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[This blog comes from Jesuit scholastic Michael L. Knox. It was originally written as part of his studies.] There is a love among medieval theologians such as St. Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus, or Hugh of St. Victor for what, to serve our purpose here, we might call ‘unity’, or ‘simplicity’, or ‘wholeness’. Qualities these men ...read more
Canada’s Salt and Light Catholic Television Network has been chosen as recipient of the 2008 Gabriel Award for “Television Station of the Year” by the Catholic Academy for Communications Arts Professionals. The news was made public on July 30, 2008 by the Catholic Academy’s Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio. The Gabriel Awards were established in 1965 ...read more
Vatican expert John Allen recently mentioned Alicia Ambrosio’s Catholic Focus on Catholic Media in one of his articles, HERE. You can watch the episode online for yourself HERE. ...read more
It’s been a busy spring and summer for us at Salt + Light Television. April featured the Holy Father’s trip to the United States, May brought us the Catholic Media Convention. In June we celebrated the wonderful Eucharistic Congress, and just a couple of weeks ago the world traveled to Sydney for an incredible WYD. ...read more
The Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) is an agency of the Holy See, set up in 1926 by Pope Pius XII to give humanitarian and pastoral support to the Church in the Middle East, North East Africa, and Eastern Europe. The Canadian arm of CNEWA has launched an emergency appeal to raise funds to ...read more
July has come to a close, but an important anniversary passed by without our mention. On Friday, July 25th, marked the 40th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae, by Pope Paul VI. It’s no secret that Humanae Vitae was poorly received. And pages and pages could be, and probably have been, written as to why ...read more
In the mellow days of summer, why not taking some time to relax with Sacred Scripture? Salt + Light Television is replaying every Friday evening the popular Lectio Divina series with Archbishop Thomas Collins. In each episode the Archbishop reads over a segment of Scripture, and then offers a reflection on it. Viewers can follow ...read more
As Pope Benedict enjoys the charming natural surroundings in Bressanone, one of his prayer intentions for August appropriately calls to mind seeing the beauty of God in Creation. Here are the Holy Father’s intentions for the month: General Intention: That the human family may know how to respect God’s design for the world and thus ...read more
Tonight’s Catholic Focus is special for a couple reasons: one being that it’s my very first! Secondly, the guests that appear on the program. The Catholic Register’s publisher and editor Joseph Sinasac joins me in studio to look at the world of Catholic media; it’s ups and downs, and why a journalist would want to ...read more
No doubt moms and families have a loooonnnggg list of Things to Do. School, sports, music, family time, chores, and on and on and on. So – take a look at that list again. Where does faith fit in? Today on Mothering, Full of Grace we’re talking schedules. Join moms as they talk about how ...read more