A Year with Pope Francis on the Family
Number of pages: 416
These words from Pope Francis will strengthen you in faith, help you to appreciate your family and inspire you to fulfill with dignity and peace the mission that God has entrusted to you.
This pocket-sized volume is a treasure of reflections primarily on the family and family life for each day of the year, taken from the writings and talks of Pope Francis Topics include Jesus, Mary and Joseph; the Sacrament of Marriage; suffering and family burdens; women; motherhood; family values; and family as domestic church.
Since his election in 2013, Pope Francis has captured the world’s attention with his call to simplicity and profound spirituality.
Pope Francis, formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., served the Jesuits as novice master, lecturer, provincial, confessor, and spiritual director before Pope John Paul II named him Archbishop of Buenos Aires. He was elected to the papacy on March 13, 2013. He is the first pope from the Americas and the first pope to choose the name Francis, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi.
Fr. Alberto Rossa is a Claretian priest who has worked for more than 35 years in missionary endeavors. After establishing Claretian Publications in the Philippines more than 30 years ago, his current assignment is in Macao, where he assists in the formation of missionaries through publications in China and throughout the world.