Morning Mass Homilies

A collection of the homilies from the Pope’s morning masses.

Pope at Mass: Thank you to those who pray for people in difficulty

CNS photo/Vatican Media In his Mass at Casa Santa Marta on Friday, Pope Francis expresses his gratitude for those who are concerned for the sick, the elderly, and families that don’t have the means to get by. March 27, 2020 Pope Francis began his homily on Friday morning by noting that the difficult times [...]

Pope at Mass: “May the Lord help us conquer our fear”

CNS photo/Vatican Media Pope Francis expresses his concern for all of us who are coping with various fears and prays for them during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta chapel on Thursday morning. March 26, 2020 “In these days there's so much suffering. There's a lot of fear.” Pope Francis’ thus began the Sacred [...]

Pope at Mass: “We are before a mystery”

CNS photo/Vatican Media Reflecting during the homily on Wednesday morning during the liturgy for the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Pope Francis repeats the Gospel for his homily, passage, he says that the Madonna herself would have recounted. (Playback of liturgy included) March 25, 2020 Pope Francis celebrated the liturgy for the Solemnity of the [...]

Pope at Mass: “I thank God for their heroic example”

CNS photo/Vatican Media Medical personnel who have given their lives caring for coronavirus patients receive the Pope’s admiration during Mass on Tuesday at the Casa Santa Marta. March 24, 2020  Pope Francis began his Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday morning with these words: “I received the news that in these days, [...]

Pope Francis prays for families facing financial problems

CNS photo/Vatican Media During Mass on Monday morning at the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis prays for families facing financial difficulties due to the coronavirus pandemic and says prayer requires faith, perseverance, and courage. (Playback of liturgy included) March 23, 2020  “Let us pray today for those persons who are beginning to experience economic [...]

Pope at Mass: Jesus passes by, let’s not miss Him

CNS photo/Vatican Media Pope Francis reflects on the healing of the blind man at the Casa Santa Marta during the Mass he celebrated on Sunday morning for those who are dying alone. (Playback of the liturgy included) March 22, 2020 “In these days we're hearing the news of so many people who are dying…dying [...]

Pope at Mass: “Let’s return to our Father”

Vatican Media Once again the Pope prays for healthcare providers in the hard-hit Bergamo region of Italy during his Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Friday, and urges us to “return to our Father who is waiting for us”. (With link to playback of live broadcast) March 20, 2020  “Yesterday, I received a [...]

Pope at Mass: “St Joseph entered God’s mystery”

Vatican Media Once again, Pope Francis offered his Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Thursday morning for those in prison saying, “they suffer a lot from uncertainty and pain”. (Playback included) March 19, 2020  On Thursday morning, Pope Francis offered Mass at the Casa Santa Marta for prisoners. “We pray today for our [...]

Pope at Mass prays for those who have died because of the virus

Vatican Media The intention for Pope Francis’ Mass celebrated on Wednesday morning at the Casa Santa Marta is for those who died because of the virus, especially health care providers, “who have given their life in service of the sick”. March 18, 2020 “Today we pray for the deceased, those who have died because [...]

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