The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc., which I also cross-post on Jimmy Akin’s blog.
This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week, from 9 March 2023 to 15 March 2023.
- 15 March 2023 – General Audience – Catechesis. The passion for evangelization’ the apostolic zeal of the believer 7. The Second Vatican Council. 2. Being apostles in an apostolic Church
- 9 March 2023 – To the Delegation of the ‘Joint Working Group for Dialogue’
- 11 March 2023 – To Participants in the meeting promoted by the ‘Strategic Alliance of Catholic Research Universities’ (SACRU) and the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation
- “Almsgiving, practised far from the spotlight, gives peace and hope to the heart. It reveals to us the beauty of giving, which then becomes receiving, and thus enables us to discover a precious secret: our hearts find more joy in giving than in receiving (Acts 20:35). #Lent” @Pontifex, 9 March 2023
- “Fasting helps us to keep our spirit in shape. It makes us appreciate things for their true worth; it reminds us that life must not be made dependent upon the fleeting landscape of the present world. #Lent” @Pontifex, 10 March 2023
- “In this Season of #Lent, let us learn to allow the Holy Spirit to form us so that our #prayer might become a living testimony of God’s tenderness for every person experiencing difficulty.” @Pontifex, 11 March 2023
- “Let us remain united in faith and solidarity with the people who suffer because of war. Let us especially not forget the battered people of Ukraine.” @Pontifex, 12 March 2023
- “Thirsty for love, Jesus quenches our thirst with love. As with the Samaritan woman, he comes to meet us in our daily life, he shares our thirst, he promises us living water that makes eternal life well up within us. #GospelOfTheDay (Jn 4:5–42)” @Pontifex, 12 March 2023
- “Thank you for having accompanied me with your prayers. Please continue to do so.” @Pontifex, 13 March 2023
- “Just as we recognize a tree by its fruit, so a life filled with good deeds is enlightening and carries the fragrance of Christ into the world.” @Pontifex, 14 March 2023
- “The treasure we have received with our Christian vocation, we are obliged to give: it is the dynamic nature of the vocation, the dynamic nature of life.” @Pontifex, 15 March 2023
- “I am close to the people of #Malawi, of Mozambique, and of South Africa, who have been struck in recent days by a powerful cyclone. Let us #PrayTogether for the deceased, the injured, the displaced. May the Lord sustain the families and communities most affected by this disaster.” @Pontifex, 15 March 2023