Articles on this issue "mary"
"It seems to me that the married life of Louis and Zélie Martin is a particular reason to give thanks to God for the gift of the family. They are a real live example of how a normal hard-working man and woman can find the path to holiness in married life and can encourage and support their children following that path in their own lives"
Here is the homily given Sunday by Bishop Kevin Doran for the 2015 National Novena to Our Lady of Knock, which is underway through Aug. 22. The theme is“Always and Everywhere Giving Thanks – …read more
Cardinal Parolin Highlights Blessed Mother's Obedience During Mass for Assumption in Singapore
In Mary, we have theperfect example of a disciple who made herself available to the working of the Holy Spirit.This was stressed byCardinal Pietro Parolin, the Pope's Secretary of State, …read more
Francis Will Recite Angelus in St. Peter's Square Tomorrow for Feast of Assumption
Tomorrow on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven,Pope Franciswill recite the Angelus at noonwith the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. In an interview …read more
Expresses Gratitude to Virgin Mary During Private Mass in Santa Cruz
Earlier this morning, Pope Francis celebrated a private Mass at the residence of the Archbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia. According to the Holy See Press Office, the …read more
"Finally, it is very important today that a woman be adequately appreciated, and that she be able to take up fully the place that corresponds to her, be it in the Church, be it in society. "
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address PopeFrancis gave in the Vatican this morning to delegates of the International Catholic Conference of Guiding, on the occasion of the 50th …read more
Sacraments of Initiation Administered During Course of Celebrations
Many Chinese Catholic communities celebrated the World Day of Prayer for the Church in China last Sunday, reported Fides.Pope Benedict XVI instituted thisday of prayer in 2007. TheMay 24 …read more
Celebration to Take Place in Shrine of Our Lady of Sheshan in Shanghai
At the conclusion of today's General Audience, Pope Francis remembered the upcoming celebration of the "World Day of Prayer for the Church in China." The day of prayer, which was instituted …read more
Below is the Vatican Radio provided translation of Pope Francis' prayer this morning in Pompeii during his one day pastoral visit there and to Naples: *** Pope’s Prayer in Pompeii Virgin of …read more
Here is the text of the Homily given by Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon (Myanmar) at the 113th Celebration of Our Lady of Lourdes at the National Marian Center of Nyaung Lay Bin. Over 100,000 …read more
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"On this first day of the year, in the joyful atmosphere of Christmas, the Church invites us to fix our gaze of faith and of love on the Mother of Jesus." The Pope extended this invitation …read more
Below is a translation provided by Vatican Radio of Pope Francis' address before and after the Angelus in St. Peter's Square yesterday on the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God: *** Dear …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' homily given Jan. 1, the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, in St. Peter's Basilica: *** Today we are reminded of the words …read more