Forgotten Customs of Martinmas and St. Martin’s Lent

That blessed man, Saint Martin, bishop of Tours, has entered into his rest. The Angels and Archangels, Thrones, Dominations and Powers have welcomed him. Alleluia! (Taken the Alleluia Verse in the Propers for the Feast of St. Martin of Tours in the 1962 Roman Catholic Missal). Armistice Day & Praying for the Dead Armistice Day […]

Matt and his Wifey/Wife

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Iraqi Catholics looking ahead, not back, Chaldean bishop says

ESLÖV, Sweden — After enduring war and suffering in Iraq, Chaldean Catholics abroad prefer to look ahead to a brighter future in their adopted countries rather than return to their native land, said Bishop Saad Sirop Hanna, the apostolic visitor for Chaldeans in Europe. Speaking with Catholic News Service Nov. 3 via Zoom from his […]

Prelates see synodal process as Holy Spirit’s realm to inspire the church

As Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis sees it, the church-wide synod called by Pope Francis is all about the Holy Spirit. For the next several months, people from throughout the church — laypeople, clergy, religious, administrators and even those who have stopped practicing the Catholic faith — will be coming together […]

Pope Francis: Crisis in marriage is an ‘opportunity,’ not a ‘curse’

Pope Francis greets a couple during a meeting with members of the Retrouvaille marriage ministry Nov. 6, 2021 / Vatican Media Vatican City, Nov 6, 2021 / 10:21 am (CNA). Pope Francis on Saturday praised the worldwide Christian marriage ministry Retrouvaille for giving spouses the opportunity to overcome crises in their relationship and grow as […]