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Sunday 16 March

Second Sunday of Lent Genesis 12:1-4, 2 Timothy 1:8-10, Ps 33, Matthew 17:1-9 Light from Light “The Transfiguration reveals Christ’s divinity and shows that he alone is the true home of the Christian…the disciples saw…the divine glory of Jesus, which illuminates the whole history of salvation”. The Transfiguration shows that in “his oneness with the […]

World Mission Day

Extracts from the Pope’s Message (19 May 2013) Faith is God’s precious gift, which opens our mind to know and love him. He wants to enter into relationship with us and allow us to participate in his own life in order to make our life more meaningful, better and more beautiful. God loves us! Faith, […]

Resignations – Benedict and Celestine

I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine Ministry…In order to govern the Barque of Saint Peter and proclaim the Gospel, both strength of mind and body are necessary. I have had to recognize my incapacity to fulfill adequately […]

Benedict XVI: The Joy of the Vatican Council

Vatican City, 15 February 2013 (VIS) The following are brief extracts from Benedict’s conversation with the clergy of Rome, held in the Paul VI Hall: “We hoped that everything would be renewed, that a new Pentecost, a new era in the Church, had truly arrived, … rediscovering the bond between the Church and the world’s […]