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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 it were some kind of show, Pope Francis said today at his weekly general audience. ...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
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 privilege of teaching Scripture on several occasions to the Missionaries of Charity at their formation house on the outskirts of Rome. Several times ...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 work and efforts. Here’s how it all went down. ...read more
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 that they invited the young girls of the town to walk before her with lighted torches. As ...read more
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 through Genesis 19 about the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and you could conclude that even nuclear destruction is ...read more
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. Solanus Casey, OFM, Cap., making him the second American-born male to be beatified. Below is the homily delivered by Cardinal Amato during the ...read more
Is there a connection between beards and Godliness? This week, author Jared Brock argues that there is. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley has the Windows to the Soul to a new Christmas animated film; Emilie Callan goes to a conference on Catholic Education; Billy Chan has more questions about the afterlife and we meet singer/songwriter Danielle Noonan. Email ...read more
In this video Fr. Rob Galea lists five reasons why Catholics make the sign of the Cross — Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more