PENTECOST VIGIL 2020 Opening song In the name of the Father and of the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen Alleluia. Christ is risen. R.…
Maryland county lifts ban on Communion
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 28, 2020 / 10:48 am (CNA).- Howard County, Maryland, has reversed a policy that banned consumption of any food or drink during religious services, effectively preventing the licit celebration of Mass. A county […]
Vatican archives will reopen to scholars June 1
Vatican City, May 28, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- The Vatican Apostolic Archive will reopen to researchers June 1 after closing for 12 weeks due to Italy’s coronavirus lockdown. The archive was forced to close to scholars the second week of […]
Congress passes Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act
Washington D.C., May 28, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- The House on Wednesday evening passed legislation to respond to the mass detention and other human rights violations against Uyghurs in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang. “We cannot […]
"The Spirit implants in us the desire to serve the poor and oppressed and shapes our hearts to respond to this desire. The Spirit is behind all the sources of encouragement and inspiration that have directed and sustained the members of our missionary family over the centu-ries- Sacred Scripture, personal and shared prayer, our life in common with our confreres and with those to whom we are sent, the example and writings of those Spiritans who have gone before us" (Maynooth General Chapter: chap. 3, p. 107).