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Church in Phnom Penh invites poor, ill to Advent feast
The activity was presided by Bishop Olivier Schmitthaeusler, MEP, apostolic vicar of Phnom Penh
St. Joseph shows us how to respond to disappointed dreams, says...
Pope Francis reflected on St. Joseph, the husband of Mary and foster father of Jesus, on the Fourth Sunday of Advent
May we all learn to similarly carry this same Christ into our families and homes
Pope Francis: Be surprised by God’s mercy this Advent
“Advent, then, is a time for overturning our perspectives … for letting ourselves be surprised by the greatness of God’s mercy”
Pope Francis: It’s never too late to begin again
Pope Francis reflected on the message of St. John the Baptist to “repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand”
The eternal message
As long as one continues to strike another in violence, the prophets will continue to admonish us to “Change our ways"
Pope Francis: God is present ‘in everyday things’
“Let us bear this in mind: God is hidden in our life, he is always there — he is concealed in the ... most ordinary situations in our life”
A theology of vigilance
If the holy vigilance called for in Advent is rejected ... then it is because we are defiantly looking forward to an unholy joy that kills.
God’s will be done
Faith is also the firm acting according to the will of God, the steadfast confidence that it will happen, it will be done with us through his grace
Preparation through evangelical simple living
How must we prepare for the coming of the Lord of the kingdom of justice and peace?