POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR LENT 2017


POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR LENT 2017 OUTLINE The other person is a gift Sin blinds us The Word is a gift Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked to return…

DROWN EVIL WITH AN ABUNDANCE OF GOOD.


DROWN EVIL WITH AN ABUNDANCE OF GOOD! We find evil within us (our inclination to sin) and around us (injustices, eroticized society, violence, corruption, wars and the list goes on…and sometimes, without knowing it, evil seeps into us inadvertently such that it affects our mindset influenced by what the majority does. What to do then?…

POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIAN LOVE PRACTICES JUSTICE, OVERCOMES ENMITY ESPECIALLY IN THE FAMILY, AND SAYS NO TO RETALIATION, HATRED AND VIOLENCE. AV summary + text.


POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIAN LOVE PRACTICES JUSTICE, OVERCOMES ENMITY ESPECIALLY IN THE FAMILY, AND SAYS NO TO RETALIATION, HATRED AND VIOLENCE. AV summary + text. Dear brethren in Christ, below you have a ZENIT translation of the must-read address Pope Francis gave on Feb. 19, 2017 before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered…

FEB. 11, 2017: WORLD DAY OF THE SICK. MESSAGE OF POPE FRANCIS


POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR THE 25TH WORLD DAY OF THE SICK 2017  Amazement at what God has accomplished:  “The Almighty has done great things for me…” (Lk 1:49)   Dear Brothers and Sisters, On 11 February next, the Twenty-fifth World Day of the Sick will be celebrated throughout the Church and in a special way…