The gift of God can only be met with "heart-wrenching gratitude", Pope says

Posted January 1, 2018 2:43 am by Editor

The gift of God can only be met with "heart-wrenching gratitude", Pope says

VATICAN – At Vespers for the close of 2017, Pope Francis said that the only adequate response to God’s gift of His Son Jesus is one of profound gratitude for the many graces we’ve been given, particularly in the last year.From Mary “the Church has inherited and continuously inherits this inner perception of fullness, which nourishes a sense of gratitude, as the only human response worthy of the immense gift of God,” the Pope said Dec. 31.“A heart-wrenching gratitude which, starting from the contemplation of that Baby wrapped in swaddling clothes in a manger, extends to everything and everyone, to

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