Pope Benedict XVI asked this question during Palm Sunday mass, which he presided at St. Peter’s Square. During his homily, he invited people to reflect on the role of God in their lives. Video courtesy of Rome Reports. Pope Benedict XVI Lenten Message “Let us be concerned for each other, to stir a response in … Read more
Here is a Loving The Church reflection for Holy Week, for your time spent in Adoration and moments of prayer. Once again from A Heart Like His: Meditations on the Sacred Heart of Jesus. “Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem.” Mk 14:36 We sometimes think of Jesus as being inexorably drawn by fate toward his passion and death. He seems … Read more
With Ash Wednesday marking the start of our Lenten journey, let us pause and take a look at some reflections and events from Rome, which will help us find more meaning in the season… Holy Father’s Words of Wisdom On the 40 Days of Lent During his general audience, Pope Benedict XVI gives deeper insight … Read more
During his general audience, Pope Benedict XVI shares a reflection on the cry of Jesus on the cross: ”My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” Video courtesy of Rome Reports.
Here is another Loving The Church reflection for your time spent in Adoration or other moments of prayer. Once again from A Heart Like His: Meditations on the Sacred Heart of Jesus. “Abba, Father!” Mk 14:36 You might think that being God, Jesus would have been pretty self-sufficient. There wasn’t much he couldn’t do, after all. He walked on water, cured … Read more
At the start of a new year, it is always good to reflect on the highlights of the previous year. For the church, 2011 was a year filled with challenges as well as with excitement. Here’s looking back on the Top 10 stories of 2011 from the Vatican. Video courtesy of Rome Reports.
With Christmas just around the corner, let us take a look at some Christmas news highlights and recent events from Rome over the past week… Holy Father’s Words of Wisdom The Meaning of Christmas According to the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI reflects on the meaning of Christmas during his general audience last Wednesday. He … Read more
Here is another Loving The Church reflection for your time spent in Adoration or other moments of prayer. Once again from A Heart Like His: Meditations on the Sacred Heart of Jesus. “Do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.” Mt 6:3 If you visit fine buildings on college campuses, you will often discover a bronze … Read more
Rev. Fr. David Neuhaus, patriarchal vicar for Hebrew-speaking Catholics in Israel, shares a new project that will help young children of Catholics in Israel learn more about their faith. He says that these children are mostly from migrant families, and are mostly going to schools that teach in the Hebrew language. This project aims to … Read more