A Memorable Mass

Now that I have returned home from our pilgrimage, I cannot help but pause and reflect on the many experiences we had during the two weeks we were in Europe.

Blessed Romero an example of faith for youths, Panama bishops say

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- For the young people who will attend World Youth Day 2019 in Panama, the life and martyrdom of Blessed Oscar Romero is a shining example of Christian faith in the midst of struggles, said several bishops from Panama.

Don't tuck life away, take risks, pope tells young people

KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) — Take risks and do not let life's obstacles get in the way of encountering the true joy and life that Jesus can give, Pope Francis told more than 1 million young people.

Follow Jesus' Way of the Cross through works of mercy, pope says

KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) ­— By embracing the hunger, thirst, and loneliness of others, young people can touch Jesus' cross and experience the light of the resurrection, Pope Francis said.

No room for benchwarmers, make history, pope tells youths at vigil

KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) — Pope Francis told young people they are not called to be couch potatoes, living boring lives, but should leave their mark in history and not let others determine their future.