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I invite you to join us for the season finale of The World I Know as we look at Love. Love is such an over-used word in our society. We love pizza, we love our dog, we love Brad Pitt, we love rock music, and we love our best friend! In the first segment of ...read more
Though Mexico City does seem appealing this time of year, attending the 6th World Meeting of Families just isn’t possible for most of us (especially those with children). Nevertheless, the Church’s Apostolic Penitentiary announced on Saturday that you will receive a plenary indulgence if you participate from afar. How? The Plenary Indulgence may be obtained ...read more
We watched many movies as a family over Christmas break, but none of them made the artistic and emotional impact on me that the 2008 production Slumdog Millionaire did. I will say that Slumdog Millionaire is one of the best movies I’ve seen. Briefly, Slumdog Millionaire is the critically-acclaimed and award winning film by director ...read more
Christmas has come and gone, and the Magi are now off on the distant horizon, having returned to their native lands by another road. The feast of the Baptism of the Lord seemingly brings an end to the Christmas season, although, in reality, it is the feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February ...read more
“Over two thousand years, men and women have responded to God’s invitation to grace, all as part of the Body of Christ; Yet, despite the distance of time, culture, and ethnic origins, each call is connected in common struggles and themes, chief of which is, to “pick up his cross and follow me” to empty ...read more
This past October, while in Los Angeles to accept the Gabriel Award for Television station of the Year, I was joined by several members of the Salt + Light staff as we visited the offices and studio of Family Theatre Productions in Hollywood. We were blown away by the quality of the staff, their productions ...read more
I’m very excited to inform you of two things: One, I’ll be going to Nashville with Fr. Thomas Rosica this coming Friday, January 9th, to see the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia (the Nashville Dominicans) once again. It will be my second visit to Nashville and this time I won’t be filming! I will simply ...read more
Today, as our Eastern Catholic brothers and Sisters celebrate Christmas, I am reminded of one of the most meaningful messages of Christmas: Emmanuel — God with us. See, since I was a little child, I’ve known this. I always knew the meaning of the name Emmanuel, because that is my middle name: Pedro Emmanuel Guevara-Mann. ...read more
After a Christmas hiatus, we resume The World I Know: Virtues in Action series. This week we look at Respect. In the first segment of this show, Akheem Isaac introduces us to basketball, dance and all the other ways students can show respect in school. I remember when I was trying to find the perfect ...read more
This past Christmas I watched the classic film It’s a Wonderful Life for the umpteenth time. It’s a film I have never grown tired of just like I never grow tired of Christmas turkey, presents under the tree and Panettone. I have always been inspired by Jimmy Stewart’s gripping portrayal of George Bailey, the down ...read more