“The gift of the Holy Spirit has been bestowed upon the Church and upon each one of us, so that we may live lives of genuine faith and active charity, that we may sow the seeds of reconciliation and peace.”
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Today Pope Francis presided over the ordinations for the Diocese of Rome in St. Peter’s Basilica.
“The relationship of mankind with nature must not be conducted with greed, manipulation and exploitation, but it must conserve the divine harmony that exists between creatures and Creation within the logic of respect and care, so it can be put to the service of our brothers, also of future generations.”
More details are starting to emerge about the Jubilee of Mercy that Pope Francis recently announced.
Christ is Risen!
The Triduum is in full swing and Pope Francis’ schedule is as hectic as ever.
“The Lord washes us and cleanses us of all the dirt our feet have accumulated in following him.”
The pope said the great mystery of Easter is that “the stone of pain is rolled back, leaving room for hope.”
Pope Francis’ call to follow Christ’s life of humility extends to us all.
There has been little talk in Catholic news about Pope Francis’ recent announcement of a jubilee year of mercy. Perhaps it’s because no one knows what to expect, except the unexpected!