In his Lenten message for 2023, Pope Francis compares the ongoing synodal process to the strenuous mountain trek embarked in the Gospel of Transfiguration, with what awaits us at the end better revealing God's will and our mission to the church.
Pope Francis explains the passion for evangelizing, which means that the disciples simultaneously stay with Jesus and go forth, having been sent by him.
In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis reveals what he said on his apostolic journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, praying that “the seeds of God's Kingdom of love, justice and peace may germinate.”
In his second general audience on evangelization, Pope Francis explains how Jesus is a model of evangelization, whose "pastoral heart beats for the person who is lost and far away."
In his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis begins a new cycle of catechesis on apostolic zeal, "a vital dimension for the Church."
Pope Francis on the 3 attitudes of Mary: She ‘speaks little, listens a lot and cherishes in her heart’
"The Virgin Mary is a great teacher of discernment,” Pope Francis said in his Wednesday general audience on Jan. 4, 2023.
On the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God and the 54th World Day of Peace, Pope Francis reminded Christians to "imitate the shepherds: let us learn to see! To understand by seeing with our hearts."
Pope Francis reflects on Christmas and on St. Francis de Sales, who tells us “to desire nothing and reject nothing, to accept everything that God sends us.”
‘Why is the manger so important? Because it is the sign, and not by chance, of Christ’s coming into this world. It is how he announces his coming.’
In his final general audience on the theme of discernment, Pope Francis says, "The goal of discernment is to recognize the salvation God is working in my life."