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Sermons to the Papal Household

  • “ GOD IS LOVE!” - Third Lenten Sermon 2023

    • Friday March 17th, 2023

    We need Theology! For your consolation and mine, Holy Father, Venerable Fathers, brothers and sisters, this meditation will be entirely and exclusively centered on God. The discourse on God, that is, theology, cannot not remain extraneous to the reality of the Synod, just as it can’t remain extraneous to any other moment of the life[...]

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  • “THE GOSPEL IS THE POWER OF GOD FOR THE SALVATION” (Rom 1:16) - Second Lenten Sermon 2023

    • Saturday March 11th, 2023

    From the Evangelii Nuntiandi of Saint Paul VI to the Evangelii gaudium of the current pope, the theme of evangelization has been at the center of attention of the Magisterium. The great encyclicals of Saint John Paul II have contributed to it, as has the establishment of the Pontifical Council for Evangelization promoted by Benedict[...]

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  • “IPSA NOVITAS INNOVANDA EST” Renewing the newness - First Lenten Sermon 2023

    • Friday March 3rd, 2023

    The history of the Church in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries has left us a bitter lesson that we should not forget so as not to repeat the mistake that caused it. I speak of the delay (indeed of the refusal) to take note of the changes that had taken place in society,[...]

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  • THE GATE OF CHARITY - Third Sermon, Advent 2022

    • Friday December 16th, 2022

    Lift up your heads, O gates; be lifted, you ancient portals, that the king of glory may enter. In our intent to open the gates to Christ who comes, we have reached the innermost door of the “interior castle”, that of the theological virtue of charity. But what does it mean to open the door[...]

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  • THE GATE OF HOPE - Second Sermon, Advent 2022

    • Friday December 9th, 2022

    Lift up your heads, O gates; be lifted, you ancient portals, that the king of glory may enter (Ps 24: 7). We have taken this verse of the psalm as the guideline of the Advent meditations, meaning by the doors to be opened those of the theological virtues: faith, hope and charity. The temple of[...]

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