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

Pope at Angelus: Have faith and never tire seeking the Lord

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) June 20, 2021 Reflecting on Sunday's Gospel passage about the storm calmed by Jesus, Pope Francis likens the waves and wind to the trials of our daily lives and encourages us to "ask for the grace of a faith that never tires of seeking the Lord." He assures us the Lord [...]

Pope at Angelus: Discover the presence of God in our lives

  (CNS photo/Vatican Media) June 13, 2021 At his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis reminds us to have attentive eyes in order to see how God’s hidden presence is always there and at work in our lives and history. By Vatican News staff writer Speaking to pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter’s Square for the Sunday [...]

Pope at Angelus: The Eucharist is the bread of sinners not a reward of saints

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) June 6, 2021 Pope Francis celebrates the Solemnity of Corpus Christi inviting the faithful to embrace the Lord’s gift of the Eucharist and to make a gift of our lives too. By Linda Bordoni On the day Christians in Italy and in other countries celebrate the Solemnity of the Body and [...]

Pope at Angelus: The living sign of God the Trinity is love for all

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) May 30, 2021 Pope Francis during the Sunday Angelus recalls the feast of the Most Holy Trinity which he said, “makes us contemplate this wonderful mystery of love and light from which we come and to which our earthly journey is guided.”  By Lydia O’Kane Pope Francis, during the Angelus from [...]

Pope at Regina Coeli: ‘The Holy Spirit gives us courage, hope and faith’

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) May 23, 2021 Pope Francis reflects on the action of the Holy Spirit who is “like a strong and freely flowing wind” and invites the faithful to open their hearts to the gift of the Spirit and go out to witness to the Lord’s love. By Linda Bordoni On Pentecost Sunday [...]

Pope at Regina Coeli: Love means serving others, not controlling them

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) May 9, 2021 At the Regina Coeli prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis reflects on what it means to abide in Jesus’ love, saying it is best expressed in self-giving service to others. By Devin Watkins Taking his cue from the day’s Gospel (Jn 15:9-17), Pope Francis explored the fruit that can [...]

Pope at Regina Coeli: A truly Christian life bears witness to Christ

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) May 2, 2021 Pope Francis addresses the faithful on the fifth Sunday of Easter and reflects on how in order to bear witness to Christ, it is necessary to be united with Him and abide in Him actively, By Linda Bordoni Commenting on the Gospel of John (Jn 15, 1-8) in which [...]

Pope at Regina Coeli: Jesus defends, knows and loves

(CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters) April 25, 2021 Speaking on the fourth Sunday of Easter, Pope Francis tells the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square for the recitation of the Regina Coeli that Jesus, the good shepherd, defends, knows and loves each person individually. Vatican News staff writer Pope Francis on Sunday greeted the faithful [...]

Pope at Regina Coeli: Christianity is relationship, care and joy

(CNS photo/Paul Haring) April 18, 2021 On the Third Sunday of Easter Pope Francis reflects on how being a Christian is not first of all a doctrine or a moral ideal, it is the living relationship with Him. By Linda Bordoni Pope Francis on Sunday reappeared at the window of his study in the [...]

Pope at Angelus: Like Mary, we must follow Jesus

(CNS photo/Vatican Media) March 28, 2021 In a brief meditation for the Angelus following the Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Francis reflects on God’s action during the pandemic, and our response. He offers prayers for all victims of violence, "especially those of this morning's attack in Indonesia in front of the Cathedral of Makassar". By [...]

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