Browsing the June 2020 archive of MESSAGES FROM FR. PECCHIE

Fr. Pecchie's Message 06/21/20

Posted by Web Staff on 6/27/20

Cardinal Joseph Van Thuan [twahn], the Vietnamese cardinal who spent thirteen years in prison under the Communists, used to say that this is one of the ever present signs of the true Church. He used to say that the true Church founded by Christ is one, holy, catholic, and ... Read More »

Fr. Pecchie's Message 06/14/20

Posted by Web Staff on 6/21/20

During Pope Benedict's visit to the United States, he had a meeting in Washington DC with leaders of different religions. At that meeting, he encouraged everyone present not to be afraid to speak about the real differences between the different religions. He said, "Dear friends, in our attempt to ... Read More »

Fr. Pecchie's Message 05/31/20

Posted by Web Staff on 6/17/20

For the ancient Jews, Pentecost was one of the top three religious holidays. It had two important meanings. First, on Pentecost, 50 days after the Passover (the word "Pentecost" comes from the Greek for "fifty"), the first fruits of the spring grain harvest were offered to God in a ... Read More »