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 experience the holiness of the Church, who bestows upon all the fruits of Christ’s redemption, so that God’s love and forgiveness may extend everywhere. Let us live […]
POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE ON THE 24TH WORLD DAY OF THE SICK. What is the Christian attitude towards illness?
POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE ON THE 24TH WORLD DAY OF THE SICK What is the Christian attitude towards physical illness? Dear friends, in the previous posts, we have tackled the topic on our vocation as Christians to follow Christ faithfully and the necessity of lovingly taking up his Cross daily. One of the crosses which Our Lord shares to us and lovingly puts on our shoulders is physical illness, whether one’s own or that of a loved one. HOW MUST WE REACT WHEN […]