Archive for January 6, 2024

A chalk home blessing from the feast of the Epiphany.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

How to bless your home on the feast of Epiphany 2024

The letters and numbers used in the traditional Epiphany blessing have great significance.  Read more

Adoration of the Magi.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

7 facts about the Wise Men you might not know

On Jan. 6, the Catholic Church celebrates the solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord. Read more

Iskali, a ministry that serves young Hispanic Catholics in the United States, seeks to form active missionary disciples.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Evangelization tops U.S. bishops’ priorities in new Hispanic pastoral plan 

The nation’s bishops have released their new National Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Ministry. Read more

Approximately 24,000 people participated in Eucharistic adoration at the SEEK24 conference Jan. 3, 2024, in St. Louis.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

How SEEK24 just set the stage for the upcoming National Eucharistic Congress

Some 24,000 Catholics, mostly young adults, just gathered in St. Louis, setting the stage for an even larger gathering this... Read more

Pope Francis leads the Synod on Synodality delegates in prayer on Oct. 25, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

American dioceses will hold local synod ‘listening sessions’ through Lent 2024

The bishops’ conference suggested that dioceses hear from “voices that may not have been heard in earlier stages of the... Read more

Pope Francis delivers his homily during the Mass for the solemnity of the Epiphany in St. Peter's Basilica on Jan. 6, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis: The Epiphany invites us to adore the Lord and help the poor

In his homily Saturday, Pope Francis urged the faithful to “find God in flesh and bone, in the faces of... Read more