Fifth Sunday of Easter —
First reading: Acts 6:1-7;
Second reading: 1 Peter 2:4-9;
Gospel: John 14:1-12
Pope Francis has spent his papacy reflecting on the role of mothers in society and trying to bring that maternal warmth to the Catholic Church.
Q. Is it true that men born out of wedlock cannot enter the priesthood? (Philadelphia) A. No, that is not true. But your question does reflect […]
1642-1716 FEAST May 11 Already a priest in Naples, Italy, Francis entered the Society of Jesus at age 28. From 1676 until his death, this Jesuit […]
The World Apostolate of Fatima has over 20 million members, in 100 countries around the world who are a prayer cell and to Mary under the title of her Immaculate Heart.
For the past 69 years, flowers have shown up at the statue of Mary courtesy of an anonymous donor. Though parishioners enjoy the sight of the lovely flowers, no one has figured out who the donor is.
Here is the Catholic News Service translation of the prayer Pope Francis wrote and was to recite May 12 at the Little Chapel of the Apparitions in Fatima, Portugal.
1500-1569 FEAST May 10 Born near Toledo, Spain, John was sent by his wealthy parents to study law in Salamanca. But, renouncing such a career, he […]