Posts Tagged ‘Year of Faith’

Jesus Christ, Our Sovereign King

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Tweet Share53 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Some years ago when I was serving on a committee to evaluate the way scripture is used in the liturgy, our attention turned to the line “Thy kingdom come” in our analysis of the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:10). One participant thought the word “thy” was […] [Read more]

Padre Pio and Our Spiritual Journey to Holiness

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Tweet Share91 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble One of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Italy today is San Giovanni Rotondo where, for 50 years, Padre Pio, now Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, was dedicated to a ministry of healing, both body and spirit.  Consumed by a longing to care for souls, he […] [Read more]

Open the Door of Faith

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Tweet Share93 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Today in parishes all over our archdiocese, hundreds of men and women who serve as catechists in our religious education programs will be commissioned for service. This year’s theme, “Open the Door of Faith,” celebrates not only The Year of Faith but also how learning […] [Read more]

The Light of Faith Shines Out to Transform the World

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Tweet Share38 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleOn a glorious day in the Year of Faith, when Pope Francis approved the causes for canonization of soon-to-be saints John XIII and John Paul II, he also provided us with the wonderful gift of his first encyclical, Lumen Fidei. Only with the light of faith, […] [Read more]

Knowing Our Catholic Faith

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Tweet Share34 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble We are now midway through the Year of Faith, which was designated so that we might revitalize our belief in the saving message of Jesus and his Church.  Many people have accepted this invitation, recognizing that they have forgotten certain aspects of the faith or, […] [Read more]

Each of Our Catholic Churches Tells a Love Story

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Tweet Share9 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble This is a special moment in the life of the Catholic Church, as we carry out the work of the New Evangelization by deepening and sharing our Catholic faith, and as we celebrate a Year of Faith coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the opening […] [Read more]

A New Year’s Resolution in the Year of Faith

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Tweet Share115 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble It is appropriate that this is the time when people make resolutions to improve themselves in the coming year because Mary Mother of God, whom we celebrate today, forever carries with her a new beginning, who is Christ the Lord.  Most New Year’s resolutions usually […] [Read more]