Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the meaning and value of old age at the weekly General Audience, and encourages young people to overcome the generational gap to embrace the ‘credible witness’ of the elderly.
As Br. Kevin Crowley OFM Cap., founder and director of the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin prepares to retire from feeding and providing assistance to some of Ireland’s most disadvantaged, he says after 50 years it’s sad to see people suffering hardship in 2022.
"We commend our National Synthesis document to the next phase of the synodal journey of the universal Church as it moves towards the meeting of the Synod of Bishops in Rome in October 2023." - Bishops
In old age the works of faith, which bring us and others closer to the Kingdom of God, are by now beyond the power of the energy, words, and impulses of youth and maturity.
Pope Francis offers prayers for Polish travelers who died in a bus crash on Saturday in Croatia, as they were headed on pilgrimage to Medjugorje.
Grandparents and the elderly need to know they are valued and cherished by our parishes and by the wider society – Bishop Denis Nulty
Watch a short video message from Bishop Nulty
Pope Francis is set to beatify his predecessor, John Paul I, on Sunday, 4 September, at Mass in St. Peter’s Square.
Pope Francis says SIGNIS “can play an important role” in meeting the challenge of “toxicity, hate speech, and fake news” in the media.