A friendly parish in the middle of the suburbs!

Browsing News Entries

Browsing News Entries

Pope in Slovakia: Great expectations for youth event

As the Pope prepares to greet the youth of Slovakia, there are great expectations following a pandemic which has seen many young people impacted by COVID-19.

Pope at Divine Liturgy in Slovakia: Let us turn our hearts to the Cross

Pope Francis presides at the celebration of the Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite in Prešov, calling on the faithful of Slovakia to “turn the eyes” of their hearts “to the crucified Jesus.”

Pope in Slovakia: Roma community, a volunteer’s perspective

As Pope Francis visits the Roma Community in Košice, one volunteer describes her experience of working with the residents there.

Pope in Slovakia: Prešov Divine Liturgy shows Church breathes with 'two lungs'

One of the main highlights of Pope Francis’ visit to Slovakia is the celebration of the Byzantine Divine Liturgy in Prešov. Speaking about this historic occasion, Fr Jaroslav Lajčiak, Vicar General of the Eparchy of Košice, says it is a great sign of unity for a Church that breathes “with two lungs.”

Appreciating God's creation in a blade of grass

Among the Laudato si' groups in Italy, there is one on the outskirts of Rome that has led to the creation of a large and well-kept garden dedicated to Saint Francis, where contemplation and commitment to creation intertwine. It has also allowed for a unique initiative involving young people with the creation of children’s groups, where they become the protagonists on how to respond to the cry of the earth and the poor.

Angola: Pilgrims flock to the Shrine of Our Lady of Muxima.

Covid 19 restrictions led to the cancellation of the 2020 annual pilgrimage. This year, thousands of pilgrims flocked to Angola’ Shrine of Our Lady of Muxima.

Highlights of Pope Francis' second day in Slovakia

Day two of Pope Francis’ Apostolic visit to Slovakia included a meeting with political authorities, a chat with the clergy, a visit to a shelter for the poor and an encounter with the Jewish community in Bratislava.

Pope at Bethlehem Centre in Slovakia: 'A day to remember'

Pope Francis is greeted with joy and applause as he visits the Bethlehem Centre for the poor and homeless in Petržalka, Bratislava.

Auxiliary Bishop of Košice: Pope comes to strengthen the faith

As the Pope makes an Apostolic Visit to Slovakia, the Auxiliary Bishop of Košice speaks about the challenges facing the faith in the country and the importance of Pope Francis’ visit to strengthen it.

Secularization and the new "ABCs" for proclaiming the faith

Our Editorial Director says Pope Francis is showing the Church in Slovakia and throughout Europe the way to "live in" the world with humility and without nostalgia for the past.