Education

POPE FRANCIS IN UGANDA “TEACHERS, CATECHISTS: YOURS IS A HOLY WORK!”


POPE FRANCIS IN UGANDA “CATECHISTS: YOURS IS A HOLY WORK!”     Dear friends: Here is a Vatican translation of the address Pope Francis gave on the evening of Nov. 27, 2015, to a meeting of catechists and teachers in Uganda, taken from zenit.org. The meeting was held at the site of the first martyrdoms of the persecutions against the Church in Uganda. The Holy Father mostly followed the prepared text. Some of his off-the-cuff comments are included in brackets. In it, []

ON GRATITUDE AND HUMILITY: Be Always Thankful to God and to the People Around You.


ON GRATITUDE AND HUMILITY: Be Always Thankful to God and to the People Around You. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! As I extend my sincere greetings to all of you, I would also like to take advantage of this special holiday to post something about an important virtue: the virtue of GRATITUDE or THANKFULNESS. There is a Spanish saying which states: “Es de bien nacido ser agradecido” which we can freely translate as: It is of the well-bred (or well-raised) that of being thankful (or []

Pope Francis’ Speech to the United Nations. TOP 20 MOST POWERFUL IDEAS


Pope Francis’ Speech to the United Nations TOP 20 MOST POWERFUL IDEAS Dear friends, here are the top 20 most powerful ideas in the address given by Pope Francis to the General Assembly of the United Nations. I have tried to summarize it but it is still quite long though nevertheless  very important, substantial and interesting read. Titles are mine, all the rest are Pope Francis’ words. Let’s pray that the international governing bodies. government and financial leaders do something about the Pope’s []

POPE FRANCIS ON PRAYER AND FAMILY LIFE: “Mother, father, teach your child to pray, to make the Sign of the Cross: this is a lovely task of mothers and fathers!”


POPE FRANCIS ON PRAYER AND FAMILY LIFE: “Mother, father, teach your child to pray, to make the Sign of the Cross: this is a lovely task of mothers and fathers!”   Dear friends, especially to all fathers and mothers: in yesterday’s General Audience (August 26, 2015), Pope Francis posed the following questions on to all parents to reflect upon so as to employ the necessary remedies. “[D]o we also love our Lord a bit? Does the thought of God move us, astound []