I found this in testing interpretation of the Miracle at Cana in the book “The Name of God is Meracy”. I think of the miracle at the “Wedding at Cana,” the first miracle, which was literally “dragged” from Jesus by his mother. Jesus transforms water into wine, into fine wine, the best wine. He does…… Continue reading Miracle at Cana
For the one who believes there isn’t any situation from which he cannot get out, and he is never condemned to sink into a quicksand. The Lord of mercy is there extending his hand, giving a new chance in life.
When there are children in so many parts of the world who have nothing to eat, that is not news, it seems just normal. When some homeless people freeze to death or starve on the street doesn’t make news. These things become normal. On the contrary, when the stock market drops ten points in some…… Continue reading What makes News?
Pope Francis in one of his books states: “In this day and age unless Christians are revolutionaries they are not Christians. They must be revolutionaries through grace!” … I was thinking how comfortable I live as Christian in my comfort zones.
May the Armenian Church walk in peace and may the communion between us be complete. May an ardent desire for unity rise up in our hearts, a unity that must not be “the submission of one to the other, or assimilation, but rather the acceptance of all the gifts that God has given to each.… Continue reading Prayer for Unity- Pope Francis
Faith is not a thing of the past, like an artifact in a museum. Rather, it is kept alive through continuous encounters with Christ, said Pope Francis. Pope Francis said. He addressed the danger of reducing faith to something that belongs in the past, as if it “were a beautiful illuminated book to be kept…… Continue reading Faith is not a Thing of the Past
Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a temporary welcome and living facility for refugees and asylum- seekers located on the outskirts of Rome. Its a place of refuge for nearly 900 asylum-seekers from 25 different countries spread across Africa, Asia, and even Europe. In imitation of Christ at the Last Supper Pope washed the leg of…… Continue reading The actions that Speak!!!
The recent comment of Pope Francis saying it is “too bad that teachers are underpaid” calls for a self-examination, especially for every Christian Schools. Click Here to read the full article
In an interview with the Argentinian daily La Nacion, Pope talked about the continued need to find pastoral solutions to challenges facing divorced and remarried Catholics and gay Catholics; his ongoing curial reforms; and challenges facing the Church in Latin America. Comment: A positive and a meaningful move from doctrinal to become a pastoral church
Once again Pope Francis comes with a strong and challenging statement ‘Being envious is not Christian’ May the life of life every christian be marked with love and good words, however we need to read this statement in connection with the words St. James (Jam. 3: 6) “the tongue is a fire”.
On the terrible happenings in Iraq, the Pope has written to the Secretary General of the UN, the bishops conferences of Europe have requested the intervention of the Security Council, and the the council for interreligious dialogue requests all religious leaders, and especially Muslims, to distance themselves from the Caliphate.The last is quite new: the…… Continue reading The pope to the UN: stop the tragedy in Iraq
Contrasting the reactions to the crowd of the disciples and of Christ, Pope Francis said they are “two different reactions which reflect two opposing logics: the disciples are thinking according to the world, for which everyone has to take care of himself; Jesus thinks according to the logic of God, which is that of sharing.”…… Continue reading Logic of Christ
In an interview published in part in the Argentine weekly “Viva” July 27, the pope listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one’s life: 1. “Live and let live.” Everyone should be guided by this principle, he said, which has a similar expression in Rome with the saying, “Move forward and let others…… Continue reading Pope Francis reveals top 10 secrets to happiness
“Giving primacy to God means having the courage to say no to evil, violence, oppression, living [instead] a life of service to others and in favor of the law and the common good.” Rome, (Zenit.org) On Saturday evening, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the square in front of the Royal Palace of Caserta, southern Italy.…… Continue reading Pope Francis’ Homily at Mass in Caserta