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POPE FRANCIS ON THE MISSION OF THE FAMILY: WELCOME JESUS AND MAKE ROOM FOR HIM IN YOUR PERSONAL, CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LIFE!


POPE FRANCIS ON THE MISSION OF THE FAMILY:   WELCOME JESUS  AND  MAKE ROOM FOR HIM IN YOUR PERSONAL, CONJUGAL AND FAMILY LIFE!   Dear brethren in Christ, parents and children: IS GOD THE CENTER OF YOUR LIFE, OF YOUR MARRIAGE, YOUR FAMILY,  YOUR HOME? A family centered in Christ will always be a strong one where love, forgiveness, self-giving and service would be possible. It doesn’t mean that the usual ordinary misunderstandings and errors would be inexistent. Rather, the fact that []

POPE FRANCIS’ INTERVENTIONS AT THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES (Philadephia, Sept 26-27, 2015)


POPE FRANCIS’ INTERVENTIONS AT THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES (Philadephia, Sept 26-27, 2015) Dear friends, below you have the two interventions of Pope Francis in the 2-day World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. The first is an improvised address because the Pope chose not to follow his prepared text; whereas the second, the Pope following his prepared homily, added off-the-cuff remarks. They are taken from zenit.org. Titles and highlights are mine. Happy reading and a blessed week ahead to you and your []

July 26: ST. JOACHIM AND ST. ANNE, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Love for Our Grandparents and the Elderly. “They are a wealth not to be ignored… Where there is no honour for elders, there is no future for the young (Pope Francis).”


July 26: ST. JOACHIM AND ST. ANNE, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Love for Our Grandparents and the Elderly: “They are a wealth not to be ignored… Where there is no honour for elders, there is no future for the young (Pope Francis).”   Today, 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time, is also the feast day of Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of Our Heavenly Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary and with her we rejoice and thank God for having given us []