Few popes in history have been as closely tied to the country of their birth as St John Paul II was to Poland. To honour the pope born Karol Wojtyła and explore his country before the world’s Catholic youth comes to Kraków next year, The Southern Cross will host a pilgrimage to Poland in May […]
The central objective of our faith is the hope of salvation at the hour of our death; and our chief reason for living with Christ, more than any of our earthly needs, is to prepare us well for the eternal life in the presence of our loving Father.
BY Fr Larry Kaufmann CSsR Pope Francis’ Misericordiae Vultus, which proclaims the Jubilee Year of Mercy for 2016, is truly a word of hope. I was able to share some of its message of hope recently while preaching a mission in the Eastern Cape. I visited a woman, severely disabled, who was widowed after 49 […]
May is the month of Mary, a time when we reflect on Mary as Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church and our mother too.There are some beautiful qualities of motherhood that are displayed in the many Marian icons and liturgical texts dedicated to Mary. But I sometimes wonder whether we look to Our Lady’s […]
Liturgical Calendar Year B Weekdays Cycle Year 1 Sunday, May 24, Pentecost Sunday Acts 2:1-11, Psalms 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34, Galatians 5:16-25 or 1 Corinthians 12:3-7, 12-13, John 15:26-27, 16:12-15 or John 20:19-23 Monday, May 25 Sirach 17:20-24, Psalms 32:1-2, 5-7, Mark 10:17-27 Tuesday, May 26, St Philip Neri Sirach 35:1-12, Psalms 50:5-8, 14, 23, […]
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