Sixth Sunday of Easter
First reading: Acts 15:1-2, 22-29
Second reading: Rv 21:10-14, 22-23
Gospel: Jn 14:23-29
The prayer kits blessed by Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, who heads the U.S. military archdiocese, and were then shipped to Ukraine for distribution to active-duty and injured Ukrainian soldiers.
Speaking to the group of diplomats, the pope noted they were beginning their new mission “at a uniquely challenging moment.”
People participating in the “itinerant” prayer service prayed at eight Marian works of art in the basilica.
Five of the new saints are from Italy, three from France, one from India and one from the Netherlands.
The “Catholic Military Connect” app provides easy access to answers to military questions, prayers for the military, testimonies, and connects military personnel with chaplaincies around the world.
Asian Americans are a distinct minority in the United States and those who are Catholic make them minority within a minority.
We cannot give what we do not have. We need to be converted before we can bring others to conversion. That means we need to pray before we can proclaim.