An elder Mexican man makes his way to Mass in the early morning twilight of December 9, 1531. He is a peasant, a simple farmer and laborer, and he has no education. Born under Aztec rule, he is a convert to Catholicism, and each step he takes this morning is a step into history. The […]

  Mary’s Immaculate Conception by Father William G. Most In teaching that Mary was conceived immaculate, the Catholic Church teaches that from the very moment of her conception, the Blessed Virgin Mary was free from all stain of original sin. This simply means that from the beginning, she was in a state of grace, sharing […]

On the Occasion of the Opening of the 2018 Year of the Clergy and Consecrated Persons First Sunday of Advent, 03 December 2017   Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Grace and Peace to all of you! We are on the 6th Year of our 9-year Spiritual Journey towards 2021 – the 500th Year after […]

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“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.” – 2 Timothy 2:15   Dear Friends of Radio Maria,   Greetings of love and peace!     Yesterday, I have heard a shocking news about a […]

Friday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 381   Reading 1 GN 23:1-4, 19; 24:1-8, 62-67 The span of Sarah’s life was one hundred and twenty-seven years. She died in Kiriatharba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham performed the customary mourning rites for her. Then he left the side of […]

Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 380 Reading 1 GN 22:1B-19 God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah. There you shall offer him up […]

Wednesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 379 Reading 1 GN 21:5, 8-20A Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him. Isaac grew, and on the day of the child’s weaning Abraham held a great feast. Sarah noticed the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham […]

  Pope Francis on Thursday morning celebrated Mass in St Peter’s Square to mark the feast of Saints Peter and Paul.   In his homily the Pope focused on three words, confession, persecution and prayer, which he said are essential for the life of an apostle today.   Please see below the full text of […]

  Pope Francis on Monday told believers not to look to horoscopes or to consult fortune-tellers to foresee the future; but to allow God to guide them in a journey full of surprises.   The Pope was speaking during the last Santa Marta Mass of the season before the summer holidays and his return from an apostolic visit […]

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