Monthly Archives: November 2013

Dear friends, let’s renewing our Christian Citizenship

Dear friends, My Homily for First Sunday of Advent (A) 2013 Renewing Our Christian Citizenship Another Advent is upon us. Why? Why does the Church lead us along the same path every year, repeating the same seasons, even the same … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 4:18-22.

As Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and his brother Andrew, casting a net into the sea; they were fishermen. He said to them, “Come after me, and I … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 21:29-33.

Jesus told his disciples a parable. “Consider the fig tree and all the other trees. When their buds burst open, you see for yourselves and know that summer is now near; in the same way, when you see these things … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 21:20-28.

Jesus said to his disciples: “When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, know that its desolation is at hand. Then those in Judea must flee to the mountains. Let those within the city escape from it, and let those in … Continue reading

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OTHER ASPECTS OF THE APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION

Vatican City, 26 November 2013 (VIS) -Archbishop Lorenzo Baldisseri, speaking at the press conference presenting the Apostolic Exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium”, presented aspects referring to synodality, while Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli considered aspects relating to communication. “The Holy Father’s document Evangelii … Continue reading

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ARCHBISHOP FISICHELLA PRESENTS THE APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION “THE JOY OF THE GOSPEL”

Vatican City, 26 November 2013 (VIS) – This morning in the Holy See Press Office a press conference was held to present Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium” (The Joy of the Gospel), written following the Synod of Bishops on … Continue reading

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Pope issues first Apostolic Exhortation: Evangelii Gaudium

2013-11-26 12:00:56 Pope issues first Apostolic Exhortation: Evangelii Gaudium (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has issued his first Apostolic Exhortation on Tuesday, Evangelii Gaudium, translated into English as The Joy of the Gospel. The 224-page document outlines the Pope’s vision for … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 21:5-11.

While some people were speaking about how the temple was adorned with costly stones and votive offerings, Jesus said, “All that you see here–the days will come when there will not be left a stone upon another stone that will … Continue reading

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The journey of faith

2013-11-25 L’Osservatore Romano The second Year of Faith concluded on Sunday 24 November in St Peter’s Square with the celebration of an exceptionally beautiful liturgy. At Mass the relics which tradition attributes to the Apostle Peter were venerated in the … Continue reading

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The Year of Faith ends in the sign of the mission: “believing also means participating with others the joy of Christ.”

Vatican City ( Agenzia Fides) – The Holy Father closed on Sunday, November 24 , Solemnity of Christ the King, the Year of Faith, which was inaugurated by Pope Benedict XVI on 11 October 2012 on the fiftieth anniversary of … Continue reading

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