Daily Archives: March 28, 2013

Stay here and keep watch with me

In Rome, there is a tradition of visiting seven ‘Altars of Repose’ on Maundy Thursday. Different Churches decorate these in their own way. These are the seven Churches we visited this evening after the Mass of the Last Supper.   … Continue reading

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The Holy Father: Homily for Chrism Mass [full text]

 Below please find the official text of Pope Francis’ Homily for Chrism Mass, Holy Thursday 2013: Dear Brothers and Sisters, This morning I have the joy of celebrating my first Chrism Mass as the Bishop of Rome. I greet all … Continue reading

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What If The Crucifixion Never Happened?

Just suppose that God became incarnate and grew up to become the greatest teacher of Divine wisdom the world has ever seen, as would be appropriate for the Son of God. Just suppose that his every word was recorded for … Continue reading

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The Floodgates of Divine Mercy

Beginning on Good Friday and culminating on Divine Mercy Sunday, the second Sunday of the Octave of Easter, the Church turns her attention to the divine mystery of merciful love. This devotion in different forms is a special gift from the … Continue reading

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