Latest News

12 things you need to know about Holy Saturday

Jimmy Akin.org - 3 months 1 week ago
On Holy Saturday the earth waits in stillness for the Resurrection of the Lord. Here are 9 things you need to know about it. Everytime we say the creed, we note that Jesus “...

Virtual Stations of the Cross, Good Friday, 2016

Aleteia - 3 months 1 week ago
The meditations and prayers of the Stations of the Cross for Good Friday, 2016, were prepared by Archbishop Gualtiero Bassetti, Archbishop of Perugia — Città della Pieve. The full...

“O Cross of Christ”: Pope Francis’ Prayer For Good Friday

Aleteia - 3 months 1 week ago
The texts of the meditations and prayers of the Stations of the Cross for 2016, found here, were assembled by the Archbishop of Perugia, Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti. “God is mercy...

Asylum seekers and struggling families: a Way of the Cross with Pope Francis  

Vatican Insider - 3 months 1 week ago
Refugees, abused children and broken families were among Stations of the Cross’ reflections led by Pope Francis on Good Friday. During a “Way of the Cross” meditation in Rome’s...

Benedict XVI is frail but ‘perfectly lucid’, says Vatican spokesman

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
Although retired pope Benedict XVI is growing more frail, there are no particular concerns or worries regarding his health, a Vatican spokesman has said. Fr Federico Lombardi...

Pope leads solemn Good Friday liturgy amid security concerns

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
Entering in silence and lying prostrate on the floor in front of the main altar of St Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis has commemorated Jesus’s death on the Cross. Thousands of...

Pope Francis presides over Passion Liturgy in St. Peter's

News.va - 3 months 1 week ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis presided over the Passion Liturgy on Friday afternoon – Good Friday – the day on which the whole Church recalls the suffering, crucifixion, and death...

Lady Day and Good Friday – Of the Angels’ ‘Ave’ and the ‘Consummatum est’.

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 1 week ago
Today, 25 March 2016, is simultaneously the Feast of the Annunciation and Good Friday.  Liturgically we celebrate the Annunciation later. In ancient times there was a tradition...

Obamacare case: RNS reports both sides, though little on those in between

GetReligion - 3 months 1 week ago
Yaayyy! Someone remembered that there are two sides (at least) to a controversy! And it's not Normal, Moderate Americans vs. Those Nuts on the Right! The Religion News Service...

St. Margaret Clitherow: Saint of the Day for Saturday, March 26, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 3 months 1 week ago
St. Margaret Clitherow was born in Middleton, England, in 1555, of protestant parents. Possessed of good looks and full of wit and merriment, she was ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, March 26, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 3 months 1 week ago
Reading 1: Genesis 1:1-31, Reading 1: Genesis 2:2, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 104:12-14, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 104:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: ...

Prayer before Confession: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, March 26, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 3 months 1 week ago
Receive my confession, O most loving and gracious Lord Jesus Christ, only hope for the salvation of my soul. Grant to me true contrition of soul, so ...

March 25, date of the Incarnation and Passion: Annunciation and Good Friday: Popule Meus, quid feci tibi?

Rorate Coeli - 3 months 1 week ago
O holy God! O holy Strong One! O holy Immortal One! Have mercy on us.As is well known, many early Fathers and much of the faithful believed that the first Good Friday fell in the...

Cantalamessa: Homily for Good Friday

News.va - 3 months 1 week ago
(Vatican Radio) At St Peter's Basilica, the Preacher of the Pontifical Household, Father Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap., gave the homily for the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion....

25 March 1991: Archbp. Marcel Lefebvre – R.I.P.

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 1 week ago
On this day in 1991 Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre died. Lefebvre was a great churchman, an astoundingly effective missionary. I learned of Lefebvre’s death in an interesting way. I...

Brussels: Do not succumb to vengeance, Pope’s preacher says 

Vatican Insider - 3 months 1 week ago
May there be no vengeance but only mercy, the only feeling that can save the world. “The hate and the brutality of the terrorist attacks this week in Brussels help us to...

Good Friday 3 April AD 33 – Lunar and Solar Eclipses as Christ died on the Cross

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 1 week ago
The fellow who made the video about the Star of Bethlehem (a compelling argument, I might add), also did some research about what happened in the heavens on Good Friday. Let’s...

Washing Feet – observations

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 1 week ago
I refer the readership to some lucid and sober comments about the pedilavium, the foot washing, that can occur as an option in both uses of the Roman Rite. Fr John Hunwicke makes...

Mercy will save the world: papal preacher's Good Friday meditation

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Mar 25, 2016 / 11:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Remembering this week's deadly terror attack in Brussels, the papal preacher centered his Good Friday reflection on mercy's...

Mercy will save the world: papal preacher's Good Friday meditation

EWTN - Vatican News - 3 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Mar 25, 2016 / 12:45 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Remembering this week's deadly terror attack in Brussels, the papal preacher centered his Good Friday reflection on mercy's...
Subscribe to Latest News