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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nationwide Prayer Vigil for Life to Take Place from January 20-21

Posted by Bob Herz on 1/15/22

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nationwide Prayer Vigil for Life to Take Place from January 20-21

WASHINGTON – Catholics across the country are encouraged to observe a nationwide prayer vigil from Thursday, January 20 to Friday, January 21, 2022, marking the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ... Read More »

Pope Francis - Homily on the Epiphany of the Lord

Posted by Bob Herz on 1/08/22

Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord (6 January 2022) | Francis

The Magi travel towards Bethlehem.  Their pilgrimage speaks also to us, who are called to journey towards Jesus, for he is the North Star that lights up the sky of life and guides ... Read More »

Pope Francis - on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (December 24)

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/25/21

Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (24 December 2021) | Francis

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In the darkness, a light shines. An angel appears, the glory of the Lord shines around the shepherds and finally the message awaited for centuries is heard: “To you is born this ... Read More »

Pope Francis - Apostolic Journey to Cyprus and Greece - December 5, 2021

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/11/21

 

On this second Sunday of Advent, the word of God sets before us the figure of Saint John the Baptist. The Gospel highlights two important things: the placewhere John appears, which is the desert, and the content of his message, which is conversion. Desert and conversion. Today’s Gospel ... Read More »

Pope Francis - The poor you will always have with you - sermon for World Day of the Poor

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/13/21

The Poor You Will Always Have With You

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Pope Francis Message for the Fifth World Day of the Poor, 2021 Description

Pope Francis released his message for the Fifth World Day of the Poor which is observed on November 14, 2021. He highlighted the ... Read More »

Pope Francis - HOLY MASS ON THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/13/21

Holy Mass presided over by Pope Francis on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (Gemelli University Hospital, 5 November 2021) | Francis

HOLY MASS ON THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE FACULTY ... Read More »

Homily of Pope Francis at Holy Mass for the remorse of the souls of cardinals and bishops who have died this year

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/06/21

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

St Peter’s Basilica, Altar of the ChairThursday, 4 November 2021

In the first Reading we heard this invitation: “It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord” (Lam 3: 26). This attitude is not a starting point, but rather ... Read More »

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS FRANCIS TO BUDAPEST, ON THE OCCASION OF THE CONCLUDING HOLY MASS OF THE 52nd INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS, AND TO SLOVAKIA

Posted by Bob Herz on 9/16/21

In the Temple of Jerusalem, Mary offers the baby Jesus to the aged Simeon, who takes him in his arms and acknowledges him as the Messiah sent for the salvation of Israel. Here we see Mary for who she truly is: the Mother who gives us her son Jesus. ... Read More »

U.S. Bishops’ Chairmen Respond to House Vote to Force Taxpayers to Fund Abortion Overseas

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/31/21

WASHINGTON- On Wednesday evening, the House voted 217 to 212 in favor of H.R. 4373, the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPs) appropriations bill. H.R. 4373 excludes the Helms Amendment, which says that “no foreign assistance funds may be used to pay for the performance of abortion as a method of family planning or ... Read More »

Msgr. Yennock's Homily 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time 6-27-21

Posted by Fr Thomas Ward on 6/28/21

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. 6-27-21

THE PEOPLE IN THE ROOM WHERE THE LITTLE GIRL WAS DYING, WERE LAUGHING AT JESUS. THEY WERE MOCKING HIM BECAUSE HE SAID: THE CHILD IS NOT DEAD. SHE IS ASLEEP. “WHEN THEY SAW JESUS TAKE THE CHILD BY THE HAND AND HEARD HIS ... Read More »