[This is a recent address by Pope Benedict XVI] Cardinals, Venerable Brothers in the Episcopate and the Priesthood, dear brothers and sisters!
I am pleased to welcome you on the occasion of the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Family, on the occasion of a double XXX anniversary: that of the Apostolic Exhortation [...]
Happy feast of St. Nicholas. In the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, the celebration of the feast of St. Nicholas on December 6th is the first little celebration of the Christmas season.
St. Nicholas was the bishop of Myra in what is now Turkey, and very little is actually known about his life historically. He [...]
Advent – the whole world is in expectation of the birth of Mary’s Son, and my favorite expectant Mary is Our Lady of Guadalupe, whom we celebrate on December 12th. When looking for a picture of La Guadalupana, I found this beautiful and very evocative image, connecting Our Lady of Guadalupe with the [...]
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