Pope Francis: We must believe in prayer!

We must believe in Jesus and pray, to overcome our certainties and the closure that comes from lack of faith. This was underlined by Pope Francis, in his homily at morning Mass on Monday. The Pope noted: “Miracles do happen” but only if our prayers are courageous, if they come from the heart. The Holy Father warned against perfunctory prayers, when we promise to pray for others intentions and recite an Our Father, a Hail Mary and then forget about the needs of that person. No, he said our prayers must be courageous like those of Abraham, who wrestled with the Lord to save his city, like that of Moses who held his hands high and tired himself out praying to the Lord, like that of many people, so ma …

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