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In this video, the first in a series on ‘Sacraments, Fr. Rob Galea explains what the Sacraments are and how we can live out the grace given to us through them. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For March 2017, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Support for Persecuted Christians: – That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church. Daily Offering Prayer God, our Father, I offer You my day. I ...read more
Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass for Ash Wednesday at the Basilica of Santa Sabina on the Aventine hill in Rome. In his homily, the Holy Father said Lent is a path that “leads to the triumph of mercy over all that would crush us or reduce us to something unworthy of our dignity as God’s ...read more
On Sunday, February 26, 2017, the Holy Father Francis visited the Anglican Communion in the Church All Saints’ in Rome, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of that community. The rite, characterized by typical elements of Anglican sung Vespers, began with the welcome greeting and the Holy Father’s blessing of an icon of Christ (San Salvatore). ...read more
(CNS Photo: A rare full moon glows over Vatican City on Christmas Eve, 2015) Another marvellous cosmic discovery was made this week: seven earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star just under 40 million light years away. Nasa’s discovery strengthened the popular hypothesis that other “earths,” that is, distant planets able to sustain life, most ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea addresses the often-asked question ‘Why does God allow suffering?’ Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Last Sunday, Pope Francis visited the parish of Santa Maria Josefa del Cuore di Gesù in Ponte di Nona, in the eastern outskirts of Rome, an area of ??town that suffers problems such as poverty and unemployment. It was his thirteenth visit to a parish in his diocese. John Paul II had also visited that ...read more
Catholics who remember the paradigm shift that took place at Vatican II often point to the transformation of the liturgy as its most concrete expression. That’s understandable. As Catholics, the Mass is the most frequented celebration in the life of the community.  Even if you didn’t follow the theological developments at the Council, you couldn’t escape the ...read more
“He imposes peace in His heights. Can His troops be numbered? On whom does His light not shine?[…] even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in His sight.” Book of Job, Chapter 25 Few books of the Bible are as telling as The Book of Job. Some books of the ...read more
Last Saturday the Pope appointed Henryk Hoser, Archbishop of Warsaw, as the special envoy to Medjugorje. In the official statement by the Holy See, it reads that: The mission has the aim of acquiring a deeper knowledge of the pastoral situation there, and above all, of the needs of the faithful who go there on pilgrimage, ...read more