Pope Francis: Family Prayer

Prayer must be rooted in love. For his 100th general audience,Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the family by considering family prayer. In his opening statements, the pope pointed out that most people find it difficult to find time to pray. Pope Francis teaches that love of God, not guilt will inspire us to pray.…… Continue reading Pope Francis: Family Prayer

Pope Francis: Reflections on the Life of the Family

On May 13th, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the family by reflecting on three phrases: “May I?”, “Thank you”, and “Pardon me”. These simple phrases are difficult to put into practice but “when they are ignored, their absence can cause cracks in the foundation of the family, which can lead to its collapse. If…… Continue reading Pope Francis: Reflections on the Life of the Family

Pope Francis: On Man and Woman

“God has entrusted the earth to the alliance of man and of woman: its failure makes the world arid of affections and darkens the sky of hope.” Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the family on Wednesday in his general audience by explaining the central aspect of the family:” that of the great gift that…… Continue reading Pope Francis: On Man and Woman