Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

Mass of Thanksgiving Remembers Cardinal Hume’s Desire to Respond to the Gospel

A Mass of thanksgiving was celebrated with those who support and are supported by the work of the Cardinal Hume Centre, marking the 15th anniversary of its founder’s death. In his homily, Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham described the late Cardinal Basil Hume’s ability “to awaken a sense of worth and belo…

Pope’s Homily at Mass of Thanksgiving for St. John Paul II’s Canonization

Here is the translation of Pope Francis’ homily during a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Canonization of St. John Paul II at the Polish parish of St.Stanisław in Rome this morning. * * *
In the passage from the Acts of the Apostles we heard the voice of Peter, which announces with power Jesus’ resurrection. Peter …

Cardinal Brady’s Thanksgiving for Canonization of Saint-Popes

Pilgrims from Ireland in Rome for the Canonisation of Blessed Popes John XXIII and John Paul II gave thanks to God at a special Mass of Thanksgiving, celebrated this afternoon by Cardinal Seán Brady, archbishop of Armagh and primate of All Ireland. Cardinal Brady was the chief celebrant at the Mass which was conc…

John Paul II’s ‘We Are to Imitate Saints, Rather Than Applaud Them’ Recalled at Mass of Thanksgiving

Two Masses of Thanksgiving have taken place this Monday morning in St. Peter’s Square for the two saints canonized Sunday by Pope Francis. Cardinal Angelo Comastri, archpriest of the Vatican basilica, celebrated a Mass to give thanks for the life and lengthy pontificate of Pope John Paul II. Thousands of mainly P…

Seminarians bring American football to Rome for Thanksgiving

Rome, Italy, Dec 2, 2013 / 12:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Thanksgiving weekend at the North American College in Rome is full of traditions not normally found in Italy. Besides a classic turkey dinner and pumpkin pie, the seminarians at the college host the…

Soldiers In Greasepaint

Bob Hope’s NBC radio special “Soldiers in Greasepaint” broadcast on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1943.  A salute to millions of brave Americans who were spending Thanksgiving a long way from home seven decades ago. By the time of World War II Hope was 38 and too old to likely be assigned to a combat area.  […]

D.C. Catholics Provide Thanksgiving Dinners

WASHINGTON — Catholics in the nation’s capital are opening their hearts — and kitchens — to the poor, hungry and homeless in their neighborhoods for Thanksgiving this year.


Nov 28 – Homily: Thanksgiving, St James & St Catherine

Nov 28 – Homily: Thanksgiving, St James & St Catherine

Fr. Elias preaches on Thanksgiving day here in the USA which is also the feast day of St. James of the March a Franciscan preacher and that of St. Catherine Laboure through whom we were give…

Nov 28 – Homily: Thanksgiving, Patriotism, and Loyalty

Nov 28 – Homily: Thanksgiving, Patriotism, and Loyalty

Fr. Angelo explains that our giving thanks really needs to be authentic gratitude which we owe by justice. We repay our debts to God by worship, to our parents by honor and respect, and to…

Thanksgiving For Small Blessings

      Each Thanksgiving I say grace for my family and thank God for His major blessings in our life, but what about the small blessings?  Here I make up for the lack: 1.    That William Shatner has not directed another Star Trek film. 2.    That the Pope has not yet condemned blogging as a […]

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