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Thirsting for God at the Festival

Earlier this month, in an address to pilgrimage leaders and rectors of shrines and sanctuaries, Pope Francis spoke about the phenomenon of popular religiosity. This term refers to traditions linked to or rooted in religious faith, but which have become at least as much a part of the culture as an expression of belief. 817 more words

Spirituality

Pope Paul VI Opens the Holy Door in 1975

Here is a video of Pope Paul VI opening the Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Jubilee of 1975.  Click here to read an English translation of his address of May 9, 1973 when he announced the Jubilee year.

Catholic

"A development that follows the logic of the rite": Augé on the foot-washing rite

Matias Augé is a highly regarded liturgical theologian and longtime professor at the Anselmo, the renowned Benedictine school of liturgical theology in Rome. Below are… 899 more words

Pope Francis

Message of His Holiness Pope Paul VI for the Observance of a Day of Peace (January 1, 1968)

Message of His Holiness Pope Paul VI for the Observance of a Day of Peace (January 1, 1968)

“We address Ourself to all men of good will to exhort them to celebrate ‘The Day of Peace’, throughout the world, on the first day of the year, January 1, 1968. 88 more words

Faith

Pope Paul VI: "the Christian who wishes to live his faith in a political activity …"

“Therefore the Christian who wishes to live his faith in a political activity … cannot adhere to the Marxist ideology, to its atheistic materialism, to its dialectic of violence and to the way it absorbs individual freedom in the collectivity, at the same time denying all transcendence to man and his personal and collective history; nor can he adhere to the liberal ideology which believes it exalts individual freedom by withdrawing it from every limitation, by stimulating it through exclusive seeking of interest and power, and by considering social solidarities as more or less automatic consequences of individual initiatives, not as an aim and a major criterion of the value of the social organization.” 26 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the...

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground. 8 more words

Pope Paul VI

Gaudium et Spes

Since we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the closing of The Second Vatican Council. Here is a quick look at Gaudium et Spes: The Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World… 412 more words

Religion