BLOG: Andrew Santos
Pope Benedict XVI made a pastoral visit earlier today to the Marian Shrine of Loreto, in Italy. There, he entrusted the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization and the Year of Faith to the Blessed Mother. Published below is a copy of the homily he delivered during Mass at the Shrine of Loreto. ...read more
As we get closer to marking the opening of the Year of Faith, Cardinal Collins of Toronto has released the following pastoral letter to each parish and ministry within the Archdiocese of Toronto. This being the feast day of St. Michael, the Cardinal’s intention was to help everyone celebrate and live out the coming year. ...read more
Lectio Divina returns to Salt + Light Television with a brand new season. We’ve been going strong for six full years now — ever since Cardinal Thomas Collins was installed as the Archbishop of Toronto. The theme for the 2012/13 series is “The Year of Faith”. This year’s Lectio Divina will focus on scriptural passages ...read more
Music has a special way of drawing people together, whether it be in Church at Mass or in the public realm. But can priests be active musicians? More than that, do priests have an obligation to promote music in the life of the Church? Fr. Robert Galea is a Maltese-Australian singer and songwriter. He has ...read more
Salt + Light Television, in partnership with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), is pleased to bring you the CCCB’s annual Plenary Assembly from September 24-28. This year, the event is taking place in Sainte-Adèle, Quebec, which is north of Montreal and in the Diocese of Saint-Jérôme. The nearly 80 bishops who are expected ...read more
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) issued a statement earlier today concerning Motion 312. The motion seeks to re-examine the question of when human life should be recognized under the law. The statement, signed by CCCB president Archbishop Richard Smith, is published below. Later this month, on September 21, Members of Parliament will continue debate on Motion 312, proposed by Mr. ...read more
It was a sight to behold on Friday, September 7. Let me explain. Nearly 630 guests (including staff, alumni, friends and the community of Windsor) and from every walk of life gathered together on Friday evening at the Ciociaro Club in Windsor to remember and recommit to Assumption University. It was a great sign of ...read more
After an incredibly busy year here at the office, I began wondering how I would spend my two weeks holidays. To date, I really haven’t taken any personal days for myself. It’s been go, go, go all year with many exciting projects. Many possibilities presented themselves. I was asked a few months ago by a ...read more
Listed below is an official greeting from Canada’s Prime Minister, Stephen Harper. In the Canadian Church, we celebrate the feast day of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary today. As Christians around the world celebrate Assumption Day, I am delighted to extend my heartfelt greetings to all Canadians observing this blessed occasion. The feast day ...read more
Hello from California! Members of our team, including CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica, are on the ground here in Anaheim for what promises to be an exciting Knights convention! For more information concerning our coverage, visit our online page for detailed events and times. Listed below is a letter sent by Pope Benedict’s secretary of state, Cardinal ...read more