Three graces

“To recognize spiritual desolation, to pray when we experience this state of spiritual desolation and to know how to accompany people who are suffering difficult times of sadness and spiritual desolation”. In his homily at the Mass he celebrated at Santa Marta on Tuesday morning, 27 September, Pope Francis recommended that we ask the Lord for [...]


‘God is not absent, not even today, in these tragic situations. ‘ Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning. In the Book of the prophet Jeremiah, Chapters 30 and 31 are said to be those “of consolation,” because in them, God’s mercy is presented with all His capacity to comfort and to open the heart of the [...]

We Can’t Have Hardened, Closed Hearts

Francis Stresses No Matter How Much Knowledge You Have, If You Don’t Open Your Heart and Mind, You Are a Hypocrite Only with open hearts and admitting we are sinners, we can receive God’s mercy. Pope Francis stressed this during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, reported Vatican Radio. Drawing inspiration from today’s reading [...]