Articles on this issue "prayer"
“The spirit of prayer gives back time to God, it steps away from the obsession of a life that is always lacking time, it rediscovers the peace of necessary things, and discovers the joy of unexpected gifts.”
Here is the text of the address Pope Francis gave at the general audience this morning, held in St. Peter’s Square, as he continued with his catechesis series on the family. Today was the …read more
Every third summer, the Catholic lectionary provides a series of readings for Sunday Mass from the sixth chapter of the Gospel of John. This is the magnificently crafted chapter in which the …read more
"A society can only be considered socially just if it protects the most vulnerable among us"
Calls are being made by laity and faith leaders to pray and sacrifice, as videos from the Center for Medical Progress have drawn national and international attention to Planned Parenthood. …read more
"We are those who fight, speak up and defend the dignity of every human life, from conception to old age, when our years are many and our strength fails. Prayer is the reflection of our love for God, for others and for all creation"
Here is a Vatican translation of the homily Pope Francis gave this evening in Paraguay at a celebration of vespers with clergy and religious. * * * How good it is for all of us to pray …read more
Francis Speaks on Weakness, Prayer, Forgiveness During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
The Christian is aware that, without the help of the Lord, he cannot walk through life. Pope Francis conveyed this during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta today, reported Vatican …read more
Pope Francis is particularly remembering the plight of immigrants and refugees in his prayer this month. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Pope for this month. …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
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 …read more
The Pope will be praying this month for Christians engaged in battling the culture. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Holy Father for the month of May. His …read more
Thanks to the surprises of the Holy Spirit, the Church moves forward. During his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis reminded the faithful that God surprises us and that we …read more
Here is the translation of the address given by Pope Francis during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! A good morning… but it’s not …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
A prayer vigil with Eucharistic adoration for the persecuted Christians around the world, especially for Christians in Syria and Iraq, was held in various Chinese Catholic communities on the …read more
The Vatican today released Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for March The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for this month is: “That those involved in scientific research may serve the …read more
Pope Francis sent a message to the annual National Prayer Breakfast held today in Washington, DC, and attended by US President Barack Obama, lawmakers from both parties, and thousands of …read more