Category: Messages from the Pope

A message for Sea Sunday (8th July)

As we celebrate Sea Sunday, we are invited to remember the 1.2 million seafarers from all nations, professing different faiths, forced to live for several months in the confined space of a vessel, away from their families and loved ones, Continue reading

Pope Francis: communications

“The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32).
World Communications day is  on Sunday 13th May.
Read what Pope Francis says about fake news and journalism for peace.
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Pope Francis: Vocations message

“We are not victims of chance or swept up in a series of unconnected events;
on the contrary, our life and our presence in this world
are the fruit of a divine vocation,” . Continue reading

Pope Francis message for World Mission Day

Mission at the heart of the Christian faith

Dear Brothers and Sisters,  ONCE again this year, World Mission Day gathers us around the person of Jesus, ‘the very first and greatest evangeliser’ , who continually sends us forth to proclaim the Gospel of the love of God the Father in the power of the Holy Spirit. Continue reading

Message for Sea Sunday

In our daily lives, we are surrounded by and use many objects and products that at some stage of their journey towards us have being transported on vessels. Continue reading

World Communications Day

Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time – a message from Pope Francis 
Access to the media – thanks to technological progress – makes it possible for countless people to share news instantly and spread it widely. That news may be good or bad, true or false.

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A message from Pope Francis

On this 54th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, I would like to reflect on the missionary dimension of our Christian calling. … A relationship with the Lord entails being sent out into the world as prophets of his word and witnesses of his love. Continue reading

January 1st – World Day of Peace

In his Message for the World Day of Peace Pope Francis quoted from the very first such message, in which Blessed Pope Paul VI said, “Peace is the only true direction of human progress “ Continue reading

World Mission Sunday: a message from Pope Francis

On this World Mission Sunday, all of us are invited to ‘go out’ as missionary disciples, each generously offering their talents, creativity, wisdom and experience in order to bring the message of God’s tenderness and compassion to the entire human family. Continue reading

The Care of Creation

September 1st is the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.
Click to see a message from Pope Francis:  The Pope’s