- Oct 22, 2020
Preaching May 17 during Mass in his residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae, the pope said Jesus speaks a language of humiliation, death and redemption.
“In an evangelical vision, avoid weighing yourselves down with a pastoral plan for preservation, which blocks openness to the perennial newness of the Holy Spirit.”
The directive, or guidance, was issued by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education. The departments said it applies to all public schools and colleges and universities that receive federal funding.
During the Year of Mercy, the pope is holding special general audiences one Saturday each month and using the occasion to speak about the importance of experiencing God’s mercy and sharing it with others.
GREENFIELD, Ind. — As Easter season ends Sunday with the feast of Pentecost, one reminder of it that will remain in churches throughout the rest of the liturgical year is the Easter candle, also known as the paschal candle. Throughout the liturgical year, Easter candles are used at baptisms and