The XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will begin on October 4th, 2015, on the topic "The vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world."
In his Wednesday audience of March 25th earlier this year, Pope Francis [...]
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¿Have you ever thought: the Lord dreams about me? He thinks about me? I am in the mind, in the heart of the Lord? The Lord is capable of changing my life?, Pope Francis, March 16, 2015.
I do not know how it strikes you…, but [...]
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My dear children: may Jesus watch over my daughters and sons for me!
The beginning of May, especially dedicated to our Lady in many countries, reminds us that we have to bring everywhere the atmosphere of Nazareth, the virtues and ways of acting of the [...]
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In his 2015 Lenten Message, Pope Francis asks the faithful to take part in the "24 Hours for the Lord" initiative, on 13-14 March, in order to place the Sacrament of Reconciliation at the center of the Church's mission for the new evangelization.
Pope Francis [...]
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By St. Josemaria Institute
In the Preface to his book “You See Me, You Hear Me”, Fr. Michael Giesler writes: “What an amazing and consoling statement—to think that the infinite God, who made all things and sustains all things, deeply desires that we speak with him [...]
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We offer a downloadable pdf version of the Novena for the Family, the Novena for Work and the Novena for the Sick, to St. Josemaria, prepared in Canada.
These new versions, in an attractive new design, are based on the original texts by Fr. Francisco Faus, [...]
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“What consolation this certainty arouses in our hearts! The Church is truly a mother and, as a mother, she seeks her children’s good, especially of those who are furthest away and are afflicted, until she finds its fullness in the glorious body of Christ with [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports) As the conflict continues in Iraq, Ukraine and the Gaza strip, the Pope made an urgent appeal for peace during the Sunday Angelus, calling for leaders to stop the violence and work towards peace.
"Today, my thoughts turn to three areas in [...]
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Pope Francis conveyed his concern, during the Sunday Angelus, for Christians in the Middle East, especially those forced to flee form the Iraqi city of Mosul.
"Today our brothers are persecuted. They are banished from their homes and forced to flee without even being able [...]
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With the ongoing tension and violence in the Holy Land, the Pope made a call for peace, urging everyone to pray for Israel and Palestine.
As he looked over St. Peter's Square during the Sunday Angelus, he said that despite the spike in violence, the [...]
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