Divine Mercy

‘Divine mercy is foundation of Christian hope’

  Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Christian hope with pilgrims gathered in the Paul VI Hall for the Wednesday General Audience, saying that God’s mercy as embodied by Jesus both transforms us and renews our hope. In his address to pilgrims at the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis spoke about God’s mercy and forgiveness as [...]

Letter #9, 2017: Pilgrimage Toward a Hidden God

February 24, 2017, Tuesday -- Pilgrimage Toward a Hidden God Pilgrimage Toward A Hidden God A powerful contemporary intellectual movement today called “transhumanism” hopes the human race can be developed, improved, “transcended.” Christians share part of this hope, but by means of an entirely different process… By Robert Moynihan Each man desires to know his true [...]

Woman of mercy

· ​Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa · He holds her up as the model of holiness for the world of volunteer work More than a hundred thousand people gathered in St Peter’s Square for the solemn right, one of the central moments of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. During his homily for the canonization Mass, [...]

Homily for the Canonization of Mother Teresa

Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Holy Mass and Rite of Canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta During his homily, the Holy Father said, “Mother Teresa, in all aspects of her life, was a generous dispenser of divine mercy, making herself available for everyone through her welcome and defence of human life, those unborn and [...]

Regina Caeli: On the Suffering in Ukraine

“My thoughts go out to all populations that thirst for reconciliation and peace” On this day that is, as it were, the heart of the Holy Year of Mercy, my thoughts go out to all populations that thirst for reconciliation and peace. I think in particular of the turmoil, here in Europe, of those who suffer [...]

By |2016-04-03T17:21:22+00:00Apr 3rd, 2016|Categories: Angelus|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The “Misericordina” Becomes “Plus”

The Pope hands out a new version of his recommended “spiritual medicine” in Rome to heal wounded hearts and souls “Lent is a good time to travel a path of conversion that has mercy at its center. Because of this, I’ve decided to give to those who are here in the Piazza a ‘spiritual medicine’ called [...]

By |2016-04-01T16:52:31+00:00Apr 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Jubilee of Mercy: A Final Gift of Time to Repent Before it Is Too Late?

A group of faithful with the icon of Divine Mercy during exposition of the relics of St. Padre Pio and St. Leopold Mandic (Galazka photo) The Pope’s crusade to extend mercy to everyone on the earth who seeks it, through the ministry of the Church, comes in the era of the Divine Mercy devotion [...]

By |2016-02-01T18:56:08+00:00Feb 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

God’s mercy acts always to save.

Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! In Sacred Scripture, God’s mercy is present throughout the history of the people of Israel. The Lord accompanies, with His mercy, the path of the Patriarchs; He gives them children despite the condition of sterility, He leads them by ways of grace and reconciliation, as the story of Joseph and [...]

By |2016-01-27T18:18:33+00:00Jan 27th, 2016|Categories: Wednesday Audience|Tags: , , , , , , |