Always Step Outside Yourself!

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  If you were paying attention today, you heard your Holy Father inviting you to fall in love not only with Holy Week, but more deeply with the world around you. This Rome Reports video captures a bit of the excitement felt at today’s first Wednesday Audience with Pope Francis: It seems like our new [Read More...]

Why Pope Francis’ Living Arrangements Matter – To Me

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From Zenit via Fr. Lombardi, Holy See Press Office Director, this morning came the news of Pope Francis’ latest surprise – he will, for the time being, remain domiciled in┬áDomus Sanctae Martae where he has been living since becoming our Pontiff. Here’s an eye-catching video from Catholic News Service that gives us an inside peek [Read More...]

#PopeMoving: Pontifical Mission Societies Offer a Practical Giving Opportunity

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The world watched and celebrated this week as Pope Francis was installed as our new Holy Father. To mark this momentous occasion and to help the faithful commemorate Pope Francis’ Pontificate, the Pontifical Mission Societies have launched the “Pope Moving” campaign: Our Holy Father has indicated that he wants us to celebrate his inauguration as [Read More...]

Pope Francis on the Priesthood and the Eucharist

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From EWTN comes this short video footage, where — as Cardinal Bergoglio — he comments on the role of the priesthood and the beauty of the Holy Eucharist: I love his comments on the laity, the faithful, in the participation of the Eucharist and his excited plea to young men to consider the beauty of [Read More...]

Forgiveness without Fail

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I wanted to share a quick post and Father Roderick’s video from today’s Angelus, Pope Francis’ visit with all of us globally today to remind us of the theme of God’s unfailing forgiveness for his people. In his video, Father Roderick captures both the sense of love the throngs in St. Peter’s Square have for [Read More...]

Following Papa Francisco’s Lead: 5 Easy Ways to Love the Poor in Honor of His Pontificate

Don't forget about the poor...

I’ve spent the past few days falling in love with our new Holy Father, Pope Francis. As a saint fangirl, I joined many in those first few hours of speculation over “which Francis” our new Pope was honoring with his name selection. While we now know that he took his name for St. Francis of [Read More...]

Pope Francis Mania – Relive the Joy of the Moment in St. Peter’s Square

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This video from Fr. Roderick Vonhogen of SQPN is seriously MUST WATCH. Along with being a great capture of the actual moment of the white smoke from the ground in St. Peter’s Square, you’ll experience the sense of awe of Pope Francis’ first few moments, and the incredible joy of a terrific crowd of young [Read More...]

Habemus Papam: Fantastic Firsthand Footage from Seminarians in Rome “Brothers in Black”

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I have loved the Brothers in Black for quite some time, but now I’m even more enamored after sharing today’s excitement with them via this firsthand video of the smoke, the waiting, the prayer, the announcement and the great joy of welcoming Pope Francis. Enjoy — and share! This video needs to go viral! [Read more...]

@Pontifex – Pope Francis’ Vatican Team Tweets

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Although I find it unlikely that our new Pope Francis immediately rounded up his iPhone and tweeted personally, I was happy today to see a quick tweet from the official @Pontifex account: It’s terrific to know that the Vatican’s embracing of social media in the New Evangelization will continue. During these busy days ahead, it’s [Read More...]


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