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12/05/2019

The courage to take a risk for God’s promise

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

05/03/2019  ::  “For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God” (Rm 8: 19)

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS
FOR LENT 2019
 
“For the creation waits with eager longing

07/01/2019  ::  Matthew 2: 1-12

“One aspect of the light which guides us on the journey of faith is holy ‘cunning.’ This holy ‘cunning’ is also a virtue.

09/12/2018  ::  Isaiah 6: 11

Pope Francis is urging Christians to prepare themselves for Christmas this Advent season by being humble and trying to build peace in their soul, i

20/09/2015  ::  Mark 9:30-37

‘Consider that to be for your real good which brings you to your goal, and that to be bad which cuts you of from this goal.

13/09/2015  ::  Mark 8:27-35

‘Anyone who sets out to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly if they roll more stones onto

06/09/2015  ::  Mark 7:31-37

What is said clearly is not always heard clearly. Every message is filtered as it is being received.

23/08/2015  ::  John 6:60-69

‘A knowledge of religion, as distinct from experience of it, seems but chaff in moments of trial’ (Mahatma Gandhi).

16/08/2015  ::  John 6:51-58

John 6:51-58

09/08/2015  ::  John 6:41-51

‘No one can provide absolute proofs to convince us that God is gracious.

02/08/2015  ::  John 6:24-35

‘It pays to listen to others. Everyone knows at least one thing that you don’t’ (Proverb).

26/07/2015  ::  John 6:1-15

‘The great danger for most of us lies not in setting our targets too high and falling short, but in setting our targets too low and achieving them’

19/07/2015  ::  Mark 6:30-34

‘My old friend Brahim once explained to me what guided and sustained him on his journeys across the desert.

12/07/2015  ::  Mark 6:7-13

An old Jewish legend tells the story of a rabbi who made his way through a village, went into the forest and prayed there at the base of a tree.

05/07/2015  ::  Mark 6:1-6

According to the Book of Exodus Moses was in the wilderness of Sinai when the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire that came out of

28/06/2015  ::  Mark 5:21-43

According to an old story all the animals gathered for a meeting.

21/06/2015  ::  Mark 4:35-41

‘In the will of God is our peace’ (Dante).

14/06/2015  ::  Mark 4:26-34

‘Even though you are on the right track you’ll get run over if you just sit there’ (Will Rogers).

07/06/2015  ::  Mark 14:12-16,22-26

‘We should enjoy this Summer, flower by flower, as if it were the last one we’ll see’ (Andre Gide).

31/05/2015  ::  Matthew 28:16-20

‘It is surely better to pardon too much than to condemn too much’ (George Eliot). Mercy is a sign of strength, not a sign of weakness.

24/05/2015  ::  John 20:19-23

John 20:19-23

17/05/2015  ::  Mark 16:15-20

‘You are not here merely to make a living.

10/05/2015  ::  John 15:9-17

‘If friendship is your weakest point then you are the strongest person in the world’ (Abraham Lincoln).

03/05/2015  ::  John 15:1-8

‘The part can never be well unless the whole is well’ (Plato).

26/04/2015  ::  John 10:11-18

Most languages have several dialects. These dialects may include a range of different expressions, nuances and quite often some local subtleties.

19/04/2015  ::  Luke 24:35-48

‘The love of God in our hearts ennobles and transforms us. From the moment that this change begins to happen we are more than human.

05/04/2015  ::  John 20:1-9

‘There is enough light for those who want to see and enough darkness for those of a contrary disposition’ (Pascal).

29/03/2015  ::  Mark 14:1-15:47

God’s way of saving surprised his people again and again; it continues to be a mystery for them.

21/03/2015  ::  John 12:20-33

‘Those who dance are regarded as insane by those who do not hear the music’ (George Carlin).

15/03/2015  ::  John 3:14-21

 

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