Pope Francis on the Generosity of the Poor Widow.


Pope Francis on the Generosity of the Poor Widow. Dear friends: In yesterday’s Nov.8, Angelus Address, the Holy Father commented on the Gospel of the 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, denouncing the vices of pride, hypocrisy, and greed which are incompatible with Christian life. At the same time, he praised the trusting generosity and abandonment…

POPE FRANCIS ON FOLLOWING CHRIST: Being a disciple of Jesus means to take up one’s cross and accompany him in an uncomfortable path which leads to true freedom and full life with God.


POPE FRANCIS ON FOLLOWING CHRIST: Being a disciple of Jesus means to take up one’s cross and accompany him in an uncomfortable path which leads to true freedom and full life with God. Dear friends, in his Angelus speech last Sept. 13, Pope Francis, after recounting some Gospel passages of the corresponding Sunday Mass, reminded…

August 4: ST. JOHN MARIA VIANNEY, Patron Saint of Parish Priests


  August 4: ST. JOHN MARIE VIANNEY Patron of Parish Priests “Saint Jean-Marie-Baptiste Vianney [the Curè d’Ars], was born on May 8, 1786 near Lyons, France. Nearly refused admittance into the seminary due to ‘his ignorance,’ then denied ordination for failing the exam, a good bishop finally recognized the sanctity of our simple Saint. ‘He…

CHURCH AND MASS ETIQUETTE: Loving Jesus in the Holy Eucharist


CHURCH AND MASS ETIQUETTE: LOVING JESUS IN THE HOLY EUCHARIST Do I properly conduct myself inside the Church and attend the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with love, affection, attention, taking care of the details of piety which Our Lord Jesus Christ, who is really present in the Holy Eucharist, deserves from me? Dear friends:…