His Holiness's Lenten Message

I don’t know who all read our Pontiff’s Lenten Message but I’m a little confused about what becoming poor means. Is it “poor in spirit” or meekness if I am understanding it right?

If I become humble, if I shed my pride, if I stop focusing on the endless desire for riches, then I can focus on the things in life that are truly important. The love for my fellow human beings, love for the Lord and the Father, family.

This is what is important in life. When I help people who need help, who are praying for help, I am doing the work of the Mother of the Lord, for the Father and Son.

What endless desire for riches? I have no such desire. I just want to get by. We all have different temptations I guess.

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