Posts Tagged ‘Francis’

Pope Francis speaks on the gifts of the Spirit at general audience (Video)

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Peace Remembered in Pope’s October Prayer Intentions

Pope Francis’ prayer intentions this month focus on peace as well as evangelizing through World Mission Day. The Pope’s chosen intentions for October were announced by the Apostleship of Prayer.
The Pope’s general intention is “that the Lord may g…

Pope at Audience: Use Your God-Given Gifts

Pope Francis has urged faithful to use the Holy Spirit’s gifts, received as God’s children and which nourish and enrich the Church and promote unity. Speaking to thousands gathered in St. Peter’s Square at this morning’s weekly General Audience, the Holy Father continued his catechesis on the Church, turning to t…

Full Text of Pope’s General Audience Catechesis, Oct. 1

Below is a translation of the Pope’s address at this morning’s General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. ***
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good Morning,
From the beginning, the Lord filled the Church with the gifts of His Spirit, thus rendering her a…

Pope to Celebrate Synod’s Opening Mass

The Vatican confirmed today that on Sunday Pope Francis will celebrate the opening Mass of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. “On Sunday, October 5, 2014, XXVII Ordinary Time, at 10am, the Holy Father Francis will celebrate Mass in the Vatican Basilica on the occasion of the opening…

Pope’s Morning Homily: Pray for Those Suffering Great Tragedy

In moments of darkness, our lament becomes a prayer, but we must guard ourselves against overdramatizing our complaints and remember that there are people experiencing “great tragedies” who have good reason to lament, like the Christians driven from their homes for the faith, said Pope Francis Tuesday during Mass a…

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