The Homeland Above

“With God, nothing is lost! In Mary, the goal has been reached and we have before our eyes the reasons why we journey: not to gain the things here below, which are fleeting, but the homeland above, which is for ever.” – Pope Francis With these words issued...

Revolution Of Tenderness

“We pray that all those who suffer may find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the Heart of Jesus.” – Pope Francis The Church dedicates the month of June to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This Heart of Jesus is the seat and the...

Papal Rosary Prayers

“I want to encourage everyone to rediscover the beauty of praying the Rosary at home in the month of May.” – Pope Francis  Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the faithful for the month of May 2020   Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is...

Pope Francis – Mercy Sunday

“Today the simple and disarming love of Jesus revives the heart of His disciple. Like the apostle Thomas, let us accept mercy, the salvation of the world. And let us show mercy to those who are most vulnerable; for only in this way will we build a new...

As One Before The Lord

“You are calling on us to seize this time of trial as a time of choosing.. a time to choose what matters and what passes away, a time to separate what is necessary from what is not.” – Pope Francis A phrase we have all recently become very familiar with is...

Urbi Et Orbi

“Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” – Pope Francis The Address of our Holy Father, Pope Francisto the Church and to the World – ‘Urbi et Orbi’ 27 March 2020 “When evening had come” (Mk 4:35). The Gospel passage we have just...

United As Church

“With his prayer, the Holy Father pleaded for an end to the pandemic that has struck Italy and the world. He also implored the healing of the many sick people, remembered the numerous victims of these past days, and asked that their families and friends might...

Grace In Time Of Trial

“But what of the practice of our Catholic Faith? It may be that for a while, our practice will change in terms of location and form. The location may move from the parish Church to the ‘domestic Church’ – that is, our home. And the form may change from liturgical...