Our Family Story

Rome is a city of many names. Most of all, it's the City of Sts. Peter and Paul; the city I call home spiritually. [...]

All That Glittered … But So What?

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. For nothing will be impossible with God. [...]

Pope Francis: Arrive in advance to prepare the heart for mass

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis on Wednesday stressed the importance of getting to Mass on time, noting that every piece is important, especially the opening Sign of the Cross, where we prepare as a community to worship God together. [...]

‘“Make straight the way of the Lord”’ (Jn 1:23)

Is there a part we can play to make straight the way of the Lord? [...]

Pope Francis: How can we practice the Gospel without drawing the strength from the inexhaustible spring of the Eucharist?

(CNA/EWTN News) According to Pope Francis, a Christian can’t just be a good person and skip Mass on Sundays, because it is the Eucharist that provides the nourishment needed to truly live the Gospel well in our daily lives. [...]

“. . . among those born of women there has not risen a greater than John the Baptist”

Is it because of His status? His relation to Jesus? His role? [...]

Pope Francis: The future belongs to those who sow fraternity

( This morning (December 6)’s General Audience was held at 9:15 in Paul VI Hall, where the Holy Father Francis met with groups of pilgrims and faithful from Italy and from all over the world. In his address in Italian, the Pope reflected on his recent trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh. [...]

The Jitters of the Last Day

Fear Not! Wherever the Head goes, His Body follows. [...]

Pope Francis: The criterion of Jesus’ judgment is love for the neighbor in distress

(CNA/EWTN News) On Sunday Pope Francis said that when the Final Judgment comes, what will matter most is how much we loved God and others, especially through daily, concrete acts of charity toward those most in need. [...]

Pope Francis: Our participation in the Eucharist brings us into the Paschal Mystery of Christ

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that when we attend Mass, it is as if we are approaching Jesus on the Cross at Calvary, and that at every Eucharist we not only experience Christ’s redemption, but we participate in it. [...]

How shall we be judged?

On this Sunday Gospel reflection, it is raised with an important topic: How shall we be judged. [...]

Humanity’s Got Talent!

“She opens her hand to the poor, and reaches out her hand to the needy. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue” (Proverbs 31:20, 26) [...]