Pope Francis: the poor widow is our teacher [CWN]


Reflecting on the day’s Gospel reading at Mass (Mk. 12:38-44), Pope Francis said in his November 8 Angelus address that the poor widow gave not from her abundance, but from her …



A rather smart remark from the pope, especially for the present day.

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The priest at our Church gave his Homily yesterday on what the Pope said in this article. It’s a very meaningful lesson.

Our world has become way too materialistic.


In the spiritual level of meaning, the widow who gives all she has to help those in need is the Church. The two coins represent the spiritual and the temporal helps that the Church provides.

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