gratitude

Journey and remembrance

Along the path of life we never walk alone, and in order to remember that God is beside us, he helps us understand that salvation is not a momentary event but a history that unfolds day by day, amid successes and failures, until the final encounter. The parallel between the history of the people of Israel [...]

We Are All Sinners, So Don’t Be a Hypocrite

Francis Makes Analogy to Explain Mercy; Says Doctors Can’t Fear ‘Contamination’ by Patients Don’t be a hypocrite and judge others as though you have never sinned yourself. Pope Francis stressed this during his weekly General Audience this morning in St. Peter’s Square, as he reflected on Luke’s Gospel which speaks of the Pharisee Simon and the [...]

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Pope Benedict XVI Expresses Thanks for Birthday Wishes

On Day Marking 11-Year Anniversary of German Pope’s Election, Pope Benedict Sends Message of Gratitude Via Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation Today marks the 11-year anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s election as Pope, and the German retired Pontiff has reached out to thank those who have given him 89th birthday wishes on Saturday. “Giving thanks for [...]

Pope’s Homily at Mass With Indigenous Community of Chiapas

‘Today’s world, overcome by convenience, needs to learn anew the value of gratitude!’   Li smantal Kajvaltike toj lek – The law of the Lord is perfect; it revives the soul. Thus begins the psalm we have just heard. The law of the Lord is perfect and the psalmist diligently lists everything that the law offers [...]