Posts Tagged ‘Saint John XXIII’

The Pope, Touchstone of Faith and Unity

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Tweet Share4K Pin3 +13 Email Reddit Share6 Share Yum Stumble Early Sunday morning I watched our Holy Father, Pope Francis, give his Angelus talk – the comments he shares before praying the Angelus with the huge crowd – tens of thousands – gathered in Saint Peter’s Square each Sunday. Here, this enormously popular and revered […] [Read more]

Saint John XXIII and the Continuity of Truth in Charity

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Tweet Share55 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleWhen Saint John XXIII opened the Second Vatican Council on October 11, 1962, he knew that he would not live much longer, having been diagnosed with cancer, but he was prepared.  He had given himself over entirely to God long before, humbly abandoning himself to loving […] [Read more]

Saint John Paul II

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Tweet Share36 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleThe Church today canonizes two holy men of our age, Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II.  Each gave profound witness to the Gospel, and this moment of grace provides an opportunity to express our appreciation for their lives, love and guidance.  A couple of […] [Read more]

Saint John XXIII

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Tweet Share26 Pin12 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Known for its beauty, art and architecture, one of the grandest structures of Venice is the Basilica of Saint Mark, the saint we commemorate today.  Traditionally believed to contain the relics of the Evangelist, the Basilica is the cathedral for the Patriarchate of Venice.  It […] [Read more]

Jesus, I Trust in You! The Divine Mercy of the Lord Endures Forever

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Tweet Share104 Pin +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble God, who is rich in mercy, sent his only begotten Son so that we might be reconciled to him and attain life everlasting.  Traditionally during the eight days beginning with Easter Sunday, the Church meditates upon this infinite mercy of God.  Saint Augustine called this […] [Read more]