POPE FRANCIS ON CONFESSION AND CONFESSORS


POPE FRANCIS ON CONFESSION AND CONFESSORS Dear friends,  below you have a beautiful article regarding some ideas contained in Pope Francis’ new book, “The Name of God is Mercy” in which he gives important pointers for confessors and at the same time, wonderful ideas on the Sacrament of Mercy, the Sacrament of Confession. Regarding the…

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…

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…

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’…