“None of these figures – from the late 2nd century to the 20th century – whose sermons we specially revere and hold up for imitation, preached the way I was taught to preach”
Reflects on the Life-Changing Aspects of the Encounter with Christ During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
The Catholic Church, he explained is a Church of Martyrs.
Remembers Egyptian, Ethiopian Martyrs in Libya During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
Reflects on Danger of Material Interests During Homily at Casa Santa Marta
Reflects in Good Friday Homily on How What God Requests of Us Is Not Impossible
East and West Before the Mystery of Salvation
The Pope began a global prayer for peace to mark 500 years since the birth of St. Teresa of Avila.
Says That Without Joy, There is Only “Cold Doctrine”
He said that many die in the desert of their sorrow.
Calls on Faithful to Flee From the Temptation of Becoming ‘Yes, But’ Christians
Denounces Corruption of Those Who Judge Unjustly During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
East and West Before the Mystery of the Holy Spirit
He noted that Christians must not shut themselves off from people who want to improve.
Reflects on the Mercy of Jesus Towards The Wounded During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
Reflects on the Lord’s Joyful Plan During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
East and West Before the Mystery of Christ
He explained that those who simply follow their own desires close themselves off to God.
Says There is No Path of Compromise in Following God During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
Reflects On How to Seek Pardon During Morning Mass
“Worship, liturgical celebrations are the privileged realm to listen to the Lords voice, which guides us on the way of rectitude and Christian perfection.”
Calls on Faithful to Reflect During Lenten Season on God’s Simple Style
Falling into the traps of worldliness, he added, leads to a sinful soul.
Reflects on the Parable of Lazarus During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
The Pope lashed out against a throw away culture that sets aside the elderly
The quality of a society, the Pope added, can be judged by the way it treats the elderly.
Reflects on the Nature of True Conversion and Hypocrisy During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university.
He said that Jesus preferred sinners a thousand times to those who fake holiness.
The Lenten Season, he explained, is a time for mercy and renewal.