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On Sunday evening, February 14, 2016, Pope Francis visited the ‘Federico Gomez’ Pediatric Hospital in Ecatepec during his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico. Read the full text of his prepared greeting below: Greeting of Pope Francis Visit to the “Federico Gómez” Pediatric Hospital Sunday 14 February 2016 Mr President, Madam First Lady, Madam Secretary for ...read more
Following the celebration of Mass at the Ecatepec Study Centre, Pope Francis gave the following Angelus Address: Angelus Centro de Estudios de Ecatepec Sunday 14 February 2016 My Dear Brothers and Sisters, In the first reading of this Sunday, Moses offers a directive to the people.  At harvest time, a the time of abundance and ...read more
On Sunday, February 14, 2016, Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Ecatepec Study Centre during the second day of his Apsotolic Visit to Mexico. Below you can find the full text of his prepared homily: Homily of Pope Francis Holy Mass at the Ecatepec Study Centre Sunday 14 February 2016 Last Wednesday we began the ...read more
Pope Francis’ concluded his first full day of his Apostolic Visit to Mexico with the celebration of Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. Below find the full text of his prepared homily below: Homily of Pope Francis Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe Saturday 13 February ...read more
Follow along with the official for all of Pope Francis’ masses while on his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico. Click here to follow along. ...read more
On Saturday, February 13, 2016, following the meeting with the President of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto and his meeting with the Authorities of Mexico, Pope Francis met with the Bishops of Mexico at the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption in Mexico City. Below, find the full text of his prepared address, followed by the Angelus ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea talks about the Season of Lent. ...read more
On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Pope Francis began his Apostolic Visit to Mexico in Mexico City. Below find the full text of the Pope’s address to the Mexican authorities. Meeting with Authorities Palacio Nacional, Mexico D.F. Saturday 13 February 2016 Mr President, Members of Government of the Republic, Distinguished Authorities, Representatives of Civil Society, Brothers in ...read more
Here is some of what we’ve been reading this week across the country: In Ontario, Catholic Crosscultural Services is helping government-assisted refugees settle into their home In Saskatoon, an elementary school has stepped up to sponsor a refugee family from Burundi. From Edmonton, we get this look at what Lent is and is not.   ...read more
Watch Pope Francis and Russian Patriarch Kirill sign the Joint Declaration below: Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. ...read more