BLOG: Our Lady of Guadalupe
It has been a big week in the church: the Jubilee for Mercy officially started, holy doors and doors of mercy opened around the world, and we’re gearing up for the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Here is just some of what has been going on across the country this week: Vancouver has ...read more
(Vatican Radio)  Migration and drug trafficking, the reform of the Curia, the challenges of the Synod for the Family and the need to make the Church a safe home for all children and vulnerable adults. In a wide-ranging interview with Valentina Alazraki, from the Mexican broadcaster Televisa, Pope Francis has marked the second year of his ...read more
Here’s what’s been making headlines in the church across Canada this week: In Montreal: Hockey legend Jean Beliveau passed away this week. The obituaries in national media focused on his hockey skill and his upstanding sportsmanship. None mentioned his commitment to his Catholic faith. Montreal Archbishop Christian Lepin will preside at the funeral Mass for ...read more
  Filming on location in Fredericton, New Brunswick with Lieutenant-Governor Granyon Nicholas for the Knights of Columbus production John Paul II in America: Uniting a Continent with Host: John Ignatowitcz, Director of Photography: Wally Tello, Camera Assistant: Michel Guitard, Audio: Bruce LeGrow. ...read more
At the end of his weekly General Audience on December 11, Pope Francis had this message for the faithful of the American continent. Tomorrow is the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas. I would like to greet all my brothers and sisters on that continent, and I do so thinking ...read more
The following is the full text of a talk given by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput (OFM) of Philadelphia, at a conference in Mexico City titled “Our Lady of Guadalupe, Star of the New Evangelization on the American Continent.”   Sixteen years ago today, November 16, I began my work as a delegate to the Special ...read more