R A N D O M T H O U G H T S Voices from yesterday and today . . . by Peachy Maramba

“Why after you? Why after you?” asks Brother Masseo of Francis. “. . . You are not a very handsome man, nor possessed of great learning or wisdom. So why is all the world running after you?” (Little Flowers of St. Francis, Ch.10). ——————————————- Each year at this time – a few weeks before theContinue reading “R A N D O M T H O U G H T S Voices from yesterday and today . . . by Peachy Maramba”

Pope cautions against being envious or mean-spirited By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service

Pope Francis greets a girl before the general audience. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) Envy, jealousy and meanness are human instincts, but they are not Christian, since the division they cause among believers is the work of the devil, Pope Francis said. “Instead, God wants us to grow in the ability to come together, forgive each otherContinue reading “Pope cautions against being envious or mean-spirited By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service”