Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

Via Crucis in 2015

Friday, March 27th, 2015

In his Message for Lent, Pope Francis warns of a growing problem which we as Christians need to confront – a selfish attitude of indifference to one another and to God which has taken on global proportions. Our Redeemer who gave himself on the cross is not indifferent to the human condition and neither can we […] [Read more]

Our Suffering Christian Family

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

During this Lenten season, I want to share a few thoughts with you that will take the form of a weekly blog following the First through the Fifth Sundays of Lent. We contemplate in a special way the suffering of Christ and his words to his disciples the night before he was to suffer, “If […] [Read more]

Pray for Our Suffering Brothers and Sisters in the Middle East

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

If you were to google “Christians in the Middle East,” you would probably expect to find information about the history of Christianity, the distinct cultures of the people there, or descriptions of Latin and Eastern Catholics, Orthodox, and Protestants.  Instead, what appears, tragically, is story after story about violent oppression and intimidation of Christians all […] [Read more]