According to Zenit, Pope Francis arrived unannounced to the Vatican power plant where he greeted workers. The surprise was something that deeply moved the workers. One remarked that in then years of working there, never once had he seen this happen. Read more by clicking here.
Clear vision of present Church and her purpose from Pope to Bishops. Very revealing. Some of my favorite thoughts he shared were: God appears at the crossroads. I would like all of us to ask ourselves today: are we still a Church capable of warming hearts? A Church capable of leading people back to Jerusalem? Of bringing them home? Jerusalem … Read More
I’m not the only one, obviously, who realizes Pope Francis likes to talk… a lot. This, from Whispers in the Loggia: Three months ago today, Jorge Bergoglio was elected to Peter’s chair… and while the first American Pope took the name Francis, as they tend to do, the natives have come to add their own moniker: Papa Chicacchierone – … Read More
Tomorrow the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Barnabas, Apostle. St. Luke writes of him in Acts, “for he was a good man, filled with the Holy Spirit and faith.” In the Gospel, Jesus says to his disciples, “You are the salt of the earth.” From this we get the modern saying, “He/she is the salt of the earth,” meaning … Read More