|Pope Francis preaching at the Church of S' Anna.|
With great disappointment, I have discovered that not a few Catholics worldwide have reacted with dismay to the election of Pope Francis, even knowing little of him. This seems largely to be a disappointment in what we have seen (which is very little) of his liturgical style. I want to make clear to readers of this Blog that I do not share this dismay or disappointment (not that my reaction is of any consequence whatever).
To all those who are burdened with misgivings or disappointment at this time, I say: have Faith, trust that God has given us the right man at this time for the Greater Good of Holy Mother Church. Pessimism is not a Christian Virtue. Also, give Pope Francis a chance to establish himself. But above all else, pray. Less chat, more prayer.
|Pope Francis on Sunday morning in the Church of Sant' Anna.|
The Pope is wearing the Papal Simplex mitre.