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At 12:00 noon today, Solemnity of the Lord’s Nativity, Pope Francis delivered his annual “Urbi et Orbi” address (to the city and the world) from the Central balcony of the Vatican Basilica. Before imparting the Blessing, the Pope addressed the traditional Christmas message to the faithful present in St Peter’s Square and to those who ...read more
Pope Francis’ Homily at the Christmas Mass at Night on the Solemnity of the Lord’s Birth – December 24, 2018 At 9:30 this evening in the Vatican Basilica, Pope Francis presided at the “Mass of the Night” on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord 2018. During the celebration of the Eucharist, after the ...read more
Fr. Matt Gworek reflects on the life of St. Lucy, a uniquely Swedish way of celebrating her feast day, and what lessons this feast holds for us at Advent. ...read more
Read the prayer offered by Pope Francis before the statue of Mary in the Piazza di Spagna on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For December 2018, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Evangelization. ...read more
Read Pope Francis' message, inspired by the generosity of St. Mother Teresa, for the 27th World Day of the Sick to be celebrated in Calcutta on 11 February. ...read more
God’s idea of fulfilling one’s vocation is that which will lead to greatest holiness and eternity with Him in heaven. Our idea is often more earthbound. ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For November 2018, we join the Holy Father in praying that the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict. ...read more
Read all about Mother Clelia Merlone, who experienced sickness, slander, financial ruin, betrayal, and rejection - and who will be beatified on Nov 3. ...read more
Read the full text of the homily that Pope Francis gave at the concluding Mass of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. ...read more