Journey With The Pope – 20/8/2020

THURSDAY AUGUST 20, 2020  “Let us ask the Lord to give us eyes attentive to our brothers and sisters, especially those who are suffering. As Jesus’s disciples we do not want to be indifferent or individualistic. These are the two unpleasant attitudes that run counter to harmony. Indifferent: I look the other way. Individualist: looking out only for one’s own […]

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Journey With The Pope – 19/8/2020

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19, 2020  “While we all work for a cure for a virus that strikes everyone without distinction, faith exhorts us to commit ourselves seriously and actively to combat indifference in the face of violations of human dignity. This culture of indifference that accompanies the throwaway culture: things that do not affect me, do not interest me. Faith always […]

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Journey With The Pope – 15/8/2020

SATURDAY AUGUST 15, 2020  “The coronavirus is not the only disease to be fought, but rather, the pandemic has shed light on broader social ills. One of these is a distorted view of the person, a perspective that ignores the dignity and relational character of the person.” Pope Francis  INSTAGRAM AUGUST 12, 2020 Photograph from Bolivia  Solemnity of the Assumption […]

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Journey With The Pope – 8/7/2020

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2020  “Jesus says that if we go to Him, we will find refreshment. The “refreshment” that Christ offers to the weary and oppressed is not merely psychological solace or a lavish handout, but the joy of the poor who are evangelised and are builders of the new humanity: this is solace. Joy… It is a message for […]

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Journey With The Pope – 26/6/2020

FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020  “The Lord, offering himself to us in the simplicity of bread, also invites us not to waste our lives in chasing the myriad illusions that we think we cannot do without, yet that leave us empty within. The Eucharist satisfies our hunger for material things and kindles our desire to serve. It raises us from our […]

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Journey With The Pope – 16/6/2020

TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020  “I urge you to reflect on “life after the pandemic,” for while this storm shall pass, its grave consequences are already being felt. You are not helpless. You have the culture, the method, and most of all, the wisdom that are kneaded with the leaven of feeling the suffering of others as your own. I hope […]

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