Elizabeth of Hungary, married woman, religious Obligatory Memorial
First Reading: Wisdom 13: 1-9
1 But all men are vain, in whom there is not the knowledge of God: and who by these good things that are seen, could not understand him that is, neither by attending to the works have acknowledged who was the workman:
Ordinary Weekday/ Margaret of Scotland, married woman/ Gertrudethe Great, virgin, religious
First Reading: Wisdom 7: 22b – 8: 1
22 For in her is the spirit of understanding: holy, one, manifold, subtile, eloquent, active, undefiled, sure, sweet, loving that which is good, quick, which nothing hindereth, beneficent,
23 Gentle, kind, steadfast, assured, secure, having all power, overseeing
On Wednesday, Pope Francis was given a white-painted special edition of Lamborghini Huracan as a gift, which sells for around 180,000 euros (N76m), but the pontiff gave it to charity.
The pontiff received the Italian supercar painted especially for him in papal gold and white on Wednesday morning in a ceremony
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Faith in the Resurrection 'makes us men and women of hope, not despair'
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“God is faithful and our hope in him is not in vain.” the Pope said in a memorial Mass homily.
Pope Francis celebrated the Mass
hate to break it to you, but the reason you’re not meeting Mr. Right is because you’re too picky.
Yes, I know. You’re either fuming or rolling your eyes right now, but hear me out, please.
This is not a case for settling for the wrong guy or for abandoning all standards.
Magnificat's reflections on the saint will enrich your understanding of his Gospel
The art collector Charles Saatchi has been writing a series of articles in the Telegraph on great paintings. Very informative about the artist’s life and the inspiration behind the paintings, the articles have been thought-provoking to read. On October
The celibacy of the priesthood is one of the great signs of contradiction in our time. Our culture stares at it in blank incomprehension, and on that blank it projects numerous fantasies to try to explain it.
So we are told that St. Paul both absolutely forbade celibacy as a mark
It is a well-known fact that people start to tense up when the Church begins teaching about that most sacred thing we keep in our pants. I speak, of course, of our wallets.
And not, by the way, just us laypeople. Almost every priest I have ever known absolutely dreads having
A lot of people confuse the Immaculate Conception with the Virgin Birth. The Virgin Birth refers to the birth of Jesus Christ. The Immaculate Conception refers to the conception of Mary, not Jesus. It is the dogma defined by the Catholic Church in 1854 that:
“The most Blessed Virgin Mary was,