POPE FRANCIS’ PALM SUNDAY 2018 FULL TEXT HOMILY AND VIDEO

POPE FRANCIS’ PALM SUNDAY 2018 FULL TEXT HOMILY AND VIDEO (WITH SIMULTANEOUS ENGLISH TRANSLATION) + MAY OUR “HOSANNAS” WONT TURN INTO “CRUCIFY HIM”   Below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis’ prepared Palm Sunday homily, which was given this morning in St. Peter’s Square:   ***   “Jesus enters Jerusalem. The liturgy invites us…

POPE FRANCIS: DO WE REALLY CONSIDER GOD AS OUR FATHER?

  POPE FRANCIS: WHEN WE PRAY THE “OUR FATHER”, LET’S REALLY BELIEVE THAT GOD IS OUR FATHER! “How often do we pray the “Our Father” without really thinking of God as our Father?”: asks Pope Francis. If only we could really assimilate the profundity and greatness of our condition as children of God, with a…

MARCH 13, 2018: 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ELECTION OF POPE FRANCIS AV.

MARCH 13, 2018: 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ELECTION OF POPE FRANCIS AV. As the entire Church celebrates the 5th Papal Election Anniversary of Pope Francis, let us offer to God prayers and sacrifices asking for our Holy Father, “the sweet Vicar of Christ (St. Catherine of Siena)” on earth. Happy Anniversary, dearest Pope Francis! AUDIO…

POPE FRANCIS LAETARE SUNDAY 2018: REJOICE BECAUSE GOD IS WITH US!

POPE FRANCIS LAETARE SUNDAY 2018: REJOICE BECAUSE GOD IS WITH US! Before the Angelus  Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! In this fourth Sunday of Lent, called “Laetare” Sunday, that is, “Rejoice,” because so <reads> the Entrance Antiphon of the Eucharistic Liturgy, which invites us to joy: “Rejoice, Jerusalem [… .] — so it’s a…