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Palm Sunday – 28th March 2021

The Father, who sustained Jesus in his Passion also supports us in our efforts to serve.  Loving, praying, forgiving, caring for others, in the family and in society: all this can certainly be difficult.  It can feel like a via crucis, a way of the cross. But the path of service is the victorious and lifegiving path by which we were saved.  I would like to say this especially to young people, on this Day which has been dedicated to them for thirty-five years now.  Dear friends, look at the real heroes who come to light in these days: they are not famous, rich and successful people; rather, they are those who are giving themselves in order to serve others.  Feel called yourselves to put your lives on the line.  Do not be afraid to devote your life to God and to others; it pays!  For life is a gift we receive only when we give ourselves away, and our deepest joy comes from saying yes to love, without ifs and buts.  As Jesus did for us.

 A year after, these words of Pope Francis are actual.

We wish you a peaceful Holy Week