Catholic parish hosts ecumenical Ash Wednesday service in N Ireland

Belfast, Northern Ireland, Feb 27, 2020 / 04:59 pm (CNA).- While Northern Ireland has long faced religious disputes, an ecumenical celebration of Ash Wednesday was held at a Catholic church in Belfast this year, in which Presbyterian, Anglican, and Methodist ministers...

The Holy Father’s Address for February 27 Penitential Liturgy

To mark the beginning of Lent, a traditional penitential liturgy was held for clergy of the Diocese of Rome on Feruary 27, 2020. The ceremony took place in the Archbasilica of St John Lateran, the cathedral of the Diocese. After a meditation by the Cardinal Vicar of...

Archbishop Follo: Lent – Conversion of love

Roman Rite – 1st Sunday of Lent – Year A – March 1, 2020 Gen 2: 7-9; 3, 1-7; Ps 51; Rom 5, 12-19; Mt 4, 1-11   Ambrosian Rite – 1st Sunday of Lent Is 58, 4b-12b; Ps 102; 2Cor 5, 18-6,2; Mt 4, 1-11 Hunger for life, hunger for relationships, hunger for God   Lent is for...

Lenten Soup Recipe: Cheese Dumplings in Vegetable Soup

By Alexandra Greeley | “Käseknödelsuppe mit Gemüse” — Adapted from “Vegetarisch Kochen wie noch nie” by Eva Rittinger Serves 4 Ingredients: ½ cup milk 2 slices bread 1 onion, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon butter 1 large… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Vatican City implements health measures over coronavirus

Vatican City, Feb 27, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican has implemented special health measures and canceled some events as more than 500 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Italy. Hand sanitizer dispensers have been installed in Vatican City offices, and...

Canada, Good While It Lasted

What more need be said, for the visuals speak a thousand words? Vanguards of police standing mutely and idly by, while ‘protesters’ – armed terrorists, more to the point – light fires on public train tracks, blocking trains, and even, it seems, trying to set them...