Tags: Jesus Christ
April 4, 2011. Pope Benedict remembered his predecessor and friend John Paul II at the Sunday Angelus, as the weekend marked the sixth anniversary of his death.
“I remember him in prayer with affection as I think of you all. While we journey through [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, Beatification, Lent
Lent is the 40 days before Easter during which Christians prepare for the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus. It's meant to remember the 40 days Jesus spent in the desert preparing himself for public preaching.
It begins on Ash Wednesday, when a priest places ashes [...]
Tags: Conversion, Jesus Christ, Lent, Penance
March 2, 2011. On Friday March 11, book stores around the world will begin selling the second volume of the book “Jesus of Nazareth,” about the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Christ.
The theologian Pope authored the book using his given name, Joseph Ratzinger. He directly [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Pope, Ratzinger
February 14, 2011. Like every Sunday at the Vatican, pilgrims arrived in St. Peter's Square to pray with Benedict XVI. The Pope addressed the 30 thousand people filling the square on Christ's commandments of love that he reinterpreted from the Torah.
“Jesus explains it [...]
Tags: Love of God, Charity, Jesus Christ
Josemaria and his first followers remind me of the conquistadors. They were young; they were enthusiastic, fresh, tireless, and enamored of spiritual adventure. Eager for a voyage of discovery, they gathered around a leader they called simply "the Father". There would be dangers in the [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Early Christians, Holiness, Josemaria Escriva
Dear brother priests,
In the time in which we live it is particularly important that the call to participate in the one Priesthood of Christ in the ordained Ministry flourishes in the “charism of prophecy”: there is a great need for priests who speak of [...]
Tags: Faithfulness, Jesus Christ, Priesthood
Before venerating the Holy Shroud, Benedict XVI presided over a large mass in Piazza San Carlo of Turin. There he asked families to stay together through difficulties.
“I encourage families to experience the Christian dimension of love in simple everyday activities, in family relationships, [...]
Tags: Cross, Jesus Christ, Youth, Pope Benedict XVI
“The Rosary, my son, is a prayer that is very pleasing to our holy Mother Mary,” said St Josemaria Escriva to a young man who asked him about the meaning of the Rosary.
Tags: Jesus Christ, Holy Rosary, Our Lady, family