Results from Tag: 'prayer'
“Prayer of praise is entirely disinterested and rises to God, lauds him, and gives him glory for his own sake, quite beyond what he has done, but simply because HE IS.” (CCC 2649)
The Holy Father reflected on the day’s Gospel reading, Mark 6:30-34; in his Angelus, he also said he is close to ‘the dear Cuban people’ and prayed for flood victims in Europe and for violence-plagued South Africa.
The address was the 36th reflection in the Holy Father's cycle of catechesis on prayer.
The kidnapping of clergy and other Catholics is an ongoing problem in Africa’s most populous country.
“Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them” (Matthew 18:20)
The prayer was inspired by the theme selected by Pope Francis for the Rome gathering, “Family Love: Vocation and Path to Holiness.”
Blackouts in Texas have created shortages of energy, food, and water, forcing the region to suspend classes, create “warming centers” for the elderly, and issue alerts to boil tap water because of blackouts at water treatment plants.