Number of articles: 21

"To you I entrust the future of the Church"

October 22 is the feast day of Saint John Paul II. Here is his moving homily at a Mass in the Shrine of Our Lady of Calvary in Poland, during his final apostolic trip to his homeland.

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Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

September 14 is the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. A brief history of how this feast came to be celebrated in the Church.

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Ordinary Time: Sunday, the Lord's Day and Day of Joy

"The celebration of Sunday has a festive tone because Christ has conquered sin, and he wants to conquer sin in us."

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"All generations shall call me blessed": Our Lady in the Liturgical Year

“In celebrating this annual cycle of Christ’s mysteries, holy Church honours with especial love the Blessed Mary, Mother of God, who is joined by an inseparable bond to the saving work of her Son."

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Feasts of Our Lord during Ordinary Time (I)

The first of two articles focusing on the significance and history of four special feasts in the Church: Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, the Annunciation, the Most Blessed Trinity, the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

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Feasts of Our Lord during Ordinary Time (II)

The Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Transfiguration, the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and Christ the King are the four feasts of our Lord contained in the second part of this article.

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Christmas Time: The Light of Bethlehem

A new article about the Liturgical year. "Jesus Christ, the Incarnate Word, is born to illuminate our path on earth. He shows us the Father’s loveable face and gives us the Holy Spirit."

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Gathered Together in Communion

An article on the first Eucharistic Prayer, the "Roman Canon." "The Roman Canon reminds us that we are at Holy Mass not only with our Lord, but also with people of every place and time."

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Easter: "I have risen and am still with you"

"During this time the Church already experiences the joy that our Lord has prepared for us: 'something that no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man conceived.'"

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The Music That Comes from God

An article on singing and music in the liturgy. "True liturgical music is prayer; it is liturgy. It does not distract us, nor is it limited to providing us with joyful sensations or aesthetic delight. It helps us to be recollected, to place ourselves in the mystery of God."

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