Pope Francis released his annual Message for World Mission Sunday…
“Do not talk about others”. “If all of us were doing just that – not talking about others – peace would succeed. May the Lord prepare our hearts for the Christmas of the Prince of Peace. But, prepare us by doing us all, our part, to pacify: pacify my heart, my soul, pacify my family, the school, the neighborhood, the workplace “.
Vatican (AsiaNews) – Advent is the time to build peace in one’s own soul, in the family and in the world. And the first step is not to speak ill of others. Pope Francis said this in the homily of the Mass celebrated this morning at Casa Santa Marta, inspired by the First Reading of today’s Liturgy (Isaiah11,1-10) and the Gospel (Luke 10,21-24).
May Advent prepare for the coming of Jesus, not just worldly goods
Vatican City (AsiaNews) – Advent is a period that has “three dimensions”: past, present and future. It serves to “purify the faith”, to “purify hope” and to “purify vigilance”, because the Lord will return. Read more… http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope:-May-Advent-prepare-for-the-coming-of-Jesus,-not-just-worldly-goods-45638.html