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Pope Francis gives the Angelus address Jan. 17, 2021.

Pope Francis: It is our Christian duty to help people know Jesus

Mar 21, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said Sunday it is our Christian duty to help people know Jesus, which we cannot do without giving... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Corpus Christi in Ostia June 3, 2018.

Pope Francis: Discover the beauty of prayer in adoration

Aug 18, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis said Sunday that prayer in adoration of God and service to others spreads the fire of God’s love,... Read more

Full of Grace Cafe. Photo courtesy of Fr. Joshua Johnson.

Full of Grace Cafe: Small-town parish opens thriving coffee shop, community center

Dec 18, 2018

By Mary Farrow

When Fr. Josh Johnson arrived as pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church over a year ago,... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience March 14, 2018.

Speak out against injustice, Pope Francis says

Sep 7, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

God needs Christians to be his hands and feet on earth, and to speak out about injustice wherever it happens,... Read more

Ventura softball star: Encountering Christ through service

May 23, 2017

To a pitcher, a little situation like bases loaded, full count and trying to protect a one-run lead in the... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during his Feb. 3, 2016 general audience in St Peter's Square.

Pope thanks charity organization for generous service to the Church

Apr 27, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Thursday Pope Francis met with members of the U.S.-based Papal Foundation, telling them that in a world full of... Read more

Pope Francis at the Jubilee Audience in St. Peter's Square on April 9, 2016.

In service, conversion of heart is the first step, says Pope Francis

Oct 10, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

In this transitory and often difficult life, it is necessary to have Christ as the center of everything you do,... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for deceased cardinals and bishops in St. Peter's Basilica Nov. 3, 2015.

Pope: if you don't serve others, then what are you living for?

Nov 3, 2015

By Elise Harris

Though letting go of yourself and living for others can make you seem weak in the eyes of the world,... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in the World Cup Staduim of Daejeon during his Mass for the feast of the Assupmtion on Aug. 15, 2014.

You can't serve others if you're lazy or controlling, Pope says

Nov 11, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his homily on Tuesday Pope Francis said that Jesus’ service to others has no boundaries, and warned of those... Read more