Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels

You should be aware that the word “angel” denotes a function rather than a nature…But personal names are assigned to some, not because they could not be known without them, but rather to denote their ministry when they came among us. Thus, Michael means “Who is like God”; Gabriel is “The Strength of God”; andContinue reading “Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels”

Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows

As the observance of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) begins,…“Hispanics, and in particular Hispanic Catholics, are determined to be part of the solution to the current reality: the COVID-19 pandemic, the call for racial justice, and the continuing impact of global climate change.” U.S. Bishops’ Chairman of Hispanic Affairs Reflects on HispanicContinue reading “Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows”