Holy Father Reminds Faithful that Each has a Cross to Bear
“Each one of us has his/her own cross. The Lord makes us see the end of this course, which is Resurrection, beauty, after carrying one’s cross.”
That was the reminder of Pope Francis in his remarks March 17, 2019, before praying the noonday Angelus with the crowds of the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square. He commented on the gospel of the day, Luke’s account of the Transfiguration.
The Holy Father noted that the remarkable event occurred shortly after Jesus had revealed to the disciples that there would be great suffering ahead. But he wanted to show them that great joy would