Fourth Sunday of Easter
First reading: Acts 13:14, 43-52
Second reading: Rv 7:9, 14-17
Gospel: Jn 10:27-30
Visiting the small Catholic communities in Bulgaria and North Macedonia offered an opportunity to encourage the faithful to remember God’s miracle of being able to feed a multitude with just a few loaves and fishes, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis went to the tiny Balkan nation of North Macedonia to pay tribute to a tiny saint who accomplished big things: St. Teresa of Kolkata.
Third Sunday of Easter
First reading: Acts 5:27-32, 40-41
Second reading: Rv 5:11-14
Gospel: Jn 21:1-19
Local high school students and chaperones from four Minnesota parishes visited civil rights museums and memorials in Montgomery and Selma that told the stories of slavery to modern-day racism.
Pope Francis applauded the beatification of four Argentine martyrs — a bishop, two priests and a layman — who were murdered early in the country’s seven-year long “Dirty War.”
Stonyhurst, the world’s oldest Jesuit school, houses a remarkable collection of relics relating to the country’s many martyrs.
One doesn’t have to look at cable news to know there are millions of immigrants living in the United States. Most of the focus lately, though, has been at the U.S.-Mexico border.