‘My Catholic faith, the Rosary and my belief in miracles have helped to sustain and save me,’ says Garth Fritel.
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“The Church has always held the firm conviction that those who suffer death for the sake of the faith without having received Baptism are baptized by their death for and with Christ. This Baptism of blood, like the desire for Baptism, brings about the fruits of Baptism without being a sacrament.” (CCC 1258)
COMMENTARY: Jesus, the happiest person who ever lived, has promised to share his happiness forever with those who unite their sufferings to his cross
Why did these five Franciscan sisters, the victims of Bismarck’s anti-Catholic persecution which had forced them into exile, have to die, apparently so senselessly?
Msgr. Verdon said that the Vatican Pietà is the only one of the three to remain in the place it was intended for — above an altar in St. Peter’s Basilica.
The cri de coeur of Father Roman Syrotych, the director of Caritas Kyiv, deserves our heartfelt prayers in response.
The moral lesson of the end times Gospels teaches us the value of mundane sufferings.
God became man and suffered with us. In his kindness and mercy, he draws us closer to him in the midst of our sorrow.