The Church also commemorates the World Day of Peace today. (You can read Pope Benedict's message for the day, which focuses on religious freedom, here
As we mark there two occasions, let us pray to our Blessed Mother to lead us ever closer to her Son, the Prince of Peace. May the stillness on that holy night when the Infant King was born penetrate our hearts ever more deeply this year.
From all of us at Salt + Light Television, we thank you for your generous support throughout 2010 -- in prayer, in kind words, in financial contributions. With your continued support, we look forward to bringing you another year of quality Catholic programming.
Have a joyful and blessed 2011!
CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec: Mary and the Christ Child are depicted in this detail view of the painting of Our Lady of Brezje at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.