BLOG
Deacon-struct the meaning of Scripture during the Season of Lent with Deacon Pedro. ...read more
Last week I looked at the question of personal freedom vis-à-vis authority in the Church and to what degree public opinion in the Church has been accepted and promoted since Vatican II by Pope John Paul II and now Pope Francis.  The question, as I wrote, is a perennial and penetrating one in the Church, ...read more
Here are some of the things making headlines across Canada: In Vancouver, the library at the University of British Columbia has acquired a 770 year old document. Why is it important to Catholics? It’s a papal bull issued in 1245 at the Council of Lyon. In Edmonton, historian and theologian Massimo Faggioli said Pope Francis ...read more
This week David LeRoss and I did some filming at the Catholic University of America, and as Providence would have it, we had the opportunity to hear Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle speak at the Annual Cardinal Dearden Lecture.  The Cardinal spoke about evangelization in Asia in light of Gaudium et Spes, the Pastoral Constitution on the ...read more
One of the big stories this week happened in New York: Cardinal Edward Egan, the retired archbishop of New York, died suddenly at the age of 82. Cardinal Egan collapsed at his residence and was rushed to NYU Langone Medical Centre. There he was prounced dead by doctors at 2:20pm. Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the current ...read more
Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up, where we search, summarize and present to you interesting Catholic News from around the world. As the Director of Marketing and Communications here at S+L, I am exposed to many interesting Catholic news stories and articles on a daily basis. Some of them we cover on our different programs and ...read more
We, the staff of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, wish to express our admiration and appreciation for Fr. Rosica our CEO, on the occasion of his birthday, March 3rd.  Each of us owes a debt of gratitude to Fr. Rosica for his belief in us and continual support of our ministry to be “salt ...read more
Now that in part 1 we’ve taken care of questions regarding fasting and abstinence, let’s focus on the meaning of Lent. We all know that Lent is the 40 days leading us to Easter. But what really is Lent?  Why are penance and suffering associated with Lent? What is the value of suffering? Let me tell ...read more
  Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For March 2015, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Scientists. That those involved in scientific research may serve the well-being of the whole human person. Contribution of Women. That the unique contribution of women to the life of the Church may ...read more
Recently, Pope Francis announced the cause for Chiara Lubich’s canonization opened! Definitely cause for celebration! Chiara, a young lay women, founded the movement when she was just 23 years old. Today Focolare or Work of Mary, present in 180 countries globally, is an international community of men and women that promotes unity and universal brotherhood. What ...read more