Thursday, April 14, 2011

Documentary on Westminster Abbey airing Holy Week

Monks chant their way through Holy Week

Scene from This Side of Eden, by Salt + Light TV

This Side of Eden, a documentary by Salt and Light Television about monastic life at Westminster Abbey in Mission, captures life inside the West Coast's Benedictine monastery.

The film follows the monks in their day-to-day lives during Holy Week and the Easter Triduum.

Appropriately, it will be broadcast on both Salt and Light and EWTN. (All time are Pacific Time.)

Salt and Light
Sunday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m.
Monday, April 18 at 10 a.m. 
Wednesday, April 20 at 5 p.m.
(Salt and Light is available through Shaw Channel 160, BellTV Channel 654, and Telus Channel 159.)

Sunday, April 17 at 10 p.m.
Tuesday, April 19 at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 23 at 8:30 p.m.

Catholic TV in Boston will also broadcast the film on:
Wednesday, April 20 at 12:30 p.m
Thursday, April 21 at 9:30 p.m.
Friday, April 22 at 5 a.m.
Saturday, April 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, April 24 at 2:30 a.m.
(Catholic TV does not broadcast in Canada, but they stream their programs live through their website at

Read Father Raymond de Souza's review of the film in this week's B.C. Catholic.

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