Angelus

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

Pope at Mass in Mauritius: Be a youthful, joyful, missionary Church

Pope Francis carries St John Paul II's crozier at Mass, 30 years later (Vatican Media) Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass at the Mary Queen of Peace Monument in Port Louis. In his homily he describes the Beatitudes as “a Christian’s identity card”. Around 100,000 people attended the Pope’s Mass in Port Louis. That’s roughly [...]

By |2019-09-10T19:15:59+00:00Sep 9th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Angelus: Pope recalls World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Care for creation Credit: Vatican News Pope Francis during his Angelus highlights the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation and speaks about his upcoming visit to Africa. September 1, 2019 In his greetings following the recitation of the Angelus in St Peter’s Square on Sunday, the Pope recalled that the 1st [...]

By |2019-09-03T16:07:26+00:00Sep 1st, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Angelus: Love is always demanding

Pope Francis says that in order to be saved we must love God and our neighbour – "and this is not comfortable." Pope Francis during the Angelus (AFP or licensors) At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on the day’s Gospel reading, in which Jesus is asked, “Lord, will only a few people [...]

By |2019-08-26T14:14:27+00:00Aug 26th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Angelus: Fire of God’s love burns in charity

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims at the Sunday Angelus (Vatican Media) At the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis reminds us that Jesus brought the fire of God’s love upon earth, to overcome apathy and open our hearts to the needs of others. August 18, 2019 Pope Francis reflected on the day’s Gospel (Lk [...]

By |2019-08-22T17:37:57+00:00Aug 18th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope on feast of the Assumption: Mary is the “Gate of Heaven”

Pope Francis at the Angelus on Thursday, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Vatican Media) Pope Francis invites us to “look upwards” because, thanks to Mary’s assumption into Heaven: “the sky is open” and we need no longer be afraid. August 15, 2019 In St Luke’s Gospel on this Solemnity [...]

By |2019-08-15T13:32:35+00:00Aug 15th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Angelus: Be ready for the final encounter with the Lord

Pope Francis during the Sunday Angelus (Vatican Media) Pope Francis reflects on this Sunday’s Gospel and on Jesus’ call to be vigilant and to “light our lamps” as we await the final encounter with the Father. August 11, 2019 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus tells His disciples to “gird your loins and light your [...]

By |2019-08-15T13:24:30+00:00Aug 11th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|Tags: , |

Pope at Angelus: True treasure is in heaven

Pope Francis during the Angelus (AFP or licensors) Pope Francis during his Angelus address says that Jesus invites us to consider that riches can chain the heart and distract it from the true treasure that is in heaven. August 4, 2019 Above a sunny St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis joined the faithful on Sunday [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:04:53+00:00Aug 4th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope Francis at Angelus prays for “defenseless” US shooting victims

Candles are lit at a Vigil at Pius X Church after a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas (2019 Getty Images) The Pope expresses his spiritual closeness and prayers to all those affected by this week’s series of mass shootings in the US. August 4, 2019 Pope Francis, following the Angelus in St Peter’s [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:20:02+00:00Aug 4th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Angelus: the Our Father is the synthesis of every prayer

Pope Francis greets the faithful at the Sunday Angelus (Vatican Media ) At the Angelus, Pope Francis reflects on the Our Father, “one of the most precious gifts” Jesus has left us. July 28, 2019 In his reflection on Sunday’s Gospel, Pope Francis said that the disciples wanted “to experience the same ‘quality’” of [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:09:52+00:00Jul 28th, 2019|Categories: Angelus, In the Pope's Words|

Pope at Angelus: Welcoming those at our door brings peace and hope

Pope waves to pilgrims in St Peter's Square during the Angelus (Vatican Media) At the Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis speaks of the importance of not feeling burdened when offering a warm welcome and a sense of fraternity to those in need as a way of combining contemplation and action. By Francesca Merlo Pope [...]

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