At the beginning of the new year 2023

by Bp José Luis IMC

(A reflection on Pope Francis 2023 message for peace prepared for our diocesan podcast service)

Livi laba yinyama!

Not sure you are aware, but in the Catholic Church, every year on January 1 which is the feast of Mary Mother of God, we dedicate that very first day of the year to pray for peace.

The Pope issues a message encouraging our prayer and helping us reflect on a special dimension of peace. Continue reading “At the beginning of the new year 2023”

Pope Francis: “No one can be saved alone”

by Pope Francis
1 JANUARY 2023

No one can be saved alone.
Combating Covid-19 together, embarking together on paths of peace

“Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers and sisters, you do not need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night” (First Letter of Saint Paul to the Thessalonians, 5:1-2).

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Pray for peace

Pray for peaceWe pray that Christians, followers of other religions, and all people of goodwill may promote together peace and justice in the world.

Pope Francis – January 2020

In a divided and fragmented world, I want to invite all believers, and also all people of good will, to reconciliation and fraternity.
Our faith leads us to spread the values of peace and mutual understanding, of the common good.

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