Posts Tagged ‘Synod of Bishops on the Family’

Responding to the Calling of Families to Evangelize the World

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Near the end of the closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, a group of families representing a diversity of cultures were presented to Pope Francis. Representing all of the families gathered, they were blessed and sent to be witnesses of the Gospel in their homes and in their communities. This blessing, […] [Read more]

The Year of Consecrated Life

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Pope Francis has proclaimed a Year of Consecrated Life, which began this past Sunday, the First Sunday of Advent. Some might wonder why the Holy Father is calling the Church to observe this year in conjunction with the Synod of Bishops on the Family. Perhaps Pope Francis wants us to meditate more deeply on the […] [Read more]