A collection of the Pope’s words after the Sunday Angelus

Pope at Regina Coeli: Hear and follow the Lord, our Good Shepherd

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) May 8, 2022 Pope Francis calls on us to hear the Lord when he calls us, to realize that he knows us better than ourselves, and to follow Him as our Good Shepherd, as today's liturgy tells us about the loving bond that exists between the Lord and each one of [...]

Pope at Angelus: May we receive God’s mercy with open hearts

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) March 28, 2022 Recalling the Parable of the Prodigal Son, Pope Francis says when a person's heart is synchronized with God and sees the repentance of a person for their mistakes, they rejoice. May we also rejoice by receiving God’s mercy so it becomes the light by which we see our [...]

Pope at Angelus: May we welcome the Lord’s urgent call to conversion

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) March 20, 2022 Pope Francis encourages us to accept the Lord's urgent call to conversion by turning from sin and welcoming with open hearts the logic of the Gospel, because where love and fraternity reign, evil has no more power. In his reflections before leading the recitation of the Angelus, Pope [...]

Pope at Angelus: Let God’s light surprise and reawaken our hearts

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) March 13, 2022 In his Sunday Gospel reflections for the Angelus, Pope Francis recalls the Apostles who witnessed the Transfiguration of Jesus, noting that we too are in the need of God's light that reawakens our desire to pray and serve others. Greeting pilgrims in Saint Peter's Square for the Sunday [...]

Pope at Angelus: Respond to temptation with the Word of God

CNS photo/Vatican Media   March 6, 2022 On this first Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis warns the faithful to be vigilant against the temptations that “accompany us on the journey of life,” and invites Christians to look to Jesus who “does not make agreements with evil.” During his Angelus address on the first Sunday of [...]

Pope at Angelus: Strive to see clearly and speak charitably

CNS photo/Vatican Media February 27, 2022 Reflecting on the Sunday Gospel reading, Pope Francis invites us to reflect on how we look at ourselves, others and how we express ourselves in order purify our gaze and our speech. In his Sunday reflections before leading the recitation of the Angelus, Pope Francis recalled the Sunday [...]

Pope at Angelus: Pray for those who wrong you

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) February 20, 2022 During the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis invites people to follow the example of Jesus and react to wrongdoing with kindness rather than anger or violence. In his catechesis during the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis turned his thoughts to the Gospel of the day focusing on the basic life guidance [...]

Pope at Angelus: Jesus’ disciples are poor and happy

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) February 13, 2022 In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis reflects on the Christian identity encapsulated in the Beatitudes, and says Jesus’ disciples are blessed because they are poor. Pope Francis offered a reflection on Sunday’s Gospel reading (Lk 6:20-23) at the midday Angelus prayer with pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square. [...]

Pope at Angelus: With God in your life there are always new possibilities

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) February 6, 2022 Pope Francis invites Christians to welcome Jesus so they can navigate the sea of life without fear. Taking his cue from the Gospel of today’s Liturgy, Pope Francis narrated the parable that tells of how Jesus invites some disappointed fishermen, including Simon Peter, to go back out to [...]

Pope at Angelus: Find Jesus in those who are close to you every day

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) January 30, 2022 Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel reading of the day inviting believers to be humble and willing and never to reject the ways of the Lord. Reflecting on the passage from the Gospel of Luke that tells of how Jesus met with incomprehension and hostility when he gave [...]

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