And More on Ambo Candles
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q1: I went to visit a seminary, and during the Divine Office the priest led the opening prayer -- e.g., "O Lord, open my lips" or "O God come to my assistance" -- and concluded ...
Says to promote justice and peace, society also has to value life at every stage
Pope Francis is echoing his predecessors’ affirmation that life ethics and social ethics are intrinsically linked, such that a society cannot claim to promote justice and peace while at the same time devaluing life in its weakest stages. The Pope said this in a message Friday to the Second International Conferen...
Children will receive Confirmation and First Eucharist in 3rd grade
In a move anticipated since his arrival to the Archdiocese of Denver, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila announced on the solemnity of Pentecostthe beginning of the process to restore the sacraments of initiation to their original order so that the sacraments will be conferred as follows: baptism, confi...
Ask government to take Catholics into account in crafting legislation, so that lives and consciences are protected
The leader of Canada's bishops is asking the government to take Catholics into account in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in February on assisted suicide. In a letter tothe Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, ArchbishopPaul-André Durocher warns that new legislation on assisted suicide ...
Quote for May 25th
"By contrast, whoever out of love for God gives oneself to the service of others will live, like the grain of wheat that dies, but only apparently… Only in undoing itself does it produce the harvest."
- Blessed Oscar Romero
Catholic aid agencies working to get thousands into temporary shelters
This report is contributed by Anto Akkara of Aid to the Church in Need Its faithful are very few in this majority Hindu nation, but Nepal’s Catholic Church—the nerve center for the response …read more
After US Visit to Plea for Help, Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart Returns to Find Destruction of Latest Attacks
By Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart I just returned to Aleppo from a trip to the US, where I did my best to explain our situation to American Christians in several major cities on the East …read more
Roman Rite Acts 2.1 to 11; Ps 104; Gal 5.16 to 25; Jan 15, 26-27; 16, 12-15 - Ambrosian Rite Acts 2.1 to 11; Ps 103; 1 Cor 12.1 to 11; Jn 14.15 to 20 1) Acceptance of the Spirit, the perfect …read more
"Jesus prays so that we may be one. And the Church has so much need of this prayer of unity." These were the words said by Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. …read more
Tragic Natural Disaster in Salgar Municipality Leaves 78 People Dead
Pope Francis expressed his grief and promised his prayers for the victims and their families of the landslide that struck the municipality of Salgar in Colombia, and left 78 people dead. The …read more
June 3-5, Discussion on the Theme of Light, from the Perspective of Science, Philosophy, Theology, Art and Even Magic
This report was contributed by Alessandro de Vecchi. The wide and complex theme of light, from an interdisciplinary perspective, bringing together science, philosophy, theology and even …read more
Praises Officers Duty and Discipline at the Risk of Sacrificing Their Lives
"In defending the weak and the law, you will find the truest sense of your service and you will be an example for the country, which needs people to serve with impartiality, generosity and …read more
This report is contributed by Daniele Trenca, Editorial Officer for the World Family of Radio Maria. May 13, 2015, the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, was chosen to begin the transmissions of …read more