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July 1, 2024

Pope Francis Speaks to Dehonians

Dehonians awaiting speech from Pope Francis

On June 27, delegates from the General Chapter had an audience with Pope Francis. In his words to the Dehonians he reminded them to allow “the word ‘love’ to be written upon our flesh, that is, in the concreteness of our actions. And to do this with tenacity, steadfast in the face of searing judgments, distressing problems and the malice that pains our hearts; to do so tirelessly, with inexhaustible affection for every brother and sister, in solidarity with Christ the Redeemer in his desire to make reparation for the sins of all humanity…
 
“Dear brothers, may you persevere in your mission with that same faith and generosity! I thank you for all that you do, the world over. I bless you and all your confreres, I accompany you with my prayers and I ask you, please, not to forget to pray for me.”
 
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