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On Saturday evening, January 27, I had the privilege of joining nearly 800 Chinese Catholics from throughout the Archdiocese of Toronto and from across Canada for a wonderful fundraising banquet for Salt and Light Catholic Television Network and our Chinese programming division. It was an incredible evening, and we raised close to $50,000.00 to continue ...read more
From the Toronto Sun The city’s new top Catholic is a treasure, a teacher and we should be thrilled to have him To understand how blessed we are to have Thomas Collins coming to this city as the new Archbishop of Toronto, all you have to do is look west to Edmonton. I have never ...read more
  This afternoon, S+L was honoured with the visit of our dear friend from the east coast, Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, who celebrated Mass with us in our Holy Cross Chapel. Bishop Prendergast is in town for, among other things; Tuesday’s installation Mass of Archbishop Collins – T.O’s new Shepherd! We expect many more friends to ...read more
***Programming UPDATE*** Tonight (Friday 26th), we will replace our regularly scheduled 8pm and Midnight programming with special programming to honour the life of the late Archbishop Anthony Meagher. At 8pm and Midnight ET we will rebroadcast the Witness episode in which Fr. Rosica interviews ‘Bishop Tony’. This will be followed by a network premiere of ...read more
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Kris Dmytrenko
January 25, 2007
Isn’t direct confrontation mesmerizing? If there is any significance to the Donald Trump vs. Rosie O’Donnell feud, it is our fascination with the forthright. We’re just so accustomed to sharing grievances with confidantes, not the actual source of our frustrations. What if they don’t like me if I say something? So I nearly fell out ...read more
***Programming UPDATE*** On Friday January 26th we will broadcast the Italian Telepace feed of Abbe Pierre’s Funeral. The funeral of this beloved French priest will be held at Notre Dame Basilica in Paris and will be aired on S+L at 3:30pm ET. In an entry I will save for another day I will let you ...read more
From the Toronto Sun As I sat in the Kingston Cathedral last Thursday evening with more than 700 people from throughout the Kingston Archdiocese and far beyond, I witnessed something remarkable happening before my eyes. Surrounding the casket of the late Archbishop Anthony Meagher were religious leaders representing the Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Bah’ai and ...read more
***Programming UPDATE*** Thursday January 25th, the feast of the conversion of the Apostle Paul, S+L TV will mark the conclusion of Christian Unity Week with a broadcast of the Holy Father’s Vespers. Live from 11:30am – 1:30pm ET, with an encore broadcast at 5pm ET, join His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI from the Basilica of ...read more
I recently interviewed Philip Marchand, author of Ghost Empire and Toronto Star literary critic, for the Writer’s Block segment on our book show, Word for Word (Mr. Marchand is featured on the January 24th episode which discusses parables and story-telling; the episode, airing at 8pm E-T also features a conversation with ‘Mary Called Magdalene’ author Margaret George).  At one ...read more
Salt and Light has already produced three documentaries on the lives of the saints (Love is a Choice (St. Gianna Beretta Molla); Opus Dei: Decoding God’s Work (St. Josemaria Escriva Balaguer): and Saints: Gospel Artists (featuring new Blesseds and Saints). These films have been shown throughout the world and garnered prizes at international film festivals, but ...read more