Family unity

PARENTS, SPOUSES, CHILDREN, FRIENDS: WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR LOVE? APPLY THESE BEAUTIFUL TIPS FROM POPE FRANCIS.


PARENTS, SPOUSES, CHILDREN, FRIENDS: WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR LOVE? APPLY THESE BEAUTIFUL TIPS FROM POPE FRANCIS. +++ LOVE IS PATIENT. DO NOT ACT ON IMPULSE AND AVOID GIVING OFFENSE. BE COMPASSIONATE: accept the other person even when he or she acts differently than you would like. He has the right to live in this world just as he is (AL 91-92).   LOVE IS KIND. BE AT THE SERVICE OF OTHERS, HELP THEM, DO GOOD TO THEM even if you DO NOT []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE KINDNESS OF LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE KINDNESS OF LOVE. As a continuation of Pope Francis’ explanation of the Pauline Hymn to Charity, he affirms in “Amoris laetitia,” nn. 93-94 that love, which is KIND, is at the SERVICE OF OTHERS. “’Patience’ is not a completely passive attitude, but one accompanied by activity, by a dynamic and creative interaction with others. The word indicates that love BENEFITS and HELPS others. For this reason, it is translated as “kind”; love is EVER READY TO BE OF []

AMORIS LAETITIA: STRENGTHEN AND DEEPEN YOUR CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LOVE. HYMN TO CHARITY.


AMORIS LAETITIA: STRENGTHEN AND DEEPEN YOUR CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LOVE. HYMN TO CHARITY. Dear brethren in Christ, below you have the first three paragraphs of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia, chapter 4 on the Love in the Family which insists on the necessity to daily nurture and strengthen the love between spouses and among all the members of the family. Let us bring this beautiful Pauline hymn to charity often in our personal prayer and ask God to grant us the virtue of []

Pope Francis’ TIPS ON CHILDREN, MARRIED LOVE, FIDELITY AND LIFE. (Chiapaneca, Mexico).


Pope Francis’ TIPS ON CHILDREN, MARRIED LOVE, FIDELITY AND LIFE. (Chiapaneca, Mexico) Beloved brethren in Christ, in his message to the families at Chiapaneca, Mexico, Pope Francis reminded very important ideas among which are as follows: Luxury and comfort must not overtake having children in the married spouses’ priorities and generosity. He added that “I PREFER A FAMILY WITH TIRED FACES FROM GENEROUS GIVING, TO FACES WITH MAKEUP THAT KNOW NOTHING OF TENDERNESS AND COMPASSION.” He also reminded the spouses on the []

POPE FRANCIS’ HOMILY FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH.


POPE FRANCIS’ HOMILY FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH The biblical readings which we just heard presented us with the image of two families on pilgrimage to the house of God.  Elkanah and Hannah bring their son Samuel to the Temple of Shiloh and consecrate him to the Lord (cf. 1 Sam1:20-22, 24-28).  In the same way, Joseph and Mary, in the company of Jesus, go as pilgrims to Jerusalem for the feast of Passover (cf. Lk 2:41-52). We often see pilgrims []