S+L logo

S+L BLOG

Join Salt + Light for Holy Week as we prepare for the coming of Christ on Easter Sunday! See below for all shows and times, beginning on Palm Sunday: Palm Sunday Read Pope Francis’ Homily here. Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at the Vatican on Sunday, March 20, 2016 – 12:00 pm ET (9:00 ...read more
To be where Christ was, where He was born, where He was raised, where He performed miracles, where He suffered and where He died was truly a humbling experience. To have walked where Christ had walked, in the places you only hear about in the gospels: Galilee, Capernaum, Magdala, has left an impression in my ...read more
Father Dmytro Dnistrian blesses Ukrainian Easter baskets filled with traditional food for Sunday’s Easter dinner at Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, April 19, 2014. (CNS photo/Todd Korol, Reuters) ...read more
Lent is a time of penance, a period for us to refresh our faith with God. This year, I had an unforgettable time during lent and it took part in the Holy Land.   From Feb 25th to Mar 6th, I had the opportunity to follow Salt + Light on a pilgrimage, led by Fr. ...read more
The following text considers and repudiates illegitimate concepts and principles used by Europeans to justify the seizure of land previously held by Indigenous Peoples and often identified by the terms Doctrine of Discovery and terra nullius. An appendix provides an historical overview of the development of these concepts vis-a-vis Catholic teaching and of their repudiation. ...read more
Young Iraqi women attend an Easter Mass at a Chaldean Catholic church in Amman, Jordan, April 24, 2011. Thousands of Iraqi Christians fled to Jordan following a spate of bombings that targeted churches in Iraqi cities in the past few years. (CNS photo/Ali Jarekji, Reuters) ...read more
Every Life Matters: an invitation from Archbishop Smith from Archdiocese of Edmonton on Vimeo. The issues of suffering and of preparing for death touch every one of us. How do we respond as followers of Jesus Christ? The Archdiocese of Edmonton is undertaking a special initiative to help us explore deeply our Catholic stance against ...read more
Jim Wallis, social activist, author and one of America’s most influential Christian voices discusses social justice and the Christian life.   How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time?  You could browse social media or check your email, but how about meeting a fascinating person and learning something relevant that ...read more
Our first few days in the Holy Land granted us full and beautiful access to the Mount of the Beatitudes Church, the guest house located on the property and the incredible landscapre. For each of the days we stayed at the guest house, Lou-Kevin and Jay — the cameramen — and myself would get up ...read more