How can we reconcile heaven and earth?

Jesus has commissioned his followers to begin His work now within the Church. [...]

Pope Francis: Even in the worst moments, the Lord is there

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that no matter what trials we might face, we have hope because Jesus is always by our side, just like he was for the disciples on the road to Emmaus. [...]

Loving Jesus from the heart-knowledge

Jesus' promises to us are as true as they were to the apostles. [...]

Pope Francis: Mary Magdalene is an apostle of hope

(CNA/EWTN News) By calling Mary Magdalene by name after his resurrection, Jesus shows us just how personal his relationship with mankind is, Pope Francis said Wednesday, adding that after this intimate encounter, Mary then becomes an apostle of hope for the world, announcing the Lord’s rising. [...]

“I am the way, and the truth, and the life” (John 14: 6)

Let us do all we can in our power to stay in Jesus' way as we walk towards our eternal destination in the kingdom of heaven. [...]

Pope Francis: Mary’s ‘yes’ echoes the joy, suffering of every mother

Days before his trip to Fatima, Pope Francis said Mary's 'yes' at the Annunciation was more than a yes to bearing the Son of God, but was also an acceptance of everything she would endure after – something every mother experiences with a new child. [...]

Suffering is “The Kiss of Jesus”

There is a loftiness to suffering for the kingdom of God that is somehow empowering and sustaining… [...]

Pope Francis: Egypt is a sign of hope

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis recalled his recent visit to Egypt, saying that given its rich biblical and cultural history, the country is a sign of hope, and has a special role to play in brokering peace in the Middle East. [...]

Catholic liturgies are scriptural

Each time when we participate in the Liturgy, we are the two disciples. [...]

Pope Francis: Christian hope is rooted in Christ’s promise to never leave us

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said Christian hope, rather than coming from the empty promises of other human beings, is rooted in Christ’s promise to never leave us, and to stay by our side until the end of time. [...]

Living In Unprecedented Times

Unprecedented times of trials are a test of the genuineness of our faith. [...]

Pope Francis: Go into the tomb of our hearts and see how God is able to transform death into life

(CNA/EWTN News) As the Church jumps into the Easter season, Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a reflection on Christ’s Resurrection and the start of Christianity, saying it’s not about us and what we do, but what the Lord has done for us. [...]