Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2017 Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2017 focuses on the parable of Lazarus and the rich man. Its title is The Word is a Gift. Other Persons are a Gift and you can find the full text here. Our Province offers these Reflections on Pope Francis Message for Lent 2017 to encourage members of the Sacred Heart Family to reflect on Pope Francis’ Message in the light of core elements of our spirituality, and the calls, or major directions, identified by General Chapter 2016. Links to Resources Catholic Religious Australia provides links to a wide range of resources for Lent 2017 on this page. Here
Sixteen years after Patricia Garcia de Quevedo RSCJ made this statement, General Chapter 2016 also experienced a call to make formation for justice and peace a priority. – what does an option for the poor mean to you? – how can we shape ourselves and others to better understand the demands of justice, peace and the integrity of creation? – what kind of education can best serve people and communities experiencing disadvantage and exclusion?