Pope Francis: Put forgiveness and mercy at the heart of your life

We cannot demand God’s forgiveness for ourselves unless we are prepared to forgive our neighbours, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday. Speaking from a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square Sept. 13, the pope said: “If we do not strive to forgive and to love, we will not be forgiven and loved either.” InContinue reading “Pope Francis: Put forgiveness and mercy at the heart of your life”

Recipes – Moroccan Kofte

Moroccan kofte with spicy tomato sauce Ingredients 500g pack minced lamb 1 small red onion , finely chopped 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tbsp chopped mint For the sauce 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 x 400g cans chopped tomato 1-2 tsp harissa 1 tsp sugar 200g tub Greek yogurt 2Continue reading “Recipes – Moroccan Kofte”

Saint of the Day – September 13

Saint John Chrysostom’s Story The ambiguity and intrigue surrounding John, the great preacher (his name means “golden-mouthed”) from Antioch, are characteristic of the life of any great man in a capital city. Brought to Constantinople after a dozen years of priestly service in Syria, John found himself the reluctant victim of an imperial ruse toContinue reading “Saint of the Day – September 13”

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