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EVANGELIZATION: ENGAGING SEEKERS, REACHING THE UNCHURCHED
2020 PENTECOST MESSAGE TO CATHOLIC MOVEMENTS AND ASSOCIATIONS
STAR OF THE SEA (from the Urbi et Orbi Blessing - March 27th)
Star of the Sea, Light Our Way Star of the Sea so radiant in the glory of Gods Love, Your crown outshining all the stars of heaven up above, O, lovely Queen of Peace, gowned in azure's of the sea, Help us find the way to Jesus, in your wise serenity. We ask you Pearl of Grace to grant us vision, courage, will, So 'peace on earth', that miracle, at last might be fulfilled! Dear Mother of the Church, blessed beacon of God's Light, May you always guide your children on the stormy seas of life. Make our hearts into safe harbors, where dear Jesus is received Hear our prayer, O Spiritual Vessel, Mother of God, Star of the Sea.
...families have their history. And also nations have their history. One of the tasks of the family is to draw from the history and culture of the nation, and at the same time to prolong this history in the educative process.