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Today, Pope Francis released a new papal document - Gaudete et Exsultate: On the Call to Holiness in Today’s World. The Latin title, Rejoice and Be Glad, comes from Matthew 5:12, part of the Sermon on the Mount - Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven. The Sermon on the Mount figures heavily into the document, providing a sort of 'roadmap' to holiness. Here are a few points to keep in mind as you read through the document: ...read more
Read full text of Pope Francis' Newest Apostolic Exhortation: Gaudete et exsultate: On the call to holiness in today’s world. ...read more
Read full text of Pope Francis' Homily for Second Sunday of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday. April 8, 2018. ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For April 2018, we join the Holy Father in praying for those who have Responsibility in Economic Matters. ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' Easter Sunday message, anlong with his "Urbi et Orbi" blessing. April 1, 2018. Happy Easter! ...read more
Read the english Working Translation of Pope Francis' Prayer by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB. for the Ways of the Cross Ceremony in Rome. March 30, 2018. ...read more
Read full text of the Homily of Fr. Cantalamessa at Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at St. Peters Basilica. March 30. 2018. ...read more
Watch Fr. Thomas Rosica's interview with CBC's Andrew Nichols to learn why Pope Francis will not apologize for the Catholic Church's role in Canada's residential schools at this time. ...read more
Read the Full text of Pope Francis' homily at Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, where he focuses on the virtue of 'closeness'. March 29. 2018. ...read more
Emilie Callan, one of your Canadian delegates at the pre-synodal meeting, talks about her first day in Rome with 300 other youths from around the world. “Young people never won the Nobel prize for being cautious!” It’s not unusual to hear memorable nuggets such as this one come from the mouth of Pope Francis. He ...read more