“The Legionaries thus find themselves in the heart of the world and the Church in order to sum up all things in Christ, in order to work together with their lay brethren and their consecrated brothers and sisters in Regnum Christi”
This afternoon, Pope Francis received in audience — in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Vatican Palace –, the members of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, who took part in the Plenary Session from February 25-28, and he gave the address which we translate below.
Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, falls on March 5 this year. Lived well, Lent can convert the heart and transform a person’s life. That’s the whole point of the season – to ready us for the miracle of Easter. But self-examination, repentance and reconciliation are rarely painless; they can sound a lot easier in theory than they are in practice.