This life-size and realistic image of Jesus Christ crucified during his last hours of the Passion was carved in cedar by renowned Spanish sculptor Juan Manuel Miñarro, a scholar of the Shroud of Turin and the Sudarium of Oviedo.
At Miami parish, Christ of Mercy sculpture depicts Jesus’ Calvary
A heart filled with scorn, vain presumption is a ticket to hell, pope says
The service marked the start of the worldwide celebration of “24 Hours for the Lord,” a period when at least one church in every diocese was invited to be open all night — or at least for extended hours — for confession and eucharistic adoration.
Is the priest listening to you? Indian diocese surveys families for synod
The Diocese of Alleppey has more than two dozen small Christian communities, and leaders of those communities trained about 70 members of the diocesan synod team.
Bishops find Catholic disciples, evangelizers with ‘deep spiritual thirst’ on San Quentin death row
The visit to death row “was especially heart-wrenching, but even there, I saw a desire for a deeper spiritual life,” he said in a reflection on the March 7 visit shared by the California Catholic Conference in a March 14 email newsletter.
Catholics help meet spiritual, material needs of stable workers at Arkansas horse track
Parishes supply Chaplaincy rogra with items for the spiritual and temporal needs of those in the stable area at Oaklawn Park horse track.
Sunday Scripture readings: March 19, 2023
Fourth Sunday of Lent
First reading: 1 Sm 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a
Second reading: Eph 5:8-14
Gospel: Jn 9:1-41
Experts see hope for pastoral inclusion of Catholics with disabilities, also lingering challenges
According to the Centers for Disease Control, some 26% (or 1 in 4) of adults in the U.S. have some type of disability.
Synod vigil to be expression of ‘ecumenism of solidarity,’ pastor says
Rev. Danet spoke to Catholic News Service and Vatican News March 15 after she and some 60 Catholic and Protestant representatives met Pope Francis to plan the ecumenical prayer vigil that will be held Sept. 30 in St. Peter’s Square.