BLOG: Witness
2011 featured numerous high-profile appointments by Pope Benedict. But none, arguably, were as buzzed-about as the new head of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, a historic see that has been rocked by the abuse crisis. The Pope chose Archbishop Charles Chaput, who, as the former Archbishop of Denver, had already gained international exposure for his eloquent ...read more
As we enter into Holy Week with Palm Sunday, Salt + Light has programming you will not want to miss. On April 17th, there’s Pope Benedict XVI’s celebration of Palm Sunday from St Peter’s Square. This includes the blessing and procession of palm branches and Holy Mass. Our broadcast with English translation begins at 9:30am ...read more
Growing up, my mother would repeat this slogan as if it were her own. That said, I can’t deny its truth. The phrase was originally hatched as the mantra for the Family Rosary Crusade (started by Servant of God Father Patrick Peyton,CSC) . The crusade began in 1942 and the slogan was apparently first broadcast ...read more
In his homily delivered on March 8th in Ottawa’s packed Notre Dame Cathedral, Cardinal William Levada inspired hundreds of faithful (mostly students and young missionaries from Catholic Christian Outreach) with an edifying message about the profound mystery (and paradox) of the Christian life. “The proudest boast of the human race is an unknown virgin of ...read more