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Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus – June 23, 2017 Ezekiel 34:11-16 Romans 5:5b-11 Luke 15:3-7 One of the most popular devotions within the Church is devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  The geographic and historic center of the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is in Paray-le-Monial, a small village in ...read more
Getting to personally know a refugee can wipe away fears and dismantle distorted ideologies. This was the message Pope Francis conveyed yesterday to highlight world Refugee Day, which is observed on June 20th. After praying the Angelus with visitors in St. Peter’s Square Sunday morning, the Pope asked that: “concrete attention go to the women, men and children ...read more
I wrote this 5 years ago. This year the Feast of the Sacred Heart falls five days after Father’s Day, but I think of this every year since I first wrote it. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about being a dad, since that 13-year-old that I mention below will be soon graduating from High School ...read more
Father’s Day makes us think of the the top quality in a Dad. What is it? This week author Greg Popcak (of the Pastoral Solutions Institute) tells us how the Beatitudes are the place to start. Gillian Kantor learns something from her 14-month old about project management; Billy Chan has one more tip for Dummies looking ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea talks about almsgiving. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Lets begin in Poland today, where the Polish Catholic bishops said that Amoris Laetitia does not allow Communion for the divorced and remarried. Couples in non-sacramental unions should instead be led to ‘true repentance & sacramental reconciliation” with their spouse and children born from those unions. In a statement issued after their plenary meeting last ...read more
Let’s begin in Rome today were the pope addressed the pilgrims at his weekly general audience at St.Peter’s Square. Continuing his catechesis on Christian Hope, the pope focused on the theme: God’s infinite love as the source of all hope. Here now is the summary. Yesterday, the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops announced a ...read more
Earlier today, Pope Francis called on Christians and people of all beliefs to celebrate on November 19th, the first World Day of the Poor- by helping those in need not only in words, but in concrete deeds. Presenting the message to journalists on behalf of the Pope, Archbishop Rino Fisichella, explained that this “World Day of ...read more
Remarks by Deputy Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly Dedication of the New Salt and Light Headquarters and Fr. Michael McGivney Studio May 25, 2017 Your Eminences, Your Excellencies, Father Rosica, distinguished guests. Thank you for the very warm welcome. Thank you, Father Rosica, for your gracious invitation and hospitality. It is a great honor for me ...read more
Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the First World Day of the Poor 19 November 2017 Let us love, not with words but with deeds 1.“Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in deed and in truth” (1 Jn 3:18). These words of the Apostle John voice an imperative that ...read more