Pope Benedict XVI: January 2007 Archives

Christmas With the Pope II


I compiled these a couple of weeks ago but forgot to blog them. Better late than never!

Homily at vespers Dec.31 - "It is not historical and political coordinates that condition God's choice, but on the contrary, the event of the Incarnation that "fills" history with value and meaning."

Homily on Jan 1, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - "Let us ask Mary, Mother of God, to help us to welcome her Son and, in him, true peace."

General Audience on Jan 3 - We know the Face of God: it is that of the Son

Address on Jan 4 during visit to Roman soup kitchen - "Here, one can experience that when we love our neighbor, we become better acquainted with God"

Homily on Jan 6, Solemnity of the Epiphany (they do it right in Rome) - "Do not be afraid of Christ's light!"

Angelus on Jan 6, Solemnity of the Epiphany - "Christ's epiphany is at the same time, the Church's epiphany."

Homily on Jan 7, Feast of the Baptism of the Lord - "A washing of regeneration.

Angelus on Jan 7, Feast of the Baptism of the Lord - "In the Jordan, the heavens were opened to indicate that the Savior opened to us the way of salvation."

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Christmas with the Pope


December 24th Angelus - "Tonight he will come for us. And he will also enter us, to live in the heart of each one of us."

Homily at Midnight Mass - "God's sign is the baby in need of help and in poverty."

Urbis et Orbis - "Our Saviour is born for all. We must proclaim this not only in words, but by our entire life, giving the world a witness of united, open communities where fraternity and forgiveness reign, along with acceptance and mutual service, truth, justice and love."

Angelus for St. Stephen's Day - "If Jesus had not been born on earth, men would not have been able to be born for heaven."

General Audience on Dec. 27 - "With Jesus' birth, God has manifested his good will toward everyone."

Angelus for the feast of the Holy Family - "[T]he most authentic and profound vocation of the family [is] supporting each one of its members on the path of discovery of God and of the plan he has ordained for them."

Angelus for Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God/World Day of Peace - "Today we contemplate Jesus, born of the Virgin Mary, in his attribute of true "Prince of Peace" (Isaiah 9:5). He "is our peace," who came to pull down the "wall of separation" that divides men and nations, that is, "enmity" (Ephesians 2:14)."

Papal Message for World Day of Peace - "The Human Person, The Heart of Peace."

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