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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 Friday, January 27 7:00 a.m., from the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – January 22, 2023 Wednesday General Audience Pope Francis Angelus December 31 2022 Vespers and Te Deum Pope Francis January 5 2023 Recitation of the Rosary and Solemn Requiem …

by Francesca Pollio Denver Newsroom, Jan 6, 2022 / 03:00 am Have you ever gone past a door with what appears to be random letters and numbers written at the top? These letters and numbers actually have a great significance. Traditionally on the feast of Epiphany, Catholics bless their homes …

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 5, 2022 / 17:00 pm How many days is Christmas? When should you finally take those lights off the porch, or remove the tree? Read on for some of the arguments for and against commonly agreed-upon end dates for Christmas. Christmas is one day This, …

by Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Dec 25, 2022 / 10:00 am The experience of fighting in “The Great War,” World War I, was marked by brutality and misery on a scale never before seen. The grisly realities of trench warfare had already, in just five months, claimed a million …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Dec 25, 2022 / 08:00 am The Catholic calendar has several ways to divide the Christmas season. The Church’s Western liturgical tradition sees Christmas as an octave, an eight-day celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. The octave of Christmas begins on Christmas itself, the feast …

By Pope Francis Vatican City, Dec 25, 2022 / 07:00 am On Christmas Day 2022, Pope Francis delivered his “Urbi et Orbi” address and blessing from the central balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square. The following is the full text of the pope’s Christmas message. Dear brothers and sisters in Rome and …

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

Jesus rescued us from the road to destruction and has shown us the way back to eternal life in God. In that marvelous exchange, Jesus revealed His humanity on the first Christmas so that humanity could share in His divinity. May you and your family know God’s love this Christmas. …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 24, 2021 / 17:00 pm While the saints offer unique insights into Christmas, they also touch on similar themes: hope, joy, and the unconditional love of God for each and every person. In celebration of Baby Jesus’ birth, here are 12 saints’ quotes …

Kids sure can be tough on parents. If I’m gone one night a month for work, they tell me I’m never home to spend time with them. If I lose my temper one time in a month with my 13-year-old for… well… acting like a 13-year-old, he asks why I’m …