Pope in Colombia: Meeting with Religious, Priests, Consecrated People and Seminarians
On Saturday, September 10, 2017, Pope Francis continued his 4th day in Colombia with a visit to the Hogar San Jose, followed by an encounter with priests, men and women religious, consecration persons, seminarians and their families in the La Macarena indoor stadium. Below, find the full text of his prepared discourse:
Dear Brother Bishops,
Dear Priests, Men and Women Religious, and Seminarians,
Dear Families, Dear “Paisas”!
The parable of the true vine which we have just heard from the Gospel of John is given within the context of Jesus’ Last Supper. In that intimate moment, marked by a certain tension but full of