Communio

…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Tag: Pope Francis

Responding to the mystery of the living God as beggars of faith

A person with certitude in someone or something is going to propose that you consider making an inquiry into what is the cause of your certainty and hope. Naturally we will want to share with others and to deepen within ourselves a reality that blossoms as a beautiful new flower. The draw of that flower […]

Mary, as Mother, helps us to grow, to face life and to be free

May is devoted to Mary, the Mother of God.  Our Marian devotion is manifested through praying the Rosary and the Litany of Loreto, May Crowning, celebrating some aspect of Mary’s place in salvation history. All that is said of Mary is really speaking of Jesus Christ.   Today, Pope Francis went to the papal Basilica of […]

Francis and Ignatius – saints who rebuilt the Church

I read this narrative in one of the newsletters I receive. Very curious on these things work out, no? When the parish priest of a beautiful village of Provence, South of France, asked in January for a new work of art for his parish, he couldn’t imagine that his command would meet the joyful events […]

Pope Francis: cannot believe in Jesus without the Church

In the Pauline Chapel in Apostolic Palace, Pope Francis offered Mass with some of the cardinals on the feast of Saint George, the name day of the Pope, Saint George. There are several stellar points made the Pope noted below with my emphasis. In these days when one’s identity as a Christian is questioned, or […]

Jesus the Good Shepherd is desires intimate communion with us

Good Shepherd Sunday, the 4th Sunday of Easter, was observed in Rome with the ordination of 10 men to the priesthood by Pope Francis. Following the ordination the Pope delivered the weekly Regina Caeli address. Here’s an excerpt: The voice of Jesus is unique! If we learn to distinguish it, He guides us on the […]