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Some initial thoughts on the Vatican declaration ‘Dignitas Infinita’ on human dignity

I have just finished my first reading of the newly released Vatican document on human dignity “Dignitas Infinita ...

Divine Mercy Sunday

The most supreme act of love and mercy that the world has ...

‘He has been raised!’

Jesus of Nazareth lived most of his life in obscurity...

LENT 2024: What should I do?

Lent is traditionally a time for prayer and fasting.

Ash Wednesday 2024: “Repent and Believe The Gospel”

Ashes are an ancient symbol, cultural and biblical, ...

World Day of the Sick: You are not alone

Sickness is always an unwelcome guest in the “home” of our bodies.

Consecrated women and men: Spreading the light of Christ

Each year, the Catholic Church celebrates World Day for Consecrated Life.

The unequivocal value of Catholic education

When a child is baptized in the Catholic Church, his/her parents, supported by godparents...

We must continue to bring ‘life to light’

The human right to life is not simply a religious right; nor is it the making...

Ordinary Time: Anything but ordinary

For the last several days, I have looked out my window in the cardiac care wing of Santo Spirito Hospital in Rome --- the oldest hospital in Europe --- only to see the dome of St. Peter's Basilica close by.

Celebrating the entire Christmas season 2023-2024

The “Christmas Season” in the Catholic Church lasts from Christmas Eve...

Christmas: Darkness gives way to Christ’s Light

I wake up very early most days. I rarely, if ever, have to set my alarm clock.

Fourth Sunday of Advent: Candles of humanity must be lit from light of God

The four weeks of Advent which we draw to a close....

Third Sunday of Advent: Coming home to the Church

For most of us, the idea of “going home” brings eagerness, comfort and joy, whether it be simply ...

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe: “Am I not your Mother?”

In December 2018, I had the privilege of leading priests and lay faithful on a pilgrimage ...


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