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On Thursday, Pope Francis presided over the Chrism Mass, during which the sacred oils used for the Sacraments and Ordinations were blessed. In his homily for the Mass, the Holy Father spoke about the “joy of the Gospel”. ...read more
Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Palm Sunday 9 April 2017 Today’s celebration can be said to be bittersweet. It is joyful and sorrowful at the same time. We celebrate the Lord’s entrance into Jerusalem to the cries of his disciples who acclaim him as king. Yet we also solemnly proclaim the Gospel account of ...read more
The Congregation of St. Basil’s Superior General, Fr. George Smith, CSB, along with Vicar General Fr. David Katulski, CSB, Secretary General Fr. Jack Hanna, CSB, and councillors Fr. Morgan Rice, CSB, and Fr. John Huber, CSB, stopped by our Salt + Light studios for a tour and the celebration of the Holy Mass. Below, find ...read more
Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass for Ash Wednesday at the Basilica of Santa Sabina on the Aventine hill in Rome. In his homily, the Holy Father said Lent is a path that “leads to the triumph of mercy over all that would crush us or reduce us to something unworthy of our dignity as God’s ...read more
On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, Pope Francis presided over the celebration of Vespers for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul at the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Please find the full text of his prepared homily below: Encountering Jesus on the road to Damascus radically transformed the life of ...read more
On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017, at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis celebrated morning Mass and, in his homily, spoke about the way Jesus expressed authority: through service, closeness and coherence. The Holy See Press office also announced Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will be meeting the Pope on Saturday. Prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine ...read more