As close as all the Salt + Light producers are to each other, I have to admit that we don’t often get a chance to sit down and find out intricate details about everyone else’s shows or projects.  We do find time, however, to pray together and hang out once in a while. Recently I more
After Jesus foretold a great upheaval in Sunday’s Gospel, surely it wasn’t mere curiosity that provoked his disciples to ask, “Teacher, when will this happen? And what sign will there be when all these things are about to happen?” (Luke 21:7, NAB) Yes, the apocalypse provides a thrilling narrative, whereby all humanity is inescapably pulled more
…to start thinking about advent. Already, retail stores are luring Christmas buyers with their festive displays, which always get me excited. It hit me that I could redirect those feelings towards starting my spiritual advent as soon as stores begin to deck their halls. In the first week of advent, the church invites us to more
As I climbed the stairs of a subway exit a perfectly intact poppy laid on the landing. I thought for a second, and then picked it up. I considered not taking it, but it seemed disrespectful to leave a poppy in that dirty stairwell. In Canada, when I look at the poppy I think of more
I am so happy to share with you that finally we are airing the second season of In Your Faith! For those of you not familiar with the show, In Your Faith is our very own Salt+Light Television show for high school students. Byron and Rosanna, two wonderful young Catholic actors, host the half hour more
I hope you had a chance to catch Wednesday’s edition of Zoom, where we filmed on location at Ontario’s Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board’s Faith Day, held in Mississauga. Host Kris Dmytrenko and cameraman Wally Tello weren’t the only Salt + Light staff on hand, in fact ten of us were there filming, tracking more
As we enter November, let’s consider the Papal Prayer Intentions. Pope Benedict’s mission intention for November is: “That in the Korean peninsula the spirit of reconciliation and peace may grow.” His general prayer intention is: “That those dedicated to medical research and all those engaged in legislative activity may always have deep respect for human more
A programming note as we enter into the month of November — a month where Catholics recall the Saints of our Church and the Souls in Purgatory. On Thursday, November 1st, All Saints, Salt + Light will broadcast the regular Angelus address by Pope Benedict XVI at 12pm ET. In the afternoon Cardinal Ruini, the more
The month of November is just around the corner. In the Catholic tradition, it’s a month that we remember the souls in purgatory and the saints. In my own life it’s rare for a day to pass without appealing to the saints. St. Anthony often gets a call as it has become ritual for me more
Let’s be honest: it can get depressing to constantly hear the media focus on sports scandals. There is a seemingly endless parade of athletes taking steroids, running dog fighting operations, or being arrested in bar room brawls. Get ready for some inspirational sports stories for once! The Wednesday October 24 edition of Catholic Focus, airing more