Holy Family Catholic Church
919 Spence Road Van Alstyne, TX
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Pope: Jesus brings true change, renewing the heart
(Vatican Radio) Let us allow ourselves to be transformed by Christ; let us allow ourselves to be able to be re-created, freeing us from our sins. That was the message of Pope Francis at the morning...
Angelus: The Kingdom of heaven is the love and humility of God
(Vatican Radio) “The Kingdom of God is at hand and is indeed in the middle of us, this is the central message of all Christian mission.” Those were the words of Pope Francis during his Angelus...
Pope Francis meets with Fortune-Time Global Forum
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Saturday greeted participants of the Fortune-Time Global Forum . The Forum brings together Fortune 500 and Time 100 leaders, who were discussing technology and jobs,...
Pope to Piarists: evangelizing pedagogy
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a Message to mark the Calasanctian Jubilee Year – a special Jubilee marking the 400 th anniversary of the founding of the Pious Schools, which provide free...
Pope approves decrees for causes for canonization
(Vatican Radio) On 1 December, the Holy Father Pope Francis received in audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. In the course of the audience,...
National Catholic Register
This Forgotten Fatima Note Reveals Sr. Lúcia’s ‘Holy Ambition’ for the Rosary
By Daniel Blackman | Sister Lúcia, one of the three children to receive apparitions and messages from the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima, expressed an ambitious hope to a fellow sister in a...
Great News about a New College Seminary in Charlotte, Don’t Kill My Baby to Save Me, and More!
By TITO EDWARDS | Great News about a New College Seminary in Charlotte! – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog I Have Cancer But Please, Don’t Kill My Baby to Save Me – Birgit Jones, Catholic Stand...
Bishop Steven Lopes on Ordinariate’s Missal and Gift of English Catholic Patrimony
By Peter Jesserer Smith | BALTIMORE — This Advent marks the first anniversary of Divine Worship: The Missal, the third form of the Roman rite, approved by Pope Francis for the personal ordinariates...
Pro-Life Catholics: Price Is Right
By Brian Fraga | WASHINGTON — Pro-life leaders and several Catholic political observers and physicians are ecstatic with President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of U.S. Rep. Tom Price to be the...
Pope: Prepare for Christmas by Conversion
By CNA/EWTN News | VATICAN CITY — The proclamation of John the Baptist to “Repent, for the kingdom of God is at hand” is a joyful one that calls us to conversion, Pope Francis said in his Dec. 4...
Catholic News Service
New center shows church's ongoing commitment to immigrants, says bishop
IMAGE: CNS photo/courtesy Catholic Charities By Rose Ybarra MCALLEN, Texas (CNS) -- Blessing the ground for a new respite center in McAllen is a sign of the Catholic Church's commitment to be...
Despite distance, Iraqi Christians keep the spirit of Christmas alive
IMAGE: CNS/Oscar Durand By Oscar Durand ISTANBUL (CNS) -- Sami Dankha, his three brothers and their families used to kick off Christmas celebrations by attending a packed Christmas Eve Mass at St....
Helping others realize their potential is good business, pope says
IMAGE: CNS/L'Osservatore Romano By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis pleaded with a group of billionaires to take seriously their personal obligation to share their resources and make a
Pope recognizes martyrdom of Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala
IMAGE: CNS By VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States. The...
Syriac Catholic patriarch 'horrified' after seeing Iraqi 'ghost towns'
IMAGE: CNS photo/Thaier Al-Sudani, Reuters By Doreen Abi Raad BEIRUT (CNS) -- The Syriac Catholic patriarch said he was horrified to see widespread devastation and what he called "ghost...