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This is certainly a weekend dedicated to Brother André Bessette. Check out our Salt + Light coverage schedule of the canonization of Br. André Bessette here. The live coverage in French begins on Saturday, October 16th at 7 pm ET.  Host Sébastien Lacroix will be joined by Rita Sawaya in Rome and by Laura Ieraci ...read more
Welcome to the eighth of a series of blogs on the legacy of Brother André Bessette. In three days, we celebrate the canonization of our beloved first male Canadian-born saint. Of the many pilgrims descending on Rome for this wonderful occasion, there will be 18 enthusiastic young people from Brother Andre Catholic High School in ...read more
As I’ve mentioned, Blessed Mary MacKillop will be canonized on Sunday, October 17th. Salt + Light is proud to announce that our documentary Mary MacKillop: Australia’s First Saint will be airing on the Australian Christian Channel (via various forms of Subscription TV including Foxtel, Optus and Austar). Even if you’re not in Australia, you can ...read more
In less than three weeks, our first male Canadian-born saint will be canonized!  As you know, the energy is up, and so are ideas for celebrating! Salt + Light Television is giving away (yes, giving away, just like that) three DVDs of God’s Doorkeeper:  St. André of Montreal.  All you have to do is this: ...read more
Since Perspectives’ debut last month, a painstaking amount of thought has gone into each Question of the Week. In fact, as soon as we are finished filming the Friday show, we conduct an office-wide poll on which question should be featured on the next week’s episode. I am always surprised by how much discussion is ...read more
My morning routine always begins by checking the Holy See Press Office’s Bollettino, or its English counterpart, the Vatican Information Service. While not all of the communiqués seem relevant to my work—bishop appointments to Switzerland, the creation of a new diocese in Malaysia—other announcements can be electrifying. Like today, the Vatican hinted at the imminent ...read more