Pope Francis Recalls Jesus’ Preparation for Mission to Proclaim Kingdom

  Pope Francis on March 1, 2020, reminded the faithful that it was Jesus who first entered 40 days of fasting and sacrifice to prepare for his great mission. “In this first Sunday of Lent, the Gospel (Cf. Matthew 4:1-11) tells us that, after the Baptism in the Jordan,...

'Never dialogue with the devil,' Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Mar 1, 2020 / 07:08 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday to follow Christ’s example when dealing with the temptation to sin: send the devil away or answer with the Word of God, but never engage in debate. When being tempted by the devil in the desert,...

Pope Francis to miss Lent retreat due to cold

Pope Francis has said he will not take part in his annual Lenten retreat with the Roman Curia in Ariccia this week due to a cold he has had for several days. “I also ask you to remember in prayer the spiritual exercises of the Roman Curia, which will begin this...

Pope Francis to Miss Lent Retreat Due to Cold

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA. | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Sunday he will not take part in his annual Lenten retreat with the Roman Curia in Ariccia this week due to a cold he has had for… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

The Ashes: Family Reflection Video

Fr. Willy Raymond, C.S.C., discusses the value of ashes as a reminder that suffering leads to a new day, a fuller life. Read the Whole Article at its Original Source

Pope Francis to miss Lent retreat due to cold

Vatican City, Mar 1, 2020 / 04:59 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday he will not take part in his annual Lenten retreat with the Roman Curia in Ariccia this week due to a cold he has had for several days. “I also ask you to remember in prayer the spiritual exercises...