Readings: • Ez. 37:12-14 • Psa. 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 • Rom. 8:8-11 • Jn. 11:1-45 “Lazarus, come out!” With that simple, dramatic command, the Incarnate Word spoke words that demonstrated his power over death. It concludes one […]
Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2020 / 08:51 pm (CNA).- After rescinding a controversial policy concerning sacramental anointing of the sick, the bishop of Springfield, Massachusetts told priests Friday afternoon that anointing of the sick is “suspended” within the Diocese of Springfield.
Earlier this week, Bishop Mitchell Rozanski authorized a change to norms for the sacrament of the anointing of the sick, permitting a nurse, rather than a priest, to conduct the physical anointing, which is an essential part of the sacrament.
By Sophia Feingold | Florence Under Siege: Surviving Plague in an Early Modern City, by John Henderson, is a fascinating book, not least for its chapter on how the Church in Florence handled the plague of 1630. Henderson’s…
Whatever Balthasar’s position is, and whether or not it is correct, it isn’t universalism. […]
By Ryan and Mary-Rose Verret | The power of hope over fear is foundational to our Catholic faith! Which are you spreading? Which one are you fueling? How can you have a sense of humor about the otherwise unnerving situation we…
Homily The Lord Jesus’ voice lifts us up, it never pushes us down.
Homily On this Saturday in Lent we entrust ourselves to Mary.