Tagged: homily

“Father, Forgive Them”

In his homily for Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, Pope Francis reflected on Christ’s words at the crucifixion: The mantra “save yourself” collides with the words of the Saviour who offers his self. Like his adversaries, Jesus speaks three...

“Father, Forgive Them”

Don’t let your station in life discourage you

“Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it” (Mk 10:15). Here is what is new: the disciple must not only serve the little ones, but also acknowledge himself as a...

Don’t let your station in life discourage you

Blame Yourself

On Sunday, August 29th, Pope Francis provided a brief exegesis of the day’s Gospel passage from Mark, in which Jesus berated the hypocrites who “honor God with their lips” but whose hearts are far from him. For those who have...

Blame Yourself