God’s Army of Hope

On the weekend of the 4-7 July, Rome witnessed some truly amazing scenes of hope for the Universal Church. Christ’s “army of hope” – the seminarians, novices and those on a vocational journey, descended upon the capital of Christianity to make a pilgrimage, celebrating the Year of Faith, with Pope Francis. Young people, representing every […]

Mother Prisca, Woman of Faith

The Holy Scriptures provides us with a splendid definition of faith in the Letter to the Hebrews (Heb 11:1): “Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen.” Our father in the faith is considered to be Abraham who always based his actions on god’s promises because he was […]

The Year of Faith 2012-2013

We have just started the much anticipated Year of Faith through which, Pope Benedict XVI, invites us to rediscover the treasure of our faith, becoming more grounded in it and therefore more authentic witnesses to Christ. During this special year, the Missionaries of Divine Revelation have initiated a number of special projects along the same […]

MDR In the Sistine Chapel With the Holy Father!

On the 31 October 2012, the Missionaries of Divine Revelation had the great privilege of participating in Vespers in the Sistine Chapel presided over by the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the inauguration of the ceiling. We have had the opportunity to enter the Sistine Chapel many times, accompanying […]

Dear Friends

Dear Friends, In this season of Advent, we are in the midst of that wait to celebrate the memorial of that unique and unrepeatable event in history when God became man in the baby Jesus! The Virgin Mary is the one who was the first to await the great revelation of Jesus Christ and therefore […]

Why will 2013 be a “Good” Year?

As the new year begins we have been wished a “Happy New Year” many times! In what way can a year be thought of as “happy” or even “good”? For most people a ‘happy’ or ‘good’ year means to be free from illness, difficulties, troubles and that everyone smiles at us and is gracious in […]

A commentary on the lenten message of the Holy Father

A Commentary On The Lenten Message Of The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI Yet again this year we have the joy of meditating on the Lenten message of the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, with you. Once more, the Holy Father reminds us, as he did at the start of his Pontificate with his encyclical […]

The Sistine Chapel – Chapel of the Conclave!

From 8.00pm on the 28th February 2013 the Seat of Peter became known officially as Apostolica Sedes Vacans, awaiting the election of the new Holy Father. The preparations are now underway to elect the new Pope in the historic setting of the Sistine Chapel. As the Conclave approaches, the Sistine Chapel – “la Cappella Magna” […]

At The Dawn of A New Pontificate

We are now in Eastertime which has followed an intense Lenten journey that was filled with emotion for Catholics all over the world due to Pope Benedict’s retirement and the election of a new Holy Father. Now, as we celebrate the Easter season, our new Holy Father, Pope Francis, is already loved by Catholics and […]

Life Giving Rays

Just a short distance from St Peter’s tomb in the Vatican Necropolis, the Mausoleum of the Julii family, dated to the third century, is located. The mausoleum was constructed by Iulia Palatina e Maximus for their baby, Iulius Tarpeianus, who died at two years of age. The mausoleum’s ceiling was decorated by a splendid mosaic […]