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[This blog come from Christopher Pietraszko, a seminarian who has been interning at Salt + Light throughout the summer] The summer has moved quite fast, and I’m sad that my time at Salt + Light is over, but I am quite grateful to Fr. Thomas Rosica and all the staff for their charity and joy. ...read more
As the world turns its attention to Beijing for the Olympics, Pope Benedict XVI made a timely visit to the town of Oies. The town is not only a short distance from Bressanone, where the Pontiff is vacationing, but it is the birthplace of Saint Josef Freinademetz. The saint was a Divine Word missionary who ...read more
The Knights of Columbus 126th Supreme Convention has come to a close. The final event, the Memorial Mass, was held Thursday morning. The main celebrant and homilist was the Knights’ Supreme Chaplain Bishop William Lori, of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Bishop Lori spoke on the theme of the conference — “Building a Civilization of ...read more
Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, the Archbishop of Montreal, was the homilist for Wednesday’s Mass at the Knights of Columbus 126th Supreme Convention in Quebec City. The focus of his homily was appropriate — the liturgical feast of the Transfiguration which the Church celebrates today, and the idea of building the civilization of love, which is the ...read more
Supreme Knight Carl Anderson presented his annual report at the Knights of Columbus convention on Tuesday. Click HERE to read through the report — which is well organized and easily read on the Knights’ website. (it’s available in PDF format HERE) In addition to the interesting history of the Knights in Quebec, I found the ...read more
Tuesday was the second official day of the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention here in Quebec City and the most jam-packed day. It started early for us Salt + Light’ers. My alarm went off at 6am and somehow I managed to get myself in gear. The day kicked off with the opening Mass. Watching the ...read more
[This blog comes from Jesuit scholastic Michael L. Knox. It was originally written as part of his studies.] There is a love among medieval theologians such as St. Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus, or Hugh of St. Victor for what, to serve our purpose here, we might call ‘unity’, or ‘simplicity’, or ‘wholeness’. Qualities these men ...read more
Canada’s Salt and Light Catholic Television Network has been chosen as recipient of the 2008 Gabriel Award for “Television Station of the Year” by the Catholic Academy for Communications Arts Professionals. The news was made public on July 30, 2008 by the Catholic Academy’s Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio. The Gabriel Awards were established in 1965 ...read more
Vatican expert John Allen recently mentioned Alicia Ambrosio’s Catholic Focus on Catholic Media in one of his articles, HERE. You can watch the episode online for yourself HERE. ...read more
It’s been a busy spring and summer for us at Salt + Light Television. April featured the Holy Father’s trip to the United States, May brought us the Catholic Media Convention. In June we celebrated the wonderful Eucharistic Congress, and just a couple of weeks ago the world traveled to Sydney for an incredible WYD. ...read more