Sri Lanka cardinal: All Sunday Masses cancelled until further notice

All of Sri Lanka’s Catholic churches were closed on the Second Sunday of Easter after a series of bombings killed over 300 people a week earlier. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo, ordered the closures after saying he had seen leaked intelligence documents warning of further attacks. Churches will remain closed until further notice. The cardinal had earlier criticised Sri Lankan authorities for failing to act on foreign intelligence saying the attacks were imminent. “We didn’t know anything. It came as a thunderbolt for us,” he told reporters. “I felt…

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YEAR A: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 2ND WEEK OF EASTER (1)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 2ND WEEK OF EASTER HOMILY THEME: GOD’S LOVE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn.3:16-21) Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter In today’s Gospel we continue with the dialogue between Jesus and Nicodemus. Jesus was trying to tell Nicodemus who He was and His mission. Nicodemus was grappling with the presence and person of Jesus. He was amazed at His teachings and works. He believed Jesus was of God. It was here that Jesus made that significant statement, “God so loved the…

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