Tag: Pope Francis
With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from 8 December 2020, to 8 December 2021.
Fast from complaints, contemplate simplicity.
“Fast from hurting words, and say kind words.”
Almost a year ago, the Pope was reflecting on the Beatitudes as part of his daily reflections. The second Beatitude is: “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted”.
On November 15, Pope Francis invites the entire Church to celebrate the Fourth World Day of Prayer for, of, and with the Poor. For this reason, we want to create a sacred space to pray, from the heart, for and with the most vulnerable people. We want to unite ourselves with God so that Spirit may flood our bodies, minds, and spirits, and give us the strength and discernment to do our part in building the reign of God. May we help create a world of mutual relationships as sisters and brothers.
To all believers, and to women and men of good will, we say: let us become creative artisans of peace, let us build social friendship, let us make our own the culture of dialogue.
LCWR (The Leadership Conference of Women Religious) is partnering with other faith leaders calling for all people to spend time during the weekend of May 29-31 to lament and mourn the 100,000 persons who will have died in the United States from COVID-19, and to pause at noon on June 1 to honor the deceased.
Humility is the quality of being humble. Humility comes from the Latin word humilis, which literally means low. Someone who spends his or her life taking care of others shows humility. Although it’s related to humiliation (which makes you feel low in a bad way), humility is usually used to talk about a lack of ego.