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Pope Francis has called a special assembly of the Synod of Bishops concerning youth which will meet in Rome in October 2018 (about one year from now). The purpose of the Synod is to see how the...Read more
Earlier this year Pope Francis marked the historic occasion of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. He did so by visiting the shrine in Portugal and canonizing two of the...Read more
On this World Day of Prayer, we reflect on Pope Francis’ prayer intention for this month: “That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive...Read more
With certain regions of the globe facing an unemployment rate of more than 25%, the Pope is warning of the consequences that unemployment has in human life. In The Pope Video of October, the Holy...Read more
This year the Church celebrates the 130th anniversary of St. Pio of Pietrelcina’s birth as well as the 15th anniversary of his canonization. During his life, Padre Pio had a great devotion to the...Read more
An important aspect of the “way of the heart” that we strive to incorporate into our daily lives is an ability to walk with those on the margins of humanity and to accompany them in their...Read more
This month we celebrate the life of Saint Peter Claver, a Jesuit priest who ministered to the needs of slaves destined for the Americas.
Once a slave ship arrived Claver set to work, giving slaves...Read more
On this World Day of Prayer, we reflect on Pope Francis’ prayer intention for this month: “That our parishes, animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity...Read more
Praying for others can sometimes appear to be useless. Nothing “happens” in our eyes and we are easily tempted to give up. However, Saint Monica teaches us that our prayers in fact do much more...Read more
“Architects and painters, sculptors and musicians, filmmakers and writers, photographers and poets, artists of every discipline, are called to shine beauty especially where darkness or gray...