Dear brothers and sisters, 1. Jesus’ words, “Come to me, all you who labour and are burdened, and I will give you rest” (Mt 11:28) point to the mysterious path of grace that is revealed to the simple and gives new strength to those who are weary and tired. These words of Christ express the… Continue reading Pope Francis’ Address for World Day of the Sick on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes
In the Catechism of the Catholic Church, viaticum is defined as "the last Sacrament of the Christian". Normally, viaticum is given during the administration of the Sacrament of the Sick to those who are near, or in danger of, death. It has been reported that Kolbe Bryant attended the 7 A.M. Sunday Mass at his… Continue reading KOBE BRYANT’S VIATICUM: PASSING OVER TO THE FATHER
Right out of the gate, OSV’s headline, "President Trump’s pro-life moment", set off the 'neverTrumper' alarm in every Catholic patriot's brain.
The overriding consideration, never to be forgotten, is that we are all members of the one human family. The moral obligation to care for one another flows from this fact, as does the correlative principle of placing the human person, rather than the mere pursuit of power or profit, at the very centre of public policy.
The US Bishops finally got around to acknowledging the ongoing efforts of President Trump and his Administration in defending Religious Liberty. In a letter dated January 15, 2020, to commemorate Religious Freedom Day, Bishop George V. Murry, S.J. of Youngstown, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty, made a special… Continue reading US Bishops Praise President Trump’s Defense of Religious Liberty.