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Read Pope Francis' message for the 55th World Communications Day, to be celebrated on Sunday, May 16, 2021. more
Pope Francis emphasizes the importance of a trust-based relationship to guide care for the sick in his message for World Day of the Sick 2021. more
We need to be friends to all we meet but especially to the poor and needy. And who is a friend? Deacon Pedro concludes this series on the voice of illness. more
Read Pope Francis' first homily of 2021, delivered in St. Peter's Basilica by Cardinal Pietro Parolin for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. more
Turning on the light | Word Alive
Fr. Raphael Ma, CR
January 1, 2021
Fr. Raphael Ma reflects on how discovering Jesus, the Light of the World, can set our lives on unexpected paths. A reflection for the Epiphany. more
God chose to enter into our world through a family. Why is this so important? And how should it inform the way we see our own families? more
Deacon Pedro shares four insights that he has learned about suffering from experiences in his own life. more
Family: Where love is born | Word Alive
Carlos Ferreira
December 25, 2020
On the feast of the Holy Family, Carlos Ferreira reflects on the meaning of family and what we have come to learn during the pandemic. more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' Christmas message "to the city and to the world" given on December 25, 2020, at the Vatican. more
Read the full text of the homily delivered by Pope Francis at Christmas Midnight Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on December 24, 2020. more