Martin Scorsese spoke June 21 in Quebec City at a joint session of the Catholic Press Association’s Catholic Media Convention and the world congress of Signis, the international association of Catholic media professionals about a lifelong obsession with faith and films.
Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
First reading: Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a
Second reading: 1 Corinthians 10:16-17
Gospel: John 6:51-58
1568 – 1591 Feast Date: June 21 Born to a noble Italian family, Aloysius served as a page in Spain and Italy. His father opposed a religious vocation, planning instead a military career for his oldest son. But Aloysius joined the Jesuits in Rome in 1585, taking his vows two years later. His health had […]
The former vocations director for the Diocese of Gallup in New Mexico, Father Matthew Keller, who loves rebuilding hot rods and assisting seminarians is donating a 1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible that he refurbished for a raffle in support of vocations.
Sgt. Louis DeSimone, a 22-year-old translator of Italian attached to the headquarters of the U.S. Fifth Army experienced all the tragedies of WW II to become a priest and then bishop for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Worship is a pastor’s highest responsibility, and the experience of worship must always be prayerful, not distracting or distressing.
c. 675 – 754 Feast Date: June 5 Boniface, the apostle of Germany, started out as an English monk, a popular teacher, preacher and writer who was ordained at 30. He compiled a Latin grammar and wrote many biblical instructions. But he felt called to missionary work, and in 716 landed in Friesland, now in […]
First reading: Acts 2:1-11
Second reading: 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13
Gospel: John 20:19-23
A tribunal of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services has wrapped up its nearly four-year inquiry into whether the life of Father Vincent R. Capodanno, a Vietnam War hero and U.S. Navy chaplain, merits consideration for sainthood.