A journal-style book containing inspirational messages from Pope FrancisTime magazines Person of the Year for 2013
Only a little over a year into his papacy, Pope Francis is being hailed by the news media, Christians, and non-Christians alike as a refreshing figure in the Vatican. His humility, piousness, and forward-thinking ideas have been celebrated around the world.
Reflections from Pope Francis features brief excerpts for reflection from Pope Franciss homilies, speeches, and addressesalong with invitation to prayer, writing, and action in a unique journal style book with space on each page for the reader to write down their own reflections on the powerful messages contained within each page. Complete with a focusing statement and scripture passages that introduce and summarize the theme of that pages reflection, these excerpts highlight important themes for humanitysuch as care for the poor, mercy, forgiveness, and brotherhood.
Susan Stark has thirty-plus years of experience in program development and management, leadership training, and writing and editing in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Most recently, as an independent contractor, she has been involved in the creative development, writing, and editing of both print- and web-based educational curriculums and marketing resources for major Catholic religious-education publishing companies.
Dan Pierson was the director of religious education for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids for seventeen years. He has worked with religious publishers in areas of product development, marketing, and sales. He is the founder and editor of www.eCatechist.com and www.faithalivebooks.com.