Lent

Pope Francis: “Forgive as God forgives to the utmost.” LENT: A TIME TO FORGIVE AND FORGET.


Pope Francis: “Forgive as God forgives to the utmost.” LENT: A TIME TO FORGIVE AND FORGET. In his Tuesday, Marcy 1, 2016 Mass homily at Santa Marta, Pope Francis reminded us that Lent is a privileged time to  “PREPARE OUR HEARTS TO RECEIVE GOD’S FORGIVENESS – BUT LET US RECEIVE IT AND THEN DO THE SAME WITH OTHERS: FORGIVE HEARTILY.” “IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO FORGIVE, HOW WILL GOD FORGIVE YOU? HE WANTS TO FORGIVE YOU, BUT HE WILL NOT IF []

Pope Francis’ Homily (Ecatapec, Mexico) THE THREE TEMPTATIONS WHICH CORRODE CHRISTIAN LIFE: WEALTH, VANITY AND PRIDE.


Pope Francis’ Homily (Ecatapec, Mexico) THE THREE TEMPTATIONS WHICH CORRODE CHRISTIAN LIFE: WEALTH, VANITY AND PRIDE. Beloved brethren in Christ, below you’ll find Pope Francis’ homily in Ecatapec, Mexico. In his homily, Pope Francis warned us of the three temptations which corrode and destroy our Christian life: wealth, vanity and pride. He encouraged us to take advantage of the gift of Lent which is a time of conversion, always assured that Jesus is waiting for us to heal our hearts. His name []

Pope Francis’ Homily ASH WEDNESDAY 2016. “Be reconciled with God.” “Return to Him with all your heart.”


  Pope Francis’ Homily ASH WEDNESDAY 2016. “Be reconciled with God.” “Return to Him with all your heart.” Dear brethren in Christ, below you’ll find the ZENIT translation of Pope Francis’ beautiful homily which I encourage you to read and meditate on in your personal prayer. The Roman Pontiff stated that the Word of God invites us to RECONCILE OURSELVES WITH HIM and to RETURN TO HIM WITH ALL OUR HEART through PRAYER, CHARITY AND PENANCE. He also pointe our the OBSTACLES []

LENT: TIME FOR SUCCESSIVE CONVERSIONS WHICH STEM FROM A RADICAL CHANGE OF THE HEART.


LENT: TIME FOR SUCCESSIVE CONVERSIONS WHICH STEM FROM A RADICAL CHANGE OF THE HEART.   Dear brethren in Christ, we are now in the season of Lent which among other things, is a time for conversion, which has to take place in the heart of each one of us. The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches us that “Jesus’ call to conversion and penance, like that of the prophets before him, does not aim first at outward works, ‘sackcloth and ashes,’ fasting []