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Pope Francis
Prayer often co-exists with distraction.
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Pope Francis
Christian prayer, like all Christian life, is not a “walk in the park.”
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Pope Francis
“There is only one great call in the Gospel, and it is that of following Jesus on the way of love,” Pope Francis said in his weekly Wednesday audience. “In this sense, charity and contemplation are synonymous.”
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Pope Francis
In the present tragic situation, when the whole world is prey to suffering and anxiety, we fly to you, Mother of God and our Mother, and seek refuge under your protection.
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Pope Francis
The methods of meditation are paths to travel to arrive at the encounter with Jesus, but if you stop on the road, you will make a “god” out of the path.
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Pope Francis
The prayer of the heart is mysterious, and at certain times it is lacking. Instead, the prayer of the lips that which is whispered or recited chorally is always accessible.
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Pope Francis
If prayer ceases, the Church has become like an empty shell that it has lost its bearings.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass for Divine Mercy Sunday at the Church of the Holy Spirit near the Vatican in Rome April 11, 2021. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
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Pope Francis
Pope Francis’s homily for the second Sunday of Easter: ’Having received mercy, let us now become merciful.‘
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Pope Francis
Pope Francis reflects on the connection between prayer and the communion of saints in his weekly Wednesday audience.
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Pope Francis
Read Pope Francis’ homily at the Chrism Mass: “The Lord always gives us what we ask for, but he does so in his divine way. That way involves the cross.”