Articles on this issue "missionaries"
Homilist explains life and ministry of great Irish missionary
Last Sunday, a nationalMass of Thanksgiving to mark the 14th centenary of Saint Columbanus was held atSaint Patrick’s Cathedral inArmagh. Opening remarks were given byArchbishop Eamon Martin …read more
"To the extent that we become aware of the free love of the Lord and welcome it, we also will grow in tenderness, understanding and kindness toward the people around us."
Below is a ZENIT translation of Pope Francis' address to the General Chapter of the priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Dehonians) in the Vatican on Friday morning: *** Dear priests of the …read more
Before 'Apostle of California's' Long Awaited Canonization in US, Pope Marks 1st Visit to Rome’s Pontifical North American College
Prior to embarking on his first Apostolic Visit to the US in September, Pope Francis noted that the canonization of BlessedJunipero Serra, like those of other American saints, speak to the …read more
Ahead of Blessed's Canonization Taking Place in His Diocese in September, Washington DC's Cardinal Speaks on Setting Record Straight
Ahead of Pope Francis' Apostolic Visit to the United States in September, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington DC, says that "to hear the true story ofJuniperoSerra is a blessing." …read more
In a Mass of Thanksgiving for the canonization of two Canadian saints, Pope Francis prayed that Quebec might return to a “path of fruitfulness, to giving the world many missionaries.” …read more
Here is the text of the homily given this morning by Pope Francis at aMass of Thanksgiving for the Equivalent Canonizationof Saints François de Laval and Marie de l’Incarnation, both …read more
Thousands of mourners in Burundi have celebrated the lives of three Italian missionary sisters brutally murdered this week in their convent near the country’s capital, Bujumbura. The …read more
The Vatican Secretary of State,CardinalPietro Parolin, has sent a telegram of condolences on behalf of the Holy Father to Archbishop Evariste Ngoyagoye of Bujumbura, Burundi, for the killing …read more
Three elderly Italian religious sisters have been killed at their convent in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. The Xaverian missionaries were named as Lucia Pulici, 75, Olga Raschietti, 82, …read more
The Order of St. Augustine, in the liturgical memorial of its spiritual father,August 28,remembers with particular attention its continued presence in Nigeria for 75 years and does so with a …read more
The Vatican under Pope Francis has been the theme of a book presentation in Rome. The book “Il Vaticano Secondo Francesco: Da Buenos Aires a Santa Marta Come Bergoglio Sta Cambiando la Chiesa …read more