Pope takes 27 candidates a step closer to sainthood‎

Pope Francis has authorized 12 decrees on miracles, martyrdom and heroic virtues of 22 men and 5 ‎women. ‎ Pope Francis on Monday took 27 men and women a step closer to sainthood.  The Pope received Card. Angelo Amato, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and authorized him to promulgate 12 decrees regarding 22 men and [...]

On God Coming to Meet Us

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! The account of today’s Gospel brings us again, like last Sunday, to the synagogue of Nazareth, the town in Galilee where Jesus grew up as part of a family and where everyone knew him. He has returned for the first time after having gone out to begin his public life [...]

Angelus Meditation on the Wedding Feast of Cana

Dear brothers and sisters, Good morning! This Sunday’s Gospel presents the miraculous event which took place in Cana, a village in Galilee, during a wedding party in which also Mary, Jesus, and His first disciples were present (cf. Jn 2,1-11). The mother, Mary, makes her Son notice that the wine ran out, and Jesus, after having [...]

The Miracle of Christmas

"Adoration of the Magi" and "Christ on the Cross," by Benedetto Bonfili. British National Gallery, London A thought meditation on the meaning of the events we celebrate at Christmas, events which respond to the deepest desire of all men and women Once upon a time there lived this very tall Texan who travelled to [...]

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