Pope Francis

Antidote to “Fake News”

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on January 30, 2018

in Pope Francis

This year we will celebrate the 52nd World Communications Day which is held annually on the Sunday before Pentecost, falling this year on May 13, 2018. As is the practice, Pope Francis released his message for the day on the Feast of Saint Francis de Sales, January 24. This year’s theme is: “The truth will […]

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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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