Hannah

Pastor’s authority comes from closeness to God and people ‎

In his homily at Mass, Pope Francis compares the authority of Jesus with that of the Scribes and doctors ‎of the law who were far from God and the people. ‎ Emotion, closeness and consistency are what characterize the authority of Jesus the pastor. Pope Francis made the point in his homily at Mass, Tuesday morning, [...]

‘Contempt for the weak is work of Satan’

What is it within ourselves that makes us mock and belittle the weakest among us? That was the question Pope Francis posed during his homily at the morning Mass on Monday in the Casa Santa Marta. Pope Francis at Monday morning’s Mass reflected on the many Biblical stories that tell of a powerful person humiliating someone weaker and [...]

On the Power of Fervent Prayer

The power of prayer, the true driving force of the life of the Church, was the focus of Pope Francis’ homily for the Mass at Santa Marta on Tuesday morning, 12 January. The Pontiff’s reflection was inspired by the day’s reading from the First Book of Samuel (1:9-20), which speaks of three protagonists: Hannah, Eli the [...]

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