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Salt + Light Television will be bringing the Pope into your home as he visits Austria this weekend! Click HERE for details about times and available translations of the events that Salt + Light will be covering as part of Pope Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Journey to Austria. Also be sure to tune into Zoom on ...read more
Ten years ago today, on September 5, 1997, Mother Teresa pf Calcutta suffered a heart attack and died in her 87th year in Calcutta. Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu on August 27, 1910 to Albanian parents in Skopje (then Albania, now former Yugoslavia), she entered the Loretto Sisters at age 18. After receiving a divine inspiration ...read more
From the Toronto Sun It’s been 10 years since Mother Teresa suffered a heart attack and died on Sept. 5, 1997 in Calcutta. She was 87. Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu to Albanian parents in Skopje (then Macedonia, now former Yugoslavia), she entered the Loretto Sisters at age 18. After receiving a divine inspiration on a ...read more
Unofficially marking the end of summer in Canada, the Labour Day long weekend has arrived. The sun is setting earlier, and rising later. Evenings are cooler. The pace at work will pick up come September. And of course, kids only have three more days of vacation before they report to school. Here at Salt + ...read more
[Note: This blog entry comes from Bryan Duggan and John Moss, two seminarians from the Seminary of Christ the King in Mission, British Columbia. The two have been interning at Salt + Light for the month of August.] Several months ago, in the parish hall of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Abbotsford, British Columbia, a ...read more
In October 1954, Pope Pius XII released an encyclical proclaiming the Queenship of Mary. The encyclical helped bring to a close a Marian year and contains descriptions of Our Lady from Popes and early Church writers. It reminds us of the great gift that God has given to us in the Blessed Virgin Mary. I ...read more
[Note: This blog entry comes from Glenn McDonald, a Basilian Scholastic, who has appeared on Salt + Light in the past] On Sunday, April 24th, 2005, Pope Benedict XVI marked the beginning of his Petrine ministry with the celebration of Mass and the reception of the pallium and the fisherman’s ring. The event was watched ...read more
Stepping off the plane, I had a quick taste of the late-July Nashville heat and realized that I was in for a very sweaty three days! I was sent to Nashville by Salt + Light to film the Final Vows and First Profession of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation, or the Nashville Dominicans ...read more
From the Toronto Sun In early July, newspapers around the world were filled with headlines: “Pope Benedict XVI reverses church position, allows use of old Latin rite;” “Catholic church undergoes new schism over language issue;” “Some Jews object to Latin rite’s prayer for their conversion;” “Pope Ratzinger demolishes Vatican II.” Such headlines caught many people ...read more
It’s been a week now since Antigonish, Nova Scotia hosted Steubenville Atlantic. I hope the memory remains fresh in the mind of the 1,100 high school aged young people who attended the event, and I pray that the spiritual high they left the conference with, will guide them to share their renewed commitment to the ...read more