POPE FRANCIS ON GOD’S LOVE, MERCY& EMBRACE


POPE FRANCIS ON GOD’S LOVE, MERCY AND EMBRACE   (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis said on Friday that the embrace of God’s love has the power to silence all our sins, no matter how many. He stressed that not all love comes from God but He is the true love. The Pope’s words came during his…

INDULGENCES FOR THE EXTRAORDINARY JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY


INDULGENCES FOR THE EXTRAORDINARY JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY   Dear friends, as Pope Francis underlines in his Bull, Misercordiae vultus,n. 22: “to live the indulgence of the Holy Year means to approach the Father’s mercy with the certainty that his forgiveness extends to the entire life of the believer. To gain an indulgence is to…

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…

EXTRAORDINARY JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY: CONTEMPLATE THE MYSTERY OF MERCY.


  EXTRAORDINARY JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY: CONTEMPLATE THE MYSTERY OF MERCY   Dear friends, as Pope Francis encouraged us in Misericordiae vultus, we need to contemplate the mystery of mercy, not only in the history of humanity and of its salvation but also in our personal life as well. Let us thank God, the Most Holy…

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…