Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Pope marks Good Friday in St. Peter’s Basilica

From Vatican Radio: Pope Benedict XVI led the faithful in the passion liturgy and veneration of the Cross on Good Friday in St. Peter’s Basilica. As is customary, the preacher of the papal household, Capuchin Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa delivered the … Continue reading

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Taking the Measure of Relics of the True Cross .

Whenever the subject of bogus relics comes up, you can count on someone saying, “There are enough pieces of the True Cross to rebuild Noah’s Ark!” Whoever delivers that punch line probably does not know that he or she is … Continue reading

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What are the seven last words of Christ?

Condensed from a book by Archbishop Fulton Sheen “Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.” (Lk 23:34) When Jesus was hanging on the cross he asked for forgiveness for the people who were responsible for this great … Continue reading

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The Feast of Divine Mercy

The Novena to the Divine Mercy starts on Good Friday, ie today!! In her diary “Divine Mercy in my Soul”, Sister Faustina Kowalska wrote about having over twenty apparitions of the Blessed Virgin, as well as over thirty visions of … Continue reading

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The Suffering and death of a Shepherd

Biblical Reflection for Good Friday By Father Thomas Rosica, CSB TORONTO,  (Zenit.org).- For our Good Friday Reflection this year, and in preparation for the beatification of the Servant of God Pope John Paul II on Sunday May 1, I have … Continue reading

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