POPE FRANCIS’ MEDITATION ON JESUS’ WORDS: “I THIRST”.


POPE FRANCIS’ MEDITATION ON JESUS’ WORDS: “I THIRST”. Dear brethren in Christ, during the Ecumenical Prayer Gathering of Christians in Assisi, Pope Francis appealed to quench Jesus’ thirst which is heard again from “the voice of the suffering, the hidden cry of the little innocent ones to whom the light of this world is denied,…

SAY AND SHOW IT WITH GOD’S TENDERNESS, COMPASSION AND FORGIVENESS!


SAY AND SHOW IT WITH GOD’S TENDERNESS, COMPASSION AND FORGIVENESS! A helpful tip from Pope Francis, May 11, 2015 tweet: “What we say and how we say it, our every word and gesture, ought to express God’s compassion, tenderness and forgiveness for all.” ORIGINAL PHOTO CREDIT: L’OSSERVATORE ROMANO

THE GOLDEN RULE.


THE GOLDEN RULE “In everything, do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets (Mt 7:12).” Our Lord Jesus Christ gave us this “golden rule” which is a very useful criterion for our daily conduct and at the same time a guideline in our obligations…

POPE FRANCIS: “WHY A JUBILEE OF MERCY?”


POPE FRANCIS: “WHY A JUBILEE OF MERCY?” Dear friends, in yesterday’s General Audience, Pope Francis beautifully explained the reasons why we are celebrating this year a Jubilee of Mercy. He underlined the following ideas which are worthwhile to reflect upon in our personal prayer. “The Church is called to offer her particular contribution, rendering visible the…

Dec. 8: THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY.


  December 8: THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY Dear friends: Happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary! As we have said in the previous post ( https://wp.me/p6k7Mv-1Gj ), immediately after the Fall of our first parents, out of His Love for us, God the Father already promised the coming of Our Savior through the…

POPE FRANCIS On Spirit of Service, Humility and Sacrifice


Pope Francis On the Spirit of Service, Humility and Sacrifice Dear friends, the Church rejoices with the canonization of its new saints, Blesseds Vincenzo Grossi, Maria dell’Immacolata Concezione, Ludovico Martin and Maria Azelia Guérin during the Mass yesterday October 18, 2015 in St. Peter’s Square. During the homily Pope Francis centered his thoughts on Jesus’…