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This week I fell in love with another cat (other than my own cat at home) from the Diocese of London, Ontario. This cat lives at Holy Family Retreat House, which is located in a little hamlet called Oxley, 47 kilometres south of Windsor by Lake Erie. He definitely enjoys cottage country, complete with birds, ...read more
As we celebrate this Canada Day, my mind turns to one of our great saints — St. Marguerite Bourgeoys. Born in France, she traveled to what is now Canada in 1653. She worked tirelessly in the new colony and is considered not only the founder of the Congregation of Notre-Dame, but also a co-foundress of ...read more
The great feast of Saints Peter and Paul, celebrated on Monday, brings to us every year the Pallium Mass. It is at this Mass that those who have been named Metropolitan Archbishops in the past year receive a special wool stole marked with six crosses indicating their unity with the Holy Father. This year two ...read more
Last week we witnessed Jesus’ divine power at work on the forces of nature [Mark 4:37-41]. Sunday’s Gospel stories for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time reveal his power over disease and death. In these powerful accounts, Jesus reminds us of the importance of faith. Nothing is possible without faith. On the way to Jairus’ ...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
The following article comes from Marilena Berardinelli, a young Toronto based Catholic Teacher. In 1965 the American Rock group The Byrds wrote their hit single “Turn! Turn! Turn!”  Young people today still sing along to the now famous lyrics: “For every season…a time to be born, a time to die…a time to plant, a time ...read more
Here below is the full transcript of Fr. Thomas Rosica’s interview with Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X. Watch the half-hour interview this Sunday on Witness or view the entire program streaming online here. Fr. Rosica (right) and Bishop Fellay (centre) are pictured here with Fr. Jürgen Wegner (left), ...read more
Obtenir le lecteur Flash pour voir cette vidéo. As announced on ZENIT and the S+L Blog, this Sunday night S+L will broadcast a rare interview with Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X. The head of the traditionalist group founded by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre was in Ontario last week for a ...read more
June 29th marks the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. It is also the day the Holy Father bestows the Pallium on all the metropolitan archbishops appointed in the last 12 months. (These are the bishops who head of archdiocese, meaning jurisdiction over a metropolitan area.) Salt + Light will be bringing you live coverage ...read more
You’ve likely now seen Beloved, Salt + Light’s documentary about the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia—better known as the Nashville Dominicans—who have developed a young, growing community through their charisms of contemplative focus, active apostolate, strong community life and love of the Church. Here is their 10-minute vocations video, created by S+L. ...read more