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Joseph reflects on how his family’s Christmas celebrations evolved over the years and what that evolution revealed to him about celebrating Christ’s birth. ...read more
Growing up on the West Coast, David rarely experienced a white Christmas. He shares his memories of rainy Christmases in Vancouver and reveals what his parents did to keep Christmas commercialism at bay in the LeRoss household. ...read more
Christmas of 1989 was a moment of tension. The eyes of the world were on Panama as paramilitary troops ruled the streets and American troops entered to restore order and oust the nation’s leader. Pedro was in Panama that Christmas. He remembers what that Christmas was like and why it was so rich spiritually. ...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
New Christmas song by Fr. Robert Galea and Ryan Black Emmanuel This special day When you turned our world around Today What was hidden is now found A day When You became one of us On Christmas day You left Your throne for us CHORUS: Emmanuel A King was born today Emmanuel God is with ...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
Disclosing the truth about Santa Claus. This is a difficult one. As the kids gleefully prepare their stockings, when is the right time to break it to them? Or should they just find the presents not-so-discreetly hidden under the bed one day? Are we lying to our children?  Will you stoically hold the line and ...read more