Patience

POPE FRANCIS ON THE PATIENCE OF LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE PATIENCE OF LOVE. In “Amoris laetitia” nn. 91-92, Pope Francis explains why love is patient which all members of the family should meditate upon. I quote: “This does not simply have to do with ‘enduring all things’… It refers, then, to the quality of one who does not act on impulse and avoids giving offense. [It] does not mean letting ourselves be constantly mistreated, tolerating physical aggression or allowing other people to use us. We encounter problems whenever []

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 3. THE SCOURGING AT THE PILLAR.


The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 3. THE SCOURGING AT THE PILLAR. The chief priests and the scribes of the Sanhedrin found Jesus “guilty” of blasphemy. Out of hatred and pride, they wanted to put him to death. However, since permission for such execution to take place, Jesus was brought to the governing Roman authority, Pontius Pilate. This time, however, he was cunningly presented by his accusers as a self-appointed king against the Roman rule, and not as a blasphemer, as []

Pope Francis on God’s Patience and Our Conversion “IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO CONVERT, BUT IT’S URGENT. IT’S NOW! LET US BEGIN TODAY.”


Pope Francis on God’s Patience and Our Conversion “IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO CONVERT, BUT IT’S URGENT. IT’S NOW! LET US BEGIN TODAY.” Dear friends, below you have the ZENIT translation of the Pope’s address on Feb. 28, 2016 before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peters’ Square. In his address, Pope Francis comments on the Gospel of the 3rd Sunday of Lent, Year C where: Jesus calls all of us towards repentance. He invites us to change our []

Nov. 10: St. Leo the Great. Pope and Doctor of the Church


Nov. 10: Saint Leo the Great Pope and Doctor of the Church St. Leo (d.461) was a vigorous defender of the unity of the Church and pushed back the onrush of the barbarians under Attila. During his pontificate, the Council of Chalcedon (451) defined that there is in Christ one divine person and two natures, divine and human. It was a confirmation of his Epistola Dogmatica (Tomus) to the Patriach Flavian of Constantinople. During the disintegration of the Western Empire, when heresy []