Threats to the Family

Our blog today is an excerpt from The Blessing of Family: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis. The pressures on family life today are many…. While all too many people live in dire poverty, others are caught up in materialism and lifestyles which are destructive of family life and the most basic demands of...

A Transcendent Hope

Our blog today is an excerpt from The Blessing of Family: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis. Listen! Young people are the window through which the future enters the world. They are the window, and so they present us with great challenges. Our generation will show that it can rise to the promise found in...

Three Essential Words

Our blog today is an excerpt from The Blessing of Family: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis. Sometimes we do things which are not good and which harm others. It is important to have the courage to ask for forgiveness when we are at fault in the family. Some weeks ago, in this very square, I said that in...

Grow in Friendship with Christ

Our blog today is an excerpt from The Blessing of Family: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis. Grow in friendship with Christ by listening to his Word. The Lord speaks to us in the depths of our conscience, he speaks to us through Sacred Scripture, he speaks to us in prayer. Learn to stay before him in...

Let Us Become Poets of Prayer

Our blog today is an excerpt from The Blessing of Family: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis. The Gospel comes to meet us with a really moving and encouraging image. It is the image of Simeon and Anna, who are spoken of in the Gospel of Jesus’ childhood, composed by St. Luke. They were certainly elderly,...

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