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Pope Francis on Divine Mercy Sunday

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/14/22

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

St Peter's BasilicaSecond Sunday of Easter, “Sunday of Divine Mercy”, 24 April 2022

Today the risen Lord appears to the disciples. To those who had abandoned him he offers his mercy and shows his wounds. The words he speaks to them are punctuated ... Read More »

Celebration of the Sacrament of Penance and Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary (25 March 2022) | Pope Francis

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/26/22

In the Gospel reading for today’s Solemnity, the angel Gabriel speaks three times in addressing the Virgin Mary.

The first is when he greets her and says, “Rejoice, full of grace, the Lord is with you” (Lk1:28).  The reason to rejoice, the reason for joy, is revealed in those ... Read More »

Pope Francis: HOLY MASS ON THE 400th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CANONIZATION OF ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/12/22

HOLY MASS ON THE 400th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CANONIZATION OF ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

Church of the Gesù, RomeSaturday 12 March 2022

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Today’s Gospel of the Transfiguration presents us with four actions of Jesus. We would do well to ... Read More »

Pope Francis Lenten message

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/26/22

Lent 2022: “Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest, if we do not give up. So then, while we have the opportunity, let us do good to all” (Gal 6:9-10) | Francis

“Let us not grow tired of doing ... Read More »

Pope Francis - Eucharistic Concelebration with the members of the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/05/22

 

FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD26th WORLD DAY FOR CONSECRATED LIFE

EUCHARISTIC CONCELEBRATION WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE AND THE SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCISSt Peter’s BasilicaWednesday, 2 February 2022

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Two elderly people, Simeon and Anna, ... Read More »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nationwide Prayer Vigil for Life to Take Place from January 20-21

Posted by Bob Herz on 1/15/22

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nationwide Prayer Vigil for Life to Take Place from January 20-21

WASHINGTON – Catholics across the country are encouraged to observe a nationwide prayer vigil from Thursday, January 20 to Friday, January 21, 2022, marking the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ... Read More »

Pope Francis - Homily on the Epiphany of the Lord

Posted by Bob Herz on 1/08/22

Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord (6 January 2022) | Francis

The Magi travel towards Bethlehem.  Their pilgrimage speaks also to us, who are called to journey towards Jesus, for he is the North Star that lights up the sky of life and guides ... Read More »

Pope Francis - on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (December 24)

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/25/21

Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (24 December 2021) | Francis

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In the darkness, a light shines. An angel appears, the glory of the Lord shines around the shepherds and finally the message awaited for centuries is heard: “To you is born this ... Read More »

Pope Francis - Apostolic Journey to Cyprus and Greece - December 5, 2021

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/11/21

 

On this second Sunday of Advent, the word of God sets before us the figure of Saint John the Baptist. The Gospel highlights two important things: the placewhere John appears, which is the desert, and the content of his message, which is conversion. Desert and conversion. Today’s Gospel ... Read More »

Pope Francis - The poor you will always have with you - sermon for World Day of the Poor

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/13/21

The Poor You Will Always Have With You

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Pope Francis Message for the Fifth World Day of the Poor, 2021 Description

Pope Francis released his message for the Fifth World Day of the Poor which is observed on November 14, 2021. He highlighted the ... Read More »