Francis – Message Category

Comunicar cordialmente
WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS 2023, mf • “Communicating in a cordial manner means that those who read or listen to us are led to welcome our participation in the joys, fears, hopes and suffering of the women and men of our time. “, one of the key phrases in Pope Francis’ message for World Communications Day 2023. In the workshops on “Communication according to the MTA model” of Fr. Joseph Kentenich we usually say that what we relate has to pass through our own heart. To let ourselves beRead More
anuncio
FRANCIS ON THE APOSTOLATE • On January 25, Pope Francis delivered his third Catechesis on the very Schoenstatt theme: “Passion for evangelization: the apostolic zeal of the believer” and presented Jesus as “master of proclamation”. For this, he reflected concretely on “the first proclamation of Jesus” when he preached in the synagogue of his town, Nazareth, and read a passage from the prophet Isaiah. Pope Francis identified the five elements that he considers essential: joy, liberation, light, healing and the ability to marvel at the works that God does. —Read More
Pastor
FRANCIS ON APOSTOLATE • “In order to summarize in one word the action of the Church, the term “pastoral” is often used. And to evaluate our pastoral, we must compare ourselves with the model, with Jesus, Jesus the Good Shepherd,” said Pope Francis in his second catechesis on the apostolate. “He is the Good Shepherd who is not content with caring for the sheep who are in the flock, but who, without measuring the sacrifices, goes in search of those who are far away and lost. We too are calledRead More
celo apostólico
POPE FRANCES, cycle of catechesis dedicated to the “passion for evangelization” • The Pope speaks about Schoenstatt! How many times it has been the reason for thousands of messages on social networks and great enthusiasm to hear the Holy Father say the word “Schoenstatt”, “Kentenich”, “covenant” … Meanwhile, Pope Francis has also spoken several times to Schoenstatt, the milestone being what he said at the Jubilee audience in 2014. And now he has done it again. He speaks about Schoenstatt and will speak for several weeks about Schoenstatt, that is,Read More
pesebre
POPE FRANCIS, Urbi et Orbi • “If we want it to be Christmas, the Christmas of Jesus and of peace, let us contemplate Bethlehem and fix our gaze on the face of the Child born to us. And in that little innocent countenance let us recognize that of the children who in every corner of the world yearn for peace,” Pope Francis insisted in his message before the “Urbi et Orbi” blessing on December 25. — He gives us a text to meditate on in front of the crib, aRead More
Vaticano
POPE FRANCISCO • At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, the memorial of St. John XXIII, the Holy Father Francis presided at the Eucharistic Celebration in St. Peter’s Basilica on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council. — Pope John XXIII officially opened the Second Vatican Council on October 11, 1962 during a solemn ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica, setting in motion a four-year event that would see the Church open its doors to the world in a process of “updating” (inRead More
Audiencia
POPE FRANCIS – MEETING WITH THE SCHOENSTATT FATHERS • On Thursday, September 1, Pope Francis received the participants of the General Chapter of the Schoenstatt Fathers. The Pope emphasized that the mystery of the redemption that Our Lord Jesus Christ has accomplished for all humanity and the whole world has the characteristic note of the Hebrew word berith, covenant, covenant. The blood of Jesus shed on the Cross and offered as a sacrifice of love for all of us (cf. Mk 14:24; 1 Cor 11:25) constituted an irrevocable relationship betweenRead More
unidad
PENTECOST 2022 • Four messages on Pentecost, four messages on unity: On June 3, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father Francis received in audience a delegation of young priests and monks of the Eastern Orthodox Churches, giving them four teachings to understand unity – that unity always longed for and always in danger of being turned into an end in itself, into uniformity, and from uniformity into massification and slave spirit. — A message in four parts, which hopefully will be useful for the Pentecost meetings. 1 TheRead More
Familia
VATICAN, The Opoe Video • The Pope Video for June has just been released with the prayer intention that Francis is entrusting to the entire Catholic Church through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network. This month, the Holy Father prays “for Christian families around the world; may they embody and experience unconditional love and advance in holiness in their daily lives.” — The family at the center After having dedicated the May video to young people, the three-month Pope Video series about the family continues, created by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer NetworkRead More
Ukraine
Pope Francis – Peace for Ukraine • Donations flow, refugees are welcomed in almost all of Europe, every evening people take to the streets against Russia’s war in Ukraine, also in Russia; many, very many pray. On the world map of the Schoenstatt shrines, all the shrines bear the colors of Ukraine. Many companies suspend their activities in Russia, politicians, scientists and celebrities call for an end to the bloodshed. This Sunday, Pope Francis appeals to the world: “War is madness! Stop it, please! Look at the cruelty!” —  Read More