Archive for December 16th, 2016

The 2016 Christmas Card from Pope Francis

16 December, 2016


Every year, Pope Francis digs into the Church’s centuries-old treasure trove of religious art and chooses an image for the front of his Christmas card.

For Christmas 2016, Francis has chosen a scene from a 14th-century fresco painted by the artist Giotto di Bondone inside a church in Assisi, Italy.

Read more about the image here

New Passionist Novices, Monte Argentario

16 December, 2016


At Monte Argentario (Italy) on the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lady, 21 November 2016, seven men were clothed with the Passionist Habit and began their Novitiate.