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Good Friday – Passion of the Lord Way of the Cross led by His Holiness Pope Francis Colosseum Rome, 25 March 2016 “God is Mercy” Meditations by Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti INTRODUCTION Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation (2 Cor 1:3) In ...read more
Written by Sr. Nuala Kenny, SC, MD, OC, FRCP Sr. Nuala Kenny is a Sister of Charity of Halifax, Medical Doctor, ethicist and author. See her previous interview with Salt and Light Television.  “For it is not as if we had a high priest who was incapable of  feeling our weakness with us; but we ...read more
Said Judas to Mary now what will you do With your ointment so rich and so rare? I’ll pour it all over the feet of the Lord And I’ll wipe it away with my hair, she said, I’ll wipe it away with my hair O Mary, O Mary, O think of the poor, This ointment ...read more
Pope Francis’ Homily on Palm Sunday in St. Peter’s Square At 9:30 this morning, Pope Francis presided at the solemn liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday and the Passion of the Lord in St. Peter’s Square. At the center of the square, near the obelisk, the Pope blessed the palms and olive branches and at the ...read more
Two weeks ago,a few of us at Salt and Light went on a pilgrimage in the Holy Land to follow in the footsteps of Jesus. In Galilee, we made our way to the place where the Holy Family’s life began, in Nazareth, where God became incarnate through His mother. It is in this city located in the north ...read more
During our fifth day in the Holy Land, on our way to Jerusalem, we stopped by to Mount Tabor (or Mount Hermon), the place where the Transfiguration of Jesus occurred.  The mountain is mentioned for the first time in the Bible in the Book of Joshua (19:22) and now houses a three-aisled basilica, built on the design ...read more
Some of the Salt + Light team were in the Holy Land on pilgrimage. We were preparing something special for you to watch in the near future. Stay tuned! In the meantime, here is the text of a reflection on Jesus’ earthly father, St. Joseph. My name is Madonna Lee, Chinese Marketing Manager for Salt + Light Catholic ...read more
A Salt and Light team is on the ground in Israel for a Lenten pilgrimage where they’re also filming TV reflections.  On March 2nd they visited the Mount of Olives, half of which is decorated with natural olive tree gardens and the other half with Jewish tombs. Standing on the Mount of Olives there is ...read more
Coming on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land was already an experience to remember, but to be able to do it with my wife was truly a life changing experience. In this land, I felt I could touch the bible every step of the way. But maybe the moment that made everything more clear was the fact that my wife and ...read more
During our S+L Pilgrimage, one of our visiting sites was Peter’s Primacy. This is the place where after Jesus’ resurrection, He met with His disciples and asked Peter three times, “Do you love me?” and told him “Feed my sheep.” (John 21:9) When I looked at the rock where the conversation took place, it seemed to me that scene was ...read more