Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mystical Rose, make intercession
for the holy Church, protect the Sovereign Pontiff, help all those who invoke thee in their necessities, and
since thou art the ever Virgin Mary and Mother of the true God, obtain for us from thy most holy Son the
grace of keeping our faith, sweet hope in the midst of the bitterness of life,
Almost two weeks ago Pope Benedict sent a message to the president of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, Angelo Cardinal Bagnasco, who is chairing a meeting where the agenda is talking about God, of all things. Well, it beats talking about bishops, nuns and the environment all the time. This topic interests me not in the sense of mere curiosity but because it is taking seriously my seeking the face of God (this topic ought to concern all people who consider themselves Catholic, spiritual and/or religious). To
A Civilization of Love – What Every Catholic Can Do to
Transform the World (2008) by Carl Anderson, the head of the Knights of Columbus has a
new edition, Una Civilta dell’Amore.
Watch the book launch (video
clip) in Rome and read a CNA
Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York
celebrated an evening Solemn Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on December 4th to
commemorate of the 5th anniversary of entrance into eternal life of Dr.
Fernando Rielo, the founder of the Idente Missionaries. His Eminence, Edward Cardinal Egan,
archbishop emeritus of NY, Bishop Gerald T. Walsh, Rector/President of St. Joseph’s
Seminary, the Rev.
It is truly meet and just, right and available to salvation, that we should give thanks to thee, O Lord God, almighty: and that we
should, whilst invoking Thy power, celebrate the feasts of the blessed Virgin Mary; from whose womb grew the Fruit, which has filled with the Bread of angels. That Fruit which Eve took from us when