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S+L’s live coverage of the Canadian bishops’ annual gathering continues this morning. We begin with Lauds and Mass at 7:30am ET / 4:30am PT. Today the liturgy will be celebrated in French. At 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT, our live broadcast resumes with the second of two addresses by the keynote speaker, Archbishop Robert Le ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: the Pope makes a special announcement, we recap the first day of the Canadian bishops’ assembly and Montreal celebrates the first anniversary of the canonization of Saint Brother André. ...read more
The annual plenary assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is now underway in Cornwall, Ontario. Over 80 bishops from across the country have gathered to review pastoral activities of the past year and share their insights on the life of the Church. The meeting began prayerfully this morning with Lauds and Mass. ...read more
On November 27th, the First Sunday of Advent, the new Roman Missal goes into effect. Apart from finding out what parts of the Mass will change, we dig deeper and find out how our liturgical celebration is enriched by the new translation. So we went straight to the source and invited the experts.  We engage ...read more
[singlepic id=211 w=400 h=300 float=right]By Deborah Gyapong Canadian Catholic News OTTAWA (CCN) – When almost 90 Catholic bishops from across Canada gather for their annual plenary Oct. 17-22 in Cornwall, Ontario, for the first time Salt + Light TV will provide a live window on some of the proceedings. “When we come together as a ...read more
Bishop Pierre Morissette, the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, has released a pastoral letter on the Revised Roman Missal and its liturgical norms. The missal will be implemented across English-speaking Canada on the first Sunday of Advent. September 22, 2011 Dear Brothers and Sisters who assist in the liturgical and catechetical ministries ...read more
As many of you know, there is a new English translation of the Mass and the changes will be implemented beginning this coming Advent. Salt + Light is working with the National Liturgy Office of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on a DVD that will be used for ongoing catechesis on the Mass. We ...read more
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following release regarding WYD participants: Firm in the Faith! [singlepic id=80 w=320 h=240 float=right] More than 500,000 young pilgrims from all over the world, including 6,000 from Canada, are expected in Madrid, Spain, to participate in the 26th World Youth Day (WYD). After Sydney in 2008 and ...read more
Bishop Pierre Morissette, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, addressed the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention on August 3rd. [singlepic id=78 w=320 h=240 float=right]I am attending this convention, first and foremost, to reiterate our gratitude for and as a sign of our recognition of the Knights of Columbus of Canada, of their Supreme ...read more
On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI responded to the terror attacks in Norway that killed 76. In his message after praying the Angelus, he reiterated his “heartfelt appeal to abandon forever the ways of violence and to shun the logic of evil”. Bishop Pierre Morissette, president of the Canadian episcopal conference, released the following statement today, ...read more