerusalem. ...read more
Have you ever heard of “King’s Cake”? Associate Producer, Andrew Santos tells us what it is and how it fits into Portuguese-Canadian Christmas traditions. ...read more
The following article comes from author and Vaticanista John L Allen Jr: Tensions surrounding Catholic identity are very much in the air these days, and when they erupt they’re always a prescription for heartburn. People who regard themselves as authentically Catholic rarely enjoy being be told they’re not, or that they’re only selectively so. Likewise, ...read more
  To go on pilgrimage is not simply to visit a place to admire its treasures of nature, art or history. To go on pilgrimage really means to step out of ourselves in order to encounter God where he has revealed himself, where his grace has shone with particular splendour and produced rich fruits of ...read more
The tone of S+L’s latest documentary is set by a lone organ. Playing the instrument is Joe Zambon, a folk singer-songwriter originally from the rural town of Iroquois, Ontario, but now residing in Toronto. A guitar joins the organ moments later, and then the hushed lyrics, “In the darkest night of my soul, God Himself ...read more
It was an early start Thursday morning for me. Day three of the Holy Father’s visit to Portugal, and perhaps the pinnacle of the trip: Holy Mass at Fatima on the feast of Our Lady of Fatima.  Up shortly after 2am, I was in the office just before 4am.  These Apostolic Voyages in different timezones ...read more