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Via Dolorosa

Two thousand years ago, how did Jesus walk his last steps before his crucifixion? Fountain of Grace takes you to Jerusalem to experience the Way of the Cross.
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 20


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Pope Francis: In fatigue, prayer is relief, trust, comfort

(CNA) Jesus’ glory is not found in the acclaim or applause of the world, but in the act of suffering and dying out of love – the same love demanded of everyone, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Publish date: 2019 - 4 - 17


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Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Bethlehem

On Christmas cards, the scene of the birth of Jesus is depicted in a peaceful way. What does Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, look like today?
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 22


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Pope Francis: Don’t put ourselves at the center of Christmas

(CNA/EWTN News) Make space for wonder and surprise this Christmas, Pope Francis urged Wednesday, explaining that the first Christmas had many surprises – including that God came into the world as a tiny baby.
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 20


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Pope Francis: Begin our prayer with humility

(CNA/EWTN News) Learning to pray well is a continual process, but should always start from a place of humility, as Jesus demonstrated in the Gospels, Pope Francis said Wednesday. “Even if we have been praying for so many years, we must always learn!” the pope said December 5. “The prayer of man, this yearning that […]
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 5


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Pope Francis: In Christ, our fragility is no longer a curse, but a place of encounter with the Father

(CNA/EWTN News) Attachment to idols is a failure to trust totally in God – and to reject these idols, Catholics must accept their weaknesses, inviting Christ to heal their hearts, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Publish date: 2018 - 8 - 8


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Pope Francis: To find the right orientation of life, everyone needs the truth – which is Christ

(CNA/EWTN News) A Christian can stay on the right path to Heaven, and grow in love for God and his neighbor, only by keeping close to Christ and his love, Pope Francis said Sunday.
Publish date: 2018 - 7 - 25


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Pope Francis: The lack of faith is an obstacle to God’s grace

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis said Sunday that God always surprises people with the way he works, and because of this, believers should be open to the Lord's way of thinking and acting, rather than expecting him to conform to their aspirations.
Publish date: 2018 - 7 - 12


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Pope Francis: The renunciation of Satan and the act of faith go together

(CNA/EWTN News) It is not possible to have a relationship with God if we are attached to sin and the devil, Pope Francis said Wednesday, encouraging Christians to cut those harmful ties and re-proclaim their faith in Christ and his Church.
Publish date: 2018 - 5 - 3


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Pope Francis: We celebrate the Eucharist to learn to become Eucharistic men and women

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said the Eucharist is key to living an authentic Christian witness, and that those who leave Mass unchanged, continuing to gossip or hold onto unholy habits, have missed the point.
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 5


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Passion Play – A Youth’s Portrayal

Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. For youths at St. Joseph the Worker parish, this is also a day on which they will showcase the Passion Play which they have spent months to prepare. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how these youths put their talent into good use to reenact an event that took place 2000 years ago.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 31


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Pope Francis: Jesus gave his life to make us holy, to renew us, to forgive us

(CNA/EWTN News) The Easter Triduum is the most important time of year for Christians, Pope Francis said Wednesday, and stressed that those who truly allow themselves to be transformed by Jesus' resurrection, while still being sinners, cannot be corrupt.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 29


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Pope Francis: The peace of Christ cannot take root in a heart incapable of living fraternity and of repairing it after having wounded it

(CNA/EWTN News) At the general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis spoke about the importance of the recitation of the Our Father at Mass, asking if when we pray it, we understand whom we are praying to and the relationship we are called to have with him.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 15


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Jesus and Satan

Jesus Christ our Saviour was born into the world, true God with divine nature and human nature. At age 30, Jesus began His ministry. During the three years that followed, the devil was tempting Him in different ways, attacking His humanity. Fountain of Grace takes you to the Holy Land in Israel, to visit a few places where Jesus fought with the devil. We will recall what happened at these locations and learn from Our Lord ways to resist Satan.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 3


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Pope Francis: Jesus reminds us that his way is the way of love and sacrifice

(CNA/EWTN News) On Sunday Pope Francis spoke about the sacrifice of the cross, explaining how as followers of Christ we must embrace suffering because it is through the suffering and death of Christ that his love is made known to us.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 7


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Jesus and The Way

Jesus Christ, Son of God, incarnated himself and came on earth show us the true way. While he was on earth, Jesus revealed his love for us and strengthened our faith through his miracles. His teachings such as the Sermon on the Mount remind us the correct way to live our lives. Fountain of Grace takes you to the sites in Holy Land where Jesus once set foot, to recall our Lord's deeds and words.
Publish date: 2017 - 8 - 12


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Pope Francis: Mary Magdalene is an apostle of hope

(CNA/EWTN News) By calling Mary Magdalene by name after his resurrection, Jesus shows us just how personal his relationship with mankind is, Pope Francis said Wednesday, adding that after this intimate encounter, Mary then becomes an apostle of hope for the world, announcing the Lord’s rising.
Publish date: 2017 - 5 - 18


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Pope Francis: Go into the tomb of our hearts and see how God is able to transform death into life

(CNA/EWTN News) As the Church jumps into the Easter season, Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a reflection on Christ’s Resurrection and the start of Christianity, saying it’s not about us and what we do, but what the Lord has done for us.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 20


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Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Church of the Holy Sepulchre

In the eyes of Christians, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem is the most sacred place, because that is where Jesus was crucified and resurrected. What does the place look like today after some 2000 years? Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land takes you to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to reflect upon graces brought forth by Jesus' resurrection.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 15


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Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu

Before his crucifixion, Jesus was betrayed and abandoned. He was detained in a dungeon overnight. How did he spend the last night in his life? Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land takes you to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu to experience Jesus' loneliness.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 8


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Food for Thought: Hot Cross Bun

Crucifixion was a brutal form of punishment. The cross, which originally symbolizes death, has ultimately become a sign of resurrection and hope. Jesus conquered death with the cross and brought us eternal life. Crosses have become a part of Christian life. Christians would often make the Sign of the Cross, what does that mean? Why do people eat hot cross buns on Good Friday? Food for Thought will provide you with the answers.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 8


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Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Tabgha – Church of the Multiplication

Among Jesus' miracles, feeding of the 5000 with five loaves and two fish is the most well-known. Today, a Catholic Church stands on the site where this miracle took place. Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land takes you to Tabgha to get to know more about this miracle.
Publish date: 2017 - 3 - 18


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Food for Thought: Salad and Hummus

Figs, olives and grapes are some of the crops grown in the homeland of Jesus. Jesus often used these fruits in his teaching, in order for his audience to better understand. Let us explore passages from the Bible that are related to these fruits.
Publish date: 2017 - 3 - 18


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Food for Thought – Salmon Pie

Salmon travel between rivers and oceans as part of their life cycle. At the end of their lives, they fulfill their ultimate mission, bringing about new lives. How does the Passover of salmon inspire us?
Publish date: 2017 - 3 - 6


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Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land: Mount of Temptation, Judean Desert

A sparsely vegetated mountain, a monastery built along a cliff, reminds us what is truly important in our lives. Little-Known Facts about the Holy Land, a new segment of Fountain of Grace, takes you see the mountain on which Jesus was tempted.
Publish date: 2017 - 2 - 25