"Rogation" comes from the Latin "rogare," which means "to ask," and "Rogation Days" are days during which we seek to ask God's mercy, appease His anger, avert His chastisements manifest through natural disasters, and ask for His blessings, particularly with regard to farming, gardening, and other agricultural pursuits. It takes place every year on April 25th and the three days preceding the feast of the Ascension, the former being known as the Major Rogation and the latter as the Minor Rogations.The Major Rogation is of Roman origin, instituted by Pope St. Gregory the Great (b.
On Monday, May 20, 2019, Pope Francis relieved Bishop Vitus Huonder of his duties as Bishop of the Diocese of Chur (Switzerland), while appointing an administrator with a view to the election of his successor.
However, there is only one way to give the maximum glory to God, it is through the very sacrifice of Our Lord on the Cross, renewed every day on the altar.
Dear members of the Society, dear readers,
On Monday April 15, 2019, H. E. Bp. Tissier de Mallerais celebrated...