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I recently read an article about a taxi driver in New York who returned several diamond rings to a customer who had forgotten them in the cab. Two things stood out for me in this story: the first was the fact that the article noted the customer only gave the driver a 30 cent tip. ...read more
[Note: This blog entry comes from Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., CEO, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation] In light of the World Day of Prayer for the Sick that has been celebrated February 11th for the past 15 years, I would like to share these thoughts with our readers. Pope John Paul II fittingly chose ...read more
Recently on Zoom you may have heard a story about the Apostolic Penitentiary granting a plenary indulgence on this Sunday’s World Day of the Sick for those who pray for the sick, work with the sick or are united to them spiritually, or for those who are sick and offer up their suffering, while meeting ...read more
It’s been a few days since the Super Bowl and we’ve had some time to digest the game, the commercials, and the highlights. For me, the highlight did not come on offense or defense (in fact I thought the game was kind of sloppy!). Nor did it happen during a commercial break (because of the ...read more
Tonight’s episode of Salt + Light’s English book show, Word for Word (airing at 8 p.m. and midnight ET, with repeats Saturday at 9:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. ET) focuses on journeying and includes host Gillian Kantor’s interview with the authors of the fantasy novel The Stoneholding. The Writer’s Block segment features poet Father Pier ...read more
    [Note: This blog entry comes from Bosco Chan regarding the recent Salt + Light Chinese Programming fundraiser.]             On January 27, the Chinese programming team, Fountain of Love and Life (FLL), had the second fundraising dinner at Grand Baccus Banquet & Convention Centre in Scarborough, Ontario. The event ...read more
Today we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple. Salt + Light will be carrying the Mass from St. Peter’s in Rome on this feast day – if you didn’t catch it live late this morning, you can see it Friday on Salt + Light at 8pm or Midnight E-T ...read more
I recently interviewed Philip Marchand, author of Ghost Empire and Toronto Star literary critic, for the Writer’s Block segment on our book show, Word for Word (Mr. Marchand is featured on the January 24th episode which discusses parables and story-telling; the episode, airing at 8pm E-T also features a conversation with ‘Mary Called Magdalene’ author Margaret George).  At one ...read more