Holy Week Music Series Recorded at St. Peter’s Basilica

At a time when enjoying choir music in churches is banned almost everywhere in the world due to COVID-19 restrictions, two young German tenors recorded a series of songs inspired by Christ’s passion and his resurrection in an empty St. Peter’s Basilica, with new songs being released every day from Wednesday until Easter Sunday.

Chilean Teen’s Battle With Cancer Inspires Faith in Friends, Family

On March 15, Constanza Alva de Urmeneta got in the car behind the hearse for the funeral procession of her 15-year-old daughter, Pía Urmeneta. Typically somber occasions, it was apparent from the second they drove off the church lot that this was instead a celebration of Pía’s life, just as she had wanted.

Children Write Meditations for Pope Francis’ Way of the Cross

In a passage of the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus says: “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Taking this to heart, this year the Vatican has  asked children to write the meditations for the Way of the Cross led by Pope Francis on Good Friday, April 2.