THE SERVANT GENERAL
THE WAY FORWARD IN CHRIST
OUR CALL AND MISSION - 3
At the Eternal City
I have completed my trilogy of pilgrimages. The first was
to Santiago de Compostela, going along the Camino de Santiago
in Spain. The second was to Lourdes in France. The third is
to the Holy See in Vatican State (Italy).
the first, God confirmed our call to be servant leaders, whom
He would use to proclaim the gospel to the ends of the earth.
This was especially as I reached Finisterre, what was considered
the end of the earth at that time. In the second, I reconsecrated
our community to the Blessed Virgin Mary, as we continue to
go forth into spiritual war under her banner. In the third,
I had the audience with Peter (Pope Francis), the head
of our Roman Catholic Church. He affirmed our call to evangelization
founded on family renewal. We do this as a servant to the
We are ending the Year of Faith in November. I pray that the
foundation for living out a true faith has been established.
For us faith is not just an intellectual assent to Jesus as
Savior and Lord, but looking to a faith that works wonders!
And why not. What we do is divine work, commissioned by Jesus
himself, empowered by the Holy Spirit.
look not to ourselves but to the God who has called us. We
rely not on our own strength but on the awesome
power and might of God Almighty. We just present ourselves
as instruments for His use.
has confirmed our call. We are to do rapid, massive and worldwide
evangelization. If we respond with giving our all, we will
experience wonders in our work. God bless you all.
Together with the other members of the Pontifical Council
for the Family.