Last article of section "Spirituality and Prayer"
This Sunday, the first Sunday of Lent, the Pope and the Roman Curia will begin their spiritual exercises. The meditations will be led by Fr. Angelo De Donatis, parish of San Marco Evangelista in Campidoglio. This year's spiritual exercises will be based on the theme “the purification of the heart” and will take p...read more
Articles from section "Spirituality and Prayer"
We are fast approaching Ash Wednesday, and it is time to start planning your Lenten fast. Lent is about recommitting to prayer, fasting so as to make room for God and almsgiving to relearn …read more
Pope Francis' prayer intentions this month focus on women's rights as well as vocations. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Pope for March. His general intention …read more
1) Faith overcomes concern This Sunday’s liturgy presents as the first reading a passage from the prophet Isaiah, who assures us that God does not forget us, and as Gospel a passage …read more
Paradoxically, to be “inn” one must go out. I learned that from Pope Francis’ General Audience this week. The Holy Father, continuing his teachings on the sacraments, spoke about Anointing of …read more
A variety of resources to help Catholics observeLent, which this year begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5, is being provided by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. With the theme “Give Up, …read more