Pope Francis’s Easter Message ‘Urbi et Orbi’ (To the City and the World)

Today, throughout the world, the Church echoes once more the astonishing message of the first disciples: “Jesus is risen!” —“He is truly risen, as he said!”

All of us, when we let ourselves be mastered by sin, lose the right way and end up straying like lost sheep. But God himself, our shepherd, has come in search of us. To save us, he lowered himself even to accepting death on the cross. Today we can proclaim: “The Good Shepherd has risen, who laid down his life for his sheep, and willingly died for his flock, alleluia” (Roman Missal, IV Sunday of Easter, Communion antiphon). ”


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Catholics from around Texas at the Capitol.


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Mercy in Action at Mackenzie Park

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Bishop Coerver tours Saint Elizabeth, Lubbock.