World Day of Prayer for Vocations…A Word From Pope Francis

World Day of Prayer for Vocations…A Word From Pope Francis

MESSAGE OF POPE FRANCISFOR THE 52nd WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS26 APRIL 2015 – FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTERTheme: Exodus, a fundamental experience of vocationDear Brothers and Sisters,The Fourth Sunday of Easter offers us the figure of the Good Shepherd who...
Year of Consecrated Life…From Pope Francis to You

Year of Consecrated Life…From Pope Francis to You

As the Year for Consecrated Life begins, our Holy Father has written a letter to all of his brothers and sisters in consecrated life and to the whole Church.  He writes,  “I decided to proclaim a Year of Consecrated Life on the occasion of the fiftieth...
An Inheritance of Lasting Value

An Inheritance of Lasting Value

Sunday, September 7, is Grandparent’s Day.  As we celebrate our family members it is a good moment to step back and take a long look at the many gifts they have bestowed on us.  And I am not talking about the kind of gift that comes in colored paper and ribbons....
A Plea for Peace

A Plea for Peace

The Pope is calling us to pray and fast September 7, 2013 The September 1st Angelus Address of Pope FrancisSaint Peter’s SquareSunday, September 1, 2013 Dear Brothers and Sisters,Today, dear brothers and sisters, I wish to make add my voice to the cry which...
The Joy of Being Catholic

The Joy of Being Catholic

If ever there was tangible evidence of the veracity of Jesus’ words, “And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age” (Matthew 28:20), it was certainly there for the whole world to see on March 13th as Pope Francis stepped out onto the balcony to greet the...