In the midst of this crisis in which we live, we want to share with you some good weekly news, news of hope, important or simple acts and gestures that unite us as a community of men and women of faith-driven by the force of hope.
Pope at Angelus: Do not forget about joy
During his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis speaks of John the Baptist: a “leader of his time,” who lived the expectation and joy of seeing the Messiah arrive without ever drawing attention to himself but directing it toward Christ, the true light.
Pope celebrates Mass for feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Looking on the image of Our Lady of Guadalupes, says Pope Francis, we see reflected three qualities: abundance, blessing, and gift. That was the Holy Father’s message in his homily for the Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Saturday.
Pope: Artists “transmit truth and beauty” through artistic creativity
Artists have a lofty and demanding calling, especially at a time when the pandemic has made shadows grow deeper, Pope Francis said on Saturday morning as he met with artists taking part in this year’s Christmas concert. The beauty of art, he told them, can inspire hope, harmony, and peace.