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Solanus Casey was known as Detroit’s miracle worker, but in fact he was a humble Capuchin Friar who spent his life in the service of people. On November 18, he will be the second American-born male ...read more
If people really understood that participating at Mass is witnessing Christ's suffering, death and resurrection, then maybe they would stop taking pictures, talking, making comments and acting as if i ...read more
The following is the text of the video message sent by the Holy Father Francis ahead of his upcoming Apostolic Trip to Bangladesh, from 30 November to 2 December 2017: ...read more
The Pope sent a video message of greetings to the people of Bangladesh as he prepares to visit that nation from November 30th to December 2nd. Check out what he said. ...read more
The Universe Turns Upon a Cup of Water Given to the Little Ones
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Solemnity of our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe – Sunday, November 26th, 2017 During my graduate studies at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome in the late 1980s, I had the privi ...read more
The Pope surprisese the doctors and volunteers of the pop-up clinic for the poor, with an unplanned visit, when he pulled up in his blue Ford Focus to personally greet and thank them for all their wor ...read more
Feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple at Jerusalem
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According to the tradition in the Eastern Church, when Mary was three years of age, Joachim and Anne took her to the Temple so that she might be consecrated to the service of the Lord. The legend says ...read more
Deacon-structing Nuclear Disarmament
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A quick read through the Old Testament may make you think that God is all for war and destruction. Just read Deuteronomy 20:10-18 and you would conclude that war is perfectly OK with God. A read throu ...read more
Beatification Mass of Fr. Solanus Casey: Homily of Cardinal Angelo Amato
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Click here to watch the full mass On Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the Ford Field Stadium in Detroit, Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect for the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, beatified Fr. Sola ...read more
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Solanus Casey was known as Detroit’s miracle worker, but in fact he was a humble Capuchin Friar who spent his life in the service of people. On November 18, he will be the second American-born male ...read more
If people really understood that participating at Mass is witnessing Christ's suffering, death and resurrection, then maybe they would stop taking pictures, talking, making comments and acting as if i ...read more
The following is the text of the video message sent by the Holy Father Francis ahead of his upcoming Apostolic Trip to Bangladesh, from 30 November to 2 December 2017: ...read more
The Pope sent a video message of greetings to the people of Bangladesh as he prepares to visit that nation from November 30th to December 2nd. Check out what he said. ...read more

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Perspective Daily
NEW PERSPECTIVES DAILY
Tune in Monday through Thursday at 7pm ET for our 5-minute daily current affairs edition of Perspectives, covering major Catholic headlines from around the world.
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S+L Magazine
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Salt + Light Magazine – Winter 2017
Salt and Light Magazine is a high-quality seasonal publication that is widely distributed across Canada. Written in both English and French, the publication features guest columns, in-depth features and highlights from Salt + Light programs and initiatives.
How Does a Papal Visit Change a Host Country?
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This Nov 27, Pope Francis is going on his 21st apostolic visit outside of Italy. He will be going to Myanmar and to Bangladesh. It’s the t...
Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 7pm ET / 8pm PT and 11pm ET
Lectio Divina
NEW Lectio Divina
is not a catechesis or a teaching but it is a prayer, a divine reading, a personal encounter with God in Sacred Scripture. Each episode begins with a glimpse of Cardinal Collins presiding over Vespers at St. Michael's Cathedral in downtown Toronto. Lectio Divina follows immediately afterwards.
Creation - The Documentary
Creation
Why should we care for the environment? This is the question that Salt + Light, in partnership with the Environmental Science and Studies Department of the University Of St. Thomas in Houston, addresses with this new six-part documentary series ...
Mystical Landscapes
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Catholic Focus: Mystical Landscapes
In this episode of Catholic Focus, Deacon Pedro goes to the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto for a once in a lifetime exhibit that is described as a ... read more
Subject Matters
SUBJECT MATTERS
is not your typical book show. It serves as both a response and a reminder: a response to the demands of the technological age by its infusion of the rich, imaginative content of books into the best and most creative audio/visual elements; and a reminder...
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Connect5
How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time? How about meeting a fascinating person and learning something? Sit down with host Sebastian Gomes and his various guests, and go straight to the heart of the matter. It will be five minutes well spent.
Sisterhood
SISTERHOOD
gives viewers an exclusive look into the daily lives of these remarkable women betrothed to Christ. Vietnam, Philippines, Timor-Leste, Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda are just some of the countries where we visit with sisters who toil tirelessly in the vineyard of the Lord. ...
Fatima 100
FATIMA 100
May 13, 2017 was the hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the apparitions of Our Lady to the three shepherd children of Fatima, Portugal in 1917. The three children were Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto and, their cousin, Lucia dos Santos. S+L brought you Pope Francis’ visit to Fatima for this historic celebration.
CCCB Plenary
CCCB Plenary 2017
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) held its annual Plenary Assembly on September 25th to the 29th, 2017, at the Nav Canada Centre, Cornwall, Ontario, in the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Salt + Light Television broadcast events live online and on television with selected repeats throughout the day.
Biblical Reflections
NEW Biblical Reflections
Fr. Thomas Rosica is a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil. In February, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Fr. Rosica a Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.
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