The bishops of Southern Africa must be commended for their new campaign against pornography, “Pure love, not porn”, and for the content of that initiative’s message.
Let the youth work General Intention: That opportunities for education and employment may increase for all young people. Live by example Missionary Intention: That catechists may give witness by living in a way consistent with the faith they proclaim.
‘We are pilgrims on a journey, we are travellers on the road; we are here to help each other walk the mile and bear the load.” These are the words of the second verse of the modern hymn “The Servant Song”.
Today is Bible Sunday. To mark the day and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the closing of Vatican II, Fr BONAVENTURE HINWOOD OFM looks at how the Council opened up the Bible, and how this was set in motion by Pope Pius XII.
One of the challenges any pastor (in the Catholic sense) faces is enabling and encouraging a community to be a welcome space for all who need to be there. This effort covers not only the familiar and regular parishioners, but also those who need to be part of the Church in a bigger sense.
Liturgical Calendar Year B, Weekdays Cycle Year 1 22nd Week, Ordinary time Sunday August 30 Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8, Psalms 15:2-5, James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Monday August 31 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, Psalms 96:1, 3-5, 11-13, Luke 4:16-30 Tuesday September 1 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11, Psalms 27:1, 4, 13-14, Luke 4:31-37 Wednesday September […]
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- Let’s talk about Sex September 2, 2015
- Pray with the Pope in September September 1, 2015
- The Joy of a Pilgrimage within SA August 31, 2015
- Vatican II Opened up the Bible August 30, 2015
- Let’s Raise the roof above Jesus August 30, 2015