Browsing the April 2020 archive of Blog

Pope Francis Easter Vigil Homily

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/12/20

Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter (11 April 2020) | Francis HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS St Peter's BasilicaHoly Saturday, 11 April 2020

“After the Sabbath” (Mt 28:1), the women went to the tomb. This is how the Gospel of this holy Vigil began: with the ... Read More »

U.S. Bishops’ President Moment of Prayer on Good Friday for the Faithful

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/11/20

Prepared text of Archbishop Gomez’s homily:

My dear brothers and sisters,

We stand today at the foot of the cross with Mary, our Blessed Mother, and we look upon her Son, crucified. And we ask God: Why did he have to die? Couldn’t there be some other way?

Today ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Palm Sunday Homily - April 5, 2020

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 4/06/20

PALM SUNDAY—APRIL 5, 2020

A FEW YEARS AGO I VISITED A MAN IN THE HOSPITAL. HE WAS NOT PRACTICING HIS FAITH. ON THE OUTSIDE HE SEEMED DISTANT AND DEFENSIVE. BUT UNDERNEATH ALL OF THAT THERE WAS SOMETHING VERY GOOD ABOUT HIM. HE WAS NEAR DEATH. I DIDN’T KNOW QUITE ... Read More »

President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Releases Message for Holy Week 2020

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/04/20

President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Releases Message for Holy Week 2020

April 3, 2020

WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement for Holy Week.

Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows:

“Future ... Read More »