Amoris Laetitia

POPE FRANCIS ON THE PATIENCE OF LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE PATIENCE OF LOVE. In “Amoris laetitia” nn. 91-92, Pope Francis explains why love is patient which all members of the family should meditate upon. I quote: “This does not simply have to do with ‘enduring all things’… It refers, then, to the quality of one who does not act on impulse and avoids giving offense. [It] does not mean letting ourselves be constantly mistreated, tolerating physical aggression or allowing other people to use us. We encounter problems whenever []

AMORIS LAETITIA: STRENGTHEN AND DEEPEN YOUR CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LOVE. HYMN TO CHARITY.


AMORIS LAETITIA: STRENGTHEN AND DEEPEN YOUR CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LOVE. HYMN TO CHARITY. Dear brethren in Christ, below you have the first three paragraphs of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia, chapter 4 on the Love in the Family which insists on the necessity to daily nurture and strengthen the love between spouses and among all the members of the family. Let us bring this beautiful Pauline hymn to charity often in our personal prayer and ask God to grant us the virtue of []

AMORIS LAETITIA: AN INVITATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT.


AMORIS LAETITIA: AN INVITATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT “This Exhortation is especially timely in this Jubilee Year of Mercy. First, because it represents an invitation to Christian families to value the gifts of marriage and the family, and to persevere in a love strengthened by the virtues of generosity, commitment, fidelity and patience. Second, because it seeks to encourage everyone to be a sign of mercy and closeness wherever family life remains imperfect or lacks peace and joy (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia, 5).” ORIGINAL []

HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, PROTECT OUR FAMILIES!


HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH, PROTECT OUR FAMILIES! “Every family should look to the icon of the Holy Family of Nazareth. Its daily life had its share of burdens and even nightmares, as when they met with Herod’s implacable violence. This last was an experience that, sad to say, continues to afflict the many refugee families who in our day feel rejected and helpless. Like the Magi, our families are invited to contemplate the Child and his Mother, to bow down and worship []