Posts Tagged ‘suffering Christians’

Solidarity in Suffering

Friday, October 20th, 2017

On Sunday, Pope Francis canonized 30 martyrs, both priests and lay persons, who suffered and were killed in 1645 in a wave of anti-Catholic persecution in Brazil.  The Holy Father also entered into the canon of saints three indigenous child martyrs in 16th century Mexico who were killed for refusing to renounce their Catholic faith […] [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]