POPE FRANCIS’ TIPS ON SPIRITUAL AND FAMILY LIFE.


POPE FRANCIS’ TIPS ON SPIRITUAL AND FAMILY LIFE. In his audience with the Vatican employees on Dec. 22, 2014, Pope Francis gave them and all of us as well 10 important reminders, the first two of which are: 1. “Take care of your spiritual life, your relationship with God, because this is the backbone 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…

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…

AMORIS LAETITIA: MY THOUGHTS ON CHAPTER 8. HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?


AMORIS LAETITIA: MY THOUGHTS ON CHAPTER 8. HAS ANYTHING CHANGED? Dear brethren in Christ, with the recent publication of the highly anticipated, and much-prayed for Church document, the Post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation, AMORIS LAETITIA (The Joy of Love), on the Love in the Family, numerous posts and articles have been published in the internet, especially from…

AMORIS LAETITIA (THE JOY OF LOVE): POPE FRANCIS’ POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION. SUMMARY AND DOWNLOAD LINK.


AMORIS LAETITIA (THE JOY OF LOVE): POPE FRANCIS’ POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION. SUMMARY AND DOWNLOAD LINK. Dear brethren in Christ, the much-awaited and prayed for document, the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love),” on Marriage and Family has been released. Below is the download link to the full text of the Apostolic Exhortation…

Pope Francis: APOLOGIZING AND FORGIVING STRENGTHEN AND UNITE THE FAMILY.


Pope Francis APOLOGIZING AND FORGIVING STRENGTHEN AND UNITE THE FAMILY. Dear friends, last Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, Pope Francis encouraged us to live the season of Lent as a privileged time to forgive those who have offended us and forget as well the injuries suffered, overcoming grudges but above all imitating God the Father who…

Pope Francis’ TOP 8 IDEAS IN HIS MESSAGE TO FAMILIES (Chiapaneca, Mexico).


Pope Francis’ TOP 8 IDEAS IN HIS MESSAGE TO FAMILIES (Chiapaneca, Mexico) Beloved brethren in Christ, below you have the Vatican provided translation with the off-the-cuff remarks of Pope Francis in brackets, courtesy of zenit.org,  in his message to the families at Chiapaneca, Mexico. I added titles to highlight Pope Francis’ 8 most important ideas…