"All the ways of the earth can be an opportunity to meet Christ.” Saint Josemaría
"All the ways of the earth can be an opportunity to meet Christ.”
In his 10 August general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on old age with a reflection about hopeful waiting and old age as a time projected toward fulfillment.
Pope Francis is making an apostolic visit to Canada from 24 to 29 July. With links to all the homilies and addresses.
Homily of Pope Francis on 25 June at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the 10th World Meeting of Families, which closes the Year of the Family in the Church.
The Monday after Pentecost is now the feast of the memorial of Mary, "Mater Ecclesiae." Some texts from Pope Francis and Saint Josemaria to help us appreciate this liturgical feast.
In his 18 May general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the elderly, speaking about the Book of Job.
Let us pray for small and medium sized businesses; in the midst of economic and social crisis, may they find ways to continue operating, and serving their communities.
Let us pray for the elderly, that they may become teachers of tenderness so that their experience and wisdom may help young people to look towards the future with hope and responsibility.
Let us pray for Christian families around the world, may each and every family embody and experience unconditional love and advance in holiness in their daily lives.
In his 1 June general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on old age, speaking about the example of prayer and faith given by the elderly.
Let us pray so that all young people, called to live life to the fullest, may discover in Mary’s life the way to listen, the depth of discernment, the courage of faith, and dedication to service.”
In his 3 August general audience, Pope Francis reflected on his recent apostolic journey to Canada.
Homily of Pope Francis on 29 June at Mass and Blessing of the Sacred Pallium for the New Metropolitan Archbishops on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles.
In his 8 June general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the elderly, speaking about the special tenderness they can show in their love.
On Tuesday, 31 May, at 6pm (Rome time), the Pope will pray the Rosary before the statue of Mary Regina Pacis in Rome's Marian Basilica, for peace in Ukraine.
In his 11 May general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the elderly, speaking about the Old Testament heroine Judith.