By Carol Glatz | Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has invited Catholics worldwide to renew the act of consecrating the church and all humanity, especially Russia and Ukraine, to Mary every March 25, the feast of the Annunciation. At the end of his general audience […]
Bishop Michael McGovern, center, greets people after Mass July 16 at the Log Church at Holy Family in Cahokia as part of his first visit to the church.
Ron Rolheiser, OMI The night before he died, Jesus struggled mightily to accept his Father’s will. The Gospels describe him in the Garden of Gethsemane, prostrate on the ground, “sweating blood”, and begging his Father to save him from the brutal death that awaited him. Then, after he finally surrenders […]