Results from Tag: 'lent'
“The whole of the Christian life is a great pilgrimage to the House of the Father,” said Pope St. John Paul II. And so we move, not in fear, but in hope, every step of the way.
He explained that to give one’s life in service involves ‘sowing seeds of love.’ He also said that the cross is the symbol par excellence of Christians.
The message of Ash Wednesday echoes through the rest of Lent: “Remember, man, that you are dust, and to dust you will return”
SCRIPTURES & ART: Jesus, who comes to restore and transfigure fallen man, heals us body and soul.
3 New Books Offer Spiritual Sustenance
Addressing more than 800 priests and seminarians participating in a course on the internal forum organized by the Apostolic Penitentiary, Francis underscored that a “good confessor is always called to see this miracle of change, to be aware of the work of grace in the hearts of penitents.”