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The Bishops of the Philippines have launched what is called an Oratio Imperata for peace in Mindanao. It follows a massacre on January 25 in Mamasapano, on the island of Mindanao. An Oratio Imperata is normally used to pray for deliverance from natural calamities or conflicts and wars. The prayer issued on Mond...read more
Articles from section "Spirituality and Prayer"
The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days, tempted by Satan. He was among wild beasts, and the angels ministered to him. After John had been …read more
A leper came to Jesus and kneeling down begged him and said, “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand, touched him, and said to him, “I do will it. Be …read more
On leaving the synagogue Jesus entered the house of Simon and Andrew with James and John. Simon’s mother-in-law lay sick with a fever. They immediately told him about her. He approached, …read more
Roman Rite - Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year B - February 8, 2015 Gb 7, 1-4.6-7; Ps 147; 1Cor 9, 16-19.22-23; Mk 1.29 to 39 Ambrosian Rite - Penultimate Sunday after the Epiphany …read more
Pope Francis sent a message to the annual National Prayer Breakfast held today in Washington, DC, and attended by US President Barack Obama, lawmakers from both parties, and thousands of …read more