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"
Here is a statement from the new president of the Canadian episcopal conference, Bishop Paul-André Durocher ofGatineau, on the upcoming canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. * * …read more
Here is a Vatican translation of the prepared text for Pope Francis' homily today at Mass in Assisi. * * * "I give you thanks, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for you have hidden these …read more
Francis is going to Francis’ home and it cannot but be an event. The city of Assisi has been throbbing with excitement since last May 2, when the Pope, receiving in private audience the …read more
Although final preparations are still being made at the site where the Pope will celebrate Mass on Friday in Assisi, hundreds of pilgrims from across the globe are already in St. Francis' …read more
Monday it was announced that the date has been set for the canonization of John XXIII, the Pope who convened the Second Vatican Council more than 50 years ago. Speaking in Latin, Pope Francis …read more