18 Articles

"Let us restore Sacrament of Reconciliation to the center"

In his March 4 address to the Apostolic Penitentiary Pope Francis said: "Let us restore to the center (and not only in this Jubilee Year) the Sacrament of Reconciliation, a true space of the Spirit."

From the Church and the Pope

"24 Hours for the Lord"

In his 2015 Lenten Message, Pope Francis asks the faithful to take part in the "24 Hours for the Lord" initiative, on 13-14 March, in order to place the Sacrament of Reconciliation at the center of the Church's mission for the new evangelization.

From the Church and the Pope

Letter from the Prelate (April 2014)

The Prelate urges us to prepare ourselves very well for Holy Week, also by having devout recourse to the sacrament of Confession and helping others to do so.

Pastoral Letters and Messages

Confession

Bishop Alvaro speaks about the importance of the sacrament of Confession in Christian life, during a 1993 get-together in southern Spain.

Videos

Commentary on the Gospel: The Prodigal Son

Gospel for the 4th Sunday of Lent (Cycle C) and commentary.

Gospel commentary

Commentary on the Gospel: The Adulterous Woman

Gospel for the 5th Sunday of Lent (Cycle C) and commentary.

Gospel commentary

Commentary on the Gospel: "We have seen the Lord!"

Gospel for the 2nd Sunday of Easter (Cycle ABC), and commentary.

Gospel commentary

Commentary on the Gospel: "“If you will, you can make me clean”

Gospel for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle B), and commentary.

Gospel commentary