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As we enter into a New Year, the Church celebrates the great solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. The Church also commemorates the World Day of Peace today. (You can read Pope Benedict’s message for the day, which focuses on religious freedom, here.) As we mark there two occasions, let us pray to our ...read more
Pope Benedict delivered his Urbi et Orbi — to the City (of Rome) and to the World — today at noon, Rome time.  The traditional message and blessing is given Christmas and Easter.  The theme of the message is The Word became flesh, and throughout his greeting the Holy Father stressed that God is with ...read more
The coming of the Lord can have no objective other than to teach us to see and love events, the world, and everything that surrounds us with the very eyes of God. The Word-become-a-child helps us to understand God’s way of acting, so that we will be capable of allowing ourselves to be transformed increasingly ...read more
Pope Benedict has celebrated Christmas Eve Mass at the Vatican.  You can see an encore presentation on Salt + Light at 11pm ET /8pm PT.  See the unofficial translation of the Holy Father’s homily below: Dear Brothers and Sisters! “You are my son, this day I have begotten you” – with this passage from Psalm ...read more
One of the great stories this year not only for the Canadian Church but for the Church as a whole, is the canonization of Brother André.  For us at Salt + Light Television, the story is very dear  to us.  As most of you know, a very dedicated team of people here invested a lot ...read more
This week, thousands of people – some half-way around the world – will begin receiving their purchased copy of God’s Doorkeeper, the moving documentary on the life and legacy of Saint André of Montreal. More than 1,400 copies have been sold during a brief two-month pre-sale period, making it the most successful DVD launch for ...read more
Cardinal Raymond Burke is an American cardinal posted as the Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura at the Vatican. The Apostolic Signatura is the highest judicial authority in the Catholic Church. The new cardinal took some time to speak with Salt + Light’s Alicia Ambrosio about the release of Peter Seewald’s book “Light of the World” ...read more
Did you know that, in a mere 11 hours, Pope Benedict will be in plane over the Mediterranean, en route to Spain? You’re not alone if this is the first you’ve heard of it. But if the Holy Father doesn’t figure into your plans this weekend, you will have missed one of the most visually ...read more
By Sabrina Di Matteo, editor of Haute Fidélité MONTREAL – On Saturday, October 30, the Olympic Stadium played host to one of the greatest religious events of its history. More than 48,000 people of all ages and origins filled the bleachers for the Mass of Thanksgiving in honour of Brother André – canonized as St. ...read more
By Sabrina Di Matteo, editor of Haute Fidélité MONTREAL – Nearly 1,000 pilgrims formed the official Montreal and St. Joseph’s Oratory delegation at Brother André’s canonization Mass, last October 17. A little over a week later, these 915 wizened travelers are back, hands and hearts full of pictures and treasured moments. Two people from the ...read more