On Suffering and Hope and Forever

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By Sherry Antonetti José Benlliure Ortiz, “Leaving Mass in Rocafort,” 1915 ‘In the Eucharist the sacrifice of Christ becomes also the sacrifice of the members of his Body. The lives of the faithful, their praise, sufferings, prayer, and work, are united with those of Christ and with his total offering, and so acquire a new […]

Light and Darkness at Catholic Colleges

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By Patti Maguire Armstrong InfoAgent2The Walsh Library at Seton Hall University Catholic education isn’t about opening doors to the world’s darkness — it’s about forming students to bring light into the world. Read More: National Catholic Register

The Unlikely Hero of India: St. Francis Xavier

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A 17th-century Japanese depiction of St. Francis Xavier, from the Kobe City Museum collection Friend of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the Jesuit also brought the Gospel to Japan. But before he could find a way into China’s heartland, he died, in 1552. Read More: National Catholic Register

Pope Francis Blesses Nativity Scene Made by Craftsmen in Guatemala

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Pope Francis spends time in silent prayer Dec. 3 in front of a Nativity scene handmade by artisan craftsmen in Guatemala. The Nativity scene was made by the combined effort of more than 30 artisans. It features the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph, wearing large golden crowns, in a stable with the Baby Jesus […]