Jesus launches into a focused program of instruction. He teaches the people gathered on the lakeshore in his own particular way. “He spoke to them at length in parables.” This is an important moment in Jesus’ teaching mission.
In countless ways, Saint Francis of Assisi celebrated and preached the Incarnation. Jesus came to reveal in his humanity the awesome reality of who God is for us. In Jesus we see “the human face of God.” The God Francis reflected
Unwilling to take no for an answer, Saint Apollinaris was exiled from Ravenna several times, but he always returned trying to preach the good news to the people. He finally died of a beating he received in a suburb of
Since the beginning of Russia's war on Ukraine, Pope Francis has consistently expressed his closeness to the people of the country and reminded Christians on an almost weekly basis to not grow indifferent to the tragedy of war.
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