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

Pope at Angelus: ‘Be heralds and witnesses of God’s love’

Vatican Media Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel reading of the day and says all people of goodwill are called to be open to the mercy of the Father and allow themselves to be transformed by the grace of the Holy Spirit. January 26, 2020 Pope Francis addressed the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘never cease to be surprised by God’s love for us’

Vatican Media On this second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Pope Francis addressed the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Angelus Prayer telling them to start anew their journey of faith. Explaining that the liturgy of the day is linked to the Epiphany and to the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus, celebrated [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘Jesus teaches us to be meek, simple, respectful’

Pope Francis waves to the crowd gathered for the Sunday Angelus (Vatican Media) Pope Francis explains that Jesus shows us how to fulfill the Father’s plan with filial obedience, meekness, simplicity and respect as we go about our mission to witness and proclaim the Father’s boundless love for all of His children. January 12, [...]

Pope at Angelus: Just like Magi our lives are changed by encountering Jesus

  CNS photo/Paul Haring Pope Francis during the Angelus speaks of the Magi whose lives were changed after encountering the baby Jesus. He also greets the Eastern Churches, Catholic and Orthodox, many of whom celebrate the Lord's Christmas on the 7th January. January 6, 2020 Following Mass for the Solemnity of the Epiphany, Pope [...]

Pope at Angelus: Christmas means accepting the gift of holiness

CNS photo/Paul Haring At the Angelus prayer on the first Sunday of the year, Pope Francis continued his reflections on Christmas, saying Jesus’ birth urges us to become saints in love. January 5, 2020 In his address ahead of the traditional Marian prayer on the second Sunday of the Christmas season, the Pope reflected [...]

Pope at Angelus: 2020 a year to cultivate hope and peace

CNS photo/Paul Haring At the Angelus prayer on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Pope Francis urges us to live the year 2020 in gratitude for the blessing of God’s love in Jesus Christ. The Pope also apologizes for losing his patience yesterday while greeting the faithful near the Nativity scene in St. [...]

Pope at Angelus: Learn from St Stephen, fix your gaze on Jesus

CNS photo/Paul Haring During his Angelus to mark the Feast Day of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr, Pope Francis tells the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square to learn from Stephen, to become more similar to Jesus. December 26, 2019 Pope Francis began his address by saying that the celebration of St Stephen, [...]

Pope at Angelus: ‘the meek and wise Joseph teaches us to trust in the Lord’

  CNS photo/Paul Haring Pope Francis marks the fourth and last Sunday of Advent inviting the faithful to look to Joseph as a model of unshakable faith and trust in the Lord. Reflecting on the reading of the day from the Gospel of Matthew, Pope Francis highlighted the role of the meek and humble [...]

Pope at Angelus: let us not be distracted, make room for the joy of Jesus

  CNS photo/Paul Haring On the third Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis invites the faithful not to be distracted by external things, but to make room for Jesus who wants “to give us his joy”. December 15, 2019 Before the recitation of the Marian Prayer, Pope Francis said the liturgy on this third Sunday [...]

Pope at Angelus: May Our Whole Life Be a “Yes” to God

The Blessed Virgin Mary, conceived without sin and full of grace, is at the centre of today's feast. In his reflection before the Angelus, the Pope highlights all her beauty: a masterpiece even in her humility, capable of making room for God without complacency and ready to put herself at the service of others. May she [...]

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