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Praying with the Pope: January

January 1, 2012


This January we join Pope Benedict XVI in his general prayer intention: “That the victims of natural disasters may receive the spiritual and material comfort they need to rebuild their lives.” We also join the Pope in his mission intention: “That the dedication of Christians to peace may bear witness to the name of Christ […]

Pope to canonize Visayan teen as 2nd Pinoy saint

December 20, 2011


An 18-year-old lay catechist and martyr from the Visayas, Blessed Pedro Calungsod, will soon become the second Filipino saint after the Pope authorized his canonization on Tuesday. Pope Benedict XVI will canonize Calungsod along with six others on an unspecified date, the Vatican Information Service said in a statement. Martyred in Guam for his missionary […]

The other feast when Osama was killed

May 7, 2011


The death of Osama bin Laden did not only coincide with the beatification of Pope John Paul II. The terrorist leader died on the first Sunday after Easter – the Feast of Divine Mercy. Decreed also coincidentally by Blessed John Paul II in 2000, the feast was requested by the Lord himself in an authenticated […]