JOSEPH: HUSBAND, FATHER, WORKER Holiness is not only for Popes With the canonization of the two great Popes, we might think, well, they were Popes anyway, so it is just right that they get to the altars.
Macau celebrated the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II with the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and recitation of the prayers to the Divine Mercy. Bishop José Lai celebrated the Mass of the Divine Mercy to honor the two new saints. In his homily, he pointed out that both Pontiffs were catechists, and both were bringers of peace.
John XXIII and John Paul II, the Popes who tore down walls ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI To canonize John XXIII and John Paul II at the same time, Pope Francis has not hesitated to slightly bypass canonization procedures in not waiting for confirmation of a second miracle attributable to John XXIII. And this was most certainly the right course to take.
This infographic explains the process that examines a candidate for sainthood.
From Shanghai to Los Angeles to Macau, in search of a saint CHI ZHANG The author, originally from Shanghai, studies in Los Angeles, California. He came to Macau last week, thinking that from here he could go to Shangchuan, the island where St. Francis Xavier died. That is how we met him. Here is his story.
(1)During the Chrism Mass held on April 15, Wednesday, Bishop José Lai reminded both faithful and priests to renew the fervor of the anointing they have received. He cited the danger of growing cold, of becoming lukewarm, and ended the homily with the priestly prayer of Jesus Christ in the Last Supper as narrated by St John. (Photo by Ana…
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