What is the Francis Effect like at your place? What do you make of it?
Archive for March, 2013
“He [the pope] is not one who listens to you thinking about what to say next,” Msgr. Feroci said. “He listens profoundly; empathetically; richly.”
“We must do everything possible so that the Church may never look like that complicated and cluttered castle described by Kafka…”
“Virtually everything he has done since being elected pope, every gesture, every decision, has rankled traditionalists in one way or another.”
The manager who reviewed the Holy Father’s application stated that the Pope was, “ridiculously overqualified” for the job, but added, “but like, he’s the Pope. How exactly do you say no to him?”
A small folk group led the singing of hymns and the Mass parts to the accompaniment of a guitar. Vatican spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi SJ, said the evening was an “extremely moving” experience.
“God is interested in every man and woman, like a good father and a good mother is interested in each child…” – Pope Francis
How my grandmother taught me about Aquinas.
“The beauty of all these liturgical things is not so much about trappings and fine fabrics than about the glory of our God resplendent in his people…” – Pope Francis