POPE FRANCIS ON FAITH, HOROSCOPES & FORTUNE-TELLERS


POPE FRANCIS ON CHRISTIAN FAITH, HOROSCOPES & FORTUNE-TELLERS (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday told believers not to look to horoscopes or to consult fortune-tellers to foresee the future; but to allow God to guide them in a journey full of surprises. The Pope was speaking during the last Santa Marta Mass of the season…

PRAY FOR PEACE DAILY. BE SOWERS OF “PEACE AND JOY”.


EVERYDAY IS A GOOD DAY TO PRAY FOR PEACE. We have just participated and united ourselves today, independently of our race, religion or culture, to pray for peace. Let us keep on praying daily for this God’s gift, and at the same time, strive daily to be “sowers of peace and joy ( St. Josemaria)…

THE CHURCH NEEDS….


THE CHURCH NEEDS…. Yes…saints! Men and women living their lives, seeking holiness in their ordinary activities. This idea was expressed by St. Josemaria, way back the 1930s when he wrote in the the Way, n. 310: “A secret, an open secret: these world crises are crises of saints. God wants a handful of men ‘of…

GOD, OUR FATHER, THE SOURCE OF OUR HOPE!


POPE FRANCIS: GOD IS OUR FATHER. HE IS THE SOURCE OF OUR HOPE. OUTLINE The Lord’s Prayer: Have to courage to call God, Father! To invoke God as “Father” puts us in a relationship of confidence with Him, knowing that we are loved and cared for by Him. God is a Father in His way….

POPE APPEALS TO ALL TO PRAY ONE MINUTE FOR PEACE (June 8, 1PM)


JUNE 8. 2017, 1PM: POPE APPEALS TO ALL CHRISTIANS, JEWS AND MUSLIMS TO PRAY ONE MINUTE FOR PEACE   (Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis has appealed for prayers and international participation in the “One Minute for Peace” initiative to be held Thursday, 8 June, at 1:00 PM Rome time. He said the initiative represents “a short…

POPE FRANCIS: LORD, THANK YOU FOR LOVING ME!


POPE FRANCIS: LORD, THANK YOU FOR LOVING ME! Life presents its inevitable difficulties which may lead one to sadness and worse, to despair. Nevertheless, let us struggle against this vicious cycle and bear in mind that there is much more to our life than the adversities we face everyday such that in the midst of…

POPE FRANCIS: WHAT PLACE DOES THE HOLY SPIRIT HAVE IN MY HEART?


POPE FRANCIS: ENGAGE WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT. OPEN YOUR HEARTS TO HIM. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has urged Christians to engage with the Holy Spirit, and to open their hearts to the Spirit before taking important decisions. Speaking during the homily at morning Mass on Monday at the Casa Santa Marta, the Pope explained it…

POPE FRANCIS: CHILDREN ARE NEVER A MISTAKE


POPE FRANCIS: “LET US NOT IMPOSE OUR OWN FAULTS ON CHILDREN, PLEASE. CHILDREN ARE NEVER A MISTAKE.” (Rome Reports). Pope Francis delivered a somber, serious catechesis about children and the family with roughly 50,000 pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square. With a heavy tone, he described many of the traumas children face. The pain of…

THE RESOURCEFUL KID…


THE RESOURCEFUL KID… who found a way to steal a kiss and an embrace from the Pope! Kids are imaginative and resourceful…and this one just got the most memorable moment of his childhood captured by the lens and bound to be remembered throughout his lifetime. The advantages of being little, not only in worldy affairs…

MAY 20, 2017: HAPPY 25TH EPISCOPAL ORDINATION, POPE FRANCIS!


MAY 20, 2017: HAPPY 25TH EPISCOPAL ORDINATION, POPE FRANCIS! MAY THE MOST HOLY TRINITY SHOWER YOU WITH HIS ABUNDANT BLESSINGS AND MAY OUR LADY GUIDE AND PROTECT YOU AS YOU DOCILELY LEAD CHRIST’S CHURCH UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT! WE ARE PRAYING DAILY FOR YOU! AD MULTOS ANNOS! ORIGINAL PHOTO CREDIT AND SOURCE:…