Unity in faith, hope, and charity, unity in the sacraments, the ministry; We are at home, we are in the family, and we are among brothers and sisters. And this is a great gift of God! The church is one for us all.
– Pope Francis
“I feel it urgent to state that, if the family is the sanctuary of life, the place where life is conceived and cared for, it is a horrendous contradiction when it becomes a place where life is rejected and destroyed. So great is the value of a human life,…
Certainly, drugs are bad, but there are plenty of other socially acceptable drugs, that can end up enslaving us just the same. One way or the other, they rob us of our greatest treasure: our freedom.
~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016
1- Forgetting to relax & not taking time to recharge.
2- Not maintaining a sense of balance and interconnectedness with oneself – Contributes to anxiety, chaos and confusion.
3- Becoming too self-absorbed and neglecting to foster interpersonal relationships.
4- Expressing yourself in an intimidating manner- no being warm or smiling or friendly.
“We were created with a vocation to work. The goal should not be that technological progress increasingly replace human work, for this would be detrimental to humanity. Work is a necessity, part of the meaning of life on this earth, a path to growth, human development and personal fulfillment….
Let the risen Jesus into your life – welcome him as a friend, with trust: he is life! If up till now you have kept him at a distance, step forward. He will receive you with open arms. If you have been indifferent, take a risk; you won’t be…
There is one body, that of Christ, that we perceive in the Eucharist; and one Spirit, the Holy Spirit, who enlivens and constantly re-creates the church; one hope, eternal life; one faith, one baptism, one God and father of us all (Eph. 4:4 –6).
– Pope Francis
Some situations seem distant until in some way we touch them. We don’t appreciate certain things because we only see them on the screen of a cell phone or a computer. But when we come into contact with life, with people’s lives, not just images on a screen, something…