‘All it takes is one good person to restore hope.’ – Pope Francis

11th Week of Ordinary Time Wednesday June 17th Today’s reflection: Pope Francis says: ‘All it takes is one good person to restore hope.’  Find a way to be that one good person today.  ‘Let your hearts take comfort all who hope in the Lord.’ Psalm 31  We hope you have a great day. God bless, The Oblate Partners in Mission Team

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Journey With The Pope – 14/6/2020

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2020  “We all have an appointment during the night with God, in the night of our life, in the many nights of our life: dark moments, moments of sin, moments of disorientation. And there we have an appointment with God, always. He will surprise us at the moment we least expect, when we find ourselves truly alone. […]

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St Barnabas – ‘The son of encouragement!’ Acts 11: 21b-26

10th Week of Ordinary Time Thursday June 11th Today’s reflection: St Barnabas – ‘The son of encouragement!’ Acts 11: 21b-26 How can you encourage the person who is feeling ‘out of sorts’, weary and lonely to find the strength and hope in their lives.  We hope you have a great day. God bless, The Oblate Partners in Mission Team

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Journey With The Pope – 17/5/2020

SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2020  “In these days of great anxiety and hardship, many have used war-like metaphors to refer to the pandemic we are experiencing. If the struggle against COVID-19 is a war, then you are truly an invisible army, fighting in the most dangerous trenches; an army whose only weapons are solidarity, hope, and community spirit, all revitalizing at […]

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Journey With The Pope – 14/5/2020

THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020  “The peace the world gives isolates us from others. It lulls us to sleep, and is temporary and sterile. The peace the Lord gives is lasting, fruitful, contagious. It makes us go out to create community. It is filled with hope because it looks toward Heaven.” Pope Francis  Photograph from Kenya  Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle […]

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Journey With The Pope – 10-5-2020

SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2020  “We are here before Mary. We have prayed under her motherly leadership that she guide us to be ever more united to her Son Jesus. We have brought her our joys and our suffering, our hopes and our struggles; we have invoked her by the beautiful title of Salus Populi Romani imploring her for us all, […]

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Journey With The Pope – 9/5/2020

SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2020  “The Lord always consoles in closeness, with truth and hope. They are the three features of the Lord’s consolation, in closeness — never distant: I am here…“I am here.” The strength of closeness, of presence, and He speaks little, but is close. A second feature of Jesus’ closeness, of Jesus’ way of consoling is truth: Jesus […]

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Journey With The Pope, 05/03/20

SUNDAY,  MAY 3, 2020  “There is so much need to nurture Christian hope, that hope that gives a new outlook, capable of discovering and seeing good, even when it is obscured by evil: “If hope revives our eyes, we will see what is hidden”, wrote St. Ephraim (Carmen Nisib., 70). The Acts of the Apostles, which the Liturgy offers us […]

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Journey with The Pope – 30/4/2020

THURSDAY,  APRIL 30, 2020  “The poor in spirit, those who mourn, those who are meek, those who thirst for holiness, those who are merciful, those who are pure in heart and those who are peacemakers might experience persecution for Christ’s sake. But in the end, this persecution is a cause of joy of great recompense in heaven. The path of […]

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