11.25
Pope Explains Why He Won’t Sell the Church’s Treasures

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The Pieta

Michelangelo’s Pieta cannot be auctioned, Pope Francis has said, “because it is not the property of the Church. It’s inside a church, but it belongs to humanity.” The Pope’s comments appeared in a Dutch newspaper published by the homeless. Read more here: Pope Explains Why He Won’t Sell the Church’s Treasures

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8.15
Feast of the Assumption

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pieta Today we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven. On this feast day and Holy Day of Obligation read Melissa Musick’s meditation, originally published in Celebration, on how Mary cared for God (and others) and how tradition has it that God in turn cared for Mary:

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