Pope Francis: Ash Wednesday homily

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass in the Basilica of St. Sabina on the Aventine Hilll in Rome on Wednesday afternoon – Ash Wednesday – the beginning of the great penitential season of Lent. Below, please find Vatican Radio’s translation of the text the Holy Father prepared for the occasion. ******************** As God’s people today we begin … Read More

A Pilgrimage of Love

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“Heaven is a city on a hill, hence we cannot coast into it; we have to climb,” so says the Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen. Heavenly citizenship is possible because of Catholicism. Catholicism is not a philosophy, an academic enterprise, or a library of rules. Catholicism is the interaction of love between God and man, the quality of which depends on … Read More