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World Day of the Sick 2015

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The 23rd World Day of the Sick will be celebrated, as it is every year, on February 11, 2015, the memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes. This year, the Holy Father's Message is entitled: "I was eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame" (Job 29.15). In his Message, Pope Francis invites the ill, as well as the professionals and volunteers in the field of the health care, to reflect on the wisdom of the heart. "This 'wisdom' is not theoretical, abstract knowledge, the product of reasoning. Rather, it is, as Saint James describes it in his Letter, 'pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, without uncertainty or insincerity' (3.17)," the Pope states in his Message.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, January 07 2015  
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