Church - 2004

Virgin Mary with Baby Jesus. Wikimedia Commons

Mary in the Life of the Church in the First Centuries

ChurchFidel González

In the first centuries of Christianity, the first feasts of Mary were instituted and churches were built in honor of the Blessed Virgin. A people turns to the Mother of the Redeemer to ask for protection and favors.

'The Calling of St. Matthew' by Artist Caravaggio via Wikimedia Commons

Chosen for a Task

ChurchJames Matthew Wingle

"What we have heard many times in these days spent together–the impossible correspondence–is a reality verified in the unique circumstances of the lived experience of each of us." From the homily of Bishop James Matthew Wingle, La Thuile.

Cardinal Péter Erdö. Wikimedia Commons

Against Despair and Boredom the Certainty of Hope

ChurchRenato Farina

In the East, the fall of Communism revealed an absence of public and private morality. In the West, what triumphs is boredom; in other words, the interior demolition of the person. The only answer is the person of Christ, present in the Church.