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Congregation of the Sisters of St. Felix Mission of the Felician Sisters As Felician Franciscan Sisters, called by God, we cooperate with Christ in the spiritual renewal of the world. The Charism of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Felix of Cantalice is to imitate Blessed Mary Angela’s boundless love of God and surrender to God’s Will in compassionate service, total availability, concern for the salvation of all people.

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Pope_Francis_during_his_Nov_15_2017_general_audience_in_St_Peters_Square_Credit_Daniel_Ibez_CNAGoing to Mass is not a time to chit chat

.- On Wednesday, Pope Francis called out the common habit of chatting with people around you before Mass, stressing that this is a time for silent prayer, when we prepare our hearts for an encounter with the Lord.

“When we go to Mass, maybe we arrive five minutes before, and we start to chit-chat with those in front of us,” the Pope said Nov. 15. However, “it is not a moment for chit-chat.”

“It is a moment of silence for preparing ourselves for dialogue, a time for the heart to collect itself in order to prepare for the encounter with Jesus,” he said, adding that “silence is so important.”

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