S+L BLOG
- Noel Ocol -
We start off today by celebrating the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, on their 90th anniversary of "invisible" and quiet service to the poor in the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and in Eastern Europe. CNEWA was founded in 1926 in response to a request by Pope Pius the 11th to unite all American Catholic ...read more
Earlier today, the Pope addressed the faithful during his weekly General Audience and continued his catechesis on Christian Hope: Focusing on Charity, which he said, "is a grace. It's the fruit, of OUR Saving-Encounter with God’s own love”. To the thousands of pilgrims gathered at St. Peter’s Square, the Pope said: "he who loves, has ...read more
We begin today with The Vatican Insider reporting that it’s highly likely that a meeting between the Pope and President Donald Trump is possible when when US President travels to Italy for G7 summit in May. Diplomatic sources have said the US President will see the Pope when he comes to Italy for the G7 ...read more
In Rome yesterday, the Pope, prayed the Angelus with pilgrims and tourists that gathered in St. Peter’s Square on the Second Sunday of Lent. The Holy Father reflected on the Gospel of St. Matthew, and recounted the Transfiguration of Our Lord. “In this Lenten season,” he said, “let us contemplate devoutly the image of the ...read more
March 13 2017, marks the four year anniversary of the election of the relatively unknown Cardinal Bergolio, from Argentina, to the Chair of St. Peter, who, as Pope Francis, has gone on to become one of the most riveting, intriguing and remarkable world leaders of our time. ...read more
The Catholic Church in San Salvador is alive with news about a possible miracle attributed to Blessed Oscar Romero yet there is a yearning, that this momentum will help the cause of Blessed Romero‘s martyred friend, Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande, for beatification. Father Grande organized teams of missionaries to evangelize the rural area in El ...read more