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St. Gemma Galgani and her Guardian Angel

Yesterday was the feast of Gemma Galgani, one of the Church’s mystics. As it fell on a Sunday this year (2021) we celebrate it today, April 12th. Gemma was born in Camigliano, Italy on March 12, 1878 of devout parents. … Continue reading

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Not This Man but Barabbas

by Fr Paul D. Scalia In their respective narratives of our Lord’s Passion, all four Gospels mention the crowd’s election of Barabbas over Jesus. That choice comes at the end of Pontius Pilate’s half-hearted attempt to free Christ. It is … Continue reading

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Meditation on the Passion – by Bl. Anne Catherine Emmerich

The procession of the Crucifixion was headed by a trumpeter, who sounded his trumpet at every street corner and proclaimed the execution. Some paces behind him came a crowd of boys and other rude fel­lows, carrying drink, cords, nails, wedges, … Continue reading

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