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In this video Fr. Rob Galea talks about the meaning of Advent. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Pope Francis’ message for the celebration of the 2018 World Day of Peace was released on Friday, November 24, 2017 during a press conference at the Holy See Press Office. The message entitled Migrants and Refugees: Men and Women in search of Peace is divided into six sections with the first offering heartfelt good wishes ...read more
With the Pope’s apostolic trip to Asia next week, religious leaders of different faiths in Bangladesh are hoping that this Papal visit will promote the much-needed harmony and tolerance in the Muslim-majority nation. However, it's reported that many hard-line Muslim groups including the Hefazat-e-Islam, will protest if the pontiff says or does anything "unexpected and unacceptable" during his visit to their country next week. ...read more
At 17.30 this afternoon, at the Altar of the Cathedral of the Vatican Basilica, the Holy Father Francis will preside at a Prayer Celebration for Peace in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The following is the homily pronounced by the Pope during the celebration: ...read more
If people really understood that participating at Mass is witnessing Christ's suffering, death and resurrection, then maybe they would stop taking pictures, talking, making comments and acting as if it were some kind of show, Pope Francis said today at his weekly general audience. ...read more
The following is the text of the video message sent by the Holy Father Francis ahead of his upcoming Apostolic Trip to Bangladesh, from 30 November to 2 December 2017: ...read more
The Pope sent a video message of greetings to the people of Bangladesh as he prepares to visit that nation from November 30th to December 2nd. Check out what he said. ...read more
Solemnity of our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe – Sunday, November 26th, 2017 During my graduate studies at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome in the late 1980s, I had the privilege of teaching Scripture on several occasions to the Missionaries of Charity at their formation house on the outskirts of Rome. Several times ...read more
The Pope surprisese the doctors and volunteers of the pop-up clinic for the poor, with an unplanned visit, when he pulled up in his blue Ford Focus to personally greet and thank them for all their work and efforts. Here’s how it all went down. ...read more
According to the tradition in the Eastern Church, when Mary was three years of age, Joachim and Anne took her to the Temple so that she might be consecrated to the service of the Lord. The legend says that they invited the young girls of the town to walk before her with lighted torches. As ...read more