Diocese of Des Moines Facebook page- ”Thanks to Mercy Medical Center for providing this image from Africa, taken of Msgr. Frank Bognanno celebrating Mass on the eve of the Epiphany. The service, attended by Catholics, Christians, Jews and Muslims, was for a group of cancer survivors and caregivers, including Msgr. Bognanno, who are climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.”
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (1985)
This is why I can’t wait to see Fr. Barron’s “Catholicism” series
The moon is one of the oldest symbols of Mary, see why in this piece.
Inmaculada Concepción (La Colosal), oil on canvas (~1650)
- “The three-pound organ in your skull— with its pink consistency of Jell-o— is an alien kind of computational material. It is composed of miniaturized,...”
How should you spend your Holy Saturday evening before the vigil Mass? You should hang out in the rectory while your parents, the priest, and...
Prayers for my friend this coming Tuesday as he has his interview with the Jesuits!
I’m really happy that the Eastern and Western Christian churches are celebrating the Holy Resurrection on the same day this year :)
Less than 5...
Thank you so much for all of your prayers and good thoughts!
We served our first Matins (the 5 hour long one with 12 gospel readings) in our new...