Photo Friday: Our top 5 “new life” photos!

Welcome to Photo Friday! Each Friday, we share photo collections of our favourite shots from our sponsor sites around the world. Easter is a time to celebrate new life! As the winter melts into spring and the first flowers unfurl from the earth, we are filled with...

Letter #12 2021, Friday, April 2: Good Friday

    I send this Letter on Good Friday, when we recall the passion and death of Jesus on the cross.     I just received a letter from a reader and old friend: “Keep writing! Keep challenging us! You are a voice crying out in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way of...

Good Friday Homily: ‘We Have the Same Brother, Christ’

Pope Francis venerates the crucifix during the Good Friday liturgy at St. Peter’s Basilica April 2. Full text: Cardinal Cantalamessa’s reflections at the Vatican’s Passion liturgy Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Bishop Sheen and the Betrayal of Judas

Judas is an intriguing figure, perhaps not for the right reasons, but nonetheless, he’s given to us in the Gospels for a reason – mysterious words, that end in what is in many ways the worst betrayal in human history, handing over the very Son of God, the Word made...

Pope Francis leads Via Crucis seen through the eyes of children

CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2021 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis led the Way of the Cross, featuring meditations prepared by children, at the Vatican on Good Friday evening. With Italy still facing coronavirus restrictions, this was the second year in succession that the Via...

The Violence of the Crucifixion

One of my duties at the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, where I chair the Theology Department, is to help our student music leaders select music appropriate for our well-attended masses. For a recent […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...