Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:08
Msgr. Juan Miguel Ferrer Grenesche, undersecretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, cited the saying in an interview Aug. 9 with the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, about the task of translating Mass texts and the Bible.
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:04
We ask, “Why is this happening?” but it’s a rhetorical question. We assume it shouldn’t be happening.
Friday, 05 August 2011 08:59
I’m not sure we’re there yet. There are worshippers of God, Catholic and otherwise, in virtually every nation and race in the world, But they, or we, are not yet united in a single home. We tend to want to separate into groups that are identified more by our differences in beliefs. Are we all part of one global “house of prayer for all nations?” I don’t think so.
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 13:32
They are often sudden, overwhelming events that destroy lives and livelihoods. Insurance companies refer to these kinds of events as “acts of God.” Are they?
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 09:15
Maybe I’m an OK gardener, but a bad weeder. I do know the basics of soil preparation, placement in sunlight and watering schedule. Still, the end result is discouraging.
Prayer of the MonthPapal intentions for November: That priests who experience difficulties may find comfort in their suffering, support in their doubts, and confirmation in their fidelity. That as fruit of the continental mission, Latin American Churches may send missionaries to other Churches.
Papal intentions for December: That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Savior's coming.