The Easter Triduum Mass Readings

The Easter Triduum Thursday, April 17, Holy Thursday Evening – Mass of the Lord’s Supper Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14, Psalm 116:12-13, 15-18, 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, John 13:1-15 Friday, April 18, Good Friday Isaiah 52:13, 53:12, Psalm 31:2, 6, 12-13, 15-17, 25, Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9, John 18:1, 19:42 Saturday, April 19, Holy Saturday Night: The Easter Vigil [...]

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Pray for peace in one-state Palestine

From Ken Hanna, Johannesburg I read with great interest of Pope Francis’ pending visit to Bethlehem in occupied Palestine, as well as Claire Mathieson’s front page article, “South Africans give Palestinians hope” (January 29).

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The roots of a pope: John XXIII’s hometown

By Francis X. Rocca, Catholic News Service When Blessed John XXIII met Queen Elizabeth II of England at the Vatican in 1961, the pope departed from Apostolic Palace protocol by inviting the queen and her husband, Prince Philip, inside his library for an unplanned chat.

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A Good Friday prayer for our suffering world

By prayerfully meditating before a crucifix, one can see and begin to understand, the ultimate result of sin.

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1958 – “We have a new Pope!”

On October 29, 1958 The Southern Cross announces that Cardinal Angelo  Roncalli has been named Pope John XXIII on its cover

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Easter 2014 Wallpaper

Download our Easter 2014 Wallpaper Resolution: 1920×1200

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