“Do We Let God Lead Us… To Not Be Afraid To Give?” – On Corpus Christi, Francis Calls Church Beyond Its “Fence”

Really starting to love this pope.

from: http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.co.uk/

In his first turn at the traditional outdoor rites celebrating the Lord’s Body and Blood, here below is the Pope’s homily – withVatican Radio‘s English real-time audio translation dubbed in – given earlier tonight on the steps of St John Lateran for Corpus Christi:

Even if the text of the preach is making the rounds, again, remember well that this Pope wishes to be heard as opposed to merely being read.

While the feast is always marked by the pontiffs on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday – its traditional setting, which recalls the institution of the Eucharist on Holy Thursday – where the weekday isn’t a holy day of obligation, the observance is now transferred to Sunday, which is the case across the lion’s share of the global church.

For the first time in two decades, Francis walked the traditional mile-long procession from Rome’s cathedral to…

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