Though it’s already been a few weeks since the Eucharistic Congress, I couldn’t very well move on to thinking about World Youth Day without sharing my incredible and unique experience of the week in Québec. First, I should mention that I truly enjoyed the privilege of being part of the Salt + Light team in more
Today we celebrate the memorial of a favourite blessed for those of us here at Salt + Light: Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. An exciting twist to the feast day this year is his involvement in Sydney’s World Youth Day. As many of you have probably read — or heard reported on Zoom — the body more
Sigh…. well, some sad and disappointing news on Canada Day with the announcement of the appointment of Henry Morgentaler to the Order of Canada. Quick to respond to the news has been the Archdiocese of Toronto. Archbishop Thomas Collins has released a statement (click HERE for that) and the Archdiocesan website has also published a more
With it being Canada Day, I couldn’t help but pull out my bible and read Psalm 72 (see below for full text). That’s the psalm that Canada takes it’s motto from – A Mari Usque Ad Mare — “From Sea to Sea” (72:8). From what I understand, the use of the word dominion in that more
Congratulations to Archbishop Anthony Mancini of Halifax and Archbishop Martin William Currie of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, who received the pallium today from Pope Benedict XVI. Every year on the solemnity of the two great Apostles Saints Peter and Paul, the pallium is imposed upon Archbishops that have been appointed in the previous twelve months. It more
With Vespers at St. Paul Outside the Walls on Saturday evening, on the eve of the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Pope Benedict XVI will inaugurate a year dedicated to St. Paul! The year marks the 2,000th anniversary of the birth of the Apostle of the Gentiles, and is an invitation by the Holy more
There’s a special event that happens every second Sunday at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Cathedral. Toronto’s chief shepherd, Archbishop Thomas Collins, welcomes the faithful for an evening of Vespers and Lectio Divina. This divine reading is a meditation on scripture. For the past nine months the Archbishop has been working through the Sermon on the Mount. more
Tune in this Saturday, June 28th, at 7pm or 11pm ET for a brand new episode of Catholic Focus! Learn all about CAIC, a financial lender that is taking social justice to the next level. This episode features three of its borrowers, all of which are building alternative economic structures that are supportive of worker more
For those who didn’t catch the emotional finale to 64 Days with the Ark, S+L’s first reality series, the encore presentation airs this Friday at 8 PM (EST). Or, as of today, you can now watch the complete series HERE. We thank all our viewers who witnessed the unforgettable journey from Midland to Quebec City. more
I remember sauntering into the dining room of our hotel for breakfast, and I must have been looking dazed and tired because a Sister came up to me and said, “You don’t look as perky as you do most mornings this week. I just wanted to let you know, as a fan!” That was sweet more