Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ movie of mercy

A few months ago, I wrote a brief reflection on one of Pope Francis’ favorite films: “Rome, Open City.”

Celebrating the newest saint, St. Teresa of Calcutta

During a ceremony in St. Peter’s Square attended by thousands of people, Pope Francis declared Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta a saint,

World Youth Day was a challenge to make a change

“Can you dream?” Pope Francis asked the 2.5 million young people present at the Welcoming Ceremony in Blonia that began World Youth Day.

Missionaries of Mercy, called to be shepherds to the vulnerable

Remember disobeying Mom or Dad when you were a child?

A miracle maybe, but a blessing definitely

It was around 10 a.m., Sept. 28, and the pilgrims from the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph who had traveled to Philadelphia for the pope’s visit

Pope Francis speaks with the Father’s love

Pope Francis was the main purpose of the pilgrimage to Philadelphia.

Feelings of prayerful excitement common as pilgrimage begins

It was a pilgrimage months in the planning, but finally Sept. 23 arrived.

Pope Francis – Our Spiritual Father

Many people have asked me about my impression of the recent Pastoral Visit of Pope Francis to the United States.

Sion students participate in national Pope Watch party

Several hundred grey-uniformed high school students gathered in the gymnasium at Notre Dame de Sion High School to watch live coverage of Pope Francis’ address to a joint session of the United States Congress Sept. 24.

Why do we need an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy?

Pope Francis has declared the coming the year from December 8th 2015 to November 20th 2016 as an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.

Friday
September 20, 2019
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph