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Message of Pope Francis for World Mission Sunday 2013

World Mission Sunday, organized by the Propagation of the Faith, is a day set aside for Catholics worldwide to recommit themselves to the Church’s missionary activity through prayer and sacrifice. In 2013, World Mission Sunday is celebrated on October 20. Annually, World Mission Sunday is celebrated on the next-to-last Sunday in October. As [...]

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Superior General reports on foreign missions – 2013 Mission Appeal

In October, the month of the foreign mission Father Gregory Gay, Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission addresses Confreres with annual update on situation and needs of foreign missions staffed by Vincentian missionaries. This letter is known as Mission Appeal. This year, along with the news about mission Superior General briefly reflects [...]

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Easter Triduum of Pope Francis: Holy Thursday – Lord’s Supper Mass and homily [full text]

On Thursday evening as the sunset Pope Francis crossed the Tiber River bound for the city’s juvenile prison, Casal del Marmo (in English: ‘Marble House’) to begin the Easter Triduum breaking the tradition of celebrating the Lord’s Supper Mass in the Basilica of St. John on the Lateran. In a tiny simple chapel [...]

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Easter Triduum of Pope Francis: Holy Thursday – Chrism Mass homily [full text]

“A good priest can be recognized by the way his people are anointed.” Pope Francis said in homily given in the Chrism Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in the morning today. “We need to go out, then, in order to experience our own anointing, its power and its redemptive efficacy: to the outskirts [...]

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Homily of Pope Francis during Inauguration Mass [full text]

March 19, 2013, Feast of St. Joseph, Patron of the Church is the day when Holy Father Francis inaugurated his Petrine Ministry. After traveling around St Peter’s Square with estimated 150,000 people in open papamobile Pope visited the Tomb of St. Peter and next appeared outside the Basilica of St. Peter for the [...]

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Fr. Joseph Lachowski, C.M. died

“The length of our days is seventy years — or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.” (Psalm 90,10)

On December 20, 2012 in age of 84, 65 years of vocation and 58 years of priesthood,  Father [...]

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