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Watch Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, celebrate daily television Mass for the Feast of St. André’ Bessette. ...read more
Pope Francis concluded his 26-hour pastoral visit to Sweden on Tuesday morning by celebrating a Mass in the southern city of Malmo for the nation’s small Catholic community. Please see below an English translation of Pope Francis’ homily at the Mass in Malmo: Today, with the entire Church, we celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints. ...read more
Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday at the Salesian centre in Baku, the central event of his 10-hour visit to Azerbaijan. The Pope’s homily, delivered to the congregation gathered in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, centred on the Lord’s call for Christian’s to live in faith and in service. Below, please find the official ...read more
Among the many treasures of this magnificent country, one that stands out is the importance of women. As Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, whom we commemorate today, wrote: “they love God in much larger numbers than men do” (Autobiography, Manuscript A, VI). Here in Georgia there are a great number of grandmothers and mothers who unceasingly defend ...read more
Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist ...read more
On Saturday, July 30, 2016, Pope Francis celebrated Mass with priests, religious, consecrated persons and seminarians at St. John Paul II’s Shrine in Krakow during World Youth Day Krakow 2016. Belo, you will find the full text of his prepared address: The words of the Gospel we have just heard (cf. Jn 20:19-31) speak to ...read more
On Saturday, June 25, 2016, Pope Francis continued his first Aposotlic Visit to Armenia with the celebration Holy Mass in Gyumri. Below, find the full text of his homily: “They shall build up the ancient ruins… they shall repair the ruined cities” (Is 61:4). In this place, dear brothers and sisters, we can say that ...read more
On Thursday, May 26, 2016, Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the Feast of Corpus Christi. Below, find the full text of his homily: « Do this in remembrance of me » (1 Cor 11 :24-25). Twice the Apostle Paul, writing to the community in Corinth, recalls this command of Jesus in his account of the ...read more
On Wednesday, February 17, 2015 the Holy Father concluded his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico. Below, find the full text of his farewell greeting following the conclusion of Mass at the fairgrounds of Juarez City: Farewell Greeting of the Holy Father Area of the Fair of Juárez City Wednesday 17 February ...read more