ZENIT will return with its regular news dispatch on Tuesday, April 22. The entire ZENIT staff wishes a most blessed Easter to all of our readers.read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's Urbi et Orbi Message given in St. Peter's Square today. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, a Happy and Holy Easter! The Church throughout the world echoes the angel’s message to the women: "Do not be afraid! I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He...
Here is the translation of the Pope's remarks after the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross), which took place at the ancient Colosseum of Rome on Good Friday. * * * God put on the cross of Jesus all the weight of our sins, all the injustices perpetrated by every Cain against his brother, all the bitterness and betray...
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's homily last night during the Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica. * * * The Gospel of the resurrection of Jesus Christ begins with the journey of the women to the tomb at dawn on the day after the Sabbath. They go to the tomb to honour the body of the Lord, but the...
Quote for April 18th
“It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.”
― Hans Urs von Balthasar, Unless You Become Like This Child
Here is a reflection fromBishop Cástor OswaldoAzuaje Pérez of Trujillo, Venezuela. * * * Venezuela has been front-page news for several months now. Sadly, it continues to be so, on account of …read more
On Holy Thursday,Catholics Come Homereleaseda commercial on theEucharistto highlight the True Presence of Jesus inthe Holy Eucharist,the source and summit of ourCatholic faith. Polls show …read more
A brief introduction: The Easter that we celebrate today with joy is not simply the commemoration of a past event, but the participation in the mystery of the passion, death and resurrection …read more
One of the many themes that unites the seven readings from the Old Testament, the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans and the Gospel passage from Matthew is that of Baptism. Genesis 1:1-2:2. …read more
Jesus asked that the Feast of the Divine Mercy be preceded by a Novena to the Divine Mercy which would begin onGood Friday. He gave St. Faustina an intention to pray for on each day of the …read more