Journey With The Pope – 20th June 2020

SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 2020  “May freedom of conscience be respected always and everywhere, and may every Christian give the example of the consistency of an upright conscience enlightened by the Word of God. Upon you and your families I invoke the joy and peace of the Lord. May God bless you!” Pope Francis  GENERAL AUDIENCE JUNE 17, 2020 Photograph from […]

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Journey With The Pope – 15/6/2020

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020  “O Mary, woman and mother, you wove the divine Word in your womb, you recounted by your life the magnificent works of God. Listen to our stories, hold them in your heart and make your own the stories that no one wants to hear. Teach us to recognize the good thread that runs through history. Look […]

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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 – 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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Do not let your hearts be troubled – John 14:1-6

4th Week of Easter Friday May 8th Today’s reflection: Do not let your hearts be troubled – John 14:1-6 Today we celebrate VE Day – 75 years of Peace in Europe.  Easter is the season of peace. The Dali Lama said, “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” Forgive yourself. Find peace in your […]

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Journey With The Pope, 05/04/20

MONDAY, MAY 4, 2020  “Easter always ends in the Resurrection and in peace. This does not mean a happy ending, but a loving commitment that makes you tread a difficult path. But He trod it first. It is the promise of love which helps us pass this difficult road. This comforts us and gives us strength…It is a time to […]

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Journey with The Pope – 24/4/2020

FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2020  “Christ’s peace is the fruit of His death and resurrection…We have to explain the meaning of the word “peace” which can be misinterpreted, or at times trivialized…There is also another more widespread meaning in which the word “peace” is understood as a sort of interior serenity; I am calm, I am at peace. This is a […]

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