Pope celebrates first Communion with 245 children in Bulgaria

In the Catholic heart of Bulgaria, Pope Francis celebrated a special Mass for 245 children receiving their first Communion and thanked them for helping him, their parents and grandparents remember their own first Communion. “Today you have made it possible for us to relive that joy and to celebrate Jesus, present in the bread of life,” the pope told the children May 6 in Rakovski’s Church of the Sacred Heart. While only about 1 percent of Bulgaria’s population is Catholic, in Rakovski the vast majority of the city’s 27,000 people…

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YEAR A: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 3RD WEEK OF EASTER (2)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 3RD WEEK OF EASTER Intention for the Day: Prayer that we may search for peace and joy than material things that destroy. Amen. BY: Fr. Cyril Akindele Osadare   HOMILY: Readings: Acts 6:8-15; John 6:22-29 We need to ask ourselves what we are really for in life. This question is important because it forms the basis of our search, our attitude and even our love and hatred. If what we look for is mundane and ephemeral, then we would always think that way.…

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