Eighteenth Sunday and Setting Our Sights On What is Above

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, for you have died, and your life is hidden...

Pope Benedict and Martha’s Way

BENEDICT XVI ANGELUS Courtyard of the Papal Residence, Castel Gandolfo Sunday, 18 July 2010   Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are now in the heart of summer, at least in...

Saints Joachim and Anne: Grandparents of Jesus

(From our archives:) Let us sing praises to Joachim and Anna, The couple honoured by God (as they are His kinsmen) They have borne for us the...

Seventeenth Sunday: Perfecting Our Prayer With and In Christ

Ask and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you (Lk. 11: 9)....

Pope Benedict and Mary of Magdala

BENEDICT XVI ANGELUS Castel Gandolfo Sunday, 22 July 2012   Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Word of God this Sunday presents us once again with a fundamental, ever fascinating theme...

A Pope and Prime Minister Return to the Mission – We Hope

This story and its characters are (mostly) fictitious, and it is (generally) not inspired by true events. But if the events could yet prove...

Sixteenth Sunday: Keeping It Simple in Silence

Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her (Lk. 10: 42). ⧾ In Christian tradition Martha and Mary have...

Fifteenth Sunday: The Good Samaritan and the Thirst of God

Take care of him and when I come back, I will repay you whatever more you spend.’ (Lk. 10:35). The parable of the Good Samaritan...

Answered Prayer As Roe Bites the Dust

Receive into the abode of Your Most Compassionate Heart all meek and humble souls and the souls of little children. These souls send all...

Fourteenth Sunday: Ite Missa Est!

See I am sending you out like lambs into the midst of wolves (Lk. 10:3). ⧾ The commission of the seventy disciples to go and...