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My friend Cesar who works at a very reputable modeling agency got a rather zany call earlier this year. A couple had selected from their portfolio a number of male and female models from which they would like to obtain sperm and eggs. They were willing to pay large sums of money for this perfect ...read more
From December 17-23, I’d like to share with you these antiphons, that you will pray with them and they will help you continue to prepare for the Advent of our Lord. May they become part of your Advent tradition as they are becoming part of mine. For December 23, the antiphon is based on Isaiah ...read more
Egyptian Muslims and Christians celebrate Coptic Christmas Eve in Cairo’s Tahrir Square Jan. 6, 2013 CNS photo/Mohamed Abd El Ghany, Reuters ...read more
Every Christmas one Toronto restaurant opens its doors to feed 500 people who otherwise wouldn’t have a Christmas Dinner. We have the details and peek in the kitchen. Find out why and how it gets done! ...read more
From December 17-23, I’d like to share with you these antiphons, that you will pray with them and they will help you continue to prepare for the Advent of our Lord. May they become part of your Advent tradition as they are becoming part of mine. For December 22, the antiphon is based on Isaiah ...read more
The statue of Jesus on St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Christmas tree are seen from St. Peter’s Square following a lighting ceremony Dec. 13, 2013. CNS photo/Paul Haring ...read more
On Monday, December 21, 2015, Pope Francis met with the Roman Curia and presented them with the annual Christmas greetings. Below you can find the full text of the Pope’s address to the gathered Cardinals and Superiors of the Roman Curia. Dear brothers and sisters, Forgive me for not standing up as I speak to you, ...read more
From December 17-23, I’d like to share with you these antiphons, that you will pray with them and they will help you continue to prepare for the Advent of our Lord. May they become part of your Advent tradition as they are becoming part of mine. For December 21, the antiphon is based on Isaiah 9:1; ...read more
Men salute as Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services arrives on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis to visit troops around Christmas in 2011. The archdiocese provides priest chaplains, with the permission of their home dioceses, to minister to the military. The chaplain’s ...read more
In this Advent series, Deacon Pedro learns from Judaism as he prepares for the coming of the Messiah. In the fourth and last week, Deacon Pedro and Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich look at where words, signs, symbols and light lead us and at the meaning of Messiah in Judaism. ...read more