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Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis for the month of April 2017! ...read more
Below, find the full text of President of the CCCB Bishop Crosby’s 2017 Easter Message, originally found here. At the Easter Vigil, we celebrate the light of Christ which we carry, filled with hope, into a world of darkness and uncertainty. In the shadow of the Sainte-Foy massacre this past February, with tensions escalating between ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea talks about the Sacrament of Confirmation. This is part of an eight-part series on the Sacraments. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Pope Francis is on the move again. This Sunday, He’ll embark on another pastoral visit, this time within Italy to the northern city of Carpi. You may recall, Carpi is an area that suffered severe damages and several fatalities during massive earthquakes in 2012. The Pope’s day in Carpi will look something like this. Promptly ...read more
Pope Francis penned a letter to Cardinal Kevin Farrell on the occasion of the next World Meeting of Families, set to take place in Dublin from August 21 to 26, 2018. Below, find the full text of his letter: To the Venerable Brother Cardinal Kevin Farrell Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life ...read more
A reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent The question is often raised, “If God is good, why is there evil in the world?” Sometimes this dilemma is even used as a proof that God does not exist – if God is all-good and all-powerful, shouldn’t He be able to prevent all evil from happening? ...read more
Following the resignation of its founding member Marie Collins, The Pontifical Commission that is charged with addressing clergy sex-abuse issues vowed to continue To seek input from victims & survivors. The March 1st resignation of Ms. Collins from the The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, was a “central topic” during their plenary assembly ...read more
Like most other people, I had no idea who Archbishop Bergoglio was. When he stepped out on the balcony to make himself known to the world as Pope Francis, there was scant little I could’ve told anyone about him. It was as if he was a man without a past. An air of mystery surrounded ...read more
Last week we looked at the RCIA program: the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. We saw that this process is pretty standard throughout the universal Church. We also saw that (in previous posts, part 1 and part 2) how the program of receiving people (mainly adults) into the Church is ramped up during Lent. ...read more
How can we find God in the upper room in our lives today? This week, Mons. Peter Vaghi tells us about his new book; Billy Chan learns more about how to read the Bible and Gillian Kantor learns something from her children. Also Sebastian Gomes speaks with Sr. Nualla Kenny about assisted dying on Connect5 ...read more