Five New Saints Canonized!

Five New Saints Canonized!

From the Vatican: VATICAN CITY(VIS)—At 10 a.m. today the Holy Father celebrated the Eucharist in the Vatican Basilica. During the ceremony he canonised five blesseds: Zygmunt Szczesny Felinski, Polish former archbishop of Warsaw and founder of the Congregation of Franciscan Sisters of the Family of Mary; Francesc Coll y Guitart, Spanish professed priest of the…

Saintly Examples for the Laity

Saintly Examples for the Laity

Short Address by Pope Benedict XVI Recently, Pope Benedict XVI gave a particularly poignant address regarding our obligations as Christian laity to the crowd who had joined to praythe midday Angelus at the papal summer residence, Castel Gandolfo, Italy. Here is a translation from ZENIT: “Intimately Connected and Mutually Illuminate Each Other” [At the end…

Changing Times – Changing Methods – Timeless Truth: The Catholic Distance University

Changing Times – Changing Methods – Timeless Truth: The Catholic Distance University

by Mark McElrath Have you just found yourself downsized and feel the need to complete your Bachelor’s degree?  Are you feeling empty in your current field of employment and want to work in a new career direction, maybe something related to the church but need further academic development or certification?  Are you one of those…