Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address prior to the recitation of the Angelus prayer at the conclusion of the Canonization Mass of six new Saints. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, At the conclusion of this celebration, I would like to greet all of you who have come to honor the new Saints, espe...read more
“We declare and define Blesseds Giovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da Casoria; Nicola da Longobardi; Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart and Amato Ronconi to be Saints and we enroll them among the Saints, decreeing that they are to be venerated as such by the whole C...
Jesus said to his disciples: "When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him. And he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will place the sheep on his ri...
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's homily at the Canonization Mass of SaintsGiovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da Casoria; Nicola da Longobardi; Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart and Amato Ronconi. The Mass was celebrated in St. Peter's ...
Quote for November 21st
"The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address during his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square. --- --- --- Dear Brothers and Sisters, A great gift of the Second Vatican …read more
At the conclusion of the general audience today, Pope Francis called for peace in Jerusalem after months of tensions between Israelis and Palestinians led to an attack at a synagogue. On …read more
Here is the address given Monday byRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks at the colloquim underway in the Vatican on the complementarity of man and woman. The rabbi's address was titled "The Family is …read more
Aid to the Church in Need-USA, a papal agency that supports the suffering and persecuted Church around the world, has embarked on a unique initiative: a turnkey, online parish-based …read more
Here are the remarks given last week by ArchbishopIgnatius A. Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, president of the Nigerian episcopal conference, at an overnight National Prayer Pilgrimage to pray for …read more
The Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief fund has donated $2.2 million to help displaced Iraqi and Syrian Christians and other religious minorities who continue to face violent …read more
At the end of today’s general audience, Pope Francis noted that this Friday, Nov. 21, is the liturgical Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Noting the Church will …read more
-- Revelation 5:1-10 Psalm 149:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6a and 9b Luke 19:41-44 After witnessing the heavenly liturgy which praises God as Creator of all things, John now witnesses the liturgical worship …read more