behold is a program featuring a fresh collection of Catholic stories each month. Step into a faith-filled world of beauty, truth, and goodness with short documentaries on intriguing topics. behold digs deeper into trends and themes in the Church today.
Experience the Great Blessing of the Waters Byzantine liturgy and World Youth Day week in Montreal. Also, go to camp with the Federation of North American Explorers. Try practicing Ignatian spirituality, and learn how coffee can help with chastity.
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Discover the new sculpture featured at St. Joseph’s Oratory, go on tour with Chris Bray and his family, learn about the tradition of the Advent Wreath, and about the stigma of mental health and meet the babies at Bethlehem’s La Creche orphanage.
S3 E3 | behold, Back from the Dead
How can we as Catholics view death? How do we make the most of our lives right now? These questions and many more are answered in "Back from the Dead," a walking tour at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Maryland. Take a peek into the walking tour here.
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Meet the man who was the voice of the pope in Canada and see what a difference a small food bank is making in the community. Learn why we should be going to Confession more than once a year; experience a very unique “back from the dead” cemetery walk and a unique approach to teaching Catholics about social justice.
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Learn about a new Institute that hopes to prepare lay Catholics to be witnesses in the public square. We reflect on an image of Christ carrying the Cross and experience a vibrant young adult ministry in the heart of the city. We also mark the 60th anniversary of the second Vatican council and Sr. Gill Goulding helps us make the connection between the Council and the Synod on Synodality.
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From July 24-29, 2022, the eyes of the world were on Canada. It was Pope Francis 37th International Journey, the first time a pope came here in 20 years. It was also a penitential Journey, where the pope came to ask for forgiveness for the suffering and abuse inflicted on Indigenous children while attending Catholic-run Residential Schools.
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We explore the past, present and future of Canada’s only women’s university; Jermaine sits down with Fr. Casey Cole from “Breaking in the Habit”; We meet a Catholic family of beekeepers; Marie Anne reflects on love in the family; then we travel to Niagara Falls to learn about the Monastery of Mount Carmel.
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Holy Grounds builds up community, one cup of coffee at a time; Marie Anne sheds light on relics; we travel to the Holy Land to learn about the Christian township of Taybeh; Jermaine sits down with David Saldanha of the Columbian Squires; Then we travel to Ottawa with the March For Life.
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We get a glimpse of the Youth Ministry in the Holy Land; Louisa discusses the Bible in a Year podcast; and Salt + Light Media heads out to Montana for the Father Stu movie premiere.
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Fr. Ihor Oshchipko shares a message of hope; Marie Anne breaks down prayer; The Archdiocese of Toronto celebrates the vocation of marriage with a special mass; Louisa speaks with podcast host, Rachel Wong; and Crossings brings sacred art to public space.
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Salt + Light travels to England to learn about the Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception; Deacon Pedro sits down with Dr. John Berkman to talk about non-human ethics; The Southdown Institute expands their ministry; Jermaine shares a bit about Catholic Social Teaching; then we learn about a special ministry in the Archdiocese of Toronto.
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The Early Catholic Family Life Program shows families how to put faith at the center of their lives. Kimberly Torio talks about Chastity Ministry; The Franciscans and Friends build community through music; Marie Anne introduces us to Doctors of the Church; and Caritas Jerusalem creates a project serving the needs of people with disabilities in the West Bank.
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St. Michael’s Choir School shares their gift of sacred music; Jermaine speaks with Fr. Bill Quinlivan about Advent and Christmas music; St John Paul II Catholic High school goes carbon neutral; Lousia shares insight into Saint John Paul II’s Letter to artists; and St Teresa of Calcutta continues to impact the way one family lives and serves.
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Catch an all new episode of behold. St Francis Table feeds a community in Toronto’s west end; Marie Anne teaches us about Feast Days; we share a behind the scenes glimpse of our series Yes, Lord! Jermaine speaks with Dr. Josephine Lombardi about Lay Spirituality Formation; and we learn about the good work of Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem.
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Cardinal Collins shares an important message of apology and reconciliation; Deacon Pedro chats with Sr. Georgette Gregory about 170 years of the Sisters of St Joseph; Tiny Home Takeouts shows their big heart in Kitchener; Marie-Anne gives an overview of Synodality; and we learn how Icons can have an impact on prayer.
S2 E1 | behold, Interview With Fr. Alan Fogarty, SJ
See the full interview with Fr. Alan Fogarty, CEO of Salt + Light Media, in which he shares some of his personal history and gives insight into the future of the organization.
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The Street Patrol team shows us service in action in Downtown Toronto; Deacon Pedro speaks with the CEO of Salt + Light Media, Fr. Alan Fogarty; We learn about the Order unique to Sault Ste. Marie: the Diocesan Order of Service, Jermaine gives insight into the International Eucharistic Congress, In Prestonsburg, Kentucky a small church shares Martha’s Portion.
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Cardinal Czerny speaks about Querida Amazonia. Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz gives insight into his latest sculpture. Noel breaks down the Church’s position on tattoos. Deacon Pedro sits down with Fr. Arturo Estrada, SJ. Ukrainian Bishop Bryan Bayda honours those impacted by the Humboldt tragedy.
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L’Arche Daybreak in Richmond Hill, Ontario, celebrates a jubilee in a creative way. The perilous work of preserving ancient manuscripts and the Benedictine monk leading the effort. A long-standing Christian mission that builds community by baking bread. Is Quebec legalizing religious discrimination? A breakdown of Bill 21.
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In Saskatchewan, Catholics and Anglicans work together and strengthen ecumenical ties. We learn about an ancient vocation. Noel sits down with Dr. Moira McQueen to discuss safe injection sites. Deacon Pedro explains the legal expansion of Medical Aid in Dying. We visit an innovative school in Ottawa.
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Look at the life and work of Peter Paul Rubens. We speak with Sr. Annmarie Sanders from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. A high school art club show us how students strengthen their faith; find out why we celebrate Christmas in December; we reflect on the difficulties of the holiday.
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Hear from advocates against clerical sexual abuse in Regina. Step inside Studio on the Hill, the art studio of Sr. Helen Kluke, CSJ. Learn about the life of Nicholas Black Elk. Plus: An interview with Fr. Richard Ho-Lung, MOP, and Deacon Pedro-Guevara Mann chronicles the history of abortion in Canada.
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Examine the legacy of soon-to-be canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman through the Newman Centre apostolate, learn about "justice tourism" in the Holy Land, and step inside the ordination ceremony of a young priest. Plus, we take a closer look at Extraordinary Missionary Month.
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Step inside the life of the wife of a Catholic priest. Learn about the launch of the Global Catholic Climate Movement’s Canadian chapter. Fr. Dan Horan talks about the Congregation for Catholic Education’s latest document on gender. Then we spend a day riding with the Knights on Bikes Canada.