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Santa Marta

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Casa Santa Marta

Pope: 'the Cross is not a badge of belonging'

04/04/2017 13:45

Pope Francis on Tuesday told Christians not to wear the crucifix merely as a symbol of belonging, but to look to Jesus on the cross as He who died for our salvation.The Pope’s words came during morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta. 

Pope Francis at morning Mass on Thursday in the Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis at morning Mass on Thursday in the Casa Santa Marta

Pope at Mass: ‘God weeps when we go astray from His love’

30/03/2017 12:01

Beware of following fantasies and false idols, for only God loves us and waits for us like a father.  That was Pope Francis’ message at Mass on Tuesday morning in the Casa Santa Marta.

Pope Francis during Mass at Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis during Mass at Casa Santa Marta

Pope: 'to have faith is to live our lives with joy'

28/03/2017 12:27

Pope Francis on Tuesday encouraged Christians to get on with things, living life with joy. Speaking during the homily during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, he urged them to avoid complaining and not to let themselves be paralyzed by the ugly sin of sloth.

Pope Francis delivering his homily during Mass in the Santa Marta residence.

Pope Francis delivering his homily during Mass in the Santa Marta residence.

Pope: The confessional is not the dry cleaners.

21/03/2017 13:12

At his Mass on Tuesday Pope Francis stressed that the confessional is not like the dry cleaners and instead Christians need prayer, contrition and a feeling of shame for their sins.

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope: Damned are those who don't care for the poor and homeless

16/03/2017 13:59

At his Santa Marta Mass on Thursday Pope Francis spoke about the parable of the poor man, Lazarus, lying at the rich man’s door, warning of the risks we run if we have the same uncaring attitude towards the poor and homeless people we see around us today.

Pope Francis at Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday

Pope Francis at Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday

Pope at Mass: ‘Holy shame overcomes temptation of ambition’

21/02/2017 11:30

“May the Lord give us the grace of ‘holy shame’ before the temptation of ambition.” That was Pope Francis’ message at daily Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday, saying that the one who wants to be the first must be last and the servant of all.