Meeting with the young people of Bahia

Meeting with the young people of Bahia
The Parish of Our Lady of Glory of Andaraí, Diocese of Rui Barbosa held a spiritual retreat for young people to help them recover the meaning of life and belonging to the community, thus responding to the call of God in their vocation. With the theme: Walking in faith, they walked a long way through the beautiful Chapada Diamantina, praying the rosary, singing and having fun until they reached the...
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Testimony of Sister Gilda

Testimony of Sister Gilda
We want to share with you the beautiful testimony of our  Sister Gilda de Freitas Aguiar, who after 50 years of consecration commemorates her vocation, she talks to Sister Aurea who is guiding her in this beautiful conversation. See the video from here, the link is in Portuguese but you can understand
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Throwing the nets

Throwing the nets
“Put out into deep water and lower your nets for a catch.” Luke 5:4 To talk about vocation ministry nowadays is not easy, however, I will try to do it. This writing of mine wants to be a reflection in a loud voice that I wish to share on the reality that raises many questions in me. “Put out into deep ..." resounds in my heart as a sign of hope, there, where it seems that there is nothing. The...
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Testimony about Mother Pierina

Testimony about Mother Pierina
Yesterday April 29th 2020, Mother Pierina Guido went to the Father’s Kingdom. Her life it was a song to the Lord and one Sister wrote something about she, here you can read it: Keeping the lamp alight ... Remembering Mother Pierina. When you feel heartbreak for the detachment of a loved one, the mind also informs an emptiness and the words fail to express the deepest feelings and the most bea...
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Homily of Fra Raniero Cantalamessa on Good Friday

Homily of Fra Raniero Cantalamessa on Good Friday
The Preacher of the Papal Household, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, preached the Sermon, reminding everyone that God has plans for our welfare, and not woe, even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Below please find the full text of Father Raniero Cantalamessa's Sermon: “I HAVE PLANS FOR YOUR WELFARE AND NOT FOR WOE” Sermon for Good Friday 2020 in St. Peter’s Basilica St. Gregory the Gre...
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Solemnity of the Annunciation 2020

Solemnity of the Annunciation 2020
NAZARETH - Please find below the homily of Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for the Solemnity of the Annunciation. His Excellency has presided the Holy Mass on this occasion in the Grotto of the Annunciation Basilica in Nazareth.  ((To watch the Holy Mass, please click here.)) The Solemnity of the Annunciation Nazareth, Ma...
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From Holy Land

From Holy Land
Terra Santa News This week: the preventive measures taken in the Holy Land against the Coronavirus pandemic: the words of Br. Francesco Patton, Custos of the Holy Land and Mgr Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. The social initiatives in support of the poor, the sick and those in quarantine in Bethlehem, the second Lenten pilgrimage of the Franciscans t...
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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2020 “We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God” (2 Cor 5:20) Dear Brothers and Sisters, This year the Lord grants us, once again, a favourable time to prepare to celebrate with renewed hearts the great mystery of the death and resurrection of Jesus, the cornerstone of our personal and communal Christian life. We must continually r...
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Amazon: new paths for the Church and for an integral ecology

Amazon: new paths for the Church and for an integral ecology
What the Church is experiencing right now is an extraordinary Synod, a breath of the Holy Spirit in our "Time"of today. In this way Pope Francis expressed himself in the angelus of October 15, 2017: "the main aim of the Synod is:" to identify new paths for evangelization of this segment of the People of God, especially the indigenous people, often forgotten ... "An extraordinary event proposed ...
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