VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis traveled to an outlying parish in his Diocese of Rome today, celebrating Mass for the First Sunday of Advent as well as the sacrament of confirmation with parishioners there.
The Pope’s homily focused on the idea of life as a journey of encounter with Christ.
“We can ask ourselves this question: When will we meet Jesus — only at the end? No, no, no. We meet him every day. But how? In prayer. When you pray, you meet Jesus. When you take Communion, you meet Jesus in the sacrament. When you bring your child to Jesus to be baptized, you bring him to Jesus, and you find Jesus. And you today, who receive confirmation, also you meet Jesus,” his said to those...READ MORE