Palms and “The Road Less Travelled”

“As Jesus is greeted with palm branches today while riding up into the Holy City, these famous lines from the poetry of Robert Frost could well be applied to him: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the...

Papal Message for Youth Day ’09

“Jesus Also Wants to Encounter Each One of You” (Zenit.org).- Provides a Vatican translation of Benedict XVI’s message for World Youth Day 2009, to be celebrated at the diocesan level this Palm Sunday.  http://www.zenit.org/article-25262?l=english...

Pope’s Message for Lent 2009

“For this year’s Lenten Message, I wish to focus my reflections especially on the value and meaning of fasting. … We might wonder what value and meaning there is for us Christians in depriving ourselves of something that in itself is good and useful...