Matthew

Reflections for the feast of Epiphany

Epiphany celebrates Jesus’ first appearance to the Gentiles, as represented by the Magi, while the Eastern Churches commemorate the Baptism of Christ, where the Father and the Holy Spirit give combined testimony to Jesus’ identity as the Son of God. Is 60:1-6;   Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6;   Mt. 2:1-12 Homily starter anecdote “Because you never know what’s going [...]

If you want mercy, know that you are sinners

Pope Francis said Mass on Thursday – the Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist – in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican. In remarks following the Readings of the Day, which included St. Matthew’s own account of his conversion and calling into discipleship, the Holy Father focused on the three stages of the episode: calling, [...]

Pope Francis says praying for our enemies can heal our hearts

Praying for our enemies can heal our hearts: that was Pope Francis’ message at Mass in the Casa Santa Marta chapel on Tuesday morning. Recalling his own childhood in Argentina, when people prayed that dictators would go to hell, the Pope recalled how Jesus himself tells us to love our enemies and to pray for those [...]

Pope Prescribes 2 Medicines of the ‘Good Doctor’ Jesus

There’s No Saint Without a Past, No Sinner Without a Future Jesus, ‘the Good Doctor,’ wants to heal and nourish us. Pope Francis said this during his address at this morning’s General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, noting the ‘Divine Doctor’ insists for us, His beloved, but sinful children, to take His two medicines. During his [...]

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