Pope Francis on ST. JOSEPH and on FATHER’S DAY.


POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter’s Square Wednesday, 19 March 2014 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! Today, 19 March, we celebrate the Solemn Feast of St Joseph, Spouse of Mary and Patron of the Universal Church. Therefore, we dedicate this catechesis to him, who is deserving of all our gratitude and devotion for the…

PRAYER FOR FATHERS (ST. JOHN XXIII)


PRAYER FOR FATHERS (ST. JOHN XXIII) On March 19, Father’s day will be celebrated in some countries like Spain, Italy, Belgium, Andorra, Portugal, Switzerland, Liechestein, Angola, Bolivia and Croatia following a Catholic celebration during the solemnity of St. Joseph since the Middle Ages. As such, here is a prayer of St. John XXIII for fathers so…

MEMORARE PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH. Ite ad Ioseph (Go to Joseph!)


March 19 PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH. Ite ad Ioseph (Go to Joseph!) As we approach the Solemnity of St. Joseph, which is transferred to March 20 this year, we could prepare ourselves by having recourse to him praying the “Memorare (Remember)” to St. Joseph. After the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Joseph is the greatest saint…

POPE FRANCIS: PROTECT THE CHILDREN FROM ALL FORMS OF OPPRESSION.


POPE FRANCIS: PROTECT THE CHILDREN FROM ALL FORMS OF OPPRESSION. Dear brethren in Christ, below you have Pope Francis’ letter written during the Feast of the Holy Innocents (Dec. 28, 2016) urging them to protect the children from the “Herods” of our time, from all forms of oppression, exploitation, suffering, harm and injustices. Although it…