…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Good news on Blessed Margaret of Città di Castello

Today, 24 April 2021, Pope Francis received in audience Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. The Vatican News states: “During the audience, the Supreme Pontiff confirmed the conclusions of the Ordinary Session of Cardinals and Bishops, Members of the Congregation, and decided to extend the cult of Blessed Margaret […]

Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta

Today’s the liturgical memorial of Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta (1878-1905), a missionary sister with the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. A biographer notes that Blessed Maria Assunta was happy to be assigned to do farmwork —working with chickens, goats and the pigs. I can relate to her happiness in this service. What was striking was her […]