Daily Archives: April 4, 2012

Cardinal Ranjith to his clergy: communion on the tongue only and while kneeling is mandatory

Chrism Mass 2012 in the Archdiocese of Colombo The Archbishop of Colombo in Sri Lanka, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, has restored in his archdiocese the practice of communion on the tongue only and while kneeling. Last month, on the Feast of … Continue reading

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Wednesday General Audience: Holy Father recalls his Apostolic trip to Mexico & Cuba.

Vatican City, 4 April 2012 (VIS) – Benedict XVI dedicated his remarks during this morning’s general audience today to his recent trip to Mexico and Cuba by which, he said “I sought to embrace the entire continent, inviting everyone to … Continue reading

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On Being Willing to Die With Christ. A Holy Week Meditation for Increasingly Hostile Times

By: Msgr. Charles Pope The Gospel from Monday of Holy Week presented an interesting a challenging picture for those of us who wish to be disciples of the Lord. For a brief moment the focus shifts to Lazarus. Lets consider … Continue reading

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St John Vianney: We are nothing in ourselves

WE ARE NOTHING IN OURSELVES Temptation is necessary to us to make us realize that we are nothing in ourselves. St. Augustine tells us that we should thank God as much for the sins from which He has preserved us … Continue reading

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