S+L logo

S+L BLOG: Mass〈uage=ch



Special Mass of Thanksgiving on the Occasion of the First Anniversary of the Election of Pope Francis from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. His Eminence, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, is the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass. Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, Apostolic Nuncio to the ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis knows the Santa Marta Masses have become a bit of a hot ticket in Rome, but says Mass it should not be, Mass is not a social event. Pope Francis also accepted an invitation to visit Sri Lanka. In Canada, Antigonish, Nova Scotia takes the next step in healing after ...read more
Today is the feast of Blessed John XXIII, soon to be Saint John XXIII. In a break from tradition, his feast day is not the day of his death (the day he was born into eternal life) but the day that the Second Vatican Council was officially opened. For those who wish to mark this ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: 44 young people have reasons to smile today. Find out what happened this past weekend in Rome. ...read more
In one of the most moving liturgies of the year, the Church marks the start of Holy Week with Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square. Published below is the full text of Pope Francis’ homily. 1. Jesus enters Jerusalem. The crowd of disciples accompanies him in festive mood, their garments are stretched out before ...read more
Following a historic conclave, Pope Francis was publicly installed as the 266th Bishop of Rome earlier today in St. Peter’s Square. Published below is an unofficial translation of the Holy Father’s homily. Note: S+L will rebroadcast the mass at 1:30 pm ET/10:30 am PT, 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT and 12:00 am ET/9:00 pm PT. ...read more
In 1912, St. Peter’s Seminary opened its doors in London, Ont. One hundred years and 1,036 priests later, the seminary community celebrated its centennial anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving inside the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel on May 22 and St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica on Wednesday, May 23. As the lead Producer for this project, ...read more
Salt + Light is proud to present to you a complete video of the closing mass held in Dublin, Ireland, of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. The presider was the papal legate, Marc Cardinal Ouellet, who serves as the Prefect for the Congregation of Bishops and President of the Pontifical Commission on Latin America. See ...read more
In our continuing series of coverage, we bring you the homily that Cardinal Marc Ouellet proclaimed earlier today at Mass. The closing Mass took place inside Croke Park. It concluded a week of celebrations and activities at the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. As a note to our viewers, we will re-broadcast the Statio Orbis Mass ...read more
Saturday, on the feast day of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the theme was, “Exploring and Celebrating the Word of God which Nourishes our Communion. Mary as a ‘hearer of the Word’ par excellence” The catechesis was delivered by Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle of the Archdiocese of Manila in the Philippines. The testimony was given ...read more