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You know that etiquette protocol of not discussing religion and politics?  It seems much of the province of Quebec has impolitely ignored the edict, discussing them both at the same time and in the most public of forums. I applaud them for it. I’m posting from Montreal, where McGill University’s Newman Centre is hosting an ...read more
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
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