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A new season of Lectio Divina with Archbishop Thomas Collins begins this Sunday at 9pm ET on Salt + Light. The theme of this year is, appropriately, “A Year with St. Paul.” His Grace will be exploring Acts 9:1-22, the Conversion of Saul, in this particular episode. As the Archbishop delves into the conversion story ...read more
When Scott Linehan was hired to be the head coach of the St. Louis Rams in January 2006, it was his crowning achievement after years toiling as an assistant coach in both the NFL and the college ranks. He had reached the pinnacle of his profession at the tender age of 43. Now the hopes ...read more
Everyday, from grades one to seven, I would stand with my classmates at Christ the King Elementary School at the end of the day and recite these words… Angel of God, my Guardian Dear To whom God’s love commits me here Ever this day be at my side To light, to guard, to rule, and ...read more
When I was reading about the Canadian Martyrs last week, their feast day was last Friday, I came across a July 7th 1930 Time Magazine article detailing Pope Pius XI’s activities for July 7th. On the second page of the article was the following: A light but bulky package arrived at the Vatican last week ...read more
Two members of the Salt + Light Television team will be high-level participants of the XII Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place in the Vatican from October 5 to 26. Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., CEO of Salt + Light Television, has been appointed to serve as the English Language ...read more
On today’s Zoomcast I interview Rob Astorino, the program director for The Catholic Channel on Sirius Radio. In his own words The Catholic Channel is talk radio by “average Catholics” for “average Catholics.” Astorino said he sees it as a way to bring the church to those who go to Mass, live the faith, but ...read more
  The financial markets in the United States and in various other countries around the world are in the middle of a crisis that is not showing any signs of resolution. The reasons underlining this economic slowdown are complex and extensive and their explanation best left to economists and financial advisors. However, without over-simplifying the ...read more
Canada is God’s country.   Well, there are many different countries/provinces/regions/counties that try to lay claim to that title. But with our vast and varied terrain, the peaking mountains, dipping lush valleys, expanse of beautiful prairies, rugged coastlines, and frozen tundra… how can anyone compete?   Regardless of that competition, editors of the newly-released Northern ...read more
Liturgically, this is one of my favourite weeks of the year. Today we celebrate the feast of the Archangels — St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael. One of my customs this day is to look up Scripture references to the different Archangels and meditate on it as I consider the work of these heavenly ...read more
On the 30th anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul I, we bring you the Homily of His Eminence, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, from a Mass he celebrated on October 6, 1978. Pope John Paul I served as Pope from August 26, 1978, for just 33 days, before his death on September ...read more