Family

TOP 7 PROPOSALS OF THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY 2015


TOP 7 PROPOSALS OF THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY 2015 Dear friends, now that the Synod on the Family has reached its end, here are the top 7 proposals courtesy of romereports.com which are worthwhile to consider. Let us keep on praying for Pope Francis who is entasked to write the Post-Synodal Exhortation and for all the families especially those who are in difficulty. Happy Wednesday TO ALL AND God bless you and your families! -Fr. Rolly Arjonillo, priest of Opus Dei, []

POPE FRANCIS: On Parents as Co-creators With and Of God’s Love.


POPE FRANCIS Pope Francis on Parents as Co-creators With and Of God’s Love. Dear friends, in last Sunday’s Angelus, Pope Francis, commenting on the Gospel of the 27th Sunday of Ordinary time (Oct. 4, 2015) said that: Parents “PARTICIPATE IN THE CREATIVE POWER OF GOD HIMSELF. BUT BE CAREFUL! GOD IS LOVE, AND ONE TAKES PART IN HIS WORK WHEN ONE LOVES WITH HIM AND LIKE HIM. To this end – as Saint Paul says – love has been poured into our hearts through the []

POPE FRANCIS AT THE PRAYER VIGIL FOR THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY: To understand the family today, we need to enter into the mystery of the family of Nazareth.


POPE FRANCIS AT THE PRAYER VIGIL FOR THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY: To understand the family today, we need to enter into the mystery of the family of Nazareth. Dear friends, below you’ll find the Vatican-provided translation of the address Pope Francis gave at the Prayer Vigil for the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, Oct. 4-25, in St. Peter’s Square Saturday evening. I have added titles to facilitate your reading. Let us accompany the Pope and the participants of the []

POPE FRANCIS’ INTERVENTIONS AT THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES (Philadephia, Sept 26-27, 2015)


POPE FRANCIS’ INTERVENTIONS AT THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES (Philadephia, Sept 26-27, 2015) Dear friends, below you have the two interventions of Pope Francis in the 2-day World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. The first is an improvised address because the Pope chose not to follow his prepared text; whereas the second, the Pope following his prepared homily, added off-the-cuff remarks. They are taken from zenit.org. Titles and highlights are mine. Happy reading and a blessed week ahead to you and your []

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’ ADDRESS TO THE US CONGRESS. 10 Most Powerful Quotes


POPE FRANCIS’ ADDRESS TO THE US CONGRESS 10 Most Powerful Quotes Dear friends, below you have Pope Francis’ most powerful lines taken from romereports.com in his well-applauded speech before the US Congress yesterday, Sept. 24, 2015. For the entire text (it’s worth the read!), see the link below. -Fr. Rolly Arjonillo, priest of Opus Dei. CATHOLICS STRIVING FOR HOLINESS. We are also in Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CatholicsstrivingforHoliness Hope you like our page and invite your friends as well to do so in order to []