REFLECTION: Reflecting on Pope Francis’ 2015 World Day of Peace message

by Tony Magliano “Tragically, the growing scourge of man’s exploitation by man gravely damages the life of communion and our calling to forge interpersonal relations marked by respect, justice and love,” writes Pope Francis in his Jan. 1 World Day of Peace Message. But as the message’s title – “No Longer Slaves, but Brothers and … Continue reading REFLECTION: Reflecting on Pope Francis’ 2015 World Day of Peace message

NEW YEAR’S DAY 2015: Reflection for New Year’s Day, World Day of Peace, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Jan. 1

by Arturo Chavez Numbers 6:22-27 | Galatians 4:4-7 | Luke 2:16-21 Mary treasured all these things and reflected on them in her heart. (Lk 2:19) As we begin a new year, we turn to our Blessed Mother for a blessing. As our Lady of Peace, I'm sure she would use Moses' familiar words, "May God look upon you … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S DAY 2015: Reflection for New Year’s Day, World Day of Peace, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Jan. 1