This resource could be helpful to many preachers in need of a little inspiration when composing their homilies.
[One] only “sees” the risen Jesus when one has faith in the risen Jesus [Edward Schillebeeckx]. In other words, it is not merely a question of visual, sensory input. It is rather a question of identifying the one whom one sees as the risen Christ.
The group included Abbot John Klassen, OSB, University President Michael Hemesath and Donald Jackson, artist director for the Bible project. They were welcomed to the Vatican by Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington DC on behalf of the Papal Foundation.
The Mozarabic Rite, or more properly speaking the Hispano-Mozarabic Rite, is one of a few Western non-Roman rites that are part of the Catholic Church today.
Max Metzger, who was born in a small German village, was ordained as a priest shortly before the outbreak of World War I. His experience at the front, serving as an army chaplain, inspired a deep revulsion for war and a determination to devote himself to the cause of peace and reconciliation.
With Easter behind us, I have had a bit of time to reflect on the Easter Vigil and its solemnity.
Clerics not bound to office in choir, if they are in major orders, are bound to pray the entire office every day, either in common or individually, as laid down in Art. 89.
In his message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations released yesterday by the Vatican, Pope Francis drew a comparison between the vocation to the priesthood and religious life and the experience of the “exodus.”
I am hopeful that he was among the dozens I witnessed receiving the news of Christ’s resurrection with joy, laughing and smiling into the night.