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HOMILIES AND STATEMENTS
We’re all familiar with crosses. They mark churches and hospitals, pharmacies and ambulances, firetrucks, blood banks, graves and more.
Fifteen years ago Mel Gibson’s film, The Passion of the Christ, was released to hostile reviews but strong audiences.
“Amen! Alleluia! Praise the Lord!” are common words of assent, even praise, amongst black American congregations as they prod their pastors to even greater heights of preaching.
The American sit-com How I Met Your Mother follows the lives of five close friends: Ted, Barney, Marshall, Lilly and Robin.
An excellent spiritual activity for today is praying the powerful Divine Mercy Chaplet. In today’s feature, Australia’s MGL Sisters teach us to pray the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy through reflection and song in this beautiful podcast! The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy is a popular devotion based on the visions of Jesus by Saint […]
My name is Mother Graciana, and I’m from Peru. I live in a small village up in the mountains, where people’s lives are very harsh. That is why we are here. No priest resides in this mountain region that is why we got special permission from the Holy Father to assist at marriages, to confer […]
Thank you for attending our Mass and Candlelight Vigil. Tonight we have commended to Almighty God the 253 or so victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka.
Easter morning Mass was nearly over at St Sebastian’s Catholic Church in Katuwapitiya, Negombo. The congregation had heard the Gospel account of the first Easter, renewed their baptismal promises, been sprinkled with Easter water and received Holy Communion.
In prayer, we discover who God is and who we are before Him. One form of prayer is a prayer of petition, where we ask, beseech, plead, invoke, entreat, cry out, beg and even sometimes wrestle with God. Another is intercession, where we ask in a similar way, but on behalf of others. We can […]