COMMENTARY: Pope Francis has greatly expanded the papal magisterium on the importance of the elderly.
COMMENTARY: To be surrounded by hundreds of thousands of ebullient peers singing, laughing and praying in various languages provides an indelible lesson that the Catholic faith is a treasure bigger and more beautiful than most had previously realized.
COMMENTARY: The history of the basilica dedicated to the ‘Apostle to the Nations’ is a chronicle of resilience.
COMMENTARY: The young Italian girl sought to conform her whole existence to her Lord and God present on the altar.
COMMENTARY: Parishes, parishioners, priests and liturgical ministers can take advantage of the annual solemnity to sharpen their Eucharistic focus.
COMMENTARY: Our young people’s sadness, hopelessness and suicidal thoughts are a desperate cry for this attentive love in the midst of their existential and ever-urgent questions.
COMMENTARY: As we enter more deeply into the Eucharistic Revival, it’s important to grow in our awareness of the connection between the Eucharist and reconciliation, between devotion to Jesus’ sacramental self-giving and his sacramental mercy.
COMMENTARY: In the run-up to Easter, we ought to live Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday with a particularly Eucharistic focus.