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Lent

Gogo Ipa, the mother of Blessed  Benedict Daswa arrives for the Beatification on 13 September 2015.

Gogo Ipa, the mother of Blessed Benedict Daswa arrives for the Beatification on 13 September 2015.

The Purple envelope making a difference

15/04/2017 18:16

Sr Hermenegild Makoro, CPS, of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference has attributed the success of the annual Lenten Appeal to people’s  generosity.

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa delivers his Lenten Sermon to the Papal Household

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa delivers his Lenten Sermon to the Papal Household

Fifth Lenten Sermon of Fr. Cantalamessa to papal household: Full text

07/04/2017 10:19

The Preacher of the Papal Household, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap., gave his fifth Lenten Sermon to Pope Francis on Friday morning in the Redemptoris Mater Chapel, entitled 'The Righteousness of God has been Manifested'

 

Some members of the Catholic Secretariat in Malawi with Sister Anna Massawe (centre) of Tikondane Care for Children Centre, Lilongwe

Some members of the Catholic Secretariat in Malawi with Sister Anna Massawe (centre) of Tikondane Care for Children Centre, Lilongwe

Malawi’s Catholic Secretariat staff donate to children’s home

06/04/2017 17:03

Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM)’s Catholic Secretariat staff donate to street children transit home as part of their Lenten observance

 

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa delivers his fourth Lenten Sermon to Pope Francis and the Papal Household

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa delivers his fourth Lenten Sermon to Pope Francis and the Papal Household

Fourth Lenten Sermon of Fr. Cantalamessa to papal household: Full text

31/03/2017 11:12

The Preacher of the Papal Household, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap., gave his fourth Lenten Sermon to Pope Francis on Friday morning in the Redemptoris Mater Chapel.

 

Pope Francis preaches his homily on Thursday of the Third Week of Lent (23/03/17)

Pope Francis preaches his homily on Thursday of the Third Week of Lent (23/03/17)

Pope: We are "Catholic Atheists" if we have hardened hearts

23/03/2017 14:28

Listen to the Word of God to avoid the risk of a hardened heart. That was Pope Francis’ message in his homily at morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta on Thursday. The Pope pointed out that when we turn away from God and are deaf to His Word, we become unfaithful or even “Catholic atheists.”

 

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience.

Pope: 'current migration crisis greatest tragedy after WW2'

22/03/2017 12:37

Pope Francis has called for an ongoing commitment to welcome and integrate forced migrants and refugees and described the current migration phenomenon as the world’s greatest tragedy after the Second World War. He was speaking during the General Audience in St. Peter's Square.
  
 

 Jesus Heals the man Born blind

Jesus Heals the man Born blind

4th Sunday of Lent - 26 March, 2017

21/03/2017 17:06

This Laetare (rejoice) Sunday, the Church rejoices in anticipation of the Resurrection. The readings remind us that it is God who gives us proper vision of body and soul, and instructs  us to be constantly on our guard against spiritual blindness.

 

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