Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed, celebrated on Nov. 2, is listed in the table ranking celebrations. But it seems to be anomalous in that I can find no classificatio...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved five liturgical items presented by the Committee on Divine Worship during the annual Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, November 12. …read more
Here is a translation of the address the Pope gave before praying the midday Angelus on All Saints’ Day. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! The feast of All Saints, which we …read more
At 4 pm on the Solemnity of All Saints, the Holy Father celebrated Mass at the entrance of Rome’s Cemetery of Verano, and then led a special prayer for the deceased and the blessing of the …read more
I have spent the past few days in Rome attending meetings at the Vatican. The city of Rome is a city of Saints and Martyrs of the Church. One cannot walk far before encountering the statues, …read more
A note from the Congregation for Saints' Causes today announced that an Irish nun, founder of the Presentation Sisters, has been declared venerable. Pope Francis authorized the recognition of …read more