Archive for February 3, 2024

José María Méndez of Seville, Spain, will go from painter to Trappist monk, at 53 years old, thanks to the movie “Libres.”?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Spanish painter to become Trappist monk after seeing film on cloistered life

After lying dormant for decades, the seed of a calling to monastic life has sprung to life in the soul... Read more

Tammy Peterson speaks with Colm Flynn on “EWTN News in Depth” on Feb. 2, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Tammy Peterson speaks about her healing from cancer and journey to Catholicism

In an interview with “EWTN News In Depth,” Tammy Peterson shared about the rosary’s role in her faith journey and... Read more

The blessing of throats for St. Blaise’s feast day.?w=200&h=150

By ACI Prensa

St. Blaise: The bishop who lived in a cave, cured animals, and healed throat ailments

St. Blaise, celebrated on Feb. 3, was a bishop and martyr from Armenia who today is associated with the healing... Read more


By Courtney Mares

Vatican doctrine office releases note on discerning the validity of the sacraments

The new document signed by Pope Francis and Cardinal Victor Fernández is titled “Gestis Verbisque,” or “Deeds and Words.”  Read more

Pope Francis at the Synod on Synodality on Oct. 6, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Synod on Synodality organizers invite 300 parish priests to a listening session in Rome

Synod on Synodality organizers are inviting 300 parish priests to come to Rome for a meeting of “listening, prayer, and... Read more

Israeli Ambassador to the Holy See Raphael Schutz meets with Pope Francis on Feb. 2, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Ken Oliver-Méndez,ACI Stampa

In letter to ‘Jewish brothers and sisters’ Pope Francis laments ‘terrible increase’ in attacks against Jews

Pope Francis lamented the “terrible increase in attacks against Jews around the world” that has taken place since the outbreak... Read more