PEACE: World Day of Peace message from Pope Francis

by Pope Francis 1. God is not indifferent! God cares about mankind! God does not abandon us! At the beginning of the New Year, I would like to share not only this profound conviction but also my cordial good wishes for prosperity, peace and the fulfilment of the hopes of every man and every woman, … Continue reading PEACE: World Day of Peace message from Pope Francis

NEW YEAR’S DAY 2016: Reflection for New Year’s Day, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Jan. 1

by Jim Dinn Numbers 6:22-27 | Galatians 4:4-7 | Luke 2:16-21 At first glance the shepherds seem to be intruders who fill the frame of the gospel proclaimed on this feast of Mary, Mother of God. We encounter them in full stride, breathless, rushing through the dark countryside at the angel's bidding to see the … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S DAY 2016: Reflection for New Year’s Day, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Jan. 1