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What are you thinking Lord? I know you are fully God, and I know you trust in your Father, but as fully man, you must feel some trepidation as you consider the great burden of the sins your shoulders are to bear; shoulders that seem to curl like a sheet of paper, hardly able to ...read more
As we enter into the Easter Triduum I just want to remind our viewers that we will offer full coverage of all the Vatican’s liturgical celebrations. For full details of these broadcasts please see our Holy Week Programming Updater. Though our broadcast team will be working hard to bring you all these programs, Zoom will ...read more
I’ve always enjoyed Holy Thursday the most of all Holy Week liturgies. I guess the music at Mass had a lot to do with it. We get to sing: Table Song, Bread for the World, Now We Remain, We Have Been Told, Take and Eat, We Remember, and as a Psalm, Our Blessing Cup (my ...read more
Years ago a priest once told me to pray for the Holy Father. Pray for the Holy Father? Why does he need prayers? He’s the Holy Father! I suppose it was a little naive of me to think that way. But I think we often have that attitude. Priests? Why should I pray for a ...read more
It’s even more fascinating than star-gazing, really. There is so much to look at in a church. Your church, a new church, an old church, a temple in Capernaum… just look around at the details and the windows and the statues and the architecture. We have much to learn from the church and its structure. ...read more
This past Saturday evening in Toronto, to celebrate Palm Sunday and World Youth Day, St. Michael’s Cathedral held likely its largest crowd since Archbishop Collins’ installation. The remarkable congregation consisted mostly of teenagers, making me feel like the old guy at my mere 27 years. In one sense, I cherish those years that separate me ...read more
Have you ever prayed the Stations of the Cross and felt a strong connection with one particular station?  I found the response interesting when myself and producer Gillian Kantor asked some local parishioners what station they most associated with.  One of the more popular choices were the three falls of Christ.  I think it’s so ...read more
Be sure to tune into Salt + Light Television as we debut our powerful documentary Turning the Tide: Dignity, Compassion and Euthanasia. You can catch it TONIGHT at 9 p.m. ET, with an encore presentation on Wednesday, April 4th at 9 p.m. ET. Turning the Tide explores a timely topic through some very real people, ...read more
Is it possible to love? That is the question Pope Benedict XVI asks in his message on the occasion of the 22nd World Youth Day. You may ask: “Twenty-second World Youth Day?” Not everyone realizes it, but besides a beautiful liturgy and marking the start to Holy Week, Palm Sunday – or Passion Sunday – ...read more
We love receiving emails and phone calls from our friends and viewers! Just this week I heard from a priest who received our message regarding our documentary, Turning the Tide: Dignity, Compassion and Euthanasia, which will premiere on S+L this Sunday, April 1st at 9:00pm ET (and rebroadcast on Wednesday April 4th at 9pm ET). ...read more