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From morning until night, many made their way to the Cathedral to see the relics of St. Padre Pio. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Live Mass: Monday, May 17, 2021: Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, 7:00 a.m. EDT Pope Francis General Audience > Pope Francis Regina Coeli    

How do you talk to kids about the Incarnation? How do you talk to adults for that matter? Fr. Patrick shares his favorite story of Christmas that does both.

The song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is an English Christmas carol. From 1558 until 1829, Roman Catholics in England were not permitted to practice their faith openly. Someone during that era wrote this carol as a catechism song for young Catholics. It has two levels of meaning: the surface

Vatican City, Dec 25, 2020 / 05:30 am MT (CNA).- Giving his traditional Christmas “Urbi et Orbi” blessing Friday, Pope Francis called for coronavirus vaccines to be made available to the world’s neediest people. The pope made a special appeal to leaders to grant the poor access to vaccines against

Christmas Eve Mass at 3:00 p.m. Carols and Christmas Midnight Mass beginning at 9:30 p.m. Christmas Morning Mass at 9:00 a.m. Christmas Morning Mass at 11:00 a.m.

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Dec 24, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- On Christmas Eve, Pope Francis said that the poverty of Christ’s birth in a stable contains an important lesson for today. “That manger, poor in everything yet rich in love, teaches that true nourishment in life comes

by JD Flynn Denver, Colo., Dec 21, 2018 / 01:22 pm MT (CNA).- After communion at Mass this morning, our parish school choir began one of my favorite hymns. The first line filled my heart. “Let all mortal flesh keep silence, and with fear and trembling stand.” It was darling

In Today’s Video we look at December 2018 in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Our crew went to St. Francis Seraph’s live Nativity, Moerlein Center’s Naitvity displays,  Lessons and Carols at the Athenaeum, The Rorate Mass at Old St. Mary’s, The Christmas Gift store at St. Vincent DePaul Society, The Elder-Seton

Vatican City, Dec 20, 2020 / 06:05 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis advised Catholics on Sunday not to waste time complaining about coronavirus restrictions, but to focus instead on helping those in need. Speaking from a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square Dec. 20, the pope encouraged people to imitate the