Kiss of a Catholic Priest

By Rev. Fr. Petros Mwale (Mzuzu Diocese – MALAWI) INTRODUCTION “Fr. Petros, at the beginning and end of Mass I’ve noticed for years that the priest kisses the altar. Why does he do that?” Andrew Scott (Mulanje – MALAWI) RESPONSE Dear Andrew, everything that happens at Mass is richly imbued with meaning. This is especially […]

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PURGATORY: is it real?

INTRODUCTION “Fr. Petros is Purgatory real? Can the teaching of the Church regarding the same be defended scripturally?” – Barbara (MALAWI). RESPONSE Dear Barbara, your question is faith nourishing. Let us remember that prayers can be extremely powerful in assisting the souls of our loved ones in their journey to attaining eternal life and peace. […]

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Help Catholic Sisters

God tells you where to look, love tells you what to see. In photo, St. Anne’s Small Christian Community of St. Benadette Catholic Parish is meeting her Lenten obligation at Sisters of the Holy Rosary (Lunyangwa Convent) – Mzuzu Diocese   REFLECTIVE QUESTION Does helping just one person or one community of the religious really […]

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