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.- In a recent message, Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach of Barcelona, Spain emphasized the importance of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Spain and called all Catholics to put the Pontiff's words into practice.

The cardinal's message will be released Sunday, Nov. 14.

The Pope’s visit was “a true gift from God,” the cardinal continued.  “I think the main purpose of the apostolic visit of the Holy Father was met: to confirm us in the faith and to encourage us to revitalize our Christian identity.”

The Pope visited Spain Nov. 6 - 7.

Cardinal Sistach highlighted the special appreciation Benedict XVI has for Barcelona and thanked Catholics for the warm reception they extended to the Pope.

“During lunch at the chancery,” Cardinal Sistach continued, “the Pope said these words to me, referring to the dedication of the Church of the Holy Family, ‘it was a celebration I will never forget’.”

“We warmly welcomed the Holy Father,” he wrote.  “And I wish to thank all those who collaborated in so many ways.  Let us thank God, and let us be willing to continue working for him and for our society,” the cardinal concluded.

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Liturgical Calendar

November 23, 2014

OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE

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Gospel of the Day

Mt 25:31-46

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11/23/14
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Daily Readings


First Reading:: Ezek 34: 11-12, 15-17
Second Reading:: 1 Cor 15: 20-26, 28
Gospel:: Mt 25: 31-46

Saint of the Day

St. Romuald »

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11/23/14

Homily of the Day

Lk 19:45-48

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