"Let us begin this journey
of brotherhood in love, and mutual trust."

(Pope Francis first speech as pope)


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Church Forgiveness Love Mercy

The Church must be a place of mercy

By on September 19, 2020

“The Church must be a place of mercy freely given, where everyone can feel welcomed, loved, forgiven, and encouraged to live the good life of the Gospel.”
― Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium


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Faith Family Growth Sacraments Worship

Open windows through which the light of God is given to us

By on September 19, 2020

It is like family life. In the family, everything that enables us to grow, to mature, and to live is given to each of us. We journey and grow in a community, and a family. We can encounter the Lord in the sacraments, which are the open windows through…


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Church Communication Faith Family Fellowship Unity

Bonds that unite all members

By on September 18, 2020

Some of its members may be far away, scattered across the world, but the deep bonds that unite all members of a family stay solid however great the distance.

– Pope Francis


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Acceptance Addiction Life

World Youth day 2016 -There are plenty of other socially acceptable drugs

By on September 18, 2020

Certainly, drugs are bad, but there are plenty of other socially acceptable drugs, that can end up enslaving us just the same. One way or the other, they rob us of our greatest treasure: our freedom.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Courage Faith Inspiration Pessimism Success

Confidence is the key to success

By on September 18, 2020

“If we start without confidence, we have already lost half the battle and we bury our talents.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Grace Healing Humility Jesus Mercy Shame Sin

There are no situations we cannot get out of

By on September 18, 2020

“There are no situations we cannot get out of, we are not condemned to sink into quicksand, in which the more we move the deeper we sink. Jesus is there, his hand extended, ready to reach out to us and pull us out of the mud, out of sin,…


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Forgiveness Mercy Sin

I tried to forgive a great deal

By on September 18, 2020

When I heard confessions, I always thought about myself, about my own sins, and about my need for mercy, and so I tried to forgive a great deal.
– Pope Francis, The Name of God Is Mercy


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Compassion Family Fellowship Sacraments

World Youth day 2016 – The Lord has called us together

By on September 18, 2020

The Lord has called us together. Our response to a world at war has a name: its name is fraternity, its name is brotherhood, its name is communion, its name is family.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Courage Faith Jesus Mercy

Experiencing the mercy of Jesus Christ

By on September 17, 2020

To enable us to experience “the caress of the mercy of Jesus Christ on my sin.” From our encounter with mercy, from our experience of the tender caress of Jesus, a profound joy and hope is born in our hearts. It is a joy and hope that grants us…


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Family Forgiveness Growth Love Mercy Youth

The family is the hospital closest to us

By on September 17, 2020

“The family is the hospital closest to us: when someone is sick, they are cared for there, where possible. The family is the first school for children, it is the unwavering reference point for the young, it is the best home for the elderly. It is the first school…

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We are called to be instruments of God our Father, so that our planet might be what He dreamed of when he created it and correspond with his plan for peace, beauty and fullness. #SeasonOfCreation