Pope to Youth: Look at Passing of Time With Eyes of Faith

VATICAN CITY, NOV. 23, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI noted today the end of the liturgical year, and invited youth to consider the passage of time with faith.

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In his customary greetings to youth, the sick, and newlyweds at the close of the general audience, the Pope spoke of the liturgical season.

“Dear young people,” he invited, “harmonize your personal journey with the Church’s, which flows from the liturgy, and prepare yourselves to live the time of Advent as a time of interior waiting on the Messiah, Our Savior.”

The Holy Father added: “Dear sick, ask God for the gift of hope, and offer even your sufferings for this; and you, dear newlyweds, always trust in Divine Providence, which guides and accompanies Christian families.”

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