Monthly Archives: July 2016

Pope Francis Addresses World Youth Day

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Thousands of young adults are gathering in Krakow, Poland to celebrate the 2016 World Youth Day (July 25-31, 2016).  During this World Youth Day celebration, God’s Mercy will be the theme. The fifth beatitude found in Matthew’s Gospel proclaims “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.”  This theme aligns with the Holy Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis. Pope Francis arrives today, Thursday, July 28th and delivers his welcome address at a prayer service.  Catch the latest news and schedule at http://worldyouthday.com/world-youth-day-2016-celebrating-gods-mercy-in-krakow

 

Nun who escaped with her life talks about ISIS attack in France

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Paris, France, Jul 27, 2016 / 11:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Sister Danielle, one of the religious who was held hostage by ISIS at a church in France, was able to escape in a moment of inattention by the terrorists and alert the police.  To read more, go to: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/nun-who-escaped-with-her-life-talks-about-isis-attack-in-france-50596/

Fr. Jacques Hamel Martyred Today in France

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Fr. Jacques Hamel was martyred today in France. We pray for the eternal rest of his soul and now ask for his intercession in heaven.

“The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church.” – Tertullian