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Today, we had the great pleasure of welcoming the Niagara Catholic Chaplaincy leaders to our office and studios for a professional development and workshop day. We started the day with morning prayer and a short history of Salt + Light by Fr. Thomas Rosica. We then headed into our morning sessions led by Deacon Pedro ...read more
Salt + Light’s popular radio program is now available as a podcast on iTunes. Every week, since 2009, our host Deacon Pedro brings you the best of Salt + Light: Inspiring messages, insightful interviews, interesting commentary, news updates and music, as well as great segments from our contributors. Stay current with the Catholic Church and ...read more
(S+L Photo: Fr. Damian MacPherson, SA of the Archdiocese of Toronto (right) and Pastor Christian Ceconi of the Evangelical Lutheran Church (middle) discuss potential ground-breaking initiatives of Christian unity in 2017 with host Sebastian Gomes) Traditionally the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated between two feasts: the Confession of Saint Peter (January 18) ...read more
This week on Vatican Connections, the Church marks the Week of prayer for Christian Unity. In Rome, the Holy Father kicks it off with an ecumenical delegation from Finland and Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, shares with Vatican Radio what ecumenism looked like last year. The ...read more
2016 has come and gone and so it’s time for our year-end-review. What are the highlights of this past year? What stands out the most in your mind? What’s your favourite Pope Francis moment? Join Deacon Pedro and our year-in review panel, Sebastian Gomes and Emilie Callan as they look at the Church in the ...read more
The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy (Dec. 8, 2015 to Nov. 20, 2016) was the 27th holy year in history, and the first since the Great Jubilee of 2000, called by Pope John Paul II. In calling the 2016 holy year, Pope Francis said, “At times we are called to gaze even more attentively on ...read more
In this episode, George Washington University student, Evan tells our host, Colin a story of how he encountered God’s Mercy. Fr. Adam Park provides insight and shows similarity to a story in the New Testament of the Bible. ...read more
The Christmas story told through the eyes, words and imagination of children. – Special thanks to Anna Boyagoda, Coordinator of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd – Archdiocese of Toronto; St. Benedict Parish, Toronto, for permission to film at their Mary Help of Christians Children’s Atrium, Fr. Mario Villaraza SDB, Pastor of St Benedict and ...read more
Wondering about our Christmas edition of the Salt + Light Radio Hour? This year, because our move, we are temporarily without a radio studio and so this Christmas we will re-broadcast our Christmas Special from a few years ago. It’s good to watch again, or maybe you missed it the first time. Here it is, ...read more
He coined the phrases “global village” and “the medium is the message” and he predicted the internet in 1962. He is called the greatest media theorist of our age, he is definitely one of the greatest minds of the 20th century. Join Deacon Pedro and his guest, Simon Rogers, the archivist of Special Collections at ...read more