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  • The 700 Club: Father Cantalamessa (Preacher to the Pope) Tears Down Religious Barriers

    05/02/2014 6:08:16 PM PDT · by Coleus · 15 replies
    700 Club ^ | 04.30.14 | Pat Robertson
    Guest Bio Father Cantalamessa Tears Down Religious Barriers CBN.com –A CALL TO PREACH   Father Cantalamessa, O.F.M., Cap., is a Franciscan Capuchin Catholic priest born in Ascoli Piceno, Italy and ordained in 1958. He is a former professor of history of ancient Christianity at the Catholic University of Milan. Father Cantalamessa’s life was transformed in 1976 when he was baptized in the Holy Spirit on a trip to Kansas City. “The love of scripture which results from receiving the Holy Spirit is unbelievable,” shares Father Cantalamessa. Then in 1979 he felt called to leave his teaching position to become a full...
  • Father Cantalamessa's 1st Advent Sermon

    12/20/2012 4:11:54 PM PST · by Coleus
    Zenit ^ | 12.07.12 | Father Cantalamessa, OFM, Cap.
    The Year of Faith and the Catechism of the Catholic Church1. The "eaten" bookIn preaching to the Papal Household, I try to allow myself to be guided in the choice of themes by the graces or special occasions that the Church is experiencing at a given moment in her history. Recently we had the opening of the Year of Faith, the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and the Synod for Evangelization and the Transmission of the Christian Faith. Therefore, I thought that this Advent I would offer a reflection on each of these three events.I shall begin with...