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 […]
Like last month’s column, this article is part of a series that is intended to suggest how we can develop stronger leaders for tomorrow’s Church.
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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Mad Max: Fury Road By Joseph McAleer, Catholic News Service NEWYORK (CNS) – A brutal assault on all the senses is the best way to describe “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Warner Bros). Essentially a video game on steroids, with a minimalist script that could fit on a cocktail napkin, this film is a nonstop car […]
By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service True Christians are not sad or afraid, Pope Francis said. Christians are courageous and full of joy because they know Christ is victorious, he is near and he loves them forever, the pope said in his homily May 15.
“The God of peace is never glorified by human violence,” wrote the famous Trappist monk Thomas Merton. Whether it’s on an individual, city, national, or international level, violence always dishonours God, and makes bad situations worse. The recent Baltimore riots were no exception: people were injured, neighbourhood stores were burned, and violence was further engrained […]
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- Africa: A Cradle of Christianity May 24, 2015
- Mass Readings: May 24 – May 31, 2015 May 22, 2015
- 1 Corinthians 13 Wallpaper May 22, 2015
- Movie Review – Mad Max: Fury Road / Hot Pursuit May 22, 2015
- Pope Francis: A Fearful Church needs Spirit for Courage May 22, 2015