Day: September 12, 2016

Prayers for Bishop Spong

Prayers for Bishop Spong

Bishop John (Jack) Shelby Spong suffered a stroke on Saturday morning, shortly before he was due to appear at a speaking engagement in Marquette, MI. The Diocese of Newark offered this update Monday afternoon via its Facebook page: Many thanks to all of you who have been praying for Bishop Jack Spong and his family […]

Pope Francis meets with teenager fighting cancer

Pope Francis meets with teenager fighting cancer

“It is thought that sick or disabled persons cannot be happy, since they cannot live the lifestyle held up by the culture of pleasure and entertainment. In an age when care for one’s body has become an obsession and a big business, anything imperfect has to be hidden away, since it threatens the happiness and serenity of the privileged few and endangers the dominant model.”

The Bishop of Davao leads candlelight service for Davao night market bomb victims

The Bishop of Davao leads candlelight service for Davao night market bomb victims

“Our Divine Creator pours grace and courage upon us through the power of the Holy Spirit to respond to the challenges of time. We pray that the ‘Lord give strength and bless his people with peace!’ We pray for the good people of Davao. We pray for peace to reign in our land.”