I read the comments on blog pages a lot….and even contribute to them when I feel it necessary. I often read comments from folks who say that they are finding daily spiritual direction from reading the words of PF, especially in his daily preach…well not daily but Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays just about every week. Today, I would have to number myself among those folks. This was quite good. And he does these seemingly off the cuff, but I would suspect that he puts in time with these readings in the morning between when he gets up at 4:30 and the Mass at 7:30. I am hoping to see the Vatican publish the full texts of these homilies at some point. They are currently only available in these abbreviated forms on this site and some others that recycle from here….Reyanna
Vatican Radio, December 18, 2014, Vatican Radio News on-line
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday invited the faithful to rely on God even in the darkest hours, even if sometimes we do not understand how He is working, because he always walks with us in the history of Salvation.
The Pope’s words came during his homily at morning Mass in the Casa Santa Marta.
“God’s will has been to save us in history” – the Pope said – our Salvation “is not sterile, as in a laboratory. No! It’s history. He has walked through history with his people. “Therefore – he said – “there is no salvation without history. And to get to the point: history goes back a long time”: (To continue reading, click here.)