Catechesis on creation is enormously important. It goes to the very foundations of human and Christian life. It gives the Christian faith’s answer to the basic questions asked by people of all times: “Where do we come from?” “Where are we going?” “What was our [...]
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We offer some excerpts of the homily of Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, on the feast of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, given on June 20, 2015, Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston.
Read the completed text.
Jesus goes into the world of work to call his first [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, Divine sonship, Grace, Church, Holiness, Work, Interior life, Ordinary life, Vocation, Evangelization, US, Josemaria Escriva
Video (Rome Reports). It was a historic eight day trip, in three Latin American countries. It included long plane rides, Masses and a long list of speeches. Along with that, it included plenty of moving moments along the way.
In Ecuador, the Pope visited a [...]
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Gina Garcia from Muntinlupa, Philippines danced ballet professionally for years and is now a home-maker, a part-time ballet teacher, and also teaches Parenting Education courses as a volunteer. On raising kids, Gina says, "The greatest challenge is in reminding ourselves that these are the children [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Family and work, Faith, Divine sonship, Formation, Children, Freedom, Marriage, Character, trust, family, happiness, Women, Philippines, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
By Rodrigo Ayude.
Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified on May 23rd in San Salvador. Msgr. Joaquin Alonso recalls a meeting in Rome in 1974 between Archbishop Oscar Romero and Saint Josemaria, which gave him the opportunity to get to know the future Blessed quite [...]
Tags: Faith, Church, Pope Paul VI, Josemaria Escriva, El Salvador, Oscar Romero
Video. (Rome Reports). A big crowd of more than 60,000 people cheered Pope Francis on, as he made his way through St. Peter's Square in the popemobile. Along the way, he blessed many children, he greeted pilgrims and he even made a good catch. [...]
Tags: Faith, Marriage, Love, Catechesis, family, Pope Francis
Video. (Rome Reports). There was plenty of color and people in St. Peter's Square on Sunday with thousands of pilgrims who came out to pray the Regina Coeli with Pope Francis.
The Pope turned his attention to a sunken boat that capsized Saturday night in [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). It's one of the most solemn Masses of the year. Wearing red and carrying a woven palm, Pope Francis started off Palm Sunday by leading a procession through St. Peter's Square.
On the day that gives way to Holy Week, Pope [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Holy Week is an important time for Christians throughout the world. But not everyone knows every detail about why it's celebrated or what exactly it's composed of. So here are the answers to questions about Holy Week you were afraid to ask.
Tags: Cross, Eucharist, Faith, Church, Holy Week
Video. (Rome Reports). During his weekly Angelus prayer, Pope Francis shared three essential tools for those who are far from God but want to get to know Him. "To all these people, we can offer three things: the Gospel, the Crucifix and the witness of [...]
Tags: Cross, Gospel, Faith, Pope Francis