This is an interesting question that some people pose. Where does this question come from though? It usually arises after a person hears for the first time that at every Mass we are witnessing the crucifixion of Our Lord. “What does that mean?” You might ask. It is important to
This is a question I have heard quite a lot in the parish, and it is an important question. It seems like a simple enough question that should have a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer. The answer to this question is not this simple though.
How often have we heard, “If you
This is a relevant question to ask. Why is it that we go to Mass every Sunday and not do something else? Where does this thing that we call the Mass come from and why do we it? Why can we not just read the Bible and keep the Sabbath
So why do we use incense in the church and during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass? Is it to make the place smell nice, or is it just to encourage some people to cough at the mere sight of it?
Actually, the use of incense is an expression of prayer,
Identical twin brothers, Rev.Frs Emmanuel Ukachukwu Nwokeji and James Okechukwu Nwokeji, have been ordained Catholic Priests in Imo State.
The priestly ordination was held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Orlu on Saturday, August 18th, making them the second set of Twins in the area to be ordained as catholic priests.
The twin priests are
Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers has killed a young Catholic priest in Abuja.
Father Michael Akawu, the first indigene of Abuja to be ordained for Abuja Archdiocese, was shot dead at a supermarket in Gwagwalada on Saturday, where he had gone to shop.
Fr. Akawa was ordained a priest on February
The novena is a common and spiritually enriching prayer experience commonly used within the Catholic Church. There are a few essential guidelines to keep in mind, but there is no single “right” way to pray a novena.
Part 1 - Novena Basics
1 -Know what a novena is. A novena is a form of
Speaking to Vatican News, Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan lamented the fact that, notwithstanding the Bishops’ request a month ago to the government to take action following brutal attacks on Christians in the country’s Benue State, nothing has been done.
On 24 April last, 2 Catholic priests and 17 parishioners were brutally
Do you have a devotion to Our Blessed Mother? Do you talk to her often, asking for her intercession and prayers? Josephine in Union, New Jersey, wondered this about her prayer to Our Lady: “When we pray to her, does she have the power to answer our prayers or does
Pope Francis announces on Thursday during an Ordinary Public Consistory that he will canonize an additional person on October 14 along with Blessed Paul VI and Blessed Oscar Romero.
By Sr Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp
In an Ordinary Public Consistory held on Thursday morning, Pope Francis announced that he will canonize Blessed