Pray for me Tag

VATICAN, Veronica Giacometti/Walter Sánchez Silva vía ACIprensa • The Santa Marta Pediatric Clinic, which cares for children from different parts of the world daily, organized a celebration in anticipation of the Pope’s 82nd birthday held at the Vatican in the St. Paul VI Hall.— The Holy Father’s birthday was Monday, December 17th, Sunday, he shared an hour with 150 children, who attend the free clinic, along with their parents, families, doctors, and volunteers who help there. Sr. Antonietta Colacchi of the Daughters of Charity leads them. Francis arrived at the St.Read More
BELMONTE ROME, Maria Fischer  • The “Shrine of all of us,” Belmonte Rome’s Shrine, is adorned for Lent – like all the world’s shrines. There are a few purple flowers… Holy Lent has begun that will lead us with our Lord to experience the sorrow and glory of the greatest love of him who gave his life for his friends, in extreme solidarity. “Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians areRead More
Rome/Germany, from Maria Fischer • “Ever since his election on 13 March, Pope Francis has repeatedly asked us to pray for him and his service …,” Bishop Heinz-Josef Algermissen wrote for the third anniversary of the election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the successor of St Peter. Pope Francis has since then surprised the Church and world with many initiatives, sayings and newly coined words, with unexpected gestures and sometimes an almost shocking straightforwardness and lack of diplomacy. Within the Church as well as outside it he has changed theRead More