Saint John, Son of Zebedee

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Wednesday, 5 July 2006 John, son of Zebedee Dear Brothers and Sisters, Let us dedicate our meeting today to remembering another very important member of...

Pope Benedict and Saint Stephen

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 2 May 2012 Dear Brothers and Sisters, In our recent Catecheses we have seen how through personal and community prayer the...

St. John de Matha, the Forgotten Friar

Every year on December 17 the church intones the ‘O antiphons’ the joyous canticles in anticipation of the coming of Christ. But on the...

Saint Joseph’s Confirmation in Grace

(In Advent, our devotion is focused on Saint John the Baptist, as the precursor of the Christ, but then we shift in the latter...

Master in the Faith: Saint John of the Cross

(Karol Wotyla did his theological doctorate on the mystical poetry of Saint John of the Cross, so he writes here not only as Pope,...

Pope Benedict Reflects on Saint John of the Cross

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 16 February 2011 Saint John of the Cross Dear Brothers and Sisters, Two weeks ago I presented the figure of the...

Lucy’s Luminous Light

It may be difficult to believe in these dark December days, but a scant week from now, once we pass the winter solstice, the...

Prayer of Pope John Paul II to Our Lady of Guadalupe

O Immaculate Virgin, Mother of the true God and Mother of the Church!, who from this place reveal your clemency and your pity to all...

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother and Mystery

December the 12 is the celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe, now a feast, which used be a commemoration. But the day was elevated...
Pope St. John Paul II

Pope John Paul II’s Last Sermon on the Immaculate Conception

HOLY MASS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DOGMA OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY HOMILY OF JOHN PAUL II Solemnity of...