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Look to the model of Mary Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the Marian Jubilee on Sunday as part of the celebrations for the Year of Mercy. In his homily he told the faithful present in St Peter’s Square that, “we are given a model, indeed the model, to whom we can look: Mary, our Mother.” ...read more
Recently, we aired a program called The Faithful Traveler , hosted by Diana von Glahn. This particular episode focused on Fatima. A few days later we received a phone call from one of our viewers, Janet Cadieux, from Edmonton. Janet wrote that she had watched the program and heard the host say that the Church ...read more
Learn more about, and reflect on the life of Mother Mary with Deacon Pedro in his 5-part series, "Deacon-structing: Mary." ...read more
Learn more about, and reflect on the life of Mother Mary with Deacon Pedro in his 5-part series, "Deacon-structing: Mary." ...read more
Deacon-structing Mary - Part 3: The Rosary ...read more
Last week, we reflected a bit about Mary and especially on what it means that she is “Full of Grace”. Perhaps the best reflection on this is from Munificentissimus Deus, the Apostolic Constitution of Pope Pius XII that I mentioned last week, on the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This excerpt is taken from ...read more
Sit down with Deacon Pedro, as he learns about and reflects on Mary in his three-part series "Deacon-structing: Mary." ...read more
Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass on New Year’s Day, the Solemnity of the Mother of God, in St. Peter’s Basilica. Below, please find the full text of the official English translation of his prepared remarks. Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God – World Day of Peace, 1 ...read more
Pope Francis inaugurated the Jubilee of Mercy on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Read the full text of his homily below: Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Inauguration of the Jubilee of Mercy December 8,  2015  Dear Brothers and Sisters, In a few moments I will have the joy ...read more
  A religious brother teaches young Cheridan Sanders how to swim; and that having faith means believing in a reality that does not exist, yet. — I grew up in mission territory. ‘South West’, as it was known then, was hot, dry and isolated. Even today it remains one of the least densely populated nations. ...read more