Browsing the October 2014 archive of Blog

Browsing the October 2014 archive of Blog

Pope Francis Homily: HOLY MASS FOR THE OPENING OF THE EXTRAORDINARY SYNOD ON THE FAMILY

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/12/14

HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS Vatican BasilicaSunday, 5 October 2014 Video

  Today the prophet Isaiah and the Gospel employ the image of the Lord’s vineyard.  The Lord’s vineyard is his “dream”, the plan which he nurtures with all his love, like a farmer who cares for his vineyard. Vines ... Read More »

Pope Francis Homily: MASS OF THANKSGIVING FOR THE EQUIVALENT CANONIZATION OF TWO CANADIAN SAINTS

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/12/14

Vatican BasilicaSunday, 12 October 2014 Video

 

We have heard Isaiah’s prophecy: “The Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces…” (Is 25:8). These words, full of hope in God, point us to the goal, they show the future towards which we are journeying. Along this path the ... Read More »

Marriage - from the Bulletin

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/12/14

The struggle in defense of traditional marriage is not over. The court rulings virtually guarantee a stream of additional lawsuits as federal benefits for same-sex married couples come into potential conflict with state laws and constitutions banning same-sex marriage, and as those couples move from state to state. The ... Read More »

A Universal Synod on the Family Begins October 5, 2014

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/04/14

If there’s one thing we can be sure of regarding the upcoming extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family, it’s that the eyes of the entire world will be upon it. Already the gathering has garnered attention from the likes of Time magazine, The New York Times and others, ... Read More »