As we enter the celebration of Christmas, Mary and Elizabeth's example of faith and obedience to God leads us to see beyond our vision and limitations to welcome God among us. This Sunday’s scriptures announces that Jesus is the long-awaited Messiah who comes to save us all.
Today, we celebrate the third Sunday of Advent which is called Rejoice Sunday! Many people will ask the purpose of rejoicing in the middle of Advent. We rejoice because God wants to include each of us in his promise of unity in the world.
This Sunday is the Thirty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time or last Sunday of the Church (Liturgical) year, when we celebrate the Feast of the Solemnity of Jesus Christ the King of the Universe. In the Gospel, Pilate asks Jesus if he is a king?
This month, we’re honoring the men and women from Africa who have pioneered the Catholic faith! Black Catholics have had a huge impact on the history and traditions of Christianity. Spiritans have had a role in the evangelization of Africans and African-Americans since its founding.
Jesus tells us that the greatest of the commandments is ‘You must love the Lord with all your heart, soul and strength’ and ‘Love your neighbor as yourself. Love is at the heart of who we are and what we are called to do and be.
Frs. Jude Nnorom, C.S.Sp., Philip Massawe, C.S.Sp., Tony Neves, C.S.Sp., Jeffrey Duaime, C.S.Sp., Marc Botzung, C.S.Sp., and Albert Ndongo Assamba, C.S.Sp., are elected to the General Council of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit.