Posts Tagged ‘pope john paul II’

Lectio Divina

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

As a means of discovering or re-discovering the importance of God’s Word in our daily lives, we might consider an ancient but always timely Church practice called Lectio Divina.  In his Apostolic Exhortation, The Word of God, our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, speaks of Lectio Divina as the reflective and prayerful reading of Sacred […] [Read more]

May is Mary’s Month

Friday, May 4th, 2012

During the month of May, we celebrate many Catholic traditions and customs. May processions, the recitation of the rosary, Marian sodality celebrations and seeking the intercession of Mary on Mother’s Day are all part of parish life. Also during May, we celebrate the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin (May 31). In your […] [Read more]

The New Evangelization in Brief

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

In the world of politics and public relations people craft messages to be delivered in the length of a 10-second or 30-second radio or TV commercial. These messages are sometimes called “the elevator speech” to highlight that one ought to be able to describe a product or share a core message in about the time […] [Read more]