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

Tag: holiness

Pope’s Christmas greetings to Roman Curia

The Holy Father meets with the Roman Curia typically on the Third Saturday of Advent in the Clementine Hall. In the past the papal address was longer and had a slightly different tone and content. Francis’ talk this year is spiritual with with a tone of fraternal correction aiming at a more substantive pastoral ministry […]

Brimming over with the Father’s love

One of the blogs I read with some frequency is the blog, Domine, da mihi hanc aqua!, written by a Dominican Friar of the Province of Saint Martin de Porres, Father Philip Neri Powell. I recommend it, after reading the Communio blog. His blog post for today provides a good examination for. Tonight, people came to the […]

Good Shepherd Sunday: which are the authoritative voices that guide you?

Good Shepherd Sunday, the Fourth Sunday following the great feast of Easter, is celebrated today by the Church. Today is a day in we all focus on the tenderness of the Lord and smoothing quality of his voice gently calling us to deeper and fuller communio with him. The Fourth Sunday of Easter is the […]

The way of sanctity lies open to you

Today the Pontifical Ethiopian College enjoyed time with Pope Benedict XVI on the occasion to mark the 150th anniversary of the death of Saint Justin de Jacobis (1800-1860), patron of the College. The Ethiopian College prepares men for priestly service in their home country. Part of the Pope’s address was devoted to holiness. On holiness […]