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.
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'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.'
"We all need to engage and work with our leaders to take immediate action that is both compassionate and prudential."
A multifaceted church-sponsored relief effort is just getting underway in the Bahamas.
"All of humanity is bound by a basic fraternity grounded in the God who has created us."
View a gallery of photos from Mass offered for those who died, those who mourn and those who suffer from illnesses stemming from the terrorist attacks.
The priest said that working with the fire department is "like serving another parish" and he is honored to work with these men and women.
A Eucharistic procession was held through each classroom of the school. See photos here.