Pope, the Council of Churches in Jordan call for praying

Submitted by munir on Thu, 11/12/2020 - 23:36

The heads of the Council of Churches in Jordan has issued a statement urging the faithful to pray piously and with a humble heart so that the Corona epidemic would be eliminated from the homeland and the world.


The statement issued on Wednesday, November 11, adds that "the world has all the time gone through many diseases and epidemics, yet God was the doctor of our souls and our bodies who protects and saves the world."


Spirituality Year: How a break from academics helps prepare men for priesthood

Submitted by munir on Mon, 11/09/2020 - 09:48

No phones, no Facebook, no Amazon, no Netflix.


When Fr. Josh Mayer entered St. John Vianney’s Seminary in Denver, his first year looked a little more monk-like than what some might expect.


“It had to do with getting weaned off of the damaging effects of media, and then being able to see them for what they are when you come out on the other side of that,” Mayer told CNA.


The saints inspire us

Submitted by munir on Sun, 11/01/2020 - 20:31

Sunday, November 1 is the Solemnity of All Saints. We celebrate the saints with this special feast for their response to the Lord’s call to live the beatitudes we hear in the Gospel today. Blessed indeed are the “clean of heart, for they will see God.” In the first reading from Revelation we learn that “salvation comes from our God, who is seated on the throne, and from the Lamb.” 


Blessed McGivney: Model parish priest with ‘zeal’ for Gospel, for serving faithful

Submitted by munir on Sun, 11/01/2020 - 16:25

Blessed Michael J. McGivney was “an outstanding witness of Christian solidarity and fraternal assistance” because of his “zeal” for proclaiming the Gospel and his “generous concern for his brothers and sisters,” Pope Francis said in his apostolic letter of beatification of the founder of the Knights of Columbus.