Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB CEO, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation On April 11, 2014, Pope Francis addressed the Italian Pro-Life movement with these provocative words: “We know that human life is sacred and inviolable. Every civil right rests on the recognition of the first and fundamental right, that of life, which is not subordinate ...read more
As clearly stated in its previous statements on this issue, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops absolutely and categorically disagrees with any attempt at justifying or supporting a “right” to assisted suicide or euthanasia. This is based on the unchanging teaching of our Church, derived from the teaching of Christ himself, that these practices are ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For March 2016, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Respect for Women – That in every country of the world, women may be honored.  Holy Rosary – That families, communities and groups may pray the Holy Rosary for evangelization and peace.  Daily Offering ...read more
Solemnity of the Ascension – Sunday, May 8th, 2016 Just as Jerusalem was the city of destiny in the Gospel of Luke (the place where salvation was accomplished), so here at the beginning of the Acts of the Apostles, Jerusalem occupies a central position. It is the starting point for the mission of the Christian disciples ...read more
Today on Perspectives, an overview of the pope’s weekend activities and a priest known for his civil disobedience is remembered. ...read more
On Thursday, May 12, 2016, thousands of men and women from across Canada will gather in Ottawa to witness to the sanctity of life. Each year the Campaign Life Coalition organizes its annual March for Life to unite pro-life supporters from coast to coast to manifest their solidarity in favour of life, and against its ...read more
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster & President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has issued a Pastoral Letter that was read in all parishes on the Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 1, 2016, on the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, the Joy of Love. In the letter, the Cardinal thanks God ...read more
A reflection for the 6th Sunday in Easter, Year C. The readings are Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Revelation 21:10-14; 22-23 and John 14:23-29. Whoever loves me will keep my word and my Father will love them and we will come to them and make our home with them… (Jn 14:23) Let’s get this straight: If you ...read more
There’s always something new happening at the S+L studios, and this spring is no different.  One of our most anticipated projects is a new book show entitled Subject Matters. The show is written, produced and hosted by Sebastian Gomes, and will premiere on Pentecost Sunday (May 15th) at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT. In an ...read more
This Sunday, Salt + Light will premiere a film on the life of one of the most significant spiritual influences of the late 20th century – Henri Nouwen. Journey of the Heart, narrated by Susan Sarandon, is a thought-provoking look at the life of this unassuming, charismatic scholar considered by many of his contemporaries as ...read more
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Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB CEO, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation On April 11, 2014, Pope Francis addressed the Italian Pro-Life movement with these provocative words: “We know that human life is sacred and inviolable. Every civil right rests on the recognition of the first and fundamental right, that of life, which is not subordinate ...read more
As clearly stated in its previous statements on this issue, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops absolutely and categorically disagrees with any attempt at justifying or supporting a “right” to assisted suicide or euthanasia. This is based on the unchanging teaching of our Church, derived from the teaching of Christ himself, that these practices are ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For March 2016, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Respect for Women – That in every country of the world, women may be honored.  Holy Rosary – That families, communities and groups may pray the Holy Rosary for evangelization and peace.  Daily Offering ...read more
Solemnity of the Ascension – Sunday, May 8th, 2016 Just as Jerusalem was the city of destiny in the Gospel of Luke (the place where salvation was accomplished), so here at the beginning of the Acts of the Apostles, Jerusalem occupies a central position. It is the starting point for the mission of the Christian disciples ...read more
Today on Perspectives, an overview of the pope’s weekend activities and a priest known for his civil disobedience is remembered. ...read more
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The Joy of Love
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Catholic Focus: The Joy of Love
On April 8, 2016, Pope Francis released the long-awaited post-synodal exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, the Joy of Love, on the family. Archbishop Richard... view more
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Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 7:05pm ET / 4:05pm PT
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Witness: Arturo Mari
Arturo Mari probably spent more time with St. John Paul II than anyone else. He worked more than 53 years as a papal photographer and produced million... view more
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On This Night
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Every Life Matters - The series included a series of five conversations with Archbishop Smith and several other legal and medical professionals, as well as parents and people suffering from disabilities. ... view more
SESSION 4 - I Don’t Want to Suffer
Wednesday, May 4 - 9pm ET / 7pm MT
Vatican Connections
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Vatican Connections
– Ever wonder what goes on in the Vatican on a daily basis? What does the ​Pope do? Who helps him? Why does it matter? Get answers to all th​ese questions on Vatican Connections with Alicia Ambrosio. ... view more
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Feed the Hungry
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Perspectives on Feed the Hungry
This Year of Mercy we are being invited to remember the corporal works of mercy. One of them is to feed the hungry. Every day, all over the world, peo... view more
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Lectio Divina
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Lectio Divina
is not a catechesis or a teaching but it is a prayer, a divine reading, a personal encounter with God in Sacred Scripture. Each episode begins with a glimpse of Cardinal Collins presiding over Vespers at St. Michael's Cathedral in downtown Toronto. Lectio Divina follows immediately afterwards.
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Christian Culture Series: Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ
In 1982 Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in ... view more
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Creation
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Creation - Why should we care for the environment? This is the question that Salt + Light, in partnership with the Environmental Science and Studies Department of the University Of St. Thomas in Houston, addresses with this new six-part documentary series ... view more
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Salt + Light Magazine 2015 Edition – Salt and Light Magazine is a high-quality seasonal publication that is widely distributed across Canada. Written in both English and French, the publication features guest columns, in-depth features and highlights from Salt + Light programs and initiatives... ...
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Biblical Reflections
NEW Biblical Reflections – Fr. Thomas Rosica is a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil. In February, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Fr. Rosica a Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Social Communications. read now
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