Bishop DiMarzio was the principal celebrant and homilist at the first Mass the bishops of New York celebrated during their visits to Rome to report on the status of their dioceses.
The Click to Pray eRosary is both a free app for Apple and Android and an actual high-tech rosary bracelet that connects to a smartphone using Bluetooth.
Those canonized were: St. John Henry Newman, St. Maria Rita Lopes Pontes, popularly known as Sister Dulce, St. Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, St. Marguerite Bays and St. Josephine Vannini.
'The Bible is the most widely distributed book, but it also perhaps the one most covered in dust because it is not held in our hands.'
Announcing the new cardinals, Pope Francis said they illustrate "the missionary vocation of the church that continues to proclaim the merciful love of God to all men and women of the earth."
In annual message to ‘Rimini Meeting,’ Francis reminds, “looking at Jesus purifies our sight and prepares us to look at everything with new eyes."
Archbishop Sheen is perhaps best remembered for his popular television show, "Life Is Worth Living."
"When the priest says to us, 'The body of Christ,' we say, 'Amen.' But let it be an 'Amen' that comes from the heart, with conviction."
The decision to allow organized pilgrimages, banned by the local bishops' in 1991, recognizes the need to provide spiritual accompaniment and care to the tens of thousands of Catholics who travel to Medjugorje each year.
"This is the one, non-negotiable certitude we have in life: His love does not change."