ecumenism

Daily Quote — St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr

St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr

“Please God I will give my life for the holy union, for the supremacy of Peter and of the Holy Father, his successor… Lord, grant me the grace to shed my blood for the unity of the church and in behalf of obedience to the Holy See.” (St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr) The Memorial of St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr […]

Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr

St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr

“Please God I will give my life for the holy union, for the supremacy of Peter and of the Holy Father, his successor… Lord, grant me the grace to shed my blood for the unity of the church and in behalf of obedience to the Holy See.” (St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr) The Memorial of St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope St. John Paul II

Pope St. John Paul II

“It happens more and more often that the leaders of Christian Communities join together in taking a stand in the name of Christ on important problems concerning man’s calling and on freedom, justice, peace, and the future of the world. In this way they communicate in one of the tasks which constitutes the mission of Christians: that of reminding society […]

Mary and Ecumenism: Our Mother Wants Her Family United

God the Father of heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, God the Holy Spirit, Holy Trinity; one God. Holy Mary, pray for us. The Litany of Loreto, also known as the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a litany of praises to Mary approved by the Catholic Church in 1587 by Pope Sixtus V. The […]

Twelve Surprises About Catholicism and Evangelicalism

"Christ in Gethsemane" (detail) by Heinrich Hofmann

Over the past dozen years I’ve had the amazing and accidental opportunity to do something few Christians get to do: dive deeply into both the Catholic and Evangelical worlds.  That experience has been enlightening, confusing, encouraging, frustrating and inspiring all at once.  As a result, I’ve arrived at 12 realizations that surprised me about each side of Christianity, and the […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr

St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr

“Please God I will give my life for the holy union, for the supremacy of Peter and of the Holy Father, his successor… Lord, grant me the grace to shed my blood for the unity of the church and in behalf of obedience to the Holy See.” (St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr) November 12 is the Memorial of St. Josaphat, […]

Encountering the Word — John 17:11

Photography © by Andy Coan

“And now I am no more in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to thee. Holy Father, keep them in thy name, which thou hast given me, that they may be one, even as we are one.” (John 17:11 — from the High Priestly Prayer of Jesus). If you liked this scripture verse, please share […]