Pope Francis

Friending God-Book Review

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 20, 2017

in Catholic evangelization, Pope Francis, technology, WWW

“We the people of the 21st century are creatures of the World Wide Web, always online, always connected, always communicating. And we—like all others throughout history—have created this technology in our own image, which gives this creation of ours a spiritual dimension as well.” With these words Jesuit Antonio Spadaro, editor of “La Civilta Cattolica,” […]

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In his message for the 51st World Communications Day (May 28, 2017), Pope Francis challenged the media to share good news storylines that will communicate hope and trust to their readers. He said that hope and trust are remedies for the fear, malaise, and anxiety that many people in our society feel today. How do […]

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Good News Storylines

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on May 2, 2017

in Pope Francis

The lens that Christians use to view and interpret reality is the Good News lens. This lens does not ignore suffering and pain, but it sees them in the larger context in which our loving God is present to comfort us. It is a context in which we can be in solidarity with those who […]

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Christmas Gift for You

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on December 20, 2016

in Pope Francis

Dear Readers, My prayer for you is that the peace and joy of Christmas 2016 fill your hearts and overflow into all you experience in 2017!  May joy be a hallmark of your ministry. As a little gift to you, I have prepared a short reflection on Pope Francis’ Message for the 50th World Day […]

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  Yesterday, July 25, pilgrims from all over the world arrived in Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day which opens today and concludes with a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on Sunday, July 31.  More than 30,000 pilgrims along with 85 bishops from the U.S. are there.

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On December 8, Pope Francis will open the Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome and the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy will begin. In Face of Mercy, the Holy Father’s Bull of Indiction for the Jubilee, Pope Francis writes that this is a “special time for the Church, a time when the witness of […]

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