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The staff of Salt + Light Media come from 14 different countries. This summer, for Canada’s 150th anniversary, we are reflecting on what makes Canada so special to each of us. Here Francisco Gonzalez, web developer, reflects on migrating to Canada and how it changed his life. Being forced to leave your homeland is a ...read more
In case you’ve just stumbled upon this article because you’re curious about the female diaconate, you may want to backup and start where we started a couple of weeks ago: We began first by addressing the event that brought about this whole conversation and then in two parts (part 1 and part 2), briefly, the meaning of the Sacrament of Holy ...read more
This coming week, we are celebrating the 15th anniversary of World Youth Day 2002, which took place in Toronto. Since 1984, young people from around the world have been gathering together with the Holy Father in celebration of our Faith. This week, on a special edition of the SLHOUR we remember the first 24 years of ...read more
(Salt + Light producer and host Sebastian Gomes gave the keynote address during reunion weekend at Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary in Collegeville, Minnesota on June 23rd, 2017. Photo courtesy of Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary) “It was a great honor for me to return to my ‘home away from home’ ...read more
Is it too late to offer a Catholic summer playlist? The answer is no. It’s never too late. Besides, the weather has not been nearly hot enough to consider the past month “summer”. Our picnic days are far from being over. So here’s your opportunity to add some wholesome tunes – not boring! – to ...read more
Canada 150 –  It’s Canada’s 150th anniversary and for the next year, we Canadians are celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation. You can’t talk about the Catholic Church’s contribution to Canada over the past 150 years without talking about the first Catholic Bishop of Toronto, Bishop Michael Power. Archbishop Cardinal Thomas Collins takes a ...read more
In this video Fr. Rob Galea shares practical ways in which we can share our Christian faith. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
A new report about abuse at a prestigious choir-school in Germany is an “Important step forward”, said Fr. Hans Zollner, who is the President of the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University, and a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. According to Vatican Radio, an investigation, commissioned by ...read more
The Angus Reid Institute Center published an interesting study about the religious practices and beliefs of Canadians and the results are quite astounding! It’s Canada’s 150th anniversary and for the next year, we Canadians celebrate the sesqui-centennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation. And what a great time to look at some stats behind behind our beliefs and ...read more
In Rome today, the Vatican announced that the Pope has chosen a young Italian theologian priest, as the second-in-command of the Vatican’s doctrinal office. Msgr. Giacomo Morandi was appointed as the new secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and he was also elevated to level of Archbishop. In less than three ...read more