Homily of November 27, 2022, Advent 1 – (Mt 24, 37-44) – Swiss Catholic Portal

Homily of November 27 2022 Advent 1 – Mt 24

Father Côme Traoré – Notre-Dame Basilica, Geneva Dear friends, The universal Church begins, on this Sunday, the season of Advent; in other words, the time of preparation for the coming in glory of Jesus the Lord of history and time; he who returns to establish the reign of justice and peace which he never ceased … Read more

Sunday, November 20, 2022 – Catholic Church in France

Sunday November 20 2022 Catholic Church in France

SECOND READING – letter of Saint Paul to the Colossians 1,12-20 Brothers,12 give thanks to God the Fatherwho made you capableto share in the inheritance of the saintsin the light.13 Delivering us from the power of darkness,he has placed us in the kingdom of his beloved Son,14 in him we have the redemption,the forgiveness of … Read more

Homily of November 6, 2022 (Lk 20, 27-38) – Swiss Catholic Portal

Homily of November 6 2022 Lk 20 27 38 – Swiss

Canon Olivier Roduit – Basilica of the Abbey of Saint-Maurice This Sunday, the Church speaks to us of resurrection. A theme that I found difficult to approach calmly during a sermon. However, when I mentioned my difficulties in writing this homily, the radio journalist answered me by gently provoking me: “If the Church does not … Read more

The Franciscans of the Bronx, “angels” of the outskirts – Swiss Catholic Portal

The Franciscans of the Bronx angels of the outskirts –

The ‘Franciscans of the Renewal’, nicknamed ‘Franciscans of the Bronx’, are at the service of the underprivileged populations of the big cities. Two of them, Raphaël and Angelo, gave their testimony to the Metanoia festival, in St-Maurice (VS). “Liam* had a criminal record as long as his arm,” recalls Angelo. When he came to the … Read more

Sunday, November 6, 2022 – Catholic Church in France

1667547194 Sunday November 6 2022 Catholic Church in France

PSALM – 16 (17),1.3ab,5-6,8.15 1 LORD, hear justice!Hear my complaint, accept my prayer.3 You search my heart, you visit me at night,you test me, without finding anything. 5 I followed in your footsteps,my foot never tripped.6 I call you, the God who answers:listen to me, hear what I say. 8 Keep me as the apple … Read more

Sunday, September 11, 2022 – Catholic Church in France

Sunday September 11 2022 Catholic Church in France

FIRST READING – book of Exodus 32, 7…14 In those days,7 The LORD spoke to Moses:“Come down,for your people have corrupted themselves,whom you brought up out of the land of Egypt.8 They Won’t Take Longto deviate from the path I had ordered them to follow!They made themselves a calf out of molten metaland bowed down … Read more

Brigitte of Sweden: a mystic in the heart of the powerful – Swiss Catholic Portal

Brigitte of Sweden a mystic in the heart of the

The secular Saint Bridget of Sweden marked Europe in the 14th century. His birthday, July 23, is an opportunity to return to an unknown figure with an exceptional temperament and destiny. Founder of the Order of the Most Holy Savior, known as the “Brigittines”, nicknamed the “Sybille of the North” for her many visions, her … Read more