Wednesday Audience

A collection of the Pope’s Wednesday Audiences.

Pope at Audience: An evangelizer should not impede God’s creativity

CNS photo/Paul Haring Pope Francis in his General Audience of Wednesday, focuses on the experience of St. Peter in the Acts of the Apostles to urge Christians to allow themselves to be amazed by God’s surprises and creativity with which He makes Himself known as the "Lord of all". The starting point of Pope [...]

By |2019-10-21T14:46:55-04:00Oct 16th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|

Pope at Audience: Christ converts our hearts to love others

CNS photo/Paul Haring In his catechesis at the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis reflects on how God converted the heart of Saul, the persecutor of Christians, and transformed him into the fearless preacher we know as Saint Paul. In the Acts of the Apostles, Saul was a religious ideologue who persecuted Jesus’ early followers. [...]

By |2019-10-09T15:47:13-04:00Oct 9th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|

Pope at Audience: Holy Spirit is the protagonist of evangelization

CNS photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters Continuing his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles at Wednesday’s General Audience this week, Pope Francis explains on how the Holy Spirit leads the deacon Philip to help the senior official of the Queen of Ethiopia to embrace Christ. October 2, 2019 Pope Francis began his catechesis, explaining how [...]

By |2019-10-02T14:22:29-04:00Oct 2nd, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|

Pope at Audience: Holy Spirit gives us courage, helps us discern well

Pope Francis makes the sign of the cross at the General Audience (Vatican Media) In his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles at the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis says the Holy Spirit gives Christians courage and "the art of discernment" when facing hardship. September 18, 2019 Pope Francis started off by reflecting [...]

By |2019-09-18T15:48:32-04:00Sep 18th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|

Pope at Audience: Church a ‘field hospital’ that cares for sick

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience (AFP or licensors) At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis says the Church is like “a field hospital” that must care for the sick, even when our actions incite envy and hatred in others. Continuing his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, Pope Francis reflected on [...]

Pope: Beware of hypocrisy, actions speak louder than words

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience (AFP or licensors) During his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis reflects on how the Christian community is born of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit and grows through the mutual sharing of life among the Lord’s disciples. August 21, 2019 In his continuing catechesis on the [...]

By |2019-08-22T17:25:34-04:00Aug 21st, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|Tags: , |

Pope at Audience: Be God’s instruments of healing, like Apostles

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience (Vatican Media) Pope Francis resumes his weekly General Audiences by continuing his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, urging the faithful trust in the Lord, and act in His name. August 7, 2019 In his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, Pope Francis focused this [...]

By |2019-08-22T17:53:16-04:00Aug 7th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|

Pope: ‘Church of Acts a paradigm for every Christian community’

Pope Francis reflects on the life of the early Christian community during his ongoing catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles. Pope at Papal Audience (Wednesday) Vatican Media Picture Vatican media Dear brothers and sisters: In our catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, we now consider the way of life of the first [...]

Pope at Audience: the fire of God’s love, the power of His word

Pope greets pilgrims in sunny St. Peter's Square (Vatican Media) Pope Francis reflects on the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles gathered with Mary in the Upper Room, and says the same Spirit continues to dwell in us. By Vatican News At this week’s General Audience held in a sun-drenched St Peter’s [...]

By |2019-07-24T13:15:55-04:00Jun 19th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|

Pope at Audience: ‘communion overcomes divisions’

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience (Vatican Media) Pope Francis emphasizes the importance of community and the reconciling power of God’s love during his General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. June 12, 2019 Speaking to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis explained that communion and [...]

By |2019-06-12T17:04:55-04:00Jun 12th, 2019|Categories: In the Pope's Words, Wednesday Audience|Tags: , |
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