• Archbishop Jorge Carlos Patrón Wong at the Pontifical North American College

    Archbishop Jorge Carlos Patrón Wong, secretary for seminaries at the Congregation for Clergy,  spoke last week with seminarians from the Pontifical North American College about the challenges of Hispanic Ministry in the United...
  • Irish Primate looks to lay-led renewal of Church

    Newly appointed Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin, who also becomes Primate of All Ireland, says he wants to see a “humble renewal” of the Irish Church led from the bottom up by the laity. ...
  • Holy Chrism Mass

    Dear Brother Priests, In the eternal “today” of Holy Thursday, when Christ showed his love for us to the end (cf. Jn 13:1), we recall the happy day of the institution of the priesthood, as well as the day of our own priestly ordination....
  • Passionate love for the Church

    Dear Brothers and Sisters: in our catechesis on the sacraments, we now turn to the sacrament of Holy Orders.  Building on the vocation received in the sacraments of Christian initiation – Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist – the sacraments...
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DSC_0245Conference for new bishops
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