Pope to Deacons: ‘you are called to serve, not to be self-serving’

Posted May 29, 2016 8:11 am by Editor

Pope to Deacons: ‘you are called to serve, not to be self-serving’

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday told Deacons from across the globe that they must be generous with their lives and with their time.

“One who serves cannot hoard his free time, he said, he has to give up the idea of being master of his day”  because he knows that his time “is not his own, but a gift from God which is then offered back to him. Only in this way will it bear fruit.”
  
The Pope’s words came during the homily at Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for the conclusion of the Jubilee for Deacons.

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