Reflection Date: February 27, 2023
Part of our struggle to be holy is to get out of ourselves and to mature in the sense of solidarity, to grow in awareness of and sensitivity to the needs of the poor.
At the conclusion of the General Audience, Pope Francis called on everyone to renew closeness to Ukrainian brothers and sisters who are suffering greatly, to help them with humanitarian aid and keep them in our hearts throughout Advent and Christmas.
Pope Francis urges the Seminarians to live a life of prayer as the foundation of the priest’s life. The Pope said, “Remember that, when you become priests, your first obligation will be a life of prayer born of gratitude for that love of predilection which God showed you in calling you to his service.”
Pope Francis releases his prayer intention for November, inviting everyone to pray for the millions of children who are suffering around the world, especially for those who are homeless, orphans, and victims of war.