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“To take Jesus in our hands and enfold him in our arms…” In 1997, St. John Paul II established the special Day of Consecrated Life to coincide with the Feast of the Presentation of the Child Jesus in the Temple of Jerusalem (February 2). The Pope gave three reasons for his selection of February 2 ...read more
The following is the message of condolences for the victims of the terrorist attack that took place late yesterday evening in a mosque in Québec in Canada, sent by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin on behalf of the Holy Father Francis to Cardinal Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, archbishop of Québec. “Upon learning of the attack ...read more
We’re used to prophets being young, like Jeremiah and John the Baptist. As prophets, after all, their job is to look ahead. On the other hand, we think of elders as caretakers of the past. But Pope Francis asks us to see our elders looking ahead to the future. He gives us Simeon and Anna ...read more
So far we’ve looked at what Scriptures and Tradition tell us about the figure called “the devil”. First we looked at what the Church teaches and last week we looked at what the Scriptures tell us about the “prince of darkness.” It may be interesting to note that there is a fascination with the topic, at ...read more
This week, on a special edition of the SLHour, we learn about the new Way of the Cross comic book and author Sally Read shares her conversion story. We also meet singer/songwriter PJ Anderson and Lupe Rios has a new album. Email us your comments or send us a direct voice mail message by clicking ...read more
The Spanish daily newspaper El País published last Sunday a long interview with Pope Francis, who spoke to the journalist Pablo Ordaz on January 20th. For more than one hour, inside a normal room in Casa Santa Marta, the pontiff explained that “in the Church there are saints and sinners, decent men and corrupt men” ...read more
Every Friday, beginning February 3, 2017 at 4:30pm ET tune in to Pagine Vaticane, a 25-minute show in which Italian Producer Matteo Ciofi discusses themes and events of the Vatican. The Angelus, the general audience, the homilies at Casa Santa Marta and much more, we will review everything with interviews and including exclusive content. Pagine Vaticane adds ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea talks about the buddhist understanding of Karma and how it applies, or does not apply to Christianity. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
As tens of thousands of people – many of them young men and women – descend upon Washington on Friday, January 27, 2017 for the annual “March for Life,” it is good for us to stop and reflect upon what we do as individuals and as a community to stand up for life. The theme ...read more
Bishop Joe Vasquez of Austin, Texas and chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration criticized yesterday, President Trump’s executive order to build a larger wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying it would “put immigrant lives needlessly in harm’s way, tear families apart and spark fear and panic in communities. President Trump signed directives to ...read more