Tag Archives: Felix Koerner

Involve Muslims in Jubilee of Mercy, says cardinal

The Catholic Church’s upcoming Jubilee will proceed as planned and will welcome Muslims in the yearlong celebration of God’s endless mercy, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin in an interview with La Croix, following the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November. For Muslims, … Continue reading

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Lay Centre Retreat: spiritual renewal and bonding

By Matthew Doeing To the south-east of Rome, perched high on a hill, sits a solitary building that gazes down upon rolling woodland, antiquated homesteads, and the serene waters of Lago Nemi. From the vicinity of this establishment one can experience the … Continue reading

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Vincent Pallotti Institute – Lecture Series 2015-2016

Yes. Mercy is important! This is why Pope Francis proclaimed this “Jubilee of Mercy” (8 December 2015-20 November 2016), as an invitation for reflection and renewal. Continue reading

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New series underway: ‘Joy in the Christian Life’

The Lay Centre began the winter series of its weekly lay formation program on 19 February, and will hold a Lenten retreat, 13-15 March. The program is offered through The Lay Centre’s Vincent Pallotti Institute, named for a saint who dedicated his life to the … Continue reading

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Students observe Ash Wednesday in community

by Filipe Domingues The liturgy of Ash Wednesday was celebrated at The Lay Centre in an environment of friendship, prayer and personal reflection. Every year, on Ash Wednesday, The Lay Centre invites the resident community to mark the beginning of Lent with … Continue reading

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Church marks feast for ‘promoter’ of the lay vocation

By Donna Orsuto Today, the Church recalls Saint Vincent Pallotti — a trailblazer and prophetic figure in promoting the vocation and mission of the laity in the Church and in the world. Vincent Pallotti was convinced that laity are called … Continue reading

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The Lay Centre hosts FADICA retreat

                As part of their pilgrimage to Rome, members of FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities) came to The Lay Centre for an afternoon retreat. Fr. Felix Körner, S.J., offered a … Continue reading

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