Pope Francis celebrates traditional rooster worship this Friday, December 24, The first of the planned liturgical celebrations at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, some time ago 1,500 believers.
Francis commemorated the birth of Christ He called for service to the most disadvantaged, unity in the Church and dignity in the workplace: To the faithful who returned to St. Peter’s Basilica, “No more deaths at work!”
“God is coming to fill labor with dignity. It reminds us of how important it is to give man dignity with work, But give dignity to the work of man, for man is master and not slave to work. On the day of life we say again: there are no deaths at work! We will strive to achieve that, ” he said.
“If he were with us, what would we lose?The pope also asked himself during his sermon. “So, let’s stop regretting the generosity we don’t have. We will give up complaints and long faces, the ambition of not being satisfied “He asked.
“God exists in childhood … He who created the world has no home. Today everything is upside down: God is coming to the small world. His generosity is given in childhoodFrancisco continued.
But Francis in his sermon addressed not only the believers of the world, but The Christianity’s own hierarchy calls for “unity” and charity.
Because he explained at the entrance to Bethlehem, In addition to the shepherds, there are “scholars, rich and magicians.”
“Dear brothers and sisters, Let us return to Bethlehem and go to the appearance: To those who are essential to the faith, first love, salutation and charity (…) May God bless us to be a church of the poor and the fraternal. This is what is essential. We will return to Bethlehem. ”
The Vatican’s St. Peter’s Basilica can accommodate 20,000 people, but the capacity has been significantly reduced. One of the most important rites of the worship calendar, it was celebrated by up to 1,500 believers last year for only a handful of people due to the epidemic.
Duty to do Issue a vaccination certificate against the corona virus, applicable only to those who have been vaccinated or who have recently been infected with the disease, and in this case to the staff of the registries, agencies and offices of Roman Curia and related companies. Holy See, and for tourists, for example, the Vatican Museums.
In this way, he signed, as provided in the new order of the Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, believers who attended in droves had no such duty. It is celebrated in both the Basilica of San Pedro and the Church of Santa Anna.
At the mass this afternoon, in addition The pope also attended the entire pope’s church, which convenes 120 clergy., According to a new system of accreditation for priests and deacons launched by the Office of Worship on December 1st.
As usual tomorrow, Francisco will deliver his Christmas message and bless Urbi et Orbi 12:00 pm on the traditional central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica.
The next celebration to be held at the head On Friday, December 31, at 5:00 pm, the Holy Father will read Pope de Duem, with the first salutation of Mary, the Most Holy Mother of God. In order to say thank you last year.
Jan. 1, St. Mary, Mother of God, andThe Pope will preside at 10:00 a.m. on the eve of World Peace Day. At the same time, on January 6, Mass of the Epiphany of the Lord will be celebrated, to which the entire Papal Chapel will be recalled. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
(With information from EuropaPress)
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