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All Saints

Pope Francis’ address after the Angelus, St Peter’s Square, 1 November 2017 The Solemnity of All Saints is ‘our’ celebration: not because we are good, but because the sanctity of God has touched our life. The Saints are not perfect models, but people through whom God has passed. We can compare them to the Church […]

All Saints and All Souls Days

All Saints’ Day The Book of Revelation refers to an essential characteristic of saints, saying they are people who belong totally to God. They are presented as an immense multitude of “chosen ones,” dressed in white and marked with the “seal of God” (See Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14). Through this last detail, with allegorical language, it […]

All Saints and All Souls

The cover drawing is a creative rendition of some of the graves on top of Pukekaraka, Ōtaki. The graves of Fr Melu and Brother Stanislaus are seen with the hopeful signs of spring blossom. The artist is Fr Peter Healy sm, who lives in Ōtaki  and ministers on the Kapiti Coast. I saw a huge […]