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S+L BLOG: Deacon Pedro



Salt + Light Radio returns for a second season after a bit of a change of pace with the Summer Edition. Kris Dmytrenko returns as our news producer, keeping us up to date with everything that’s of interest to Catholic Canadians – this week he will focus primarily on the reactions to the Kennedy Funeral. ...read more
Yesterday I was happy to attend the Mass of Thanksgiving and Farewell for one of Toronto’s Auxiliary Bishops, now the new Bishop of Charlottetown, Bishop Richard Grecco. Bishop Grecco leaves Toronto after being the senior Vicar General and the Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto responsible for the Central Pastoral Region and Scarborough of the Archdiocese of ...read more
As many of you already know, S+L Radio has been taking a bit of a break this summer and have been digging into our archives to bring you some of the best of S+L programming. We are proud to be able to bring you, for the next three (and final) weeks of the Summer, three ...read more
As you know we’ve been taking a break from S+L Radio and instead bringing you S+L Radio: The Summer Edition, including some of the best of our concerts, talks, catechesis sessions, reflections and interviews from our archives. Some of these have never been heard before, on radio or TV. We’ve spent the last couple of ...read more
…and that is one of the powers of media – I’m thinking of film specifically. I want to let you know about a wonderful new film by MPower Pictures that’s coming out here in Canada this weekend: The Stoning of Soraya M. The film is about a woman who is accused of adultery in Iran ...read more
It’s been 23 weeks since we started our new Radio program, thanks to a partnership with the Catholic Channel, Sirius 159 and XM 117 – and now it’s time to take a bit of a break — just a bit, not completely. Kris and Michèle will be taking a break from News and Events and ...read more
Yesterday at S+L TV, my time was divided between three editing assignments. In one room, I am working on the promotional video for the permanent diaconate formation program for the Archdiocese of Toronto. The permanent diaconate is one of three orders within the Catholic Church (the diaconate, priesthood and episcopate). The deacons are ordained ministers ...read more
Listen here to our Father’s Day Message from S+L Radio! ...read more
Listen to this week’s S+L Radio Commentary When it comes to love, sex, marriage and relationships, it’s fair to say that there is quite a bit of confusion in our world. To help us out, Pope John Paul II left us the Theology of the Body, a Catholic teaching on love and sex that is ...read more
Before I begin to untangle myself out of this noodle soup I’ve cooked, can I draw your attention to a comment (see comments at the bottom of the blog post) that came from Jason Gennaro — Jason makes an excellent comment that every definition about Marriage has to include God in it. So true. In ...read more