Sick

MOTHER MARY, HEALTH OF THE SICK, COMFORTER OF THE AFFLICTED, HELP US OFFER TO JESUS OUR PAIN AND ILLNESS, AND SANCTIFY THEM.


MOTHER MARY, HEALTH OF THE SICK, COMFORTER OF THE AFFLICTED, HELP US OFFER TO JESUS OUR PAIN AND ILLNESS, AND SANCTIFY THEM. And the mother of Jesus was there (cf John 2:1). How marvellous it is to see the many different kinds of people who go to shrines of Our Lady and seek her intercession. Perhaps a good number of them would not have asked her help if they had not become ill or burdened with difficulties. Pope John Paul II has []

POPE FRANCIS’ ADVICE TO THE SICK (JUNE 1, 2016)


POPE FRANCIS’ ADVICE TO THE SICK (JUNE 1, 2016) Dear brethren in Christ, in particular, those who are physically ill: the Church needs you! Don’t forget that you could help a lot of souls and convert your illness into prayer when you offer up to Our Lord all the suffering and pain which you are experiencing. As St. Josemaria always taught, the sick are the “treasure of Opus Dei,” for when they sanctify their illness, their prayers are so pleasing to God []