Thursday, 21 April 2011 12:14
Each year on Good Friday, the Passion of Jesus Christ according to John is read aloud in our churches. John's Gospel, as we know, was written later than the other Gospels, perhaps some 70 years after Jesus died, and those years gave John plenty of time to reflect upon Jesus' death and highlight a number of aspects that are not as evident in the other Gospels. What are those special aspects?
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 10:07
Much has been written about what has come to be known as “The Greatest Generation,” the generation that came of age in the 1930s during the Great Depression and served in World War II. The term was popularized by Tom Brokaw’s book by the same name in which he chronicles their war experiences as well as their service in improving America in the decades following the war.
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 09:58
This Sunday we enter into the week of our salvation.
Our lives as Catholics flow from the events we remember on Passion Sunday and in the days that follow until Easter.
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 09:56
A young man is in the delivery room watching his wife give birth to their baby. The delivery is a difficult one and she is in danger of dying. As he stands watching, he is deeply conflicted: He loves his wife, is holding her hand, and is frantically praying that she not die.
Prayer of the MonthPapal intentions for November: That priests who experience difficulties may find comfort in their suffering, support in their doubts, and confirmation in their fidelity. That as fruit of the continental mission, Latin American Churches may send missionaries to other Churches.
Papal intentions for December: That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Savior's coming.