Pope Francis Angelus

POPE FRANCIS ON FOLLOWING CHRIST: Being a disciple of Jesus means to take up one’s cross and accompany him in an uncomfortable path which leads to true freedom and full life with God.


POPE FRANCIS ON FOLLOWING CHRIST: Being a disciple of Jesus means to take up one’s cross and accompany him in an uncomfortable path which leads to true freedom and full life with God. Dear friends, in his Angelus speech last Sept. 13, Pope Francis, after recounting some Gospel passages of the corresponding Sunday Mass, reminded us of the following points  on what it takes to be a disciple, a follower of Our Lord Jesus Christ. He said: “To undertake the discipleship of []

‪POPE FRANCIS‬ ON ‪RECONCILIATION‬ AND THE NEED TO RESTORE ‪‎COMMUNICATION‬ BY OVERCOMING OUR ‪‎EGOTISM‬.


POPE FRANCIS God opens Himself and seeks to communicate and reconcile with mankind. We too should do the same. Dear friends, in yesterday’s Angelus, Pope Francis, commenting on the miracle brought about by Our Lord Jesus Christ who healed the deaf mute from Decapolis which symbolizes the unbeliever, incapable of listening to God’s Word, reminded us of the following points: “God is not closed in on himself, but instead he opens himself and places himself in communication with humanity. In his immense []

Sept. 7, 2015: PRAYERS FOR PEACE IN SYRIA AND FOR THE REFUGEES IN EUROPE AND ALL OVER THE WORLD


September 7, 2015: DAY OF PRAYER FOR PEACE URGENT PRAYERS FOR PEACE IN SYRIA  AND MIDEAST REGION AND FOR THE REFUGEES IN EUROPE AND ALL OVER THE WORLD NEEDED Dear friends, as the Holy Father has repeated many times in the previous years, we need to pray for peace, particularly in Syria, and for the sad plight of many refugees who are fleeing from their own homeland as the last straw to save their lives from the grave consequences of war and []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE CONVERSION OF THE HEART: Mere exterior fulfillment of the precepts is not enough. They must come from a pure heart with the right intention.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE CONVERSION OF THE HEART: Mere exterior fulfillment of the precepts is not enough. They must come from a purified heart. Dear friends, in today’s Angelus, the Holy Father emphasized on the primacy of what is in our “heart” as the source of all our intentions and desires. Exterior observance of the precepts is not sufficient in itself but rather they must be manifestations of a pure heart from which arise all the good actions done out of love []

Pope Francis: “WHO IS JESUS FOR YOU? DO YOU TRY TO GET TO KNOW HIM? DO YOU REMAIN WITH HIS WORD?” Must read to all Christians!


POPE FRANCIS: “WHO IS JESUS FOR YOU?” DO YOU TRY TO GET TO KNOW HIM? DO YOU REMAIN WITH HIS WORD?” Dear friends, in today’s Angelus, Pope Francis, after tackling the conclusion of the 6th chapter of St. John’s Gospel, posed some questions which each one of us has to answer after a profound reflection and personal meditation. “Who is Jesus for you? Do you try to get to know him? Do you remain with his word? … Do you bring your pocket-gospel []

POPE FRANCIS ON HOLY COMMUNION: “To nourish ourselves from that ‘Bread of life’ means being in tune with the heart of Christ, to assimilate His choices, His thoughts, His behavior.”


POPE FRANCIS ON HOLY COMMUNION: “To nourish ourselves from that ‘Bread of life’ means being in tune with the heart of Christ, to assimilate His choices, His thoughts, His behavior” (Angelus, Aug. 16, 2015) Dear friends, as a follow-up for our 20th Sunday of Ordinary time post, here are the inspiring words of Pope Francis in yesterday’s Angelus at St. Peter’s Square.  “OH SACRAMENT MOST HOLY, OH SACRAMENT DIVINE! ALL PRAISE AND ALL THANKSGIVING, BE EVERY MOMENT THINE!” Happy reading and meditation! []

POPE FRANCIS: Read a Gospel passage, a Bible passage everyday. The Kingdom of God requires our humble collaboration and daily interior struggle.


Below is Pope Francis’ speech during yeterday’s Angelus in St. Peter’s Square (June 14, 2015) taken from zenit.org. He reminds us of the importance of GOD’S INITIATIVE IN THE GROWTH OF HIS KINGDOM BUT WE HAVE TO LET THE SEED OF GOD’S WORD GROW IN US. How? By being HIS HUMBLE COLLABORATOR because God’s Word only grows in a heart which is “poor = humble”; And by READING A GOSPEL PASSAGE DAILY IN ORDER TO GET MORE ACQUAINTED WITH GOD’S WORD, WHO []