Don Alvaro, witness of fidelity Since his death in 1994, thousands of people have testified in writing to the memory of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo: his kindness, the warmth of his smile, his humility, his supernatural courage, and the peace of mind his words inspired in them.
A New Mentality Matthew 21: 28-32
Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
I will make an effort to be diligent and punctual for love of God’s will.
Synod of Bishops on the Family 2014 Family life will be the focus of an extraordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops that will meet at the Vatican between 5-19 October 2014. Around 150 Synod fathers will take part in the meeting to discuss the "pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelization." It is expected to last two weeks.
28 September: Day of Prayer for the Family Synod The suggested prayers include the Prayer to the Holy Family for the Synod, composed by Pope Francis, and the following proposed intentions during the Prayers of the Faithful which can be adapted at Sunday Mass on 28 September and during the synod
Fifth Luminous Mystery - The Institution of the Eucharist Gospel passage: “And he took bread, and when he had given thanks he broke it an gave it to them, saying, 'This is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me' And likewise the cup after supper, saying, 'This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.' ” (Luke 22:19-20)
Modern Moms Need Faith, Fellowship and Fun The first Edel Gathering was held this summer; Named after an Irish laywoman, Venerable Edel Quinn, the conference focused on helping mothers realize that they are not alone in their daily struggles.