The first of six weekly reflections
taken from Pope Francis’ Lenten message 2015.
Globalization of Indifference
A Formation of the Heart
A merciful heart does not mean a weak heart. Anyone who wishes to be merciful must have a strong and steadfast heart, closed to the tempter but open to God. In this way we will receive a heart which is firm and merciful, attentive and generous, a heart which is not closed, indifferent or prey to the globalization of indifference.
comes to life at the Franciscan Life Center.
Each year hundreds of individuals come to a renewed sense of hope through
the services for families, youth, married couples and older people
offered at the Franciscan Life Center.
Founded and operated by the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist since
1974, the center quietly effects change in the hearts of men and
women looking for perspective and purpose in their lives.